Histoire contemporaine européenne

« FinLux » seminar: Schedule for the spring term 2018

29 Mai 2018

« FinLux » seminar: Schedule for the spring term 2018

Banque et caisse d'épargne de l'État (lb:Spuerkeess) headquaters on Place de Metz, Luxembourg City.
Photo by Zinneke - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=19028183

‘FinLux’ is a series of seminars held on a monthly basis and focusing on the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.

From its inception, the C²DH has decided to make the history of the Luxembourg financial centre one of its main research priorities. In this context, the 'FinLux' seminar is held on a monthly basis. It is a place for researchers to discuss ongoing research projects in banking and financial history in a broad sense. The fundamental theme of the seminars is a reflection on which topics, actors, sources, and methods can be used to write the history of the Luxembourg financial centre.

All sessions start at 18:00 sharp at the C²DH (Maison des Sciences humaines, 4th floor). The presentations this semester will be in either French or English. Please e-mail Benjamin Zenner in case you wish to participate.


Schedule for the spring term of 2018


30 January 2018

«The Watchdog That Didn't Bark» - de Clearstream à Luxleaks

by Laurent Schmit (journalist at reporter.lu)


20 February 2018

Offshore governmentality: The strategies, practices, and logic of Luxembourg's state-finance complex

by Samuel Weeks (University of California, Los Angeles)


20 March 2018

Convergence, concurrence, harmonisation - analyse comparative de la fiscalité Be-Ne-Lux (1945-1992)

by Elena Danescu (C²DH)


24 April 2018

La création de La Luxembourgeoise: entre affairisme, politique et nationalisme (patriotisme)

by Paul Zahlen (C²DH)


29 May 2018

Banking the Future and the Future of Banking: Why East and West German Savings Banks entered the Digital Age

by Martin Schmitt (ZFF-Potsdam)