Core seminar in economic and social history
The Core Seminar in Economic & Social History Cambridge brings together the ten specialist research seminar series in the field, which the run their separate programmes in the Lent and Easter terms:
- African Economic History
- Medieval economic and social history;
- Early modern economic and social history;
- Modern economic and social history;
- Quantitative history;
- Global Economic History
- The Centre for Financial History;
- The Centre for History and Economics;
- The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure;
- The Centre for Quantitative Economic History.
Talks in this series are aimed at those interested in a broad range of periods and places, with a shared focus on economic and social issues.
In the Michaelmas term we run hybrid - in person and on zoom.
Please sign up to the list at https://lists.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/ucam-ecosochist for details.
Seminar convenor: Amy Erickson
The core seminar is grateful for the support of the Trevelyan Fund.
Capitalism – a concept too big to fail?
Euro-American abolitionism in the African mirror
Whitehall and the problem of public service in nineteenth-century institutional reform
Railways, divergence, and structural change in nineteenth-century England and Wales
Making money in the early Middle Ages
The Atlantic slave system and skills in industrialising Britain
Locating cryptocurrencies in the Western legal tradition
Image: detail from Four African American women seated on steps of building at Atlanta University, Georgia from Library of Congress collection. The image was part of the W.E.B. Du Bois collection exhibited at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900.