Thursday, March 21, 2019
12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Learn about the fascinating life of Colonel James Swan, the man who single-handedly bailed out the US debt to France following the American Revolution in this well-illustrated presentation by historian Damien Cregeau.
Upcoming Events and Tours
Walking Tour: History of Wall Street
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Join us for a 90-minute historical walking tour of the Financial District.
Walking Tour: Panics and Crashes
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Join us for a 90-minute walking tour of the Financial District focusing on the history of financial panics and crashes.
Matthew Fink on "The Unlikely Reformer: Carter Glass and Financial Regulation"
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 12:30 PM
Join us for a lunchtime program with author Matt Fink on Carter Glass, whose record and legacy remain relevant today.
Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz on "People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent"
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 6:00 PM
In his new book, People, Power and Profits: Progressive Capitalism for an Age of Discontent, Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz lays out a 21st century Social Contract to rebuild the American middle class and reinvigorate the American economy. Join us for an evening with Prof. Stiglitz, in a conversation with Columbia Business School Professor and value investing guru Bruce Greenwald.
Andrew Browning on "The Panic of 1819: The First Great Depression"
Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 12:30 PM
Author Andrew Browning will speak on his new book on the first nationwide financial crash, which ushered in the first Great Depression and introduced the world to the business cycle – the pattern of booms and busts that we have come to know so well.