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Call for papers: 2017 Financial History Workshop

Call for papers: 2017 Financial History Workshop

Academics, professionals, other stakeholders invited to submit work​

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​​BRUSSELS, 8 August 2017 – Academics, professionals and other stakeholders have one month left to submit orignal research for the 2017 financial history workshop scheduled for the autumn, WSBI-ESBG said today. The news comes as the original call for papers on 24 July invited researchers to submit papers by 8 September in advance of the 5 October WSBI-ESBG 2017 Financial History Workshop to be held in Madrid.

The association ask that topics focus on three main topic areas under this year's theme Improving savings culture: A lifetime of financial education.  

The three main topics are:

  • Financial education of young people

  • Importance of lifetime savings for everyone​

  • The current level of financial literarcy and how to improve it

Paper Submissions

Those wishing to present a paper should provide by e-mail an abstract ( a three- to five-page summary) of their research paper as well as an author biography by the 8 September deadline to

Those whose papers are selected for presentation will be notified by 15 September and are expected to provide a complete draft of the paper in a proper format (PDF) for the workshop no later than 1 October.  ​

Selected papers presented at workshop

The authors of each selected paper will be able to present their research work during a maximum of 15 minutes lecture during the workshop. The rest of the panel session is scheduled to be devoted to discussion among the panelists and all workshop participants. WSBI-ESBG will cover the travel and accommodation expenses for the authors of selected papers who are selected as workshop speakers. 

Hosted by WSBI-ESBG Spanish member organisation CECA, the one-day workshop is designed to provide a forum for extensive discussion on new and innovative research on a very important and actual today for the savings and retail banks in Europe and worldwide. 

Questions and more information: 

Please e-mail workshop organiser Nancy Lockkamper, WSBI-ESBG, at ​

>> See more details about  the 2017 Financial History Workshop

Financial History; Financial education