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This list compiles information on the different seminars in Economic and Social History (ESH) at Cambridge (Medieval ESH , Early Modern ESH , Modern ESH , Quantitative History, Financial History, History and Economics, and the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure Seminar).

Times and venues vary: for lunchtimes there is usually a sandwich lunch provided, and evening seminars are followed by drinks and dinner at a local restaurant.

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Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

The intoxicant economy in early modern England

UserPhil Withington, University of Sheffield.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 11.

ClockThursday 23 May 2024, 17:00-19:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Regional Variation of GDP per Head within China, 1080-1850: Implications for the Great Divergence Debate

UserStephen Broadberry (Oxford University), co-authored with Hanhui Guan (Peking University).

HouseRoom 5 (Faculty of History) and on Zoom.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2024, 13:15-14:45

Quantitative History Seminar

Income Inequality in Imperial Austria, 1911

UserMichael Pammer (Johannes Kepler University Linz).

HouseRoom 5 (Faculty of History) and on Zoom.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2024, 13:15-14:45

Quantitative History Seminar

The Social Origins of Democracy and Authoritarianism Reconsidered: Prussia and Sweden in Comparison

UserErik Bengtsson (Lund University), co-authored with Felix Kersting (Humboldt University of Berlin).

HouseRoom 5 (Faculty of History) and on Zoom.

ClockWednesday 24 April 2024, 13:15-14:45

African Economic History Seminar

‘Living Standards in Angola, 1760-1975’

UserHélder Carvalhal (University of Manchester).

HouseKing's College (the Audit Room).

ClockTuesday 12 March 2024, 17:15-18:45

Financial History Seminar

How a ledger became a central bank: a monetary history of the Bank of Amsterdam.

UserStephen Quinn (Texas Christian University) and Will Roberds (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta).

HouseJohn Bradfield Room, Darwin College and Zoom.

ClockMonday 11 March 2024, 17:00-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Shareholder Democracy under Autocracy: Voting Rights and Corporate Performance in Imperial Russia

UserAmanda Gregg (Middlebury College), co-authored with Amy Dayton (Strider Technologies) and Steven Nafziger (Williams College).

HouseBoard Room (Faculty of History) and on Zoom.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2024, 13:15-14:45

African Economic History Seminar

‘Elite Persistence in Sierra Leone: What Can Names Tell Us?’

UserRebecca Simson (Oxford/London School of Economics).

HouseKing's College (the Audit Room).

ClockTuesday 27 February 2024, 17:15-18:45

Financial History Seminar

The long road to the Bank of Ghana, 1825-1966.

UserKofi Adjepong-Boateng CBE (University of Cambridge).

HouseOne Newnham Terrace, Darwin College and Zoom.

ClockMonday 19 February 2024, 17:00-18:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

Deconstructing Development Realities in India

UserLovansh Katiyar (Cambridge) and Saberi Mallick (Delhi).

HouseRoom 9, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 29 January 2024, 13:00-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

The economic government of the world 1933-2023

All welcome

UserMartin Daunton (Cambridge).

HouseRoom 6, Faculty of History.

ClockThursday 30 November 2023, 17:15-18:45

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

The Socialist Experiment of Yugoslavia: Exploring the Effect of Labour-Managed Socialism on Economic Development

UserMagnus Neubert (Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies).

HouseRoom 12, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 27 November 2023, 13:00-14:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

A comparative history of national accounting in India and the USSR

All welcome

UserMaria Bach, Walras Pareto Centre, University of Lausanne. (Paper jointly authored with François Allison, Walras Pareto Centre, University of Lausanne).

HouseRoom 6, Faculty of History.

ClockThursday 12 October 2023, 17:15-18:45

African Economic History Seminar

‘A Global Moment: The Circulation of East African Cowries across Land and Oceans (18th-19th Century)’

This is a joint meeting with the History and Economics Seminar

UserKarin Pallaver (University of Bologna) .

HouseKing's College (the Audit Room).

ClockTuesday 07 March 2023, 17:15-18:45

Financial History Seminar

The Meade Committee on UK Tax Reform 1975-8

UserProfessor Susan Howson, University of Toronto.

HouseJohn Bradfield Room, Darwin College and Zoom.

ClockMonday 27 February 2023, 17:00-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

POSTPONED: Occupational structures and the composition of the rich in pre-industrial Italy

Postponed due to industrial action. This talk has been moved to the Easter term, further details to follow.

UserDr Guido Alfani (Universita Bocconi, Milan).

HouseSeminar Room 3, Faculty of History (stair access only) and online..

ClockWednesday 01 February 2023, 13:15-14:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

A Respectable Living and Women’s Work, England, 1270-1860

UserJane Humphries (London School of Economics).

HouseHistory Faculty, Room 6.

ClockThursday 27 October 2022, 17:15-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

The Necessity of Bubbles

UserWilliam H. Janeway (Cambridge).

HouseHistory Faculty, Room 6.

ClockThursday 13 October 2022, 17:15-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Illuminating Gender in the Early Modern Urban Space of Edo: A study on Edo Meisho Zue

UserDanielle van de Heuvel & Marie Yasunaga (University of Amsterdam).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 5.

ClockThursday 26 May 2022, 17:00-19:00

African Economic History Seminar

From Mortgage Holders to Slum Landlords: Compensated Emancipation and the Building of Cape Town, 1830s-1840s

This talk was postponed from 15 February to 26 April

UserKate Ekama (Stellebosch University, South Africa).

HouseIn person only.

ClockTuesday 26 April 2022, 17:00-18:30

African Economic History Seminar

Gains and Gainers on Transatlantic Trade in Enslaved Africans and Slave-Based Commodities: Towards a Global Approach

UserFilipa Ribiero da Silva (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam).

HouseKing's College (the Audit Room).

ClockTuesday 15 March 2022, 17:00-18:30

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Lecture 4: Adam Smith in Mesopotamia

UserRobert C. Allen, New York University Abu Dhabi.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (Corpus Christi College).

ClockThursday 10 March 2022, 17:30-19:00

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Lecture 3: Domar and Habakkuk on the Euphrates

UserRobert C. Allen, New York University Abu Dhabi.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (Corpus Christi College).

ClockWednesday 09 March 2022, 17:30-19:00

African Economic History Seminar

The Angolan Coffee Frontier, 1820-1920

The presentation will be only 20 minutes, so discussion will be based largely on people having read the paper in advance. If you are coming to the seminar, please contact Gareth Austin (gma31@cam.ac.uk) for the paper.

UserJelmer Vos (University of Glasgow).

HouseKing's College (the Audit Room).

ClockTuesday 08 March 2022, 17:00-18:30

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Lecture 2: Malthus in the Levant

UserRobert C. Allen, New York University Abu Dhabi.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (Corpus Christi College).

ClockThursday 03 March 2022, 17:30-19:00

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Lecture 1: What the Natufians did for us

UserRobert C. Allen, New York University Abu Dhabi.

HouseMcCrum Lecture Theatre (Corpus Christi College).

ClockWednesday 02 March 2022, 17:30-19:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Transport and urban growth in the first industrial revolution

UserDan Bogart (University of California, Irvine).

HouseONLINE - Details to be sent by email.

ClockWednesday 12 May 2021, 13:00-14:30

Financial History Seminar

Opium, Tea and Cotton: The Rise and Fall of the Sassoon Dynasty in South East Asia

UserProfessor Shalva Weil, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 10 May 2021, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

HM Treasury and its management of the Financial Crisis, 2007-2009

UserDr Eleanor Hallam, HM Treasury and Centre for Financial History.

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 March 2021, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Poland, the international monetary system and the Bank of England, 1921–1939

UserWilliam Allen (National Institute of Economic and Social Research).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 March 2021, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Menus without prices? Manifestos, party competition, and public finance in Britain, c. 1955-1983

UserDr Peter Sloman (University of Cambridge).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 15 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

The Great Demographic Reversal: ageing societies, waning inequality, and an inflation

UserProfessor Charles Goodhart (LSE) and Dr Manoj Pradhan (Talking Heads Macro).

HouseZoom.

ClockMonday 01 February 2021, 17:00-18:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

Embodying Suicidal Emotions, 1700-1850

UserElla Sbaraini (Clare College, Cambridge).

HouseDelivered online via Zoom.

ClockMonday 30 November 2020, 12:30-13:30

African Economic History Seminar

CANCELLED! Capital and colonialism: The return on British investments in Africa 1869-1969

This seminar is college-based, so unaffected by the current industrial action.

UserKlas Rönnbäck (Gothenburg University).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 10 March 2020, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

Walter Bagehot: the life and times of the greatest Victorian

UserJames Grant (Grant’s Interest Rate Observer).

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 09 March 2020, 17:00-18:30

African Economic History Seminar

The fiscal history of the British Cape Colony in comparative perspectives: Rethinking the South African exceptionalism, 1814-1910

This seminar is college-based, so unaffected by the current industrial action.

UserAbel Gwaindepi (Lund University).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 25 February 2020, 17:00-19:00

African Economic History Seminar

Marching with the Times: Numbers and Temporalities in 1960s Ghana

Please note that, for this meeting only, we start at 17:30

UserGerardo Serra (University of Manchester).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 18 February 2020, 17:30-19:00

Financial History Seminar

City financiers as patrons in the later seventeenth century

UserDr Anthony Hotson (Centre for Financial History, University of Cambridge).

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 10 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

The anatomy of Britain’s inter-war super-rich: reconstructing the 1928 'millionaire' population

UserProfessor Peter Scott, Henley Business School, University of Reading.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 03 February 2020, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Fiscal reform in Britain and Germany since 1945

UserProfessor Martin Daunton (Cambridge) and Dr Marc Buggeln (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin).

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 27 January 2020, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

City financiers as patrons in the later seventeenth century

UserDr Anthony Hotson (Centre for Financial History, University of Cambridge).

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 11 November 2019, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

The safety revolution in oceanic shipping, c. 1780-1825

UserProf. Morgan Kelly, University College Dublin.

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2019, 17:00-18:30

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Addressing health: sickness and retirement in the Victorian Post Office

UserDavid Green (KCL), Doug Brown (Kingston University), Kathleen McIlvenna (University of Derby) and Nicola Shelton (UCL).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 12 June 2019, 13:15-14:30

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

A new perspective on the role of public investment in sanitation and mortality decline in urban England 1870-1911

UserToke Aidt (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge), Romola Davenport (Cambridge Group) and Felix Grey (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2019, 13:15-14:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

The Evolution of Financial Markets in the Early Modern Netherlands

UserOscar Gelderblom (Utrecht) and Joost Jonker (Amsterdam).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 16 May 2019, 17:00-19:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Occupational Structures in the Republic of Venice (1780–1790)

UserAndrea Caracausi (University of Padova) and Giulio Ongaro (Bicocca University Milan).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2019, 13:15-14:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Relief Stocks in Early Modern Holland

UserJessica Dijkman, University of Utrecht.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 17:00-19:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

The famine that wasn't? 1799-1801 in Ireland

UserLiam Kennedy (Queen's University, Belfast) and Peter Solar (Free University, Brussels).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 08 May 2019, 13:15-14:30

African Economic History Seminar

Gender and the Colonial Labour Market in Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1980

At 18:30, the seminar will be followed by the launch of Dr Kufakurinani's book, 'Elasticity in Domesticity: White Women in Rhodesian Zimbabwe, 1890 to 1979', published by Brill (Leiden).

UserDr Ushehwedu Kufakurinani (University of Zimbabwe).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 12 March 2019, 17:00-19:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserMustafe, TBD, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 11 March 2019, 12:30-13:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserEliska, Udayan, and Merel, University of Cambridge.

HouseRoom 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 04 March 2019, 12:30-13:30

African Economic History Seminar

Struggles over slavery, struggles over power: Africa 1926-1946

UserDr Benedetta Rossi (University of Birmingham).

HouseKing's College, Audit Room.

ClockTuesday 26 February 2019, 17:00-19:00

Quantitative History Seminar

The return of regional inequality: Europe from 1900 to today

UserNikolaus Wolf (Humboldt University Berlin).

HouseRoom 12, Faculty of History.

ClockWednesday 13 February 2019, 13:15-14:15

Financial History Seminar

Taxes and growth: new narrative evidence from interwar Britain

UserNicholas Dimsdale, University of Oxford.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 11 February 2019, 17:00-18:30

Medieval Economic and Social History Seminars

The medieval clothier

UserJohn Lee (Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York).

HouseWalters Room, Selwyn College.

ClockWednesday 23 January 2019, 17:00-18:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Movers and stayers: populations, movement and measurement in historical demography

UserDr Eilidh Garrett (Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure).

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Conflict management in northern Europe, 1350-1570

UserDr Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz (University of Amsterdam).

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 15 November 2018, 17:00-18:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

Brick and tile making in Athens, Greece, during 20th century

UserMichalis Bardanis (University of Ioannina, Greece).

HouseRoom 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 12 November 2018, 12:30-13:30

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Credit time horizons as ethical boundaries

UserAvner Offer, Chichele Professor of Economic History (Oxford).

HouseFaculty of Law, LG19.

ClockThursday 08 November 2018, 17:00-18:00

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Safeguarding the future: families, education, and contract

UserAvner Offer, Chichele Professor of Economic History (Oxford).

HouseFaculty of Law, LG19.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 17:00-18:00

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Impatient and patient capital: housing and democracy

UserAvner Offer, Chichele Professor of Economic History (Oxford).

HouseFaculty of Law, LG19.

ClockThursday 01 November 2018, 17:00-18:00

Ellen McArthur Lectures

Time horizons as market boundaries in private, public and social enterprise

UserAvner Offer, Chichele Professor of Economic History (Oxford).

HouseFaculty of Law, LG19.

ClockWednesday 31 October 2018, 17:00-18:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Divided Kingdom: inequalities in the UK since 1900

UserProfessor Pat Thane (King’s College London).

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 04 October 2018, 17:00-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

160 years of occupational structure: Late Imperial China and its regions

Note change of date

UserCheng Yang (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2018, 16:00-17:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Debtors’ schedules: a new source for understanding the economy in 18th-century England

UserTawny Paul, University of Exeter, and Jeremy Boulton, Newcastle University.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 17:00-19:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Religion, revelry and resistance in Jacobean Lancashire

UserDr Jonathan Healey, University of Oxford.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 15 February 2018, 17:00-19:00

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Elite women and the agricultural landscape

UserDr Briony McDonagh, University of Hull.

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:00-19:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Respectable banking: the search for stability in London’s money and credit markets since 1695

UserDr Anthony Hotson, Centre for Financial History and Darwin College.

HouseOld Library, Darwin College.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 17:00-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Composition of Wealth: Between Kinship Entitlements and Market Access

UserMargaret Lanzinger (Vienna) and Janine Maegraith (Cambridge).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 9.

ClockThursday 27 April 2017, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

Money: the unauthorised biography

UserDr Felix Martin, Institute for New Economic Thinking and Centre for Global Studies .

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 13 March 2017, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Why did Britain have broad money supply targets?

http://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/directory/djn33@cam.ac.uk

UserDr Duncan Needham, Centre for Financial History.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 27 February 2017, 17:00-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Divergences or varieties in European economic development?

UserChristof Jeggle (University of Würzburg).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 17:00-19:00

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Inequality and social mobility in medieval England

UserProfessor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 17 November 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Labouring in early modern London

UserDr Judy Stephenson, University of Oxford.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 27 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

Common Law and the origins of shareholder protection

UserProfessor John Turner, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Core Seminar in Economic and Social History

'Pressure from without': Karl Marx and the politics and economics of 1867

UserProfessor Gareth Stedman Jones, University of Cambridge and Queen Mary, London.

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 06 October 2016, 17:00-18:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Slaves and slave ownership in Ottoman Bursa, 1460-1880

UserHülya Canbakal (Sabanci University, Istanbul) (with Alpay Filiztekin, Sabanci).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

A Killer In Search of a Trial: Criminal Lunacy in the British Empire

UserCatherine Evans (Joint Centre for History and Economics, Harvard / Magdalene College) .

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall, Trinity Lane.

ClockTuesday 03 May 2016, 17:00-19:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Anglo-American productivity differentials once again

UserMark Thomas (University of Virginia).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 25 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Knowledge, human capital and economic development: evidence from the British industrial revolution, 1750-1930

UserProfessor B. Zorina Khan (Bowdoin College, USA, and National Bureau of Economic Research).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 07 March 2016, 13:00-14:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

M. Phil Presentations II. Financial and Business History

UserLeslie Chang, Jacapo Satori, Ryan Ripamonti, Emiliano Travieso, and Aditya Basrur (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 29 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Financial History Seminar

The end of the Swiss economic model

UserProfessor Jonathan Steinberg, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Modern European History at the University of Pennsylvania.

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 17:00-18:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

M.Phil Presentations I. Economics, Politics and Policy

UserDaniel Allemann, Stephanie Ternullo, Rosa Hodgkin, Connor Lempriere, and Callum Easton (University of Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 22 February 2016, 12:30-13:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Revisiting Meiji Japan's economic miracle: the structural and regional dimensions of productivity growth (1874-1909)

UserDr Jean-Pascal Bassino (ENS Lyon), Dr Kyoji Fukao (IER, Hitotsubashi University) and Dr Tokihiko Settsu (Musashi University).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 01 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Global Economic Development and the Anthropocene

UserGareth Austin (Geneva/Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:00-18:30

Human Security, Food and International Order, 1918-1939

UserPatricia Clavin (Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Gender and Work in Early Modern Sweden

UserMaria Agren (Uppsala).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

British Demography, c.1850-c.2000. How and Why was Scotland Different?

Note this seminar will start at 5.30pm

UserMichael Anderson (Edinburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 17:30-19:00

Medieval English Peasants and Culture

UserPhillipp Schofield (Aberystwyth).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:00-18:30

Was Domar Right? The Second Serfdom in Early Modern Bohemia

UserSheilagh Ogilvie (Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 17:00-18:30

The Bank of England and the Genesis of Modern Management

UserAnne Murphy (Hertfordshire).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 17:00-18:30

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Regional Man-land Relationship in the Northern Chinese Frontier in History

Please note earlier start time of 12.10pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available at the start.

UserProfessor Deng Hui, Peking University .

HouseSeminar Room, Main Geography Department Building, Downing Place.

ClockMonday 13 July 2015, 12:10-13:00

Financial History Seminar

Doctrinal determinants of Federal Reserve policy, 1914-1934

UserProfessor Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 17:00-18:30

Quantitative History Seminar

Railways and population: spatial interactions

Note: this seminar will start at 12.30pm. Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.15pm.

UserEduard Alvarez (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain) and Professor Jordi Marti Henneberg (University of Lleida, Spain).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 11 May 2015, 12:30-14:00

Financial History Seminar

The Coalition Effect, 2010-2015

UserDr Mike Finn, Director of the Centre for Education Policy Analysis and David Howarth, Member of Parliament for Cambridge from 2005–10..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 19:00-20:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Land Access Inequality and Education in Pre-industrial Spain

UserDr Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia (with Julio Martínez-Galarraga) (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 27 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Financial History Seminar

Mr Osborne’s Economic Experiment

UserWilliam Keegan, Senior Economics Commentator, The Observer.

HouseDarwin College (Old Library).

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 18:00-19:30

Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars

Foundling Hospital Children and their Employment, c. 1750-1850: Some Preliminary Findings

We normally have dinner with the speaker afterwards. All welcome.

UserHelen Berry (Newcastle).

HouseHistory Faculty Room 12.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

British Financial Crises in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

UserProfessor Forrest Capie, Cass Business School, City University, London.

HouseDarwin College, Old Library.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 17:00-18:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserAlexandra Digby/Neil Gandhi (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 09 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

MPhil Presentations

UserEllen Nye/Tim Rudnicki/Cheng Yang (Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 02 March 2015, 12:30-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Women’s work and structural change. Manufactures in 18th-century rural Spain

UserProfessor Carmen Sarasúa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 19 January 2015, 13:00-14:00

What was an organic economy?

UserProfessor Sir E.A. Wrigley (Cambridge).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 27 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

The aftermath of the demographic transition in the developed world

UserProfessor David Reher (Complutense University, Madrid).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

International currencies past, present and future: two views from economic history

UserProfessor Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 13 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Trees, trade and textiles: tracing ecological dependency in British industry, c.1550-1750

Note change of venue: Lecture Theatre, Trinity Hall

UserProfessor Paul Warde (East Anglia).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

The international monetary arrangement is dysfunctional: surges in cross-border investment flows are the source of financial turbulence.

UserProfessor Robert Z. Aliber, Professor Emeritus of International Economics and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business..

HouseDarwin College (Seminar Room, No. 1 Newnham Terrace - entrance via Porters Lodge on Silver St).

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 17:00-18:30

Summer in the City: banking failures of 1974 and the development of international banking supervision

Note change of day: Friday

UserProfessor Catherine Schenk (Glasgow).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockFriday 17 October 2014, 17:00-18:30

Graduate Workshop in Economic and Social History

Carrying Trade

Note change of start time: 12.30pm

UserCarolyn Dougherty (York).

HouseSeminar Room 5, Faculty of History.

ClockMonday 13 October 2014, 12:30-14:00

How much venereal disease was there in England's modern demographic history?

UserProfessor Simon Szreter (Cambridge).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

The political economy of inflation in the 1970s

UserProfessor Jim Tomlinson, University of Glasgow.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 03 March 2014, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

The Irish Famine and British Financial Crisis

UserCharles Read, Centre for Financial History and Christ's College.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 17 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Contagion and Intervention in the 1772-3 Credit Crisis

UserPaul Kosmetatos, Centre for Financial History and Darwin College.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 03 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Saving the City: The Great Financial Crisis of 1914

UserProfessor Richard Roberts - Director, Centre for Contemporary British History at Kings College, London .

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 20 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

The Economics of Salvation in Late Antiquity and Byzantium

UserDr Peter Sarris (Cambridge).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 17:00-18:30

Throwaway Society? Writing a new history of consumption in the early twenty-first century

UserProfessor Frank Trentmann (Birkbeck) .

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

The Poor and the Poorest fifty years on

UserProfessor Ian Gazeley (Sussex) .

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 14 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

From Mercantilism to Macroeconomics

UserDr Craig Muldrew (Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Rethinking China’s Path of Industrialization – The Role of State and Institutions

UserProfessor Harry X. Wu (Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo) .

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Call the midwife: death in childbirth in historical perspective

UserDr Alice Reid (Cambridge).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Assessing economic freedom in historical perspective: the experience of OECD countries

UserProfessor Leandro Prados de la Escosura (Carlos III University, Madrid) .

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Coverture: The Medieval Perspective

UserDr Cordelia Beattie (Edinburgh).

HouseGraham Storey Room, Trinity Hall.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Financial History Seminar

Why Zambia Failed: Institutional Degradation and Economic Decline Since 1964

UserMr Stuart Barton, MBA, CFA (CFH and Corpus Christi).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockTuesday 25 June 2013, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

The Disappearing Equity Risk Premium on the 1920s NYSE

UserDr Ali Kabiri, University of Buckingham.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 27 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

The Pricing Revolution in Marine Insurance, 1600-1824

UserMr Adrian Leonard (Trinity Hall and CFH).

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 17:00-19:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Sample-selection bias in the historical heights literature

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProfessor Tim Guinnane, Department of Economics, Yale University.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 13 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

State Constitutional Commitment to Health and Health Care and Population Health Outcomes: Evidence from Historical U.S. Data

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Hiroaki Muppy Matsuura, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford.

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 06 May 2013, 12:45-14:00

Financial History Seminar

A Global Census of Corporations in 1910

UserProfessor Leslie Hannah, LSE and Tokyo.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 29 April 2013, 17:00-19:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Clerical policy and local population studies: christening fees in Georgian Westminster

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserProf. Jeremy Boulton, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Newcastle.

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 11 March 2013, 12:45-14:00

Quantitative History Seminar

Women's work by marital status in England and Wales in 1881: Evidence from the Census Enumerator's Books

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserMr Xuesheng You, University of Cambridge.

HouseSeminar Room, Main Geography Department Building, Downing Place.

ClockMonday 04 March 2013, 12:45-14:00

Financial History Seminar

Farewell to Prices and Incomes Policy

UserMr Adrian Williamson, Trinity Hall.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 18 February 2013, 17:00-19:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Populating 19th century Siam: war/capture/resettlement versus the recruitment of free labour in a southeast Asian demographic system

Sandwiches and fruit will be available from 12.30

UserDr Amornrat Bunnag, Academic Officer, Centre of Doctrine and Strategic Development, Army Training Command, Bangkok..

HouseSeminar Room, Main Building, Dept of Geography .

ClockMonday 28 January 2013, 12:45-14:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

(1) ‘New findings from the family reconstitution data.’ and (2) ‘Nothing but a poor man with money? The changing fertility decisions of the rich before the English demographic transition.’

Please note that this extended seminar will run from 12 till 3pm. There will be two papers with a break for sandwiches 1.15 to 1.45.

User’ Paul Sharp (University of Southern Denmark), Nina Boberg-Fazlic & Jacob Weisdorf (University of Copenhagen).

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 25 June 2012, 12:00-15:00

Financial History Seminar

Re-thinking the origins of the British public debt, 1643-1742

UserDr D'Maris Coffman, Newnham College and Centre for Financial History.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 17:00-19:00

Financial History Seminar

The Role of Venture Capital in the Innovation Economy

UserDr Bill Janeway, Cambridge Finance and Pembroke College.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 17:00-19:00

The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure - seminar series

Poor Relief and Community in Elizabethan Hadleigh

*Please note this seminar will start at the later time of 1 p.m.

UserProfessor Marjorie McIntosh (University of Colorado).

HouseHB101, Sir William Hardy Building Seminar Room.

ClockMonday 14 May 2012, 13:00-14:30

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