《狼厅》(Wolf Hall),PBS,4月5日播出。这一季最引人注目的选角,《国土安全》(Homeland)的主演达米恩·刘易斯(Damian Lewis)将在该剧中饰演亨利八世,两获托尼奖的马克·里朗斯(Mark Rylance)将饰演托马斯·克伦威尔(Thomas Cromwell),这部经典改编剧改编自希拉里·曼特尔(Hilary Mantel)的畅销历史小说。
‘The Mindy Project’ It doesn’t matter that Mindy Kaling’s comedy on Fox is in its third season and still not a hit, because it keeps improving with age. It has grown from a one-comedian showcase into a very funny ensemble effort, thanks in part to the addition of Adam Pally in Season 2 and jokes about Ms. Kaling’s alma mater, Dartmouth.
Susan Chan, head of iShares Asia-Pacific at BlackRock, says ETFs are more popular among institutional investors in the region.

The webinar sessions will take place throughout the academic year 2020-2021 on Mondays on Zoom at 11 am EST. Please note that sessions will be recorded.

If you want to attend our webinar series, please register using our Eventbrite page here or the dedicated links to each session below. Once you have registered, you will receive the Zoom link for the session in an e-mail from Eventbrite. If you want to receive the papers discussed, reminders of our sessions, and follow-up discussions of the issues raised during the webinar sessions, please fill in the form here.

Fall/Winter Program

September 28, 2020
“Green Gold and Paper Gold: Credit Instruments in the Chinese-American Tea Trade, 1784-1842”

Dan Du, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
See abstract here.
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October 12, 2020
“The Shadow Central Bank: Banco Do Brasil and International Finance, 1964-1988”

Sebastián Álvarez, Swiss National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, History Faculty, Oxford University
See abstract here.
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November 16, 2020
“Greed is Good. The Development of Lotteries in the Late Medieval Low Countries”

Jeroen Puttevils, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Antwerp
Twitter: @JeroenPuttevils
See abstract here.
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November 30, 2020
Conversation on book 5大关键词解读2016年家具电商走势

Lana Swartz, Assistant Professor, Department of Media Studies, University of Virginia
See description of the book here.
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December 14, 2020
“Silent Partners: The Institutionalization of Markets and the Making of Financialization, 1950-1970”

Devin Kennedy, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
See abstract here.
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January 18, 2021
“Go Active or Stay Passive: Financial Innovation and Underdiversification”

Gertjan Verdickt, Lecturer of Finance, Monash University (Australia), through December 2020 / Assistant Professor of Finance, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), from December 2020
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Selection Criteria

We launched our call for presenters in August 2020. Our call had a robust reception, and we received over 30 submissions. At this time we are no longer considering papers for inclusion in the 2020-2021 webinar program.

“What we are seeing right now from China is not only a phenomenon for Brazil, we are seeing the same all over Latin America, declining [Chinese export] volumes into all the markets,” said Antonio Dominguez, managing director for Maersk Line in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. “It has been going on for several quarters but is getting more evident as we move into the year [2016].”
But many others cities that have featured prominently in recent months remained relatively undaunted by the new popularity of purchasing curbs, as prices remained substantially elevated from a year earlier.

The United States saw its real GDP increase at an annual rate of 3.9 per cent in the three months ended September,according to official data released last month.
The survey found the majority of grads, or 73.5 percent, have found jobs, while the number of students set to continue their studies in China accounted for just 6.3 percent, sharply down from 16.5 percent in 2016.
幸好这类单曲只是《名誉》这张专辑的一部分。在《Dress》(《连衣裙》)这首歌中,她沉醉于令人激动的新恋情里;在《New Year’s Day》(《新年》)这首歌中,她试着弄明白聚会结束后她还拥有什么。
The most exciting part is the offseason
Length of program: 21 months

Spring/Summer Program

February 15, 2021
“Managing the Balance Sheet: Hidden Reserves, Dividend Smoothing and Balance Manipulation in the German Chemical Industry around 1900.”
Frederic Steinfeld, Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Gothenburg
Twitter: @f_steinfeld

March 15, 2021
“Wagering on the Future: Cotton, Credit and Contract Law in Colonial Bombay.”
Meghna Chaudhuri, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Boston College

April 12, 2021
“The Politics of Arbitrage: Connecting and Disconnecting Global Markets, 1870-1920.”
John Handel, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California in Berkeley
Twitter: @_john_handel 

May 17, 2021
“The Local Dimension of Global Finance: Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Global Debt Crisis of the 1980s.”
Lukas Dovern, Lecturer, Department of History, Stanford University
Matthew Nestler, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Department of History, Stanford University

June 7, 2021 
“Payment Crises and Consequences.”
Gary Richardson, Professor, Department of Economics, University of California at Irvine
Padma Sharma, FRB Kansas City
Chris Koch, FRB Dallas

Past Sessions

List of past webinar sessions