Online book salon: Sociology and political economy of finance

New debates in the sociology and political economy of finance. LPE at Harvard Law School, 12 June 2023, 12.00–15.00 ET. The Law and Political Economy Programme at Harvard Law School is hosting an online book salon on new debates in the sociology and political economy of finance: Financial sociologists contribute …

New article: Infrastructural ambivalence in financial security

When transactions turn awry: Infrastructural ambivalence in financial security. Andreas Langenohl. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2023). This article conceptualizes financial transactions as parts of financial infrastructures. Not only do transactions perform services for the economy, mainly in the area of calculation and pricing, but there is also merit in a conceptually …

Just published: F&S vol. 9 no. 2

Finance and Society, vol. 9 no. 2 (2023).   The editors of Finance and Society are pleased to announce the publication of volume 9, number 2. The issue features a keynote article by Samuel Chambers on the theory and history of money. Research articles address the sociology of middle-class debt in Chile …

CITYPERC seminar: Financing climate futures

Financing climate futures: Six positions on climate finance. CITYPERC seminar, 25 May 2023, 17.00–18.30 GMT. The City Political Economy Research Centre (CITYPERC) is hosting a seminar on politics of climate finance. Presenter: Gareth Bryant (University of Sydney) Discussant: Robert Kirsch (Arizona State University) International climate politics is dominated by ‘gap …