"The Ecstasy of Gold: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Money" - Lecture Series in the Winter Term 16/17

News from Oct 18, 2016

The theme of this semester's lecture series is money: money and its immense—and immensely varying—significance in different North American historical, social, cultural, institutional, political, and economic contexts. Lecture topics will include subjects such as the significance of money in international cultural relations, the rise and fall of the gold standard, income inequality, changing regimes of accumulation, and the role of money in cultural production.

Offered by the Department of Economics and the Department of Literature.  

Wednesday, 6pm

Koserstr. 20, Hörsaal B

Program available under downloads (see below)