Money, Power and Print: 7-9 June 2018

Venue: Museum für Gegenwartskunst

Thursday, 7 June 2018

17:00-18:00 Welcoming Remarks

Natalie Roxburgh, Felix Sprang, Anne Murphy

18:00 Drinks & Dinner

Friday, 8 June 2018

9:00-10:00 Money I (Chair: Lina Weber)

Jan Greitens – “Monetary Theory in 18th century Prussia: Johann Philipp Graumann and Johann Heinrich Gottlob Justi”

10:00-10:30 Coffee

10:30-12:30 Money II (Chair: Natalie Roxburgh)

Katherine Smoak – “Cutting the Sinews of War: Wartime Finance and the Politics of Counterfeiting during the American Revolution”

Marlene Kessler – "Between hope, conflicts and despair. An investor’s perspective on speculating in the 'Mississippi bubble'"

12:30-14:30 Tour of the Siegen Oberstadt and Lunch

14:30-15:30 Power I (Chair: Charles Larkin)

Adrian Leonard – “The Merits of Joint Stock: Floating Marine Insurance Companies on a Bubble”

15:30-16:00 Coffee

16:00-18:00 Reassessing the Financial Revolution

Discussion of Pre-circulated materials

from PGM Dickson's The Financial Revolution in England (1967)

from Joseph Vogl's The Ascendancy of Finance (2017)

Participants: Contributors, Chairs and Discussants

18:30 Dinner

Saturday, 9 June 2018

9:00-11:00 Power II (Chair: Felix Sprang)

Jacob Sider Jost – “Party Politics in Shaftesbury”

Anne Murphy – “Women and the South Sea Bubble”

11:00-11:30 Coffee

11:30-12:30 Print I (Chair: Anne Murphy)

Mark Longaker and Rodney Herring – “Money is not a Pledge’: Early Financial Genres, the Battle of the Banks, and John Law’s Money and Trade Considered”

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-16:00 Print II (Chair: Sebastian Meurer)

Rafael Streib – “The Role of Imaginary Space During the South Sea Bubble”

Michael McKeon – “The Financial Revolution and the Virtualization of English Culture”

16:00-18:00 Planning Meeting

18:30 Dinner & Farewell