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Seminars

Graduate Workshops in Economic and Social History

The Workshop meets alternate Mondays on Zoom, 12.30pm.

Convened by Caitlin Adams (cia26) and Tom Tyson (tmt27).

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There are no forthcoming seminars scheduled at present.

Previous seminars

  • 30th November 2020 - Ella Sbaraini (Clare College, Cambridge):
    Embodying Suicidal Emotions, 1700-1850. Details…
  • 16th November 2020 - Benjamin Schneider (Merton College, Oxford):
    Technological Change and the Inequality of Jobs: American Transport, 1750–1860. 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…
  • 19th October 2020 - Cameron Coventry (Federation University):
    A Social History of Keynesian Full Employment in Australia, 1936-75. Details…
  • 11th March 2019 - Mustafe, TBD, University of Cambridge:
    MPhil Presentations. Details…
  • 4th March 2019 - Eliska, Udayan, and Merel, University of Cambridge:
    MPhil Presentations. 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…
  • 18th February 2019 - Felix Schaff, London School of Economics:
    Conflicts, State Growth and Economic Inequality in Pre-Industrial Germany, c. 1400-1618. 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…
  • 4th February 2019 - Christopher Whittel, University of Cambridge:
    The Crisis of the Monetary System in Cromwellian Ireland . 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…
  • 21st January 2019 - Ying Dai (University of Cambridge):
    The occupational structure of Chongqing in the Upper Yangzi Valley, China, 19th and 20th centuries. 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 22nd October 2018 - Yiwen Qiu (University of Cambridge):
    Industrial development paths from an evolutionary perspective: the Chinese case, 1998-2013. 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…
  • 8th October 2018 - Auriane Terki-Mignot (University of Cambridge):
    Patterns of female employment in the Pays de Caux and the Perche, 1792-1901. Details…
  • 27th November 2017 - Sara Caputo (University of Cambridge):
    Building a Demographic Profile of Foreign Seamen in the British Navy, 1793-1815. Details…
  • 20th November 2017 - Sabine Schneider (University of Cambridge):
    Imperial Germany, Pax Britannica, and the Political Economy of the Gold Standard, 1871-1914. 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…
  • 6th November 2017 - Callum Easton (University of Cambridge):
    Crime, Punishment, and Body Snatching: Contested Memories of the 1797 Naval Mutinies. Details…
  • 30th October 2017 - Kayt Button (University of Cambridge):
    The Central Electricity Board - Accidental Conservationists?. Details…
  • 23rd October 2017 - Jonah Miller (King's College London):
    The patriarchal republic: local officeholding in early modern England. Details…
  • 6th March 2017 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    MPhil Presentations Part II. Details…
  • 27th February 2017 - Speaker to be confirmed:
    MPhil Presentations Part I. Details…
  • 13th February 2017 - Francisco Beltrán Tapia (Cambridge):
    Where are the missing girls? Gender discrimination in 19th-century Spain. 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…
  • 28th November 2016 - Kathryn Gary (Lund University):
    Men's daily and annual wages in early modern Sweden. Details…
  • 21st November 2016 - Walter Jansson (University of Cambridge):
    Finance and regional growth in Britain, 1870-1913. Details…
  • 14th November 2016 - Simon Gallagher (University of Cambridge):
    Family structure and the admission of children to the workhouse in post-famine Ireland. Details…
  • 7th November 2016 - Niccolò Serri (University of Cambridge):
    Welfare and industrial conflict in the Italian automobile industry, 1968-1975. 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…
  • 24th October 2016 - Cheng Yang (University of Cambridge):
    Occupational structure of late Imperial China, 1738-1899. 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…
  • 10th October 2016 - Spike Gibbs (University of Cambridge):
    Patterns of manorial office holding at late medieval and early modern Little Downham, 1300-1600. 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 30th November 2015 - Alice Dolan (Institute of Historical Research):
    What was linen? Flax and hemp at home and work in 18th-century England. Details…
  • 23rd November 2015 - Josh Ivinson (Cambridge):
    The local and transnational organisation of the nascent Newfoundland dry cod trade, 1550-1650. Details…
  • 16th November 2015 - Nikita Dmtriev (Pantheon-Sorbonne):
    Land market and the long 12th century transformation in Foligno county. Details…
  • 9th November 2015 - Craig McMahon (Cambridge):
    A comparative analysis of payday lending in America and Britain, 1900-1930s. Details…
  • 2nd November 2015 - Partha Shil (Cambridge):
    Recruitment of constabulary labour in colonial Bengal 1861-1900. Details…
  • 26th October 2015 - Toby Salisbury (Cambridge):
    Poaching and sedition in thirteenth century England. 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…
  • 9th March 2015 - Alexandra Digby/Neil Gandhi (Cambridge):
    MPhil Presentations. Details…
  • 2nd March 2015 - Ellen Nye/Tim Rudnicki/Cheng Yang (Cambridge):
    MPhil Presentations. Details…
  • 26th January 2015 - Marta Musso (Cambridge):
    The Oil Industry in the Algerian Decolonisation Process. Details…
  • 1st December 2014 - Hillary Taylor (Yale):
    The Affective Economy of Social Relations in Early Modern England. Details…
  • 24th November 2014 - Stephen Pierpoint (Cambridge):
    The Fiscal-Military State and the Land Tax - Observations from Kent and London. 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…
  • 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…
  • 10th March 2014 - Sophie McGeevor (Cambridge):
    What can autobiographies tell us about women's time-use in 19th century England?. 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 25th February 2013 - Atiyab Sultan:
    Impoverishing development? Institution-building in Colonial Punjab (1849-1947). 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…
  • 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…
  • 5th March 2012 - Richard Jones (University of Cambridge):
    The Curious Case of Yorkshire Luddism. 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…
  • 6th February 2012 - Lyn Boothman (University of Cambridge):
    Studying the Stayers: occupation, kin links and stability. Details…
  • 28th November 2011 - Mingjie Xu (University of Cambridge):
    The Revolt in Rural Cambridgeshire in 1381. 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…
  • 17th October 2011 - Joe Day (Cambridge Group, University of Cambridge):
    "Go --West-- North-East Young Man!" Male & Female Migration in 1881. Details…

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