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International conference<br />The international gold market from the late 19th century until today: actors, networks and issues

Informations

Convener : Dr. Sandra Bott (University of Lausanne)
Contact : Sandra.Bott@unil.ch

Location : University of Lausanne - Unithèque building (Central Library, BCU) - Room 511 (>Access)

 

Programm
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Friday 9 March

9-9.30
Welcome and opening of the Conference: Sandra Bott (University of Lausanne)
Opening speech: Catherine R. Schenk (University of Glasgow)


Morning
- Chair: Sébastien Guex (University of Lausanne)

9.30-10.30
Stefano Ugolini (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa)
The Bank of England in the London Bullion Market, 1860-1914

10.30-11.30
Michele Blagg (Centre for Contemporary British History at King’s College, London)
The end of the rainbow, the demise of gold refining in London

11.45-12.45
Steven Topik (University of California)
How the Gold Standard Acted in Latin America: Brazil and Mexico at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century


Afternoon - Chair: Olivier Feiertag (University of Rouens and University of Geneva)

14.15-15.15
Georges Gallais-Hamonno (Université d’Orléans), Thi Hong Van Hoang (Montpellier Business School)
Gold in France 1803 to date: from a currency to a financial asset

15.15-16.15
Rachel Harvey (Columbia University)
Maket Status/Status Markets : The London Gold Fixing in the Bretton Woods Era

16.30-17.30
Janick Marina Schaufelbuehl (University of Lausanne)
Gold as a diplomatic tool. How the gold trade shaped political relations
between the United States and the European Community, 1958-1968

 

Saturday 10 March

Morning - Chair : Thomas David (University of Lausanne)

9.15-10.15
Catherine R. Schenk (University of Glasgow)
The Hong Kong Gold Market during the 1960s

10.15-11.15
Bernd-Stefan Grewe (University of Education, Freiburg)
The Golden Route to India: India’s Gold Control Policy and the Illegal Import of Gold (1960-1992)

11.30-12.30
Sandra Bott (University of Lausanne)
Gold at the heart of the competition between the Zurich and London financial markets, 1945-1975

 

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