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Seminars

Cultural and Historical Geography

Seminars and public lectures within the Cambridge Cultural and Historical Geography research group of the Department of Geography.

There are no forthcoming seminars scheduled at present.

Previous seminars

  • 16th June 2021 - Tom Heritage (Southampton):
    Poverty, Old Age and Outdoor Relief in Late-Victorian England. Details…
  • 9th June 2021 - Joana Pujadas-Mora (Autonomous University of Barcelona):
    Disentangling marriage seasonality: Family, politics and economy in the Barcelona area, 18th-19th centuries. Details…
  • 26th May 2021 - Xuesheng You (Swansea):
    Transport development and urban population change in the age of steam: A market access approach. Details…
  • 19th May 2021 - Zijing Shen (Cambridge):
    The occupational structure of Dongguan in the Pearl River Delta 1949-2010: A reconstruction from a High School Survey. Details…
  • 12th May 2021 - Dan Bogart (University of California, Irvine):
    Transport and urban growth in the first industrial revolution. Details…
  • 28th April 2021 - Eric Schneider (LSE):
    The effect of nutritional status on historical infectious disease morbidity: evidence from the London Foundling Hospital, 1892-1915. Details…
  • 10th March 2021 - Zhongwei Zhao (School of Demography, Australian National University):
    Major macro-socioeconomic driving forces of China’s mortality decline in recent decades. Details…
  • 24th February 2021 - Jim Oeppen (Interdisciplinary Centre on Population Dynamics, University of Southern Denmark):
    Can the slope of adult mortality by age be changed? An examination of case fatality for pneumonia under different treatment regimes, 1822-2010. Details…
  • 3rd December 2020 - David Todd (King’s College, London):
    Champagne capitalism: the economics of French informal empire in the nineteenth century. Details…
  • 30th November 2020 - Ella Sbaraini (Clare College, Cambridge):
    Embodying Suicidal Emotions, 1700-1850. Details…
  • 26th November 2020 - Ariadne Schmidt (Leiden):
    Prosecuting women: a comparative perspective on crime and gender before the Dutch criminal courts, c. 1600-1810. Details…
  • 19th November 2020 - Alexis Litvine (Cambridge):
    Comparing the incomparable: economic development in Britain and France 1700-1850. Details…
  • 16th November 2020 - Benjamin Schneider (Merton College, Oxford):
    Technological Change and the Inequality of Jobs: American Transport, 1750–1860. Details…
  • 12th November 2020 - David Edgerton (King’s College, London):
    The UK’s disappearing wartime imports 1939-1945: a statistical, ideological, and historiographical accounting. Details…
  • 5th November 2020 - Joe Day (Bristol):
    Internal migration in England and Wales, 1851-1911: the where, when, why and how. Details…
  • 2nd November 2020 - Tyler Rainford (University of Bristol):
    Pro Bono Publico: James Ashley, Punch, and the Alcoholic Drinks Trade in Eighteenth-Century London. Details…
  • 29th October 2020 - Harold James (Princeton):
    Making a modern central bank: the Bank of England 1979–2003. Details…
  • 22nd October 2020 - Peter Mandler (Cambridge):
    Writing the history of education as social and economic history. Details…
  • 19th October 2020 - Cameron Coventry (Federation University):
    A Social History of Keynesian Full Employment in Australia, 1936-75. Details…
  • 15th October 2020 - Marlous van Waijenburg (Harvard Business School):
    Financing the African colonial state: fiscal capacity building and forced labor. Details…
  • 8th October 2020 - Mark Bailey (University of East Anglia):
    The Black Death in England and the origins of the Little Divergence, 1348-1400. Details…
  • 29th April 2020 - Yoko Morita and Chiaki Yamamoto:
    When did mothers work? Determinants of the labour supply behaviour of married women in nineteenth century Britain. Details…
  • 20th February 2020 - Karolina Hutkova (London School of Economics):
    CANCELLED West Indies technologies in the East Indies: Imperial preference and sugar business in Bihar, 1800-1850s. Details…
  • 19th February 2020 - Beata Nowok (University of Edinburgh):
    Season of death: mortality in infancy and beyond in Scotland, 1861-1973. Details…
  • 5th February 2020 - Catalina Torres (University of Southern Denmark):
    Causes of death in Copenhagen, 1876-1900. Details…
  • 29th January 2020 - Yuzuru Kumon (Bocconi University):
    How Equality Created Poverty: Japanese Wealth Distribution and Living Standards 1600-1870. Details…
  • 23rd January 2020 - Samantha Williams (Cambridge):
    The ‘unruly infected’: enforcing the plague orders in Cambridge in 1625. Details…
  • 15th January 2020 - Dácil Juif (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid):
    The Impact of Copper Mining Activities on Schooling in Zambia from a Long-Term Perspective (1920 to 2000). Details…
  • 5th December 2019 - Prof. Richard Smith, Cambridge:
    The Tyranny of a Concept: the Origins of the European Marriage Pattern. Details…
  • 28th November 2019 - Prof. Peter Scott, Reading:
    CANCELLED: The anatomy of Britain’s inter-war super-rich: reconstructing the 1928 ‘millionaire’ population. Details…
  • 21st November 2019 - Alexandra Sapoznik, King's College London:
    Did peasants plough? Agricultural technology and the growth of the medieval economy. Details…
  • 14th November 2019 - Prof. Guido Alfani (Bocconi, Milan) and Dr Matteo di Tullia (Pavia):
    Roundtable discussion of "The Lion's Share: Inequality and the Rise of the Fiscal State in Preindustrial Europe" (2019). Details…
  • 7th November 2019 - Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk, Utrecht:
    Women Workers of the World United: Towards a global history of households, gender and work. Details…
  • 31st October 2019 - Cheng YANG (University of Cambridge):
    The occupational structure of China (1736-1898) and the Great Divergence. Details…
  • 24th October 2019 - Prof. Tracy Dennison, California Institute of Technology:
    The Political Economy of Serfdom: State Capacity and Institutional Change in Prussia and Russia. Details…
  • 17th October 2019 - Prof. Morgan Kelly, University College Dublin:
    The safety revolution in oceanic shipping, c. 1780-1825. Details…
  • 10th October 2019 - Simon Szreter:
    Drawing on History for Radical Policy: Incentivising an Ethical Economics. Details…
  • 12th June 2019 - David Green (KCL), Doug Brown (Kingston University), Kathleen McIlvenna (University of Derby) and Nicola Shelton (UCL):
    Addressing health: sickness and retirement in the Victorian Post Office. Details…
  • 22nd May 2019 - Toke Aidt (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge), Romola Davenport (Cambridge Group) and Felix Grey (Faculty of Economics, Cambridge):
    A new perspective on the role of public investment in sanitation and mortality decline in urban England 1870-1911. Details…
  • 16th May 2019 - Oscar Gelderblom (Utrecht) and Joost Jonker (Amsterdam):
    The Evolution of Financial Markets in the Early Modern Netherlands . Details…
  • 15th May 2019 - Andrea Caracausi (University of Padova) and Giulio Ongaro (Bicocca University Milan):
    Occupational Structures in the Republic of Venice (1780–1790). Details…
  • 9th May 2019 - Jessica Dijkman, University of Utrecht:
    Relief Stocks in Early Modern Holland. Details…
  • 8th May 2019 - Liam Kennedy (Queen's University, Belfast) and Peter Solar (Free University, Brussels):
    The famine that wasn't? 1799-1801 in Ireland. Details…
  • 25th April 2019 - Richard Bell, Oxford University:
    Charity, Debt and Social Control in > England's Early Modern Prisons. Details…
  • 11th March 2019 - Mustafe, TBD, University of Cambridge:
    MPhil Presentations. Details…
  • 6th March 2019 - Bob Bennett, Harry Smith, Carry van Lieshout, Piero Montebruno (University of Cambridge):
    The Age of Entrepreneurship: whole-population analysis of trends in entrepreneurship 1851-1911 from the censuses. Details…
  • 4th March 2019 - Eliska, Udayan, and Merel, University of Cambridge:
    MPhil Presentations. Details…
  • 27th February 2019 - Sir Roderick Floud:
    Purchasing Paradise: gardens in the English economy, 1660-1815. Details…
  • 25th February 2019 - Moritz Kaiser, University of Aberdeen:
    The Origins of ‘Penitents’: The Socio-Economic Backgrounds of the Inmates in an English Anglican Magdalen Home, 1848-1914 . Details…
  • 21st February 2019 - Fredrik Charpentier Ljungqvist (Stockholm):
    European building activity in times of crisis, 13th-17th centuries. Details…
  • 20th February 2019 - Miriam Müller (University of Birmingham):
    The freedom to act incompetently and the right to be fed suitably: Childhood and agency in the medieval English village. Details…
  • 20th February 2019 - Alice Reid (University of Cambridge):
    'If only this could be my last': new ideas about reducing family size during the demographic transition. Details…
  • 18th February 2019 - Felix Schaff, London School of Economics:
    Conflicts, State Growth and Economic Inequality in Pre-Industrial Germany, c. 1400-1618. Details…
  • 13th February 2019 - Nikolaus Wolf (Humboldt University Berlin):
    The return of regional inequality: Europe from 1900 to today. Details…
  • 11th February 2019 - Yitong Qiu, London School of Economics:
    Consumption Change in the Early and Mid-Qing: A Case Study of the Lower Yangze Delta . Details…
  • 6th February 2019 - Charlotte Berry (Goldsmiths’ Company):
    Neighbourhood, city and region: social networks on the margins of late medieval London. Details…
  • 4th February 2019 - Christopher Whittel, University of Cambridge:
    The Crisis of the Monetary System in Cromwellian Ireland . Details…
  • 31st January 2019 - Nuala Zahedieh (Edinburgh):
    Eric Williams and William Forbes: Copper, colonies, and the industrial revolution. Details…
  • 28th January 2019 - Andrea Ramazzotti, London School of Economics:
    The spatial distribution of Italy's population and the emergence of Zipf's Law, 1861-1991 . Details…
  • 23rd January 2019 - John Lee (Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York):
    The medieval clothier. Details…
  • 21st January 2019 - Ying Dai (University of Cambridge):
    The occupational structure of Chongqing in the Upper Yangzi Valley, China, 19th and 20th centuries. Details…
  • 29th November 2018 - Professor John Styles (University of Hertfordshire):
    Inducements to technical innovation in the British Industrial Revolution: markets, materiality and the invention of the spinning jenny. Details…
  • 26th November 2018 - Alex Tertzakian (University of Cambridge):
    The diffusion of mechanised technologies in the West Riding of Yorkshire textile industry c.1780­‐1911 and its impact on employment and wages. Details…
  • 22nd November 2018 - Dr Eilidh Garrett (Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure):
    Movers and stayers: populations, movement and measurement in historical demography. Details…
  • 19th November 2018 - Mostafa Abdelaal (University of Cambridge):
    Years of Turbulence, Years of Hope: Central African Copperbelt and the Industrial Development in Congo-Léopoldville and Zambia, from the Political Independence to the Economic Nationalization . Details…
  • 15th November 2018 - Dr Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz (University of Amsterdam):
    Conflict management in northern Europe, 1350-1570. Details…
  • 12th November 2018 - Michalis Bardanis (University of Ioannina, Greece):
    Brick and tile making in Athens, Greece, during 20th century. Details…
  • 5th November 2018 - Yasmin Shearmur (University of Cambridge):
    European integration and immigration policy, French and British experiences, 1976-1992. Details…
  • 29th October 2018 - Yushu Geng (University of Cambridge):
    Obscenity and the Politics of Moral Regulation in China and Singapore, 1919-1937. Details…
  • 25th October 2018 - Professor Patrick O’Brien (London School of Economics):
    Britain's wars with France, 1793-1815 and their contribution to the consolidation of the Industrial Revolution. Details…
  • 22nd October 2018 - Yiwen Qiu (University of Cambridge):
    Industrial development paths from an evolutionary perspective: the Chinese case, 1998-2013. Details…
  • 18th October 2018 - Professor Naomi Lamoreaux (Yale University):
    Opening the black box of the common-law legal regime: contrasts in the development of corporate law in Britain and the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Details…
  • 15th October 2018 - Eleanor Russell (University of Cambridge):
    The Spinelli Family: A mid-sized Florentine firm’s response to the opening of the Americas and Cape Route trade, 1450-1520. Details…
  • 11th October 2018 - Dr Lucy Newton (University of Reading):
    Women in banking: the introduction of the ‘Personal Banker’ at Barclays Bank in the 1970s. Details…
  • 8th October 2018 - Auriane Terki-Mignot (University of Cambridge):
    Patterns of female employment in the Pays de Caux and the Perche, 1792-1901. Details…
  • 4th October 2018 - Professor Pat Thane (King’s College London):
    Divided Kingdom: inequalities in the UK since 1900. Details…
  • 19th June 2018 - Cheng Yang (University of Cambridge):
    160 years of occupational structure: Late Imperial China and its regions. Details…
  • 5th June 2018 - Richard Smith (University of Cambridge):
    Environmental shocks and demographic consequences in England: 1280-1325 and 1580-1640 compared. Details…
  • 24th May 2018 - Tawny Paul, University of Exeter, and Jeremy Boulton, Newcastle University:
    Debtors’ schedules: a new source for understanding the economy in 18th-century England. Details…
  • 23rd May 2018 - Spike Gibbs (University of Cambridge):
    Lord, state and community elites in the late medieval and early modern village: the evidence of manorial officeholding. Details…
  • 22nd May 2018 - Isabelle Séguy (French National Institute for Demographic Studies (INED)) :
    New insights into historical plagues using GIS analysis: towards a retrodiagnosis of the unknown 1705 epidemic in Martigues (Bouches-du-Rhône, South of France). Details…
  • 15th May 2018 - Jean-Pascal Bassino (Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) de Lyon; Lyons Institute of East Asian Studies):
    Population growth and female status in 19th century Southeast Asia: evidence from parish-level data for the Philippines. Details…
  • 10th May 2018 - Kathryn Gary, University of Lund:
    The extreme seasonality of early modern casual labour and what it means for workers’ incomes: Sweden 1500-1830. Details…
  • 9th May 2018 - Milan Pajic (University of Cambridge):
    Fortunes of urban fullers in fourteenth-century England. Details…
  • 8th May 2018 - Alan Fernihough (Queen's University Belfast):
    Population and poverty in pre-famine Ireland. Details…
  • 3rd May 2018 - Eleanor Robson, University of Cambridge:
    Contested ground: Agricultural improvement in Hatfield Level, 1625-1660. Details…
  • 26th April 2018 - Matthew Pawelski, University of Lancaster:
    ‘Women’, ‘Lads’ and ‘Copers’: Household, community, and the divisions of labour at the Derbyshire lead mines, c.1736-1765. Details…
  • 21st February 2018 - Richard Kelleher (Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge):
    Coinage in the later medieval countryside: single-finds and the evidence from Rendlesham, Suffolk. Details…
  • 15th February 2018 - Dr Jonathan Healey, University of Oxford:
    Religion, revelry and resistance in Jacobean Lancashire. Details…
  • 7th February 2018 - Gabriel Byng (Cambridge):
    Architecture and the English economy, 1200-1500: a new history of the parish church over the longue durée. Details…
  • 6th February 2018 - Eli Nomes (University of Leuven):
    The Mid-Twentieth Century Babyboom and the Role of Social Interaction. An Agent-Based Modelling Approach. Details…
  • 1st February 2018 - Dr Briony McDonagh, University of Hull:
    Elite women and the agricultural landscape . Details…
  • 24th January 2018 - Katie Ball (Oxford):
    The exceptional case of the late medieval English economy: comparing price, wage and rent trends to Scotland and the Southern Low Countries. Details…
  • 23rd January 2018 - Frances Richardson (University of Oxford):
    Were nonconformist occupations different? A comparison with fathers' occupations from Anglican baptisms in six Welsh hundreds, 1813-20. Details…
  • 18th January 2018 - Prof. Laurence Fontaine:
    Whom to trust to moralise the market. Details…
  • 30th November 2017 - Professor Ewout Frankema, Wageningen University & Research:
    Why Malthus wasn’t African. Reviewing explanations and implications of low population densities in pre-1900 Sub-Saharan Africa. Details…
  • 30th November 2017 - Philip Howell, University of Cambridge:
    The slow death of Victorian liberal governmentality. Details…
  • 27th November 2017 - Sara Caputo (University of Cambridge):
    Building a Demographic Profile of Foreign Seamen in the British Navy, 1793-1815. Details…
  • 23rd November 2017 - Professor Kevin Schürer, University of Leicester:
    Using 'big data' to explore household and family structures in England and Wales in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Details…
  • 20th November 2017 - Sabine Schneider (University of Cambridge):
    Imperial Germany, Pax Britannica, and the Political Economy of the Gold Standard, 1871-1914. Details…
  • 16th November 2017 - Dr Siân Pooley, University of Oxford:
    The children of the state? The social impact of welfare in modern Britain. Details…
  • 16th November 2017 - Hannah Neate, Manchester Metropolitan University:
    Decolonisation and disciplinary histories, 1948-1990. Details…
  • 13th November 2017 - Damilola A. Adebayo (University of Cambridge):
    Between Economic Pragmatism and the 'Civilising Mission': Making a Case for the Domestic Electrification of Southern Nigeria, 1930 to 1960. Details…
  • 9th November 2017 - Ian Kumekawa, Centre for History and Economics:
    The first serious optimist: A.C. Pigou and the politics of welfare economics. Details…
  • 6th November 2017 - Callum Easton (University of Cambridge):
    Crime, Punishment, and Body Snatching: Contested Memories of the 1797 Naval Mutinies. Details…
  • 2nd November 2017 - Professor Jane Whittle, University of Exeter:
    The gender division of labour in Early Modern England: a new approach with new findings. Details…
  • 30th October 2017 - Kayt Button (University of Cambridge):
    The Central Electricity Board - Accidental Conservationists?. Details…
  • 26th October 2017 - Dr Lluís To Figueras, Universitat de Girona:
    Cloth consumption and commercialisation in the Western Mediterranean before the Black Death. Details…
  • 23rd October 2017 - Jonah Miller (King's College London):
    The patriarchal republic: local officeholding in early modern England. Details…
  • 12th October 2017 - Dr Phil Slavin, University of Kent:
    The Great European Famine of 1315-7 revisited: nature, institutions and demography. Details…
  • 5th October 2017 - Dr Anthony Hotson, Centre for Financial History and Darwin College:
    Respectable banking: the search for stability in London’s money and credit markets since 1695. Details…
  • 24th May 2017 - Marta Gravela (University of Turin):
    The value of goods and value of people. Assessing urban fiscal policies in late medieval Italy. Details…
  • 22nd May 2017 - Piotr Koryś (University of Warsaw):
    The road from serfdom. The evolution of occupational structure of Polish lands in the long 19th century. Details…
  • 18th May 2017 - Susan Flavin (Anglia University):
    Institutional Diets in Sixteenth-Century Ireland. Details…
  • 15th May 2017 - James Boyd (Cambridge):
    Commodities, Commerce and Risk: Transforming Access to American Settlement after Napoleon. Details…
  • 10th May 2017 - Judith Spicksley (University of York):
    Revisiting Vinogradoff’s interpretation of Bracton: why was a servus not a slave?. Details…
  • 8th May 2017 - Frank Geary and Tom Stark:
    150 years of regional GDP: United Kingdom and Ireland. Details…
  • 4th May 2017 - Poul Holm (Trinity College Dublin):
    The North Atlantic Fish Revolution - a Distant Mirror of Climate Change and Globalisation. Details…
  • 27th April 2017 - Margaret Lanzinger (Vienna) and Janine Maegraith (Cambridge):
    Composition of Wealth: Between Kinship Entitlements and Market Access. Details…
  • 16th March 2017 - Tim Brown, Queen Mary University of London:
    Making Imperial Citizens: Barnardo’s and the Preparation and Care of Child Emigrants, 1882-1905. Details…
  • 10th March 2017 - Andrew Barry (UCL), Nigel Clark (Lancaster):
    CCHG series: Political Geology Workshop. Details…
  • 8th March 2017 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    CCHG: Imagining infrastructures workshop. Details…
  • 6th March 2017 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    MPhil Presentations Part II. Details…
  • 2nd March 2017 - John Morgan (University of Manchester):
    Storm surges and state formation in early modern England: coping with flooding in coastal and lowland Lincolnshire. Details…
  • 27th February 2017 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    MPhil Presentations Part I. Details…
  • 22nd February 2017 - Harmony Dewez:
    The role of pragmatic literacy in estate management. Details…
  • 20th February 2017 - James Perry (Lancaster):
    Foreign-born migrants in the Integrated Census Microdata, 1851-1911. Details…
  • 16th February 2017 - Julie Hardwick (University of Texas at Austin):
    Accounting for women: account books, petty commerce and re-thinking the transition to capitalism. Details…
  • 16th February 2017 - Professor Lucy Bland, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge:
    Mixed race children of black GIs and British women born in WWII. Details…
  • 14th February 2017 - Professor K.A.P. Siddhisena (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka):
    Ageing Population and Elderly Care in Sri Lanka. Details…
  • 13th February 2017 - Francisco Beltrán Tapia (Cambridge):
    Where are the missing girls? Gender discrimination in 19th-century Spain. Details…
  • 8th February 2017 - James Davis:
    Travelling to town: medieval peasants in the urban marketplace. Details…
  • 8th February 2017 - Owen Hatherley, guest speaker:
    Austerity Nostalgia. Details…
  • 6th February 2017 - Carry van Lieshout (Cambridge):
    Drainage and water supply in 18th century London. Details…
  • 2nd February 2017 - Christof Jeggle (University of Würzburg):
    Divergences or varieties in European economic development?. Details…
  • 30th January 2017 - Ana Avino-de-Pablo (Ghent):
    The Treaty of Westminster: a turning point for the Anglo Iberian trade in the late 15th century?. Details…
  • 25th January 2017 - Nicholas Amor:
    The Suffolk clothier in the age of Henry VII. Details…
  • 23rd January 2017 - Diego Carnevale (Birkbeck):
    Placing the dead in 18th century European metropolis: institutions, economy, beliefs. Details…
  • 19th January 2017 - James Shaw (University of Sheffield):
    Women as creditors, debtors and intermediaries: the informal economy of credit in seventeenth-century Venice. Details…
  • 16th January 2017 - Dr Tim Brown, Queen Mary University of London:
    tbc. Details…
  • 1st December 2016 - Professor Osamu Saito (Hitotsubashi, Japan):
    Industrialisation, inter-sectoral linkage and occupational structure: Britain, Germany and Japan, c.1850-1935. Details…
  • 28th November 2016 - Kathryn Gary (Lund University):
    Men's daily and annual wages in early modern Sweden. Details…
  • 24th November 2016 - Sebastian Keibek, University of Cambridge:
    The development of the male occupational structure of England and Wales between 1600 and 1850. Details…
  • 21st November 2016 - Walter Jansson (University of Cambridge):
    Finance and regional growth in Britain, 1870-1913. Details…
  • 17th November 2016 - Professor Chris Dyer, University of Leicester:
    Inequality and social mobility in medieval England. Details…
  • 17th November 2016 - Dr Avril Maddrell, UWE Bristol:
    Mapping grief: a conceptual framework for understanding the diverse spatialities of death, mourning and remembrance. Details…
  • 14th November 2016 - Simon Gallagher (University of Cambridge):
    Family structure and the admission of children to the workhouse in post-famine Ireland. Details…
  • 10th November 2016 - Professor Pat Hudson and Dr Keith Tribe:
    The Piketty opportunity: inequality, global comparisons and a new agenda for economic history. Details…
  • 7th November 2016 - Niccolò Serri (University of Cambridge):
    Welfare and industrial conflict in the Italian automobile industry, 1968-1975. Details…
  • 3rd November 2016 - Professor Bernard Harris, University of Strathclyde:
    The growth of sanitary intervention in nineteenth-century England and Wales. Details…
  • 31st October 2016 - Luis Almenar (University of Valencia):
    Eating and drinking as a medieval peasant. Innovations in table manners in late medieval rural Valencia. Details…
  • 27th October 2016 - Dr Judy Stephenson, University of Oxford:
    Labouring in early modern London. Details…
  • 27th October 2016 - Professor Anna Clark, University of Minnesota:
    Rage against the Machine: Individuals in the British Empire. Details…
  • 24th October 2016 - Cheng Yang (University of Cambridge):
    Occupational structure of late Imperial China, 1738-1899. Details…
  • 20th October 2016 - Professor Paul Lovejoy, York University, Ontario:
    The economics of the ‘Second Slavery’ in the Jihad states of West Africa. Details…
  • 20th October 2016 - Ben Garlick, University of Edinburgh:
    Awkward biopolitics: osprey conservation, pesticides and biosecurity on Speyside, 1963-1968. Details…
  • 17th October 2016 - Alain Naef (University of Cambridge):
    Does sterilised central bank intervention have long term effects on exchange rate? The case of the British Exchange Equalisation Account, 1952-1972. Details…
  • 13th October 2016 - Professor John Turner, Queen's University Belfast:
    Common Law and the origins of shareholder protection. Details…
  • 10th October 2016 - Spike Gibbs (University of Cambridge):
    Patterns of manorial office holding at late medieval and early modern Little Downham, 1300-1600. Details…
  • 6th October 2016 - Professor Gareth Stedman Jones, University of Cambridge and Queen Mary, London:
    'Pressure from without': Karl Marx and the politics and economics of 1867. Details…
  • 6th June 2016 - Cristiano Ristuccia (Cambridge):
    Saved by the British Empire: how the US escaped the Great Depression. Details…
  • 25th May 2016 - Mark Forrest (Dorset History Centre):
    The changing fortunes of Poole, Lyme and Melcombe: wool, cloth, tax, trade and the fifteenth century Dorset economy. Details…
  • 23rd May 2016 - Frederik Pedersen (University of Aberdeen):
    White Lies and Alibis: Litigants, Lawyers and Law in Fourteenth-Century York Marriage Disputes. Details…
  • 16th May 2016 - Pavla Jirkova (CERGE-EI, Prague):
    Consignatio Hoc Calamitoso Tempore Pestis: Mortality Specifics of the Plague Year 1680 in Bohemia. Details…
  • 12th May 2016 - Hülya Canbakal (Sabanci University, Istanbul) (with Alpay Filiztekin, Sabanci):
    Slaves and slave ownership in Ottoman Bursa, 1460-1880. Details…
  • 11th May 2016 - Ian Forrest (Oxford):
    Trust and Inequality in Late Medieval England. Details…
  • 9th May 2016 - Joseph Molitoris (University of Copenhagen):
    Feeling the Squeeze: The Effect of Birth Spacing on Infant and Child Mortality during the Demographic Transition. Details…
  • 28th April 2016 - Beatrice Zucca Micheletto (University of Rouen):
    Women, property and work: some considerations of the Italian case (Turin, 18th century). Details…
  • 25th April 2016 - Mark Thomas (University of Virginia):
    Anglo-American productivity differentials once again. Details…
  • 10th March 2016 - Lloyd Bonfield (New York Law School):
    Give me your wealthy: immigration policy in late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century England. Details…
  • 10th March 2016 - Kayleigh Garthwaite, Department of Geography, Durham University:
    Behaving badly? Perspectives on health inequalities in two socially contrasting neighbourhoods in North East England. Details…
  • 9th March 2016 - Mark Bailey (UEA):
    Patterns of migration in late-medieval England. Details…
  • 7th March 2016 - Professor B. Zorina Khan (Bowdoin College, USA, and National Bureau of Economic Research):
    Knowledge, human capital and economic development: evidence from the British industrial revolution, 1750-1930. Details…
  • 2nd March 2016 - Professor Jane Humphries (Oxford):
    Ellen McArthur Lecture: Eve Also Delved: Gendering Economic History (4). Details…
  • 1st March 2016 - Professor Jane Humphries (Oxford):
    Ellen McArthur Lecture: Eve Also Delved: Gendering Economic History (3). Details…
  • 29th February 2016 - Leslie Chang, Jacapo Satori, Ryan Ripamonti, Emiliano Travieso, and Aditya Basrur (University of Cambridge):
    M. Phil Presentations II. Financial and Business History. Details…
  • 25th February 2016 - Jason Dittmer, University College London:
    NATO Interoperability and Geopolitical Assemblages. Details…
  • 24th February 2016 - Professor Jane Humphries (Oxford):
    Ellen McArthur Lecture: Eve Also Delved: Gendering Economic History (2). Details…
  • 23rd February 2016 - Professor Jane Humphries (Oxford):
    Ellen McArthur Lecture: Eve Also Delved: Gendering Economic History (1). Details…
  • 22nd February 2016 - Daniel Allemann, Stephanie Ternullo, Rosa Hodgkin, Connor Lempriere, and Callum Easton (University of Cambridge):
    M.Phil Presentations I. Economics, Politics and Policy. Details…
  • 15th February 2016 - Joe Day (Cambridge Group, University of Cambridge):
    A Match Made in...Middlesbrough? Migration and the Marriage Market in the Late Nineteenth Century. Details…
  • 11th February 2016 - Naomi Tadmor (Lancaster):
    The settlement of the poor and the rise of the form. Details…
  • 10th February 2016 - Daniel Curtis (Utrecht):
    The shock to reinvigorate medieval economic history?. Details…
  • 8th February 2016 - Mikolaj Szoltysek (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology):
    Did family matter? Family systems, patriarchy, and human capital inequalities in historical Europe. Details…
  • 1st February 2016 - Dr Jean-Pascal Bassino (ENS Lyon), Dr Kyoji Fukao (IER, Hitotsubashi University) and Dr Tokihiko Settsu (Musashi University):
    Revisiting Meiji Japan's economic miracle: the structural and regional dimensions of productivity growth (1874-1909). Details…
  • 27th January 2016 - Susan Oosthuizen (Cambridge):
    A reconsideration of Domesday population densities in the Cambridgeshire fenland. Details…
  • 25th January 2016 - Sebastian Keibek (University of Cambridge):
    The male occupational structure of England and Wales, 1700-1850. Details…
  • 18th January 2016 - Paco Ruzzante (University of Cambridge):
    Beveridge calling: The social insurance and allied services and the Mediterranean welfare model, 1942-1950s. Details…
  • 14th January 2016 - Andrea Caracausi (Padova):
    Craft guilds, apprenticeship and human capital formation in early modern Italy. Details…
  • 3rd December 2015 - Gareth Austin (Geneva/Cambridge):
    Global Economic Development and the Anthropocene. Details…
  • 30th November 2015 - Alice Dolan (Institute of Historical Research):
    What was linen? Flax and hemp at home and work in 18th-century England. Details…
  • 26th November 2015 - Patricia Clavin (Oxford):
    Human Security, Food and International Order, 1918-1939. Details…
  • 26th November 2015 - Jake Hodder, University of Nottingham:
    Untangling Black Internationalisms: Bayard Rustin, Nonviolence and the Promise of Africa, c. 1953. Details…
  • 23rd November 2015 - Josh Ivinson (Cambridge):
    The local and transnational organisation of the nascent Newfoundland dry cod trade, 1550-1650. Details…
  • 19th November 2015 - Maria Agren (Uppsala):
    Gender and Work in Early Modern Sweden. Details…
  • 16th November 2015 - Nikita Dmtriev (Pantheon-Sorbonne):
    Land market and the long 12th century transformation in Foligno county. Details…
  • 12th November 2015 - Michael Anderson (Edinburgh):
    British Demography, c.1850-c.2000. How and Why was Scotland Different?. Details…
  • 12th November 2015 - Oli Mould, Royal Holloway:
    An urban politics of subversive creativity: Architecture, objects and the urban terrain. Details…
  • 9th November 2015 - Craig McMahon (Cambridge):
    A comparative analysis of payday lending in America and Britain, 1900-1930s. Details…
  • 5th November 2015 - Phillipp Schofield (Aberystwyth):
    Medieval English Peasants and Culture. Details…
  • 5th November 2015 - Sam Strong, University of Cambridge:
    The spatial politics of aspiration. Details…
  • 2nd November 2015 - Partha Shil (Cambridge):
    Recruitment of constabulary labour in colonial Bengal 1861-1900. Details…
  • 29th October 2015 - Sheilagh Ogilvie (Cambridge):
    Was Domar Right? The Second Serfdom in Early Modern Bohemia. Details…
  • 26th October 2015 - Toby Salisbury (Cambridge):
    Poaching and sedition in thirteenth century England. Details…
  • 22nd October 2015 - Anne Murphy (Hertfordshire):
    The Bank of England and the Genesis of Modern Management. Details…
  • 19th October 2015 - Miguel Morin (Cambridge):
    Adapting to workplace technological change over the long run: Evidence from US longitudinal data. Details…
  • 12th October 2015 - Mike Schraer (Cambridge):
    Land and credit in the asset allocations of the Jews in late 14th-century Zaragoza. Details…
  • 13th July 2015 - Professor Deng Hui, Peking University :
    Regional Man-land Relationship in the Northern Chinese Frontier in History. Details…
  • 1st June 2015 - Dr Isabelle Devos (Ghent University):
    Female labourers in early nineteenth-century rural Flanders. What's in a name?. Details…
  • 28th May 2015 - Lizzie Richardson (University of Cambridge):
    Performance and aesthetics in geography: a cultural politics beyond representation?. Details…
  • 27th May 2015 - Jo Sear:
    Consumption and trade in East Anglian market towns and their hinterlands in the late middle ages. Details…
  • 18th May 2015 - Dr Eric Schneider (University of Sussex):
    The influence of infant feeding and disease morbidity on children's growth: evidence from the London Foundling Hospital, 1893-1919. Details…
  • 14th May 2015 - Friederike Scholten (Münster):
    Rational investment behaviour on manorial estates – Grain storage in the Rhineland area and Westphalia (18th & 19th century) . Details…
  • 14th May 2015 - Joe Day (Cambridge Group, University of Cambridge):
    The determinants of historic migration streams: The importance of cultural barriers. Details…
  • 13th May 2015 - Jean Birrell and Ros Faith:
    Peasant farmers and their workers in medieval England. Details…
  • 11th May 2015 - Eduard Alvarez (Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain) and Professor Jordi Marti Henneberg (University of Lleida, Spain):
    Railways and population: spatial interactions. Details…
  • 27th April 2015 - Dr Francisco J. Beltrán Tapia (with Julio Martínez-Galarraga) (Cambridge):
    Land Access Inequality and Education in Pre-industrial Spain. Details…
  • 23rd April 2015 - Helen Berry (Newcastle):
    Foundling Hospital Children and their Employment, c. 1750-1850: Some Preliminary Findings. Details…
  • 9th March 2015 - Alexandra Digby/Neil Gandhi (Cambridge):
    MPhil Presentations. Details…
  • 5th March 2015 - Carl Griffin (University of Sussex):
    Geography’s final imperial frontier? On the influence of Geography on the humanities' 'spatial turn'. Details…
  • 2nd March 2015 - Ellen Nye/Tim Rudnicki/Cheng Yang (Cambridge):
    MPhil Presentations. Details…
  • 26th February 2015 - Emily O’Gorman (Macquarie University):
    The invention of wetlands: histories of conservation and contestation from Australia. Details…
  • 25th February 2015 - Eleanor Standley:
    Medieval textiles and the Portable Antiquities Scheme: a handmaiden’s yarn. Details…
  • 23rd February 2015 - Dr Miguel Morin (Cambridge):
    The labor market consequences of electricity adoption: concrete evidence from the Great Depression. Details…
  • 19th February 2015 - Joseph Harley (Leicester):
    Pauper inventories and the material lives of the English poor, c.1680-1834. Details…
  • 19th February 2015 - Ruth Craggs (King’s College London):
    British New Towns, decolonisation, and the global geographies of urban expertise. Details…
  • 11th February 2015 - Susan Kilby:
    Knowing your place: contrasting peasant landscapes within medieval manors. Details…
  • 9th February 2015 - Dr Paul Puschmann (University of Leuven):
    Revisiting the Urban Graveyard Debate: An analysis of mortality differences between natives and migrants in North-Western European port cities: Antwerp, Rotterdam and Stockholm, 1850-1930. Details…
  • 5th February 2015 - Judy Stephenson (LSE):
    Skill, work and pay in London building trades, 1660 - 1790. Details…
  • 2nd February 2015 - Hannaliis Jaadla (Tallinn University):
    The impact of water supply and sanitation on infant mortality in Tartu (Estonia), 1897-1900. Details…
  • 28th January 2015 - Steve Rigby:
    Justifying inequality: peasants in medieval ideology. Details…
  • 26th January 2015 - Marta Musso (Cambridge):
    The Oil Industry in the Algerian Decolonisation Process. Details…
  • 22nd January 2015 - Dr Wouter Ryckbosch (University of Antwerp):
    Singing the praises of tea. Social hierarchy, consumption and Asiatic luxury in the early modern Low Countries. Details…
  • 19th January 2015 - Professor Carmen Sarasúa (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona):
    Women’s work and structural change. Manufactures in 18th-century rural Spain. Details…
  • 4th December 2014 - Dr Jaco Zuijderduijn (Leiden):
    Living la vita apostolica. Life expectancy and mortality of nuns in late-medieval Holland. Details…
  • 1st December 2014 - Hillary Taylor (Yale):
    The Affective Economy of Social Relations in Early Modern England. Details…
  • 27th November 2014 - Professor Sir E.A. Wrigley (Cambridge):
    What was an organic economy?. Details…
  • 27th November 2014 - Caroline Bressey, University College London:
    Conversations with Caroline: archival spaces of the Victorian asylum. Details…
  • 24th November 2014 - Stephen Pierpoint (Cambridge):
    The Fiscal-Military State and the Land Tax - Observations from Kent and London. Details…
  • 20th November 2014 - Professor David Reher (Complutense University, Madrid):
    The aftermath of the demographic transition in the developed world. Details…
  • 20th November 2014 - Akanksha Marphatia, University of Cambridge:
    Can the past help us to understand the present? A life-course perspective on the predictors and consequences of adolescent education and life outcomes in rural India. Details…
  • 17th November 2014 - Corinne Boter (Wageningen):
    Ideal vs Reality? The Ideal of the Breadwinner-Homemaker Household in Industrializing Regions in the Netherlands, ca. 1890. Details…
  • 6th November 2014 - Professor Paul Warde (East Anglia):
    Trees, trade and textiles: tracing ecological dependency in British industry, c.1550-1750. Details…
  • 6th November 2014 - Natalie Cox, University of Warwick:
    The turbulent tale of Richard Burton, an armchair, and the Hakluyt Society: a story of nineteenth-century geography and the materialities of exploration. Details…
  • 3rd November 2014 - Mingjie Xu (Cambridge):
    Disorder and Rebellion in Cambridgeshire in 1381. Details…
  • 27th October 2014 - Imogen Wedd (Cambridge):
    Reconstructing Yeoman Communities in Early Modern Kent. Details…
  • 20th October 2014 - Keith Sugden (Cambridge):
    The impact of mechanization upon female and male employment in the English textile industry, circa 1780-1851. Details…
  • 13th October 2014 - Carolyn Dougherty (York):
    Carrying Trade. Details…
  • 9th October 2014 - Professor Simon Szreter (Cambridge):
    How much venereal disease was there in England's modern demographic history?. Details…
  • 9th June 2014 - Stefan Öberg (University of Gothenburg):
    Long-term changes in sickness among young men in Sweden, 1851-1930: Evidence from military sources. Details…
  • 4th June 2014 - Mingjie Xu:
    Disorder and rebellion in Cambridgeshire in 1381. Details…
  • 2nd June 2014 - Dr Natalia Mora-Sitja (Cambridge):
    Female employment, occupational structure, and industrialisation in comparative perspective. Details…
  • 22nd May 2014 - Dr Tariq Jazeel, Department of Geography, University College London:
    Between comparison and singularity: architecture, Auroville and the aesthetic politics of urban Utopianism. Details…
  • 21st May 2014 - Alex Sapoznik:
    ‘To dig and to delve and to drive away hunger’: peasants and the intensification of English agriculture, 1000-1300. Details…
  • 19th May 2014 - Dr Alexis Litvine (Cambridge):
    French occupational structure and labour productivity: what can new estimates tell us about the pace and nature of French industrialisation?. Details…
  • 15th May 2014 - Andrew Burn (Durham):
    'Pity the poor keelmen’*. Modelling seasonal work and annual income in early industrial Newcastle upon Tyne. Details…
  • 14th May 2014 - John Langdon:
    A war over water: the contestation of river environments in medieval and early modern England. Details…
  • 12th May 2014 - Dr Antonio Cámara (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona):
    The implications of the relationship between height and mortality for historical demography. Evidence from contextual and individual approaches in 19th-Century Spain. Details…
  • 8th May 2014 - Dr David Beckingham, University of Cambridge:
    The pledge and the public sphere: Father Mathew and the politics of temperance. Details…
  • 5th May 2014 - Professor M. Erdem Kabadayi (Istanbul Bilgi University):
    Occupational Structures of Ottoman Cities in Mid-Nineteenth Century: Regional Differentiation or Cohesion? . Details…
  • 1st May 2014 - John Walter (Essex):
    ‘Know all men whom this may concerne...’*. The Protestation returns and early modern social and economic history. Details…
  • 28th April 2014 - Dr Samantha Williams (Cambridge):
    The maintenance of bastard children in London, 1770-1834. Details…
  • 13th March 2014 - D'Maris Coffman, Cambridge:
    The brewing industry in England revisited. Details…
  • 10th March 2014 - Sophie McGeevor (Cambridge):
    What can autobiographies tell us about women's time-use in 19th century England?. Details…
  • 6th March 2014 - D’Maris Coffman (Cambridge):
    The brewing industry in England revisited. Details…
  • 6th March 2014 - Mr Chay Brooks (University of Cambridge):
    “The ignorance of the uneducated”: Cold War Philanthropy and the Institute of International Education. Details…
  • 3rd March 2014 - Professor Richard Smith (Cambridge):
    Reconsidering recent estimates of the occupational structure of late fourteenth century England. Details…
  • 24th February 2014 - Professor Janet McCalman and Dr Rebecca Kippen (University of Melbourne):
    What happened to them? Life courses of convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) 1812-1852. Details…
  • 20th February 2014 - Samantha Williams (Cambridge):
    The punishment of unmarried parents in London, 1695-1834. Details…
  • 20th February 2014 - Dr Philip Howell (University of Cambridge):
    Finding a Forever Home? The Battersea Dogs Home and the Victorian Domestication of the Dog. Details…
  • 17th February 2014 - Vellore Arti (Oxford):
    "The Dust Was Long in Settling": Human Capital and the Lasting Impact of the American Dust Bowl. Details…
  • 13th February 2014 - Dr John Morrissey (National University of Ireland, Galway):
    Colonial Subjection: Emergent Forms of Governmentality in Early Modern Ireland.. Details…
  • 10th February 2014 - Dr Mohamed Saleh (University of Toulouse):
    The Reluctant Transformation: Modernization, Religion, and Human Capital in Nineteenth Century Egypt. Details…
  • 6th February 2014 - Alex Shepard (Glasgow):
    Maintaining oneself in early modern England. Details…
  • 3rd February 2014 - Caroline Rusterholtz (University of Fribourg):
    The transformation of the costs of children and its impact on reproductive behaviour: a comparative analysis of the second demographic transition in Switzerland. Details…
  • 27th January 2014 - Sebastian Keibek (Cambridge):
    Probate records as a source of occupational information. Details…
  • 20th January 2014 - Dr Andrew Hinde (University of Southampton):
    Mortality in English market towns during the 'parish register era', c1550 - c1825 . Details…
  • 2nd December 2013 - Lyn Boothman (Cambridge):
    Office holding, social status and stability in a small town, 1661-1861. Details…
  • 25th November 2013 - Simon Abernethy (Cambridge):
    Deceptive data? The New Survey of London Life and Labour, 1928-31. Details…
  • 18th November 2013 - Edmond Smith (Cambridge):
    The multiplicitous networks of the East India Company, 1599-1603. Details…
  • 11th November 2013 - Adam Crymble (Cambridge):
    Measuring Immigrant Crime in London: The Irish 1801-1820. Details…
  • 4th November 2013 - Stephen Pierpoint (Cambridge):
    17th & 18th century land taxes in England; 'hardly changed since the middle ages' or cutting edge technology. A Kent case study. Details…
  • 28th October 2013 - Ellen Potter (Cambridge):
    Female employment in the nineteenth century censuses: Methods, pitfalls, and prostitutes. Details…
  • 24th October 2013 - Dr Alice Reid (Cambridge):
    Call the midwife: death in childbirth in historical perspective. Details…
  • 21st October 2013 - Xuesheng You (Cambridge):
    'Kin-servant' in 1881 British Census Enumerators' Books: Actual Work or Random Enumeration. Details…
  • 14th October 2013 - Anne Hanley (Cambridge):
    Venereology at the Polyclinic, 1899-1914. Details…
  • 17th June 2013 - Keith Sugden, Cambridge:
    The Male Occupational Structure of Norwich, circa 1720-1841: Evidence from Quarter Session and Other Records. Details…
  • 10th June 2013 - Eric Schneider, Department of Economics, University of Oxford:
    Real wages and the household: Quantifying the economy of makeshifts of the poor in 18th-century England. Details…
  • 20th May 2013 - Dr Emmanuel Garnier, University of Caen:
    The volcano Laki in 1783: a serial killer? A French-English comparison. Details…
  • 13th May 2013 - Professor Tim Guinnane, Department of Economics, Yale University:
    Sample-selection bias in the historical heights literature. Details…
  • 6th May 2013 - Dr Hiroaki Muppy Matsuura, School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, University of Oxford:
    State Constitutional Commitment to Health and Health Care and Population Health Outcomes: Evidence from Historical U.S. Data. Details…
  • 11th March 2013 - Prof. Jeremy Boulton, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, University of Newcastle:
    Clerical policy and local population studies: christening fees in Georgian Westminster. Details…
  • 4th March 2013 - Mr Xuesheng You, University of Cambridge:
    Women's work by marital status in England and Wales in 1881: Evidence from the Census Enumerator's Books. Details…
  • 25th February 2013 - Atiyab Sultan:
    Impoverishing development? Institution-building in Colonial Punjab (1849-1947). Details…
  • 28th January 2013 - Dr Amornrat Bunnag, Academic Officer, Centre of Doctrine and Strategic Development, Army Training Command, Bangkok.:
    Populating 19th century Siam: war/capture/resettlement versus the recruitment of free labour in a southeast Asian demographic system. Details…
  • 19th November 2012 - Xuesheng You (Cambridge Group):
    Widows' Work: Some Evidence from the 1881 Census Enumerators' Books. Details…
  • 29th October 2012 - Charles Read (Cambridge):
    The Irish Famine: Britain’s Biggest Economic Policy Failure?. Details…
  • 22nd October 2012 - Kate Boehme (Cambridge):
    Linking Business and Philanthropy: The Social Concerns and Philanthropic Behaviours of Bombay's Mercantile Elite, 1845-1870. Details…
  • 25th June 2012 - ’ Paul Sharp (University of Southern Denmark), Nina Boberg-Fazlic & Jacob Weisdorf (University of Copenhagen):
    (1) ‘New findings from the family reconstitution data.’ and (2) ‘Nothing but a poor man with money? The changing fertility decisions of the rich before the English demographic transition.’. Details…
  • 28th May 2012 - Sandra de la Torre Gonzalo (University of Zaragoza):
    Business and politics in late medieval Iberia: mercantile elites in the Kingdom of Aragon (1380-1430). Details…
  • 21st May 2012 - Irene Haycock (University of Cambridge):
    Aspects of Agrarian Change in South Staffordshire: A Case Study of Kingswinford, 1650 to 1750. Details…
  • 14th May 2012 - Professor Marjorie McIntosh (University of Colorado):
    Poor Relief and Community in Elizabethan Hadleigh. Details…
  • 30th April 2012 - Eric Schneider (Oxford University):
    Real Wages and the Family: Adjusting Real Wages to Changing Demography in Pre-Modern England. Details…
  • 7th March 2012 - Dr Patricia Daley (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford):
    The English Riots of 2012: Race, Rhetoric and Policies, but What Solutions?. Details…
  • 5th March 2012 - Richard Jones (University of Cambridge):
    The Curious Case of Yorkshire Luddism. Details…
  • 2nd March 2012 - Professor Cindi Katz, Environmental Psychology Program Graduate Center, The City University of New York:
    Reflections on countertopography. Details…
  • 27th February 2012 - David Filtness (University of Cambridge):
    Schools of Industry and Habits of Industriousness: Making childhood pay in the early Nineteenth Century. Details…
  • 22nd February 2012 - Dr Peter Merriman, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University:
    Modern women on modern machines: cultural constructions of women motorists in late Victorian and Edwardian Britain. Details…
  • 13th February 2012 - Dr. Peter Kitson (Cambridge Group):
    ‘Industrialisation and the Changing Mortality Environment in an English Community, c. 1600-1684’. Details…
  • 6th February 2012 - Lyn Boothman (University of Cambridge):
    Studying the Stayers: occupation, kin links and stability. Details…
  • 1st February 2012 - Dr Fiona McConnell (Department of Geography, University of Cambridge):
    Rehearsing the state: the governance practices of the Tibetan Government-in-Exile. Details…
  • 30th January 2012 - Dr. Simon Szreter:
    The prevalence of venereal diseases in 1913. Who was right? Christabel Pankhurst or the Royal Commission?. Details…
  • 30th November 2011 - Daniel Grey (University of Oxford):
    'Justifiable' Homicide? Responses to Wife-Murder in Nineteenth-Century India and Britain. Details…
  • 28th November 2011 - Mingjie Xu (University of Cambridge):
    The Revolt in Rural Cambridgeshire in 1381. Details…
  • 22nd November 2011 - Bronwyn Parry (Queen Mary, University of London):
    Patents and the Challenge of ‘Sharewaring’ in Post-Genomic Bioscience or …The Strange Case of Betty Crocker and The Mouse. Details…
  • 7th November 2011 - Simon Abernethy (University of Cambridge):
    Women and Children First: A Brief Look at Working Class Women and Children Commuters in London in the 1890s and 1900s. Details…
  • 1st November 2011 - David Beckingham (Sidney Sussex, University of Cambridge):
    Towards a Genealogy of Care: The Treatment of Scotland’s Inebriates. Details…
  • 17th October 2011 - Joe Day (Cambridge Group, University of Cambridge):
    "Go --West-- North-East Young Man!" Male & Female Migration in 1881. Details…
  • 16th May 2011 - Professor Michael Anderson, University of Edinburgh:
    Illusions of exactness: counting Scotland's population before 1801. Details…
  • 11th May 2011 - Dr Rachel Poliquin:
    Taxidermy, Longing, and Beastly Allure. Details…
  • 7th March 2011 - Tim Leunig and Alex Klein (LSE):
    Does Gibrat’s Law hold for all times and all places? A study of the growth of British cities prior to 1913. Details…
  • 21st February 2011 - Morgan Kelly and Cormac Ó Gráda (University College Dublin):
    English Living Standards and Mortality since the Middle Ages. Details…
  • 16th February 2011 - Professor Alan Lester, Department of Geography, University of Sussex:
    Personifying Colonial Governance: Life Geography of George Arthur and the Transition from Colonial Philanthropy to Development Discourse. Details…
  • 7th February 2011 - Jelle van Lottum (Cambridge Group):
    Contemporary perceptions of international migrants in England and the Dutch Republic during the 17th and 18th centuries. Details…
  • 2nd February 2011 - Dr. Ha joon Chang, Faculty of Economics:
    Institutions and Economic Development: Theory, Policy, and History. Details…
  • 24th November 2010 - Ms Melanie Jones, PhD Candidate:
    The politics of urban space: building parks in Savannah, Atlanta and Nashville, 1850-1915. Details…
  • 28th October 2010 - Dr. P MR Howell:
    The dog fancy at war: breeds, breeding and Britishness, 1914-1918. Details…
  • 26th May 2010 - Dr Colin McFarlane, Department of Geography, Durham University:
    Assemblage and critical urbanism. Details…
  • 12th May 2010 - Catherine Sumnall, PhD student, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    Popping the question: how relevant was marriage in the European past? Evidence from the Gurk valley, Carinthia, 1868 to 1938. Details…
  • 28th April 2010 - Melanie Jones, PhD student, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    The politics of urban space: building parks in Savannah, Atlanta and Nashville, 1850-1915. Details…
  • 13th May 2009 - Jennifer Gold, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge:
    British Decolonization, 'Manpower Resource' Debates and the Politics of Scientific Governance in the Long Sixties.. Details…
  • 22nd April 2009 - Prof. David Slater, Department of Geography, Loughborough University:
    Rethinking the Imperial Difference in Global Times. Details…
  • 27th November 2006 - Dr Aravindra Guntupalli (University of Tübingen):
    Gender inequality and change in stature in India during the Twentieth Century. Details…
  • 13th November 2006 - Tim Leunig (London School of Economics):
    Cities, markets and the sea: Explaining the ups and downs of height in early nineteenth century England and Wales. Details…
  • 8th November 2006 - Luiza Bialasiewicz, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London:
    Traces of Europe. Details…
  • 30th October 2006 - Richard Wall (University of Essex):
    Widows, wills and economic assets in pre-industrial Britain. Details…
  • 25th October 2006 - Katie Willis, Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London:
    I'm a Citizen of the World': Gender, Identity and the Politics of Scale among British Expatriates in China. Details…
  • 22nd October 2006 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    Geography, mutualism and welfare: the geography of British hospital contributory schemes before, during and after (?) the NHS. Details…
  • 16th October 2006 - Professor Sam Cohn (University of Glasgow):
    Household and plague in early modern Italy. Details…

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