Seminar Papers

Below you will find a table with the papers that will be presented during the most recent Economic and Social History Seminar series. Papers that were presented during previous seminar series can be found here.

For more information about the seminar series, please have a look at this page.

Spring 2018

Title Speaker Date
 The horns of a dilemma in colonial policies: rice, rubber and living standards in the Malay Peninsula Kostadis Papaioanno  (University of Lund) 1/3/2018
Historical family and European contemporary developmental inequalities: is there a long-term effect? Mikolaj Szoltysek (Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology) 8/3/2018
 Orphans and their money in times of urban growth and migration: explaining the orphan chambers of Holland, Zeeland and Utrecht Josje Schnitzeler (UtrechtUniversity) 22/3/2018
An episode in the era of mass migration: German-speakers and the transition from slavery in Sao Paulo, Brazil (1830-1880) Bruno Witzel (University of Gӧttingen) 19/4/2018
Social mobility in 14th century Ghent: in search of the social impact of the Black Death Wouter Ryckbosch (VU Brussel), Sam Geens (Antwerp University) 26/4/2018
A history of the political economy of markets in Western Europe Craig Muldrew (Cambridge University) 3/5/2018
Unequal socio-economic consequences of climatic shocks in 17th century western Finland Heli Huhtamaa (Utrecht University) 17/5/2018