When in France… Spring seminar schedule in the Social Studies of Finance

January 18, 2010

As everyone knows, the social studies of finance was born in France. This year, and with the renewed energies of Pierre de Larminat, the association is hosting a conference in Spring, and just came up with a terrific lineup for its seminar series.

– Social Studies of Finance Seminar – –

Schedule update for 2009-2010

The SSFA research seminar is a workshop dedicated to the interdisciplinary discussion of research papers on finance.

This monthly workshop takes place on Wednesday from 6pm. to 8pm. It is hosted by the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme (MSH) of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). It is located on the 54, boulevard Raspail / 75006 Paris (France).

Wednesday, February 10th 2010: (Room 215)
Intervention on rating agencies and on the epistemic authorities of finance
by Grégory Vanel

Wednesday, March 10th 2010 : (ENS – 48, bd. Jourdan – Paris 14° / Room 10)
Intervention on consumer credit and debitor trajectories of lower-class civil servants
by Laure Lacan (Centre Maurice Halbwachs / Ecole Normale Supérieure)

Please note that the seminar exceptionally takes place in the ENS (Campus Jourdan)

Wednesday, March 24th 2010: (Room 215)
Intervention on the agency relation between hedge funds and long-term investors
by Sandra Rigot (EconomiX / Université Paris X – Nanterre )

Wednesday, April 14th 2010: (Room 215)
“The Dark Side of Liquidity : a semiotic analysis of dark pools marketing”
by Marc Lenglet (IREBS)

Wednesday, May 12th 2010: (Room 215)
“Taking a hand on financial objects”
by Fabian Muniesa (Centre de sociologie de l’innovation / Ecole des Mines)

Tuesday 20th and Friday 21st 2010 :
International Workshop « Reembedding Finance »

hosted by the Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010: (Room 215)
“Reporters and social scientists studying financial institutions”
by Nicolas Cori (Libération)

For more information, please visit : http://ssfa.free.fr
or contact : pierre.de.larminat@ens.fr


3 Responses to “When in France… Spring seminar schedule in the Social Studies of Finance”

  1. fahe Says:

    The link to the seminar series’ lineup doesnt work?

  2. danielbeunza Says:

    Thanks for letting me know. Apparently the link no longer works, also in the original website. I just attached a PDF

  3. fahe Says:


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