Call for contributions: special issue of Journal of Cultural Economy

6 10 2010

Financial Panics and Crises: Cultural and Historical Perspectives

Special issue of the Journal of Cultural Economy
Editor: Mary Poovey

This special issue of the Journal of Cultural Economy addresses the history of financial upheavals. Topics may include the shortages in coin, bullion, or other monetary forms, which caused governments to intervene in a nation’s money supply; debates about how to define or prevent financial crises; accounts of specific panics and their impact; varieties of fraud or other criminal behavior that accompanied speculative booms; the role of the banking industry in various crises; literary or cultural representations of panics; and the global repercussions of past crises.

Article length—8,000 words
Deadline for submission of papers— 1 January 2011

Full details here.

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