Defoe: Credit, Money and the Market. BSECS January 3-5, 2012

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Defoe Society Panel for British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
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Defoe Society panel or panels at BSECS 2013.

The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies is holding its annual meeting on January 3-5, 2013, St Hugh's College, Oxford. The conference theme is 'Credit, Money and the Market'

The Defoe Society is calling for papers for a special panel or panels, entitled 'Defoe: Credit, Money and the Market'. I welcome proposals for papers that address Defoe's writings in relation to eighteenth-century understandings of Credit, Money and the Market and their workings and effects. Topics might include, but will not be confined to: the meanings and significance given to Credit, Money and the Market; the way money is represented; credit and reputation; debt and debtors; 'capitalism'; 'speculation'; financial 'bubbles'; trade and business; 'new money'; banks and financiers; 'The Exchange'; investment; 'moral economy'; and 'the black economy'.

Deadline for proposals: Monday 24th September, 2012.