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 will run on zoom. Please sign up to the list at https://lists.cam.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/ucam-ecosochist for details.
The core seminar is grateful for the support of Darwin College and for the generosity of the Trevelyan Fund.
The Black Death in England and the origins of the Little Divergence, 1348-1400
Financing the African colonial state: fiscal capacity building and forced labor
Writing the history of education as social and economic history
Making a modern central bank: The Bank of England 1979–2003
Internal migration in England and Wales, 1851-1911: The where, when, why and how
The UK’s disappearing wartime imports 1939-1945: a statistical, ideological, and historiographical accounting
Comparing the incomparable: economic development in Britain and France 1700-1850
Prosecuting women. A comparative perspective on crime and gender before the Dutch criminal courts, c. 1600-1810
Champagne capitalism: The economics of French informal empire in the nineteenth century
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.