Monday, February 20, 2012

Reading Centre for Economic History Launch Event: Program Available

The newly established Centre for Economic History at the University of Reading (no website yet available) will host a one-day conference on "Crisis and Change in Historical Perspective" on March 23, 2012, at the ICMA Centre. Herewith the program:
9:30 Registration
9:45 Welcome
10:00 Prof. Harold James, Princeton University
  "Making the European Monetary Union"
11:15  Coffee
11:45  Prof. Nick Mayhew, Winton Institute for Monetary History, Oxford
  "Money and Prices in Medieval and Early Modern England"
1:00  Lunch
2:00  Dr. D'Maris Coffman, Centre for Financial History, Cambridge
  "Re-Thinking the Origins of the British Public Debt, 1643-1742"
3:00  Prof. Philip Cottrell, University of Leicester
  "Banking in Greece during the 1880s"
4:00  Tea
4:30  Prof. Brian Scott-Quinn
  "What Financial Crises All Have in Common--Or Do They Not Have a Common Cause?"
6:00  Drinks reception and formal launch of the new Centre
For further details about the day, please contact the Centre director, Margaret Yates:  m.h.yates@reading.ac.uk. To register, contact Astrid House:  a.house@reading.ac.uk.


Hat tip to Andrew Smith at "The Past Speaks"