The Financial History Network is pleased to announce the Fall/Winter program for its 2020-2021 Financial History Webinar Series. The webinar sessions will take place throughout the academic year 2020-2021 on Mondays on Zoom at 5pm CET. It is possible to register on the Network’s Eventbrite page or the dedicated links to each session below. To receive the papers discussed, reminders of our sessions, and follow-up discussions of the issues raised during the webinar sessions, please fill in the form here.
Full programme available here
Macro History Webinars
The Graduate Institute Geneva and a consortium of twenty-four other institutions (amongst which Banque de France, LSE, and Harvard University) are launching the International Macro History Online Seminar (IMHOS) series. The papers and sign-up form for Zoom can be found on the seminar website here
The seminars will run from 23 September to 9 December 2020 and take place on-line every Wednesday, 5pm CET.
Sep 23: Niall Ferguson, Black Swans, Dragon Kings and Gray Rhinos: The World War of 1914-1918 and the Pandemic of 2020-?
Sep 30: Ali Kabiri, Harold James, John Landon-Lane, David Tuckett, Rickard Nyman, The Role of Sentiment in the Economy of the 1920s
Oct 07: Neil Cummins, Hidden Wealth
Oct 14: Marc Flandreau, How Vulture Investors Draft Constitutions: North and Weingast 30 years Later
Oct 21: Morgan Kelly, Understanding Persistence
Oct 28: Francesca Trivellato, When Property Rights Are Not Enough: Lessons from Renaissance Florence
Nov 04: Caroline Fohlin and Stephanie Collet, The Berlin Stock Exchange in the ‘Great Disorder’
Nov 11: Amanda Gregg, Steven Nafziger, Corporate Finance of Industry in a Developing Economy: Panel Evidence from Imperial Russia
Nov 18: Erik Bengtsson, Enrico Rubolino, Daniel Waldenstrom, What Determines the Capital Share over the Long Run of History?
Nov 25: Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Vladimir Rodriguez-Caballero, Growth, war and pandemics: Europe in the very long-run
Dec 02: Mark Carlson, Sergio Correia, Stephan Luck, The Effects of Banking Competition on Growth and Financial Stability: Evidence from the National Banking Era
Dec 09: Kris Mitchener, Gary Richardson, Contagion of fear