Economic and Social History of the Early Modern World

Venue: Room 304, 3rd floor, IHR, North block, Senate House

Time: Fridays 17:15

Convenors: Julian Hoppit (UCL), Alejandra Irigoin (LSE), Anne Murphy (University of Hertfordshire), David Ormrod (University of Kent), Patrick Wallis (LSE) and Nuala Zahedieh (University of Edinburgh)

Autumn Term 2017
DateSeminar details
6 October
17:15
The State We Are In: Reflections on Recent Studies of Britain’s Political Economies, 1660-1815
Julian Hoppit (UCL)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

20 October
17:15
Revolts in Andalusia (1647-1652): the Little Ice Age, the Spanish Monarchy and the General Crisis
Fred Carnegy-Arbuthnott (UCL)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

10 November
17:15
Crisis and Austerity in Qing Government Finances in late Eighteenth and early Nineteenth century China
Elisabeth Kaske (Leipzig)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

17 November
17:15
Institutions and Colonial Trade Expansion: Quaker Contract Enforcement in Philadelphia, 1682-1722
Esther Sahle (Bremen)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

1 December
17:15
The Spread of Improvement: Why Innovation Accelerated in Britain, 1547-1851
Anton Howes (Brown)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

Spring Term 2018
DateSeminar details
12 January
17:15
Apprenticeship and growth in England, 1550-1800
Patrick Wallis (London School of Economics)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

26 January
17:15
Gold versus life. Enslaved jobbing gangs and amelioration in the British Caribbean
Nicholas Radburn (Lancaster University)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

9 February
17:15
Subtenancy uncovered. A new approach to agrarian capitalism in seventeenth and eighteenth century England
Joshua Rhodes (University of Exeter)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

23 February
17:15
A perpetual seminary and succession of merchants: the Merchant Adventurers of England as a monopoly company
Thomas Leng (University of Sheffield)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR

9 March
17:15
German bubble companies in 1720: transferring power and knowledge
Eve Rosenhaft (University of Liverpool)
IHR Seminar Room N304, Third Floor, IHR