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Social Studies of Finance: Implications for Fintech Research

From: 19 Sep 2019 - 10:00 To: 19 Sep 2019 - 11:00

Social Studies of Finance: Implications for Fintech Research

Dr. Nikiforos Panourgias from the University of Leicester will feature as part of the FINTECHNEXT speaker series.

Dr. Nikiforos Panourgias is an Associate Professor in Financial Market Information Systems in the School of Business at  University of Leicester. He will deliver an open lecture entitled Social Studies of Finance: Implications for Fintech Research.

Speaker Biography

Dr Panourgias is currently an Associate Professor in Financial Market Information Systems at the University of Leicester. Before joining the University of Leicester School of Business in November 2013, he was Assistant Professor at the Information Systems Management Group of Warwick Business School at the University of Warwick.

For his PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science, he studied the design and development of the Euroclear ICT-based platform for the cross-border settlement of securities transactions between the UK and Ireland, France, Belgium, and Holland.

His research has been published in world leading Journals including Information Systems Research, Organization Studies and Information and Organisation. His research interests include Technology and Financial Markets, Digital Creativity, and Collaboration in Digital Innovation.

He is a joint investigator on the role of global digital Legal Entity Identifiers in the regulation of financial markets as part of a consortium of European universities undertaking a European Commission Horizon 2020 Funding Program entitled “Combating Fiscal Fraud and Empowering Regulators” (COFFERS) (November 2016 – November 2019).

Before his PhD he worked as a journalist and industry analyst covering the areas of investment and finance in e-business and the internet sector.

All welcome but please RSVP to Massimo Preziuso ( by 10am Wednesday 18 September.


FINTECHNEXT is a multi-million euro, four-year collaborative research programme between University College Cork and Fexco, supported by Science Foundation Ireland to deliver applied and funded research dedicated to disrupting 3 key fintech verticals: Treasury & FX, Digital Taxation, and Corporate Asset Administration.
Full details can be found on their website