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Cash: the future of money in the Bitcoin age

Hosted by LSE Law

Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building

Speakers

Dr Tatiana Cutts

Dr Tatiana Cutts

Professor Nigel Dodd

Professor Nigel Dodd

Dr Eva Micheler

Dr Eva Micheler

Dr Philipp Paech

Chair

Dr Jo Braithwaite

Dr Jo Braithwaite

The socio-economic debate surrounding money has advanced since the early metallist days of John Locke. Money is no longer viewed as an homogenous, neutral thing; rather, theorists are wont to emphasise its pivotal role in shaping networks of social relations.

Yet, in many respects, the legal analysis of money is playing catch-up, and the advent of distributed online ecosystems such as Bitcoin and Ethereum has pushed to the fore some difficult questions concerning the appropriate legal lens through which to view money, and monetary assets.  If we are to produce robust answers, these questions must be explored with the benefit of interdisciplinary insight. In this conversation, law meets sociology in an attempt to lay the foundation for confronting some of these challenges.

Tatiana Cutts (@TatianaCutts) is Assistant Professor of Law, LSE Law.

Nigel Dodd (@nigelbdodd) is Professor of Sociology, LSE.

Eva Micheler is Associate Professor in Law, LSE Law.

Philipp Paech is Assistant Professor of Law, LSE Law.

Jo Braithwaite is Associate Professor of Law at LSE Law.

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