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.