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October 12, 2017 to October 13, 2017
Subject Fields: 
Contemporary History, Diplomacy and International Relations, Economic History / Studies, European History / Studies, Political Science

Voice or Exit?
Causes and Consequences of the Destabilization of Monetary Cooperation
Pallotti-Haus, Auhofstrasse 10, 1130 Vienna
October 12, 2017, 12:45 – 19:30



Welcome & Introduction by
Jürgen Nautz, HS-OWL/University of Vienna


Panel I
Revisiting Monetary Union from the Viewpoint of the Complementarity among Monies.
Organized by Kuroda Akinobu
JSPS research program 26285073

Muted Voices and Quiet Exits: Small Coins and Tactical Moves within the Latin Union
Patrice Baubeau, University Paris X

A Unification of Currency Spurred Markets More Stratified: 1935 China under Paper Money Standard
Kuroda Akinobu, University of Tôkyô

How to Opt Out from A Constrained Monetary Union: The Case of Lithuania, 1989-1993
Jérôme Blanc, University of Lyon

Comment 1 from the viewpoint of local currency movement
Georgina Gomez, IISS, The Hague

Comment 2 from the viewpoint of money’s materiality
Georges Depeyrot, CNRS/ENS

Discussion, moderated by Clemens Jobst, OeNB


Coffee break


Panel II

Two Multinational States but one Monetary Policy – the Habsburg Monarchy as Monetary Union?
Clemens Jobst, senior economist, Oesterreichische Nationalbank; Research Affiliate, CEPR, London

Monetary Integration in France in the early 19th Century
Emmanuel Prunaux, EHESS – PSE, Paris

Local Institutions and the British Empire: Monetary Integration in the Ionian State (1814-1864)
Catherine Brégianni, Academy of Athens

Discussion, moderated by Peter Becker, University of Vienna


Coffee break


Panel III

Monetary Production, Seigniorage, and the Price Theory of Monies
Dennis O. Flynn, Pacific World History Institute, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

The Economy and the Currency in French Africa
Isabel Lerquet, Université de Paris – Sorbonne

The Making of the European Monetary System, the Volker Revolution, and Transnational Capital Markets: Financial Integration and Investments from the late 1970s to the 1980s
Simona Selva, L'Orientale University of Naples

UK and the Construction of EMU, 1948-1979: From Cooperation to the Process to Exit
Nathalie Champroux, University CERVEPAS Sorbonne Nouvelle, Creteil

Discussion, moderated by Karin Schneider, Austrian Academy of Science


Social Event



Economic and Monetary Union
Lessons learned from history and possible ways forward

13. October 2017 9:00 – 13:30
Haus der Europäischen Union, Wipplingerstraße 35, 1010 Vienna



Welcome & Introduction

Jörg Wojahn, Head of the European Commission (EC) Represenation in Austria
Jürgen Nautz, University of Applied Sciences Ostwestfalen-Lippe / University of Vienna

9:30 – 11:00

Deepening of the Economic and Monetary Union, a reflection paper of the Eur. Commission
Jozef Vasak, Economic Advisor, European Commission Representation in Austria

Currency Unions' Creation and Disintegration: The Measurement of the Optimality of a Currency Area
Juan Castañeda, Institute of International Monetary Research, University of Buckingham,
Pedro Schwartz, Catedrático Fundación del Pino en la UCJC, Visiting Professor, Uni. of Buckingham

Citizens’ Movements and the Democratic Disturbance of the European Single Market Logic
Emanuel Richter, RWTH Aachen

Discussion, moderated by Jozef Vasak


Coffee break

11:30 -13:00

Social Dimension of Europe, a reflection paper of the European Commission
Marc Fähndrich, Economic Advisor, European Commission Representation in Austria

The Social Dimensions of Monetary Decisions, a Study of the ECB Governing Council
Frédéric Lebaron, ENS, Aykiz Dogan, University of Paris - 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne

Common monetary policy in a populist environment. A discussion input
Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald, Director of the Economic Analysis at OeNB (tbc)

Discussion, moderated by Marc Fähndrich

13:15 - 13:30

Concluding remarks:
Kuroda Akinobu (University of Tôkyô),
Georges Depeyrot (ENS Paris)


Networking buffet

Organizational Information:


Conference chair: Jürgen Nautz, Jozef Vasak.

Program committee: Kuroda Akinobu (University of Tôkyô), Vanessa Becker (Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences), Catherine Brégianni (Academy of Athens), Georges Depeyrot (ENS Paris), Aykiz Dogan (University of Paris - 1 Panthéon - Sorbonne), Jürgen Nautz Becker (Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences), Jozef Vazak (European Commission Representation in Austria).

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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Nautz
Warburg Study Center
Ostwestfalen-Lippe University of Applied Sciences
Prozessionsweg 1
D-34414 Hanseatic City Warburg


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