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Global Economic History

Easter Term 2018


Convenors: Gareth Austin and Bronwen Everill

Time: 5.00 - 6.30pm


Day and Place: Tuesdays, Audit Room, King’s College, unless otherwise indicated)


Tuesday 1 May 

Patrick O’Brien (London School of Economics)
‘The Great Divergence Debate Revisited: from the Demise of the Ming, 1618-44, to Western European Transitions to Industrial Economies, 1756-1846’.


Tuesday 8 May

Cátia Antunes (University of Leiden)
‘Early Modern Economic Globalization: Transformative Connectivity and Commodity Chains’.


Thursday 17 May (in Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College)

 Karin Hofmeister (International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam)
‘Global Labour History: A Collaborative Approach to studying Labour Relations’.
NB: this is a joint meeting with the World History Seminar.


Tuesday 22 May

Andreas Eckert (Humboldt University Berlin)
The Social Question in Africa in a Global Perspective’.


Friday 15 June (Green Room, Gonville & Caius College)

Prof Toyomu Masaki (Kanazawa University)
“Guinée cloth and Western Africa (1815-1929): A history of global stakeholders in the French colonial empire”



 Easter Term 2018 programme - print version


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