New book: Companion to literature and economics

The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Economics. Edited by Paul Crosthwaite, Peter Knight, and Nicky Marsh, Cambridge University Press, 2022. In recent years, money, finance, and the economy have emerged as central topics in literary studies. The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Economics explains the innovative critical methods that scholars …

FSN 2023: Programme available

Intersections of finance and society, 2023. Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 14-15 September. The programme for this year’s conference is now available here. There are limited places available for those not on the programme who may wish to attend. If you would like to join the conference, please register here. With inflation …

Special section: The changing spatial arrangements of global finance

Environment and Planning A, vol. 55 no. 4 (2023). Edited by Sarah Hall, Adam Leaver, Leonard Seabrooke, and Daniel Tischer. With contributions from the editors, Daniela Gabor, Ronen Palan, and more.   The spatial arrangements of global finance have changed significantly over the last 30 years, entangling new actors, relations …

Professorship in IPE at City, University of London

The Department of International Politics at City, University of London, is inviting applications for a Professor in the field of International Political Economy. The Department is home to the City Political Economy Research Centre, which you can read about on the CITYPERC website. Professorship in International Political Economy. The deadline …

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 …

Forthcoming book: Clickbait capitalism

Clickbait capitalism: Economies of desire in the twenty-first century. Amin Samman and Earl Gammon (eds), Manchester University Press 2023. The notion of ‘clickbait’ speaks to the intersection of money, technology, and desire, suggesting a cunning ruse to profit from unsavoury inclinations of one kind or another. Clickbait capitalism pursues the …

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 …

Tim Sinclair’s social foundations of global finance

Beyond paradigms: Timothy J. Sinclair’s social foundations of global finance. University of Warwick, 27 June. Colleagues at the University of Warwick are holding an event commemorating the life and scholarship of Timothy J. Sinclair. The event is free to attend and everyone is welcome to join. For logistical purposes, the …

Fixed Term Lectureship at City, University of London

The Department of International Politics at City, University of London, is inviting applications for a Fixed Term Lectureship in the field of International Politics or International Political Economy. The Department is home to the City Political Economy Research Centre, which you can read about on the CITYPERC website. Fixed Term …

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 …