Invitation to the Conference – New Perspectives on Interwar Financial and Banking Crises

Monday, June 29, 2020 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Meeting Venue: Paris

Full papers or extended abstracts (3 – 5 pages) by Monday 16 December 2019

The recent global financial crisis has sparked renewed interest in the interwar financial and banking crises, particularly those associated with the Great Depression of the 1930s. This new wave of research has been supported by an unprecedented increase in the digitisation of monetary and financial statistics as well as data on local economic activity and businesses. The digitisation of newspapers, central bank and parliamentary reports in several countries improves access to archival sources, opening new perspectives on the political economy of these crises.

Remarkable progress has been made in our understanding of domestic or international financial contagion (through interbank networks), as well as the real effects of banking crises. However, this new wave of research has remained little comparative, and most of the work has focused on the contagion and consequences of the 1930-1931 banking troubles.

The first objective of this conference is to be truly comparative by bringing together researchers working on numerous different countries. The second is to extend the scope of the analysis by considering the entire period between the two world wars. We are very interested in articles that attempt to explain the financial vulnerabilities of the early 1930s by examining the accumulation of risk (and the first financial crises) that started in the aftermath of the First World War. Third, the conference aims to examine the entire financial system, investigating the relationships between stock markets, banks and non-bank financial institutions (including public financial entities). Fourth, we also welcome papers that study how financial and banking systems were fixed in countries exiting crises.

 

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International Congress of French Business History

Paris, 11th – 13th September 2019, Université Dauphine, Sorbonne Université , ESCP Europe

Clichés persist, which is why we are sometimes still faced with the question: Are French businesses adapted to the economic, ecological, technological or social challenges of global capitalism? Are they modern? It is true that a powerful state, imposing publicly owned companies, the specific methods of regulating the consumer market, a world of work concerned with its achievements, as well as what could be described as a special relationship with innovation, risk, funding or new technologies have left a lasting mark on France.

This has yet to be analysed. Does that explain why France, its businesses, its organisations – in short, French capitalism – often seem to be ignored in recent research and publications on the history of businesses and global capitalism? In other words, in order to take stock of the history of businesses in France is it not logical to assess France’s place in the history of capitalism? Answering these questions is the objective that has been set for the 2019 Paris International Congress of French Business History.

Read more: https://businesshistory.sciencesconf.org

EUROPEAN HISTORICAL ECONOMICS SOCIETY CONFERENCE

29TH TO 31ST AUGUST 2019, PARIS, FRANCE

The thirteenth European Historical Economics Society Conference will be held at the Paris School of Economics, Thursday – Saturday, 29 – 31. August 2019.

The Conference Program Committee invites proposals for sessions and individual papers on any aspect of European or global economic history covering a wide range of periods, countries and regions.

In order to allow as many scholars as possible to participate, each participant will be limited to give only one presentation (he/she can also be a co-author in other papers presented at the conference, as long as another co-author participates and presents each of these paper).

Read more: https://ehes2019.sciencesconf.org

25th Colloquium of the History of Management and Organizations

Lyon / March 26th and 27th 2020

Organised by the French Association for History of Management and Organizations (AHMO) and the Institute for Education and Research in Healthcare and Social Service Organizations (IFROSS, University Jean Moulin Lyon 3), with the collaboration of the Centre for Historical Research Rhône-Alpes (LARHRA, UMR 5190) and Triangle (UMR 5206).

The Colloquium in History of Management and Organizations (JHMO) is the annual, international and interdisciplinary colloquium organised by the French Association for History of Management and Organizations (AHMO). It gathers scholars in history, management studies, sociology, economics and other related fields, who share the historical approach of AHMO research topics: organisations, managerial thought and practice, and the field of management studies.

As in previous years, the 25th JHMO is divided in two sessions. The general session is open to any papers dealing with managerial matters using historical methods. The thematic session focuses on “paths and networks”.

Read more: https://jhmo2020.sciencesconf.org

General Assembly in Wrocław (15-16 March, 2019)

The General Assembly was held at the Wrocław University of Economics, Friday – Saturday, 15 – 16. March 2019.

During the meeting, the activity of individual teams was summarized and plans for the future were presented. Each WP Team has presented its achievements. There was also the Project Advisory Board annual meeting.

The external guests participated the meeting (experts in fields relevant to the EURHISFIRM project) came from Portugal, Finland, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Germany and France.

The related report for the General Assembly is available here.

The meeting was accompanied by media.  The head of WP2 Team, Prof. Krzysztof Jajuga, in interview for TVP Wrocław was talking about EURHISFIRM Project as whole.

EHES 2019 Congress 29th-31st August, 2019

The thirteenth European Historical Economics Society Conference will be held at the Paris School of Economics, Thursday – Saturday, 29 – 31. August 2019.

The Conference Programme Committee invites proposals for sessions and individual papers on any aspect of European or global economic history covering a wide range of periods, countries and regions.

In order to allow as many scholars as possible to participate, each participant will be limited to give only one presentation (he/she can also be a co-author in other papers presented at the conference, as long as another co-author participates and presents each of these paper).

The Society encourages submissions from young scholars. There will be at least 10 bursaries of € 300-400 each to help PhD students cover the costs of travel and accommodation. Further details will be available soon on the Conference website: https://ehes2019.sciencesconf.org/

The 2019 EABH annual meeting – invitation

We would like to invite you to the 2019 EABH annual meeting which will be kindly hosted by the Bank of Russia in St. Petersburg on 20 and 21 June 2019.

The conference which will look into ’The Development of Financial Markets’ will take place on Thursday, 20 June 2019 and the archival workshop presenting ‘Minting History’ will be held on Friday, 21 June 2019.

The Call for Papers for both days are online respectively at: 

http://bankinghistory.org/wp-content/uploads/eabh_2019FMCfP.pdf  and

http://bankinghistory.org/wp-content/uploads/eabh_2019MHCfP.pdf

 

We would like to encourage all of you to submit your work if you see it fit within the theme of conference and/ or workshop. Further you are kindly invited to extend the invitation to submit to your colleagues and peers.

Detailed conference information is available here: http://bankinghistory.org/events

 

Please register : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/2019-eabh-annual-meeting-tickets-56101510127 

For any questions or support with HOTEL, please be in touch with Gabriella: g.massaglia@bankinghistory.org

Here: http://bankinghistory.org/wp-content/uploads/eabh_2019Visa.pdf you will find important information regarding VISA application. Please contact Eugenia Grigoryeva, Bank of Russia at griogrevaep@mailcbr.ru for further assistance.

 

The General Members Meeting will take place on Friday, 21 June 2019 at 09.30.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

The Research Center SAFE and the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF) are jointly organizing  and cordially invite you to submit a paper for the

Workshop for Young Scholars on

Financial History –
Reflection on the Past to Tackle Today’s Key Finance Questions

with Prof. Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley),
on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the IBF

to be held on 16 May 2019
at Goethe University Frankfurt

The Research Center SAFE and the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF) are jointly organizing a workshop for young scholars on “Financial History – reflections on the past to tackle today’s key finance questions”, which will be held in Frankfurt am Main on 16 May 2019.

The workshop aims to bring together young scholars working on financial history topics relevant to today’s key finance questions such as financial crisis, market movements and effects of regulation, financial innovation, features and function of financial systems etc. The workshop is headed by Prof. Barry Eichengreen, holder of the Goethe University Visiting Professorship of Financial History in 2019, who will provide feedback to the selected papers.  The participants of the workshop will also be invited to attend the conference organized by Prof. Barry Eichengreen on “High Public Debt: Theoretical and Historical Perspectives”. The conference will take place on the following day (17 May 2019) at Goethe University.

Complete manuscripts or 3-page drafts should be submitted on the website no later than 28 October 2018. We will acknowledge receipt of submission and the authors of accepted papers will be notified by 1st December 2018.

For program participants, accommodation and travel expenses (up to a certain limit) will be covered. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Stephanie Collet .

Conveners
Prof. Carsten Burhop (University of Bonn)
Dr. Stephanie Collet (Research Center SAFE and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Prof. Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley)

Scientific Committee
Prof. Carsten Burhop (University of Bonn)
Dr. Stephanie Collet (Research Center SAFE and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Prof. Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley)
Prof. Moritz Schularick (University of Bonn)
Prof. Jan Pieter Krahnen (Research Center SAFE and Goethe University Frankfurt)
Prof. Reinhard H. Schmidt (Goethe University Frankfurt)