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