MoneyLab #7: Outside of Finance

On feminist economics, social payments, corporate crime and the “blokechain”

Since 2013, MoneyLab has explored questions around the design of money, the democratization of finance, and the new shifts in fintech.  On 14 and 15 November, the 7th edition of MoneyLab was held in Amsterdam. At MoneyLab #7: Outside of Finance, we looked beyond the world of libertarian startups with their often masculine preoccupations. From hyperlocal cryptocurrencies at techno festivals to self-organized exchange systems in refugee communities, what are promising design strategies to counter the corporatization of money? Can we imagine a crypto economy that values care work and focuses on equity and solidarity?

This is an archive of all the blog posts and videos of MoneyLab #7 Outside of Finance, November 2019. Video’s and blog reports are grouped per session below.

All video recordings from the sessions can be found here.

The program booklet is here.

The conference report is available here.

Day 1 – Thursday 14 November

Session 1New Horizons & Counter Narratives

Speakers: Micky Lee, Brett Scott, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Reijer Pieter Hendrikse

Moderator: Geert Lovink

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Session 2Financial Hacking: From Dark Web Smokescreens to White-Collar Crime

Speakers: Malcolm Campbell Verduyn, Josephine Wolff, Thomas Bollen

Moderator: Balazs Bodo

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Session 3Payments and the Platforms: Monetization of the Social

Speakers: Lana Swartz, Andrea Fumagalli, Valeria Ferrari, Rachel O’Dwyer

Moderator: Nathaniel Tkacz

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Day 2 – Friday 15 November

Session 4Beyond the ‘Blokechain’: the Cryptofeminist Agenda

Speakers: Andy Morales Coto, Ruth Catlow, Denise Thwaites, Ailie Rutherford.

Moderator: Rachel Falconer

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Session 5The Artennae of Finance: What’s on the Radar?

Speakers: Antonia Hernández, Alexandre Laumonier, Eric Barry Drasin, Aude Launay, Stephanie Rothenberg

Moderator: Patricia de Vries

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