History and Economics

Seminar or event series
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The History and Economics seminar resumes this term on Tuesdays at 17:00 (GMT). The Lent programme of online meetings is available and registration is open.

The Joint Centre for History and Economics (Cambridge, Harvard and Sciences Po Paris) hosts an online seminar on Wednesdays at 17:00 (GMT). The Winter programme is available and registration is open.

The Cambridge Centre and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law present a new seminar on Global Legal Histories. The Law and Society in History: Mobilities, Scales, Methods programme of online meetings on Tuesdays (times vary) is available and registration is open.

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.

 

History and Economics seminar – online Lent programme

Tues 2 February 2021
Megan Black (MIT)
Rocky Mountain High: Economic Privilege in Campaigns against Multinational Mining in the 1970s

Tues 2 March 2021
Jenny Andersson (Sciences Po Paris / Uppsala)
Ghost in a Shell. Scenarios and the World-Making of Royal Dutch Shell.

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Past History and Economics seminars

                                                                          

Joint Centre for History and Economics online seminar - Winter programme

Wed 27 January 2021 -- we draw attention to the changed date
Paul Warde (Cambridge)
Strategy and Tactics in the Environmental Revolution

Wed 17 February 2021
Francesca Trivellato (IAS, Princeton)
The Vagrancy of Economic Invisibility

Wed 17 March 2021
Tim Harper (Cambridge)
Nights at the Circus -- POSTPONED

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Joint Centre online seminar convenors:
Diana Kim (Georgetown)
Ian Kumekawa (Harvard)
Surabhi Ranganathan (Cambridge)
David Todd (King’s College London/Cambridge)

Past Joint Centre online seminars 

 

Law and Society in History seminar – online programme

Tues 23 February 2021 - 14:00 (GMT)
Colonial Governance & Law

Tues 23 March 2021 - 21:00 (GMT)
Writing International Legal History From and Through the Margins

Tues 20 April 2021 - 17:00 (BST)
Empire & Maritime Legal History

Tues 18 May 2021 - time tbd
Economic Law & Histories of Economic Life

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Moderators:
Franziska Exeler (FU Berlin/ Cambridge)
Iza Hussin (Cambridge)
Kalyani Ramnath (Harvard)
Surabhi Ranganathan (Cambridge)

At a glance

Term
Lent Term
When
History and Economics: Tuesdays - 17:00-18:30 GMT; Joint Centre online seminar: Wednesdays - 17:00-18:00 GMT; Law and Society in History: Tuesdays – times vary
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 London, Director of the Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge
David Todd
Senior Lecturer in World History, King’s College London, Director of the Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge
Paul Warde
Professor of Environmental History, Cambridge, Research Director, Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge