Friday 15 May, at 14-17:30: Commerce versus Conquest: finance as an instrument for peace in 18th c. France. Paper presentations by John Shovlin (NYU) and Antonella Alimento (Pisa) and discussion. At Unioninkatu 38 A room A205. Drinks and nibbles afterwards. Registration is appreciated; to receive the papers before the event or for further information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.