Upcoming events

E.g., 04/27/2017
De leden van het gilde van de Grote Kruisboog te Mechelen (ca. 1500). Bron: Wikimedia Commons
11 May 2017 12:45 - 13:45
Miguel Laborda-Péman analyzes the process of establishment and long-term change of historical institutions for collective action.
© iStockphoto.com/Cisquete
10 July 2017 16:00 - 14 July 2017 19:00
The XVI Biennial Conference of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) takes place in Utrecht in 2017.
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Economic and Social History Seminar
Seminar dr. James A. Robinson. Photographer: Bas van Hattum
ESH Seminar with James Robinson (1 September 2014)

The Economic and Social History research group of Utrecht University annually organises two series of seminars, one in spring and one in fall. Papers on a range of different topics related to economic and social history, from antiquity to recent times, are presented by scholars from within and outside the Netherlands.

The papers that will be presented during the seminars can be downloaded approximately one week in advance. All seminars start at 12.00 and will continue until 13.30. The programme of the most recent seminar series can be found below, previous presentations can be found in the archive.

Registration

Please send an e-mail to ESH-seminar@uu.nl if you would like to attend one of the seminars. 

Carsten de Dreu (Leiden University/UvA)

16 February 2017  
Ravensteynzaal, Kromme Nieuwegracht 80

Climatic Shocks Shape Innovation in Science and Technology: The Role of Climate Reconsidered

Julie Marfany (Durham University)

23 February 2017  
Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06

Title to be confirmed

Maarten Prak (Utrecht University)

2 March 2017  
Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06

Access to the trade: citizens, craft guilds, and social and geographical mobility in early modern Europe

Corinne Boter (WUR)

9 March 2017
Ravensteynzaal, Kromme Nieuwegracht 80

Women’s wages and the gender wage gap: A comparative study on the impact of structural change in the Dutch and British labour markets, 1750-1914

Valeria Giacomin (Copenhagen University)

16 March 2017  
Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06

Title to be confirmed

Matthew Hannaford (Utrecht University)

23 March 2017
Ravensteynzaal, Kromme Nieuwegracht 80

Drivers of economic and social transformation in pre-industrial southern Africa to 1830: climate, trade and the Portuguese factor

Tine de Moor (Utrecht University)

30 March 2017
Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06

Title to be confirmed

Jane Humphries (Oxford University)

6 April 2017   
Ravensteynzaal, Kromme Nieuwegracht 80

Title to be confirmed

Erik Hornung (University of Bayreuth)

13 April 2017
Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06

Title to be confirmed

Jordan Claridge (LSE)

20 April 2017
Janskerkhof 13, room 0.06

(Real) Wages in Late Medieval England: Evidence from Agriculture

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