History Webinars & Seminars 2020-2021

Here is a list of interesting webinars & seminars for 2020-2021: For inspiration and further research, please have a look at our TOPIC dedicated to ECONOMICS

Financial History Webinar Series

The Financial History Network is pleased to announce the Fall/Winter program for its 2020-2021 Financial History Webinar Series. The webinar sessions will take place throughout the academic year 2020-2021 on Mondays on Zoom at 5pm CET. It is possible to register on the Network’s Eventbrite page or the dedicated links to each session below. To receive the papers discussed, reminders of our sessions, and follow-up discussions of the issues raised during the webinar sessions, please fill in the form here. Full programme available here

Macro History Webinars

The Graduate Institute Geneva and a consortium of twenty-four other institutions (amongst which Banque de France, LSE, and Harvard University) are launching the International Macro History Online Seminar (IMHOS) series. The papers and sign-up form for Zoom can be found on the seminar website here The seminars will run from 23 September to 9 December 2020 and take place on-line every Wednesday, 5pm CET. Sep 23: Niall Ferguson, Black Swans, Dragon Kings and Gray Rhinos: The World War of 1914-1918 and the Pandemic of 2020-? Sep 30: Ali Kabiri, Harold James, John Landon-Lane, David Tuckett, Rickard Nyman, The Role of Sentiment in the Economy of the 1920s Oct 07: Neil Cummins, Hidden Wealth Oct 14: Marc Flandreau, How Vulture Investors Draft Constitutions: North and Weingast 30 years Later Oct 21: Morgan Kelly, Understanding Persistence Oct 28: Francesca Trivellato, When Property Rights Are Not Enough: Lessons from Renaissance Florence Nov 04: Caroline Fohlin and Stephanie Collet, The Berlin Stock Exchange in the ‘Great Disorder’ Nov 11: Amanda Gregg, Steven Nafziger, Corporate Finance of Industry in a Developing Economy: Panel Evidence from Imperial Russia Nov 18: Erik Bengtsson, Enrico Rubolino, Daniel Waldenstrom, What Determines the Capital Share over the Long Run of History? Nov 25: Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Vladimir Rodriguez-Caballero, Growth, war and pandemics: Europe in the very long-run Dec 02: Mark Carlson, Sergio Correia, Stephan Luck, The Effects of Banking Competition on Growth and Financial Stability: Evidence from the National Banking Era Dec 09: Kris Mitchener, Gary Richardson, Contagion of fear

Business History Collective

25/09/2020 16:00 UK GLOBAL Historical Cognition and Strategic Entrepreneurship. Diego Coraiola
30/09/2020 10:00 MEX IBEROAMÉRICA Capitalismo y operaciones bancarias en Brasil, siglo XX Aldo Musacchio y Sebastián Álvarez
14/10/2020 10:00 MEX IBEROAMÉRICA Las grandes empresas en la economía Argentina, 1900-1971 Norma Silvana Lanciotti
14/10/2020 16:00 UK GLOBAL Roundtable: Slavery and Business History Sherryllynne Haggerty, Rafael Pardo and Stephen Mullen
28/10/2020 10:00 MEX IBEROAMÉRICA Mesa redonda. La historia empresarial en revistas especializadas Paloma Férnandez, Luis Jauregui y Martín Monsalve
14/11/2020 10:00 MEX IBEROAMÉRICA Estrategias empresariales en el Valle del Cauca (Colombia) Ma. Fernanda Erazo, Sonia Jaimes y Julio Zuluaga
18/11/2020 16:00 UK GLOBAL Paths Taken: The Strategic Trajectories of Retail Organisations in the United States and the United Kingdom, 1950-1980 Tom Buckley
25/11/2020 10:00 MEX IBEROAMÉRICA Estrategias empresariales en México Martha Guerrero, Andrew Paxman y Ma. Guadalupe Venteño
02/12/2020 10:00 MEX IBEROAMÉRICA Historia bancaria en Latinoamérica Victor Flores y Clemente Penna

Young Scholars Initiative (YSI): Graduate Seminars in Economic History

The Young Scholar Initiative is launching the new season of its YSI Economic history graduate seminar: one-hour online talks with discussion, free to everyone to sign up and participate. It will be a good way for economic history graduate students to stay in touch and make everybody feel more energized and motivated. This would also be the occasion to get feedback on your ongoing work. It also aims to make up for all the cancelled conferences and seminars where we would have tested our research.If you are interested to attend in the webinar please register at this link. The program is as follows: Sept 29: Ezra Karger, The University of Chicago, The Long-Run Effect of Public Libraries on Children: Evidence from the Early 1900s Oct 13: Alejandro Ayuso, Carlos III University, Winners of Japanese colonization in Manchuria 1907-1945 Oct 27: Katherine Hauck, University of Arizona, Farm Production in Purchased and Homesteaded Farms in Kansas, circa 1870 Nov 10: Adam Frost, Harvard University, Entrepreneurial transformation of socialist China Nov 24: Vitantonio Mariella, Sapienza University, Tenancy contracts and social capital at the origins of the North-South divide in Italy Dec 08: Vincent Delabastita, KU Leuven, The Feudal Origins of Manorial Prosperity in 11th-century England Jan 12: Iris Fu, University of California, Los Angeles, Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth Loss: Evidence from the Freedman’s Bank Jan 26: Damian Clavel, Oxford University, A Miskitu Loan in the City of London?

Virtual Economic History Seminar

The University of Warwick has launched an online webinar series on Mondays 8-9pm CET. Here is the programme, all information here:
Sep. 21 Petra Moser Women in Science. Lessons from the Baby Boom (with Scott Kim) — recording available here
Sep. 28 Kilian Huber Are Bigger Banks Better? Firm-level Evidence from Germany — recording available here
Oct. 5 Pauline Grosjean Heroes and Villains: The Effects of Combat Heroism on Autocratic Values and Nazi Collaboration in France (with Julia Cagé, Anna Dagorret and Saumitra Jha)
Oct. 12 Christian Dippel O Captain! My Captain! Leadership and Team Cohesion in the Union Army (with Andreas Ferrara)
Oct. 19 Michael Makowsky Firearms and Violence Under Jim Crow (with Patrick Warren)
Oct. 26 Ruixue Jia The Nexus of Elites and War Mobilization: An Empirical Investigation (with Ying Bai and Jiaojiao Yang)
Nov. 2 Student session
Nov. 9 Nico Lacetera Does Scientific Progress Affect Cultural Change? A Digital Text Analysis (with Michela Giorcelli and Astrid Mariononi)
Nov. 16 Benjamin Marx J’Accuse! Antisemitism and Financial Markets in the Time of the Dreyfus Affair (with Quoc-Anh Do, Roberto Galbiati and Miguel A. Ortiz Serrano)
Nov. 23 Diana Van Patten Multinationals, Monopsony and Local Development: Evidence from the United Fruit Company (with Esteban Méndez-Chacón)
Nov. 30 Ömer Özak Borderline Disorder: (De Facto) Historical Ethnic Borders and Contemporary Conflict in Africa (with Emilio Depetris-Chauvin)
Dec. 7 Luis Martinez Technocratic Autocracy, Higher Education and Social Mobility (with Maria Angelica Bautista, Felipe Gonzaléz, Pablo Munoz and Mounu Prem)
Dec. 14 Sutanuka Roy British Colonial Gender Reform and Human Capital Investment (with Hiu F. Tam)

Colloquia Doctoralia: post doc webinars in history of economics

  • 8 October, h15 CET Manfredi Alberti, “L’economia italiana nella ‘crisi’ degli anni Settanta” (in Italian)
  • 22 October, h15 CET Michele Bee, “The pleasure of exchange: Adam Smith’s third kind of love”
  • 5 November, h15 CET Cosma Emilio Orsi, “Economic thought and social institutions in Eighteenth century England”
  • 20 November, h15 CET Alice Martini, “A historical overview on the theories of saving and economic growth: from classical thinkers to the ‘wealth theories’ of the 1950s”
  • 3 December, h15 CET Paolo Silvestri, “Tax Justice and Reciprocity: The Two Tales of (One) Benefit Principle”
  • 11 December, h15 CET Gianraimondo Farina, “Il sistema del dare in un’area rurale della Sardegna del XVIII° secolo. Fra riformismo e restaurazione: i monti frumentari e granatici nella regia contea del goceano (1726-1827)” (in Italian)
Connect via zoom link: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/71537146144?pwd=WS9YajA5aVRSTzdTV1pyQU4zNndOZz09
  • Tuesday, 22 Oct. 2019: Christopher Whittell, ‘An adulterate coin? The coinage of the British republic (1649-1660) within the tradition of English common law’
  • Tuesday, 5 Nov. 2019: Fleur Stolker, ‘Bankruptcy and insolvency in the early modern Court of Chancery, 1543-1628’
  • Tuesday, 19 Nov. 2019: Rob Bates, ‘An Organized Suspicion? Structuring Administration in the American Civil War Pension System, c.1875-1882’
  • Tuesday, 3 Dec. 2019: Saumya Saxena, ‘Court’ing Hindu Nationalism: The Supreme Court of India and the rise of Hindutva’
Register here: http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/2019/11/cambridge-legal-and-social-history.html

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