School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Economic and Social History seminars

The Economic and Social History research seminars take place throughout the academic year and are open to all.

Time and location

The Economic and Social History seminars take place throughout the year, 4-6pm in G.16, Doorway 4, Old Medical School unless otherwise stated, and are open to all. The venue and length of seminar can change, and final details are to be confirmed at this time. 

Event schedule

Semester 1 2019/20

Date/Time Speaker Title Notes

Wednesday 2 Oct

Gerben Bakker (LSE)

‘Foreign attempts to enter the Hollywood film business: sunk costs, market size and market structure, 1920 – 2010’

G.16 Old Medical School, Doorway 4,

4 - 6pm

Wednesday 23 Oct

Jane Whittle (Exeter)

'Rethinking women’s work in Europe’s preindustrial economy’

With Histories of Gender and Sexuality Research Group

G.16 Old Medical School, Doorway 4,

4 - 6pm

Wednesday 6 Nov

Eadaoin Lynch (ECA)

'Objective/ing poets: Dissent and denial in 1940s London'

G.16 Old Medical School, Doorway 4,

5.30-7.30pm

Wednesday 13 Nov

Mary Morgan (LSE)

‘Measuring everything: The UN’s development agenda’

G.16 Old Medical School, Doorway 4,

4 - 6pm

Wednesday 20 Nov

D’Maris Coffman (UCL)

‘Financing the rebuilding of the City of London after the Great Fire of 1666’

G.16 Old Medical School, Doorway 4,

4 - 6pm

Further information

Co-ordinator: Martin Chick 

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