Spring 2011

Title Speaker Date
The informal credit market in eighteenth-century Amsterdam Christiaan van Bochove and Heleen Kole (UU) 03-02-11
The business of consuls: Consuls and business Ferry de Goey (EUR) 10-02-11
The Child Quantity-Quality Trade-Off: Evidence from England during the Industrial Revolution Jacob Weisdorf (University of Copenhagen) 17-02-11
The fabric of society. The organization of textile manufacturing in the Middle East and Europe, c. 700 - c. 1500 Jessica Dijkman (UU) 24-02-11
Labour productivity and human capital in the maritime sector of the North Atlantic, c. 1672-1815 Jelle van Lottum (University of Cambridge) 10-03-11
Bargaining power and women's health in rural Ethiopia Bilisuma Dito (EUR) 17-03-11
Imitation, Brand Protection and the Globalisation of British Business


Teresa da Silva Lopes (University of York) 24-03-11
Estimating and explaining public service provision by religious organisations in the late-medieval Low Countries Auke Rijpma (UU) 31-03-11
The art of counting. Reconstructing numeracy of the well-to-do on the basis of portraits in Early Modern Europe Tine de Moor and Jaco Zuijderduijn (UU) 07-04-11
Settlement development in the Casentino Valley (Tuscany), 1000-1580. A new perspective on late medieval commercialisation and the relationship between city and countryside. Dan Curtis (UU) 14-04-11