Home“Finlux”. Seminar of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH)

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Published on Wednesday, August 01, 2018 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

“FinLux” is a series of seminars held on a monthly basis and focusing on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre. The fundamental theme of the seminars is a reflection on which topics, actors, sources, and methods can be used to write the history of the Luxembourg financial centre. From its inception, the C²DH has decided to make the history of the Luxembourg financial centre one of its main research priorities. 'Finlux' is a place for researchers to discuss ongoing research projects in banking and financial history in a broad sense.

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Argument

‘FinLux’ is a series of seminars held on a monthly basis and focusing on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre. The fundamental theme of the seminars is a reflection on which topics, actors, sources, and methods can be used to write the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.

From its inception, the C²DH has decided to make the history of the Luxembourg financial centre one of its main research priorities. 'Finlux' is a place for researchers to discuss ongoing research projects in banking and financial history in a broad sense. 

Schedule

All sessions start at 18:00 sharp at the C²DH (Maison des Sciences humaines, 4th floor) with the exception of the intervention of Huw Macartney. The presentations this semester will be in either French or English.

18 September 2018 

  • Putting Luxembourg on the map: what the IOS scandal tells us about the Luxembourg financial place in the early 1970s, Benoît Majerus (University of Luxembourg)

22 October 2018

(exceptionnally on a Monday from 3 pm to 4.30 pm – Digital History Lab (Maison des Sciences humaines, 1st floor)

  • Open Banking: Fintech and the second financial services revolution?, Huw Macartney (University of Birmingham)

20 November 2018

  • Local Networks and the Globalization of the ATM, 1967-2017, Bernardo Batiz-Lazo (University of Bangor)

18 December 2018

  • Les places financières européennes et le tournant de la globalisation financière ( années 60-70) (Europe continentale) Laure Quennouëlle-Corre (EHESS)

Places

  • Directorate Meeting Room, 4th floor of the 'Maison des Sciences Humaines', Campus Belval - 11 porte des sciences
    Esch-sur-Alzette, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (4366)

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Tuesday, November 20, 2018
  • Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Keywords

  • finance, Luxembourg, banking, euromarket, tax, capitalism

Contact(s)

  • Benjamin Zenner
    courriel : benjamin [dot] zenner [at] uni [dot] lu

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Benjamin Zenner
    courriel : benjamin [dot] zenner [at] uni [dot] lu

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« “Finlux”. Seminar of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2DH) », Seminar, Calenda, Published on Wednesday, August 01, 2018, https://calenda.org/463091

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