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Conferences of the Historical Research Unit

The Banque de France's programme of postgraduate conferences will continue in 2020, with the same objective of giving a voice to both experienced and novice researchers.

Currency credibility from John Law to bitcoin

Conferences of the Banque de France's Historical Research Unit for 2019-2020

Organisation: Olivier Feiertag and Michel Margairaz

All sessions are held on Mondays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Banque de France,

9, rue du Colonel Driant, 75001 Paris


Monday, 18 November 2019


Karl Adhepeau,

The credibility of the Guinean franc, 1958-1988


Monday, 9 December 2019

Marie-Claude Esposito,

The 1976 IMF Crisis and the credibility of sterling


Monday, 20 January 2020

André Straus,

The credibility of the Deutsche Mark and German reunification (to be confirmed)


Monday, 10 February 2020

François de Coustin,

The credibility of the Banque de France and the social movements of 1968, 1987 and 2003


Thursday, 19 March to Friday, 20 March 2020

Conference: The credibility of currencies: a historical perspective,

Banque de France, Citéco, 1, place du général Catroux, 75017 Paris


Monday, 6 April 2020

Bassem Snaije,

The 1987 stock market crash: Black Monday, a forgotten day or a gateway to a new global economic order?


Monday, 11 May 2020

Alain Kaspereit,

Financial innovation and monetary credibility in 1980s France

Updated on: 10/24/2019 16:35