Ekaterina Svirina took part in the World Economic History Congress - 2018, held from July 29 to August 4, 2018 on the territory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, USA.
At the World Economic History Congress Ekaterina presented two papers within two sections. On August 2, the expanded session "The Variety of Exchange and Character of Money" was held, at which the paper "The Variety of Money in Siberia in the 18th and 19th Centuries", revised after the Paris workshop, was presented. During the session the participants continued discussion on the possibility of using two binary characteristics to explain historical examples of the use of various means of exchange. On August 3, a presentation "Small change of the Russian Empire in the 18th-19th century" was presented for the first time at the session "Small Change in a Global Context:" Fractional Currencies "or" Minor Coins "? Based on the results of the session, a plan for a joint international scientific project on the role of small money in the monetary system of the state was formed. The first concept of the project will be discussed at a joint seminar in Paris in March, 2019. The speech at the World Congress on Economic History - 2018 was carried out within the framework of the "Science Foundation of the National Research University Higher School of Economics" program