Home“Finlux” seminar on the History of the Luxembourg Financial Centre

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Published on Friday, September 20, 2019 by Céline Guilleux

Summary

The monthly FinLux seminar is a place for scholars to discuss ongoing research projects in banking and financial history in a broad sense. The unifying theme of the seminars is a joint reflection on which topics, actors, sources, and methods can be used to write the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.

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‘FinLux’ is a series of seminars held on a monthly basis and focusing on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.

From its inception, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) at the University of Luxembourg has decided to make the history of the Luxembourg financial centre one of its main research priorities. In this context, the 'FinLux' seminar is held on a monthly basis. It is a place for scholars to discuss ongoing research projects in banking and financial history in a broad sense. The unifying 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.

All sessions start at 18:00 sharp at the C²DH (Maison des Sciences humaines, 4th floor). The presentations this semester will be in either French or English. Please e-mail Benjamin Zenner in case you wish to participate.

Schedule for the Winter Term 2019/2020

  • 15-10-2019: Camille Herlin-Giret: Les professionnels du conseil patrimonial : gardiens du statut
  • 12-11-2019: Nico Deswaef, Corporate Office Interiors in Post-war Belgium: a Genealogy of a Modern Sociotope
  • 10-12-2019: Christophe Farquet: A Beggar Became a Banker: Financial Relations between Switzerland and France and the Implications for Foreign Policy, from the Belle Epoque to the Phoney War

Subjects

Places

  • Maison des Sciences Humaines, 4th floor. C2DH directorate meeting room. - University of Luxembourg, Belval Campus
    Esch-sur-Alzette, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Date(s)

  • Tuesday, October 15, 2019
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2019
  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Keywords

  • Luxembourg, offshore, tax, finance, banking

Contact(s)

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

Information source

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

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