eabh Summer School in Monetary and Financial History: Rethinking Financial History

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  • The Euro­pean Asso­ci­a­tion for Bank­ing and Finan­cial His­tory (EABH) e.V. will be hold­ing its Sum­mer School in Mon­e­tary and Finan­cial His­tory on July 8 – 11, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. The event will carry the theme: “Rethink­ing Finan­cial His­tory

    Todays most influ­en­tial finan­cial his­to­ri­ans, archivists and bank­ing prac­ti­tion­ers have agreed to lec­ture at the first eabh Sum­mer School in mon­e­tary and finan­cial his­tory. The researchers’ work puts top­ics like sov­er­eign debt, rat­ing agen­cies, cen­tral bank­ing and mon­e­tary regimes in his­tor­i­cal per­spec­tive. They all rep­re­sent a new gen­er­a­tion of inter­na­tion­ally recog­nised schol­ars in the field of bank­ing and finan­cial history.

    Sev­eral highly expe­ri­enced bank­ing and archives’ prac­ti­tion­ers will pro­vide pro­vide per­sonal advice to stu­dents’ indi­vid­ual research projects with an empha­sis on the­o­ret­i­cal and ana­lyt­i­cal back­grounds, con­text, effi­cient use of (archival) sources and ref­er­enc­ing tech­niques, con­struc­tion of datasets, empir­i­cal meth­ods and insider knowl­edge from the finan­cial sector.


    The sum­mer school lasts three days. The pro­gramme con­sists of lec­tures by invited speak­ers and stu­dent ses­sions in which PhD and Post– doc stu­dents will have oppor­tu­nity to dis­cuss their research with senior schol­ars and practitioners.


    The tar­get audi­ence is PhD and Post-​doc stu­dents in eco­nom­ics, eco­nomic and finan­cial his­tory and related fields. A max­i­mum of 20 stu­dents will be accepted.


    Par­tic­i­pants will be selected on basis of the infor­ma­tion included in the appli­ca­tion form. The form can be down­loaded here. Appli­cants are requested to fill in the form and return it together with a short CV (no longer than 500 words) and an abstract of the research paper they would like to present.


    Admit­ted stu­dents are requested to cover their own travel expenses. eabh can cover costs of accom­mo­da­tion in case stu­dents’ insti­tu­tions do not have con­fer­ence pre­sen­ta­tion funds avail­able. Meals are provided.

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