History and Economics

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The Cambridge History and Economics seminar continues to meet in-person in Easter term on *Thursdays* at 17:00 (GMT). This term the seminar will meet in Seminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College. 

The Joint Centre for History and Economics (Cambridge, Harvard and Sciences Po Paris) hosts an online seminar on Wednesdays at 17:00 (GMT). Future seminars will be announced here in due course.

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 meets on Fridays at 17:00 GMT. Future seminars will be announced here in due course.

The Cambridge Centre and Columbia World Projects, Columbia University host an online seminar on Barriers and Borders. The seminar will not meet in Easter term.

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.

 

The Cambridge History and Economics seminar Easter program

5 May 2022
Paul-André Rosental (Sciences Po Paris)
Regimes of work precarity. Workers' uncertainty in France during the postwar economic boom

26 May 2022
Madeline Woker (Cambridge)
Empire of inequality: the politics of taxation in the French colonial empire, 1900-1950s

9 June 2022
Poornima Paidipaty (King‘s College London)
Consumption and inclusion in Indian mid-century planning: The universal opulence of PC Mahalanobis

Past History and Economics seminars

 

Joint Centre for History and Economics online seminar

~~~ check here for updates on program

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 

 

Barriers and Borders online seminar 

~~~ the seminar will not meet in Easter term

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

 

Law and Society in History online seminar 

~~~ check here for updates on program

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

 

Legal Histories Beyond the State Lecture Series, part of the Global Legal Histories project -- 2021-22 program  

 

 

                                               

At a glance

Term
Easter Term
When
Cambridge History and Economics seminar: Thursdays - 17:00-18:30 GMT; JCHE online seminar: Wednesdays - 17:00-18:00 GMT; Barriers & Borders online seminar: Thursdays – 17:00-18:00 GMT; Law & Society in History online seminar: weekday & time varies
Where
Cripps Court, Magdalene College or online. All welcome, but registration necessary for online seminars.
Convenor(s)
Pedro Ramos Pinto
Associate Professor 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, Director of the Centre for History and Economics, Coordinator of CHE Paris
Paul Warde
Professor of Environmental History, Cambridge, Director, Centre for History and Economics, Cambridge