History and Economics

Seminar or event series
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The Joint Centre for History and Economics (Cambridge, Harvard and Sciences Po Paris) hosts an online seminar on Wednesdays at 17:00 (GMT). The Autumn program is available and registration is open.

The Cambridge History and Economics seminar will not meet in Michaelmas, but contributes to the Core Seminars in Economic and Social History.

The Cambridge Centre and Columbia World Projects, Columbia University are hosting a new online seminar on Barriers and Borders. The seminar meets on Thursdays at 17:00 (GMT) and the Autumn program is available and registration is open.

The Cambridge Centre and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law host an online seminar on Global Legal Histories. The Law and Society in History: Mobilities, Scales, Methods seminar will reconvene in Lent.

All inquiries should be directed to histecon@magd.cam.ac.uk.

The generous support of the David K. and Carol Richards Fund is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Joint Centre for History and Economics online seminar - Autumn program

Wed 15 September 2021
Nicolas Barreyre (EHESS) and Claire Lemercier (Sciences Po) 
The Unexceptional State: Rethinking the State in the Nineteenth Century (France, United States)

Wed 13 October 2021
Vanessa Ogle (UC Berkeley)
Histories of Capitalism: the View from Offshore

Wed 17 November 2021
Nikolas Bowie (Harvard University)
The Judicial Counterrevolution to Reconstruction

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Joint Centre online seminar convenors:
Diana Kim (Georgetown)
Ian Kumekawa (Harvard)
Surabhi Ranganathan (Cambridge)
David Todd (Sciences Po/CHE-Paris)

Past Joint Centre online seminars 

 

The Cambridge History and Economics seminar 

– contributes to the Core Seminars in Economic and Social History

Thur 25 November 2021
Nuala Zahedieh (University of Cambridge/Centre for History and Economics)
The Atlantic slave system and skills in industrialising Britain

Past History and Economics seminars

 

Barriers and Borders online seminar – Autumn program

Thurs 7 October 2021
Border-Making: State-Building and Geopolitics
Thomas Simpson (University of Cambridge)
Sören Urbansky (German Historical Institute, Washington, D.C.)

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Barriers and Borders seminar moderators:
Franziska Exeler (FU Berlin/ Cambridge)
Kalyani Ramnath (Harvard)

 

Law and Society in History online seminar

– reconvenes in Lent

Law and Society in History seminar moderators:
Franziska Exeler (FU Berlin/ Cambridge)
Iza Hussin (Cambridge)
Kalyani Ramnath (Harvard)
Surabhi Ranganathan (Cambridge)

Past Law and Society in History seminars

 

                                               

At a glance

Term
Michaelmas Term
When
Joint Centre online seminar: Wednesdays - 17:00-18:00 GMT; Barriers and Borders online seminar: Thursdays – 17:00-18:00 GMT
Where
Online, Zoom. All welcome, but registration necessary.
Convenor(s)
Pedro Ramos Pinto
Senior Lecturer in International Economic History, Cambridge
Emma Rothschild
Professor of History at Harvard University, Director of the Joint Centre for History and Economics
Gareth Stedman Jones
Professor of the History of Ideas, Queen Mary University of London, Director, Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge
David Todd
Professor of History, Sciences Po, Coordinator of the Centre for History and Economics, Paris
Paul Warde
Professor of Environmental History, Cambridge, Director, Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge