Hogarth's Emblematical Print of the South Sea Bubble

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March 14, 2019 (Update)- The 2020 meeting will take place from 4-6 June 2020, and will be held in Dublin, Ireland. The organizers are Charles Larkin, Anne Murphy, Adrian Leonard, and Natalie Roxburgh. The CFP can be downloaded here.

Money, Power and Print began as an association of scholars interested in interdisciplinary studies of contemporary attitudes toward the Financial Revolution in early-modern Britain, specifically focusing on the rise of banks, paper money, joint-stock corporations, stock markets and public credit. Over time, its focus has gradually evolved and the interest now is on how those practices developed across early modern Europe. The group remains committed to interdisciplinary discussion (as free as possible from the use of jargon) for an understanding of contemporary contexts. The association's focal point is a series of biennial colloquia. 

The 2018 meeting took place place from 7-9 June in Siegen, Germany, and was organized by Natalie Roxburgh (University of Siegen), Felix Sprang (University of Siegen) and Anne Murphy (University of Hertfordshire). This event's aim was to reassess our understanding of the Financial Revolution by incorporating more perspectives from Continental Europe, and it was titled "Reassessing the Financial Revolution." See our list of contributions, along with biographies of our contributors, here.

The association is designed to encourage regular interaction between scholars working in the general area of the Financial Revolution. In part, this is a natural outcome of the biennial colloquia. But the organizers also maintain an online forum through which members can ask questions of other scholars with expertise on various aspects of the Financial Revolution. Drop Natalie Roxburgh a line if you're interested in becoming a member (there is no charge).