WORKSHOPS De-Teleologising History of Money and Its Theory

Dates:  1000-1850 6th-7th December, 2010

Venue:  room DUSSANE, École Normale Supérieure 45, rue d’Ulm 75005 Paris

Organizer: KURODA Akinobu (Tokyo/visiting professor to Paris X)

In collaboration with Georges Depeyrot (ENS, France)

Commentators: Maxim Bolt (British Museum, UK), Ludovic Desmedt (Burgundy, France), Leigh Gardner (British Museum, UK), Craig Muldrew (Cambridge, UK)

Announcement (École Normale Supérieure) :



Money as Social Circuit: Anonymous Currency and/or Named Credit (supported by the Toyota foundation)


Session 1 1000-1200

KURODA Akinobu (Tokyo/Paris X, Japan), Currencies, monetary accounts, and local credits in China, Japan and England in preindustrial periods

Laurence Fontaine (CNRS, CMH-ENS-EHESS, France), Named credit as personal insurance in Early Modern Europe

Nicholas Mayhew (Oxford, UK), Money in later medieval England


Session 2 1330-1530

Jan Luccassen (International Institute of Social History, Netherlands), Wages and currency: a first update

Georgina Gomez (Institute of Social Studies, Netherlands), How different monies were combined for different purposes in Argentina in 1995-2005

Bruno Théret (CNRS, Paris IX, France), The BOCADE, the Argentinian currency of the Tucuman province between 1985 and 2003 : a very preliminary assessment of a case of monetary complementarity


Session 3 1600-1800:

Karin Pallaver (Bologna, Italy), Fashion or inflation: Trade circuits and bead circuits in 19th-century Tanzania

Josette Rivallain (Muséum national d’histoire naturelle, France), Money and power: Introduction of the Marie-Theresa thaler in the Niger Sahara in the 19th century

Jérôme Blanc (Lyon 2, France), Monetary plurality through economics' lenses: an unsolved theoretical problem (co-authored with Ludovic Desmedt, Laurent Le Maux, Pepita Ould-Ahmed, Jaime Marques-Pereira, Bruno Théret)

Discussion 1800-1850:



Temporality, Seasonality, and Locality Mattered Making Transactions: Why No Single Currency Ruled in History? (supported by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)


Session 1 1000-1200

KURODA Akinobu (Tokyo/Paris X, Japan), Temporality, seasonality, and locality with monetary transactions in traditional China and other societies

Jane Guyer (Johns Hopkins, USA), Notes for an ethnographic study of monetary seasonality in present- day rural Nigeria

Catherine Eagleton (British Museum, UK), The clove harvest and the monsoon: seasonality in the silver and copper currencies of Zanzibar, 1900-1940


Session 2 1330-1530

Patrice Baubeau (Pairs X, France) and Bernard Cazelles (ENS, France), From decennial swings to seasonal patterns: a wavelet analysis of French banknotes circulation

Anders Ögren (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden), The flexibility of private bank notes: Seasonal and geographical variations in private bank note issuance in Sweden

Claudia Jefferies (City U London, UK) Agricultural cycles and copper coins in 17th- Century Castile


Session 3 1600-1800:

Joost Welten (Netherlands), Different currencies for different kinds of payments (monetary transactions in Limburg in 1770-1839): New perspectives for research.

KATO Keiichiro (Ryutsukagaku Japan), Circulation of securities as medium denomination currencies in Japan: the gold standard, local economy and settlement, 1897-1917

OH Doo Hwan (Inha, South Korea), Circulation of specific credit called 'Oe-Hoek' and 'Eo-Eum' to accommodate the money market in the latest Choson dynasty

Discussion 1800-1850

登録日時:Wed Dec 8 12:09:00 2010
登録者 :藤岡
掲載期間:20101208 - 20110108
当日期間:20101206 - 20101207