Schedule

Diverse ephemeral archival material from the G20 summits
Diverse ephemeral archival material from the G20 summits

 

final negociations by civil servants ahead of the London G20 Summit
Final negotiations by civil servants ahead of
the London G20 Summit

 

The Times
"These works shut down" - cartoon from 1893

 

'The South-Sea bubble' Antique steel engraving, c1870
'The South-Sea bubble' - antique steel engraving, c.1870

 

 

 

 

2.00pm
Introduction: Walter Johnson and Emma Rothschild

 

2.10pm
Session One:
What are the histories of previous crises?

Marcello De Cecco (Scuola Normale di Pisa)

Eric Helleiner (University of Waterloo)

Adam Tooze (Yale University)

 

3.20pm
Session Two:
How were those histories invoked in the recent crisis?

Tom Ferguson (UMass- Boston) and Robert Johnson (Institute for New Economic Thinking)

David Richards

Sean Flannery

 

4.30pm
Coffee Break

 

4.50pm
Session Three:
What sorts of information will be available to future historians as they seek to write the history of the present period of change?

Luca Einaudi (Center for History and Economics, Harvard University)

Anna Paulson (Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and MIT)

Amartya Sen (Harvard University)