FSN 2022: Final programme available

Intersections of finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September. The final programme for this year’s conference is now available here. There are limited places for those not on the programme who may wish to attend. If you would like to join the conference, please register here. Events …

New article: Tokyo’s booms and busts

Tokyo’s booms and busts: Placing Japan in the global financial network. Liam Keenan and Dariusz Wójcik. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2022). Tokyo is conspicuous for its now decades-long absence in the headlines of global financial news. In this article, we revisit the evolution of Tokyo as an international financial centre through …

New book: Moral Economies of Money

Moral Economies of Money: Politics and the Monetary Constitution of Society. Jakob Feinig, Stanford University Press 2022. For much of American history, large numbers of people claimed that money was a public good and asserted the right to shape money creation practices. If popular knowledge about money creation was once …

Postdoc opportunities at Max Planck

The Max Planck Institute in Cologne is inviting applications for postdoctoral positions in the following areas: Political Economy (Prof. Dr. Lucio Baccaro) ƒEconomic Sociology (Prof. Dr. Jens Beckert) Sociology of Public Finances and Debt (Dr Leon Wansleben) Posts are expected to start on 1 September or 1 October 2023. The deadline …

Visiting researcher positions at Max Planck

The Max Planck Institute in Cologne is inviting applications for its Visiting Researchers Program. Our Visiting Researchers Program is intended for researchers from the fields of economic sociology and comparative and international political economy and offers stays generally ranging from 2 to 12 months. Applications are welcome from professors based …

FSN 2022: Programme available

Intersections of finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September. A preliminary programme for this year’s conference is now available here. There are limited places for those not on the programme who may wish to attend. If you would like to join the conference, please register here. Events …

New article: Money as a computational machine

Money as a computational machine. Inigo Wilkins and Bogdan Dragos. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2022). This article presents a speculative philosophical account of money as a computational machine. It does so by leveraging a computational and machinic framework, drawing primarily from the work of Philip Mirowski and Jean Cartelier. The argument …

New article: The disruptive impact of fintech

The ‘fintech revolution’ is here! The disruptive impact of fintech on retail financial practices. Gordon Kuo Siong Tan. Finance and Society, EarlyView (2022). Fintech is celebrated for its disruptive and democratizing qualities that dis/reintermediates the finance value chain. Claims of a ‘fintech revolution’ assume that fintech is ‘disruptive’ because of its …

FSN 2022: Final call for papers

Intersections finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September.   The call for papers for this year’s FSN conference will close at the end of the month. Keynote addresses will be delivered by Samuel Chambers (Johns Hopkins University), Marieke de Goede (University of Amsterdam), and Janet Roitman (New …

FSN 2022: Roundtables announced

Intersections of finance and society, 2022. City, University of London, 15-16 September. In addition to our keynotes, we are pleased to announce two roundtables for this year’s conference: Speculative fictions of financial society Susi Geiger, Geraldine Juárez, Aris Komporozos-Athanasiou, Fabian Muniesa Alt-finance: How the City of London bought democracy Marlène …