School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Economic and Social History seminars

The Economic and Social History Research Group seminars provides an opportunity to discuss papers which examine economic and social history from a social science perspective. The research group also hosts seminars from the Second World War Studies. All are welcome.

Time and location

The Economic and Social History seminars take place throughout the year and are open to all. The venue and length of seminar can change so please check details below. 

Event schedule

Semester 2 2019/20

Date Speaker Title Notes

Wednesday 15 Jan

Isabella Weber  (University of Massachusetts Amherst)

Marketisation beyond Neoliberalism: The West-German and Chinese Economic Miracles’

G.15, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, 4 - 6pm

Wednesday 12 Feb

Corinna Peniston-Bird (University of Lancaster)

‘Sorority and separation: Commemorating British Women’s service in the World Wars’

With Second World   War II Studies

G.15, William Robertson Wing, Doorway 4, Old Medical School, 4 - 6pm

Wednesday 6 May

Carolyn Steedman (University of Warwick)

'History and the law: A love story'

Hosted by the journal 'Social History'

Moot Courtroom, Law School, Old College, 4:30-6:30pm

Coordinator: Martin Chick 

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