Online seminars schedule, the Economic History Society

Upcoming online seminars by the Economic History Society

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Human Capital & Development – 29th July @ 5:00pm

Kathryne Crossley (University of Oxford)
Honest, sober and willing: Oxford college servants, 1850-1939
Matthew Curtis (University of California)
The quantity and quality of pre-industrial children: Evidence from Québécois twins

Equality & Wages – 5th August @ 9:00am

Tamer Güven (Istanbul University)
Wages in the Ottoman textile factories, 1848-99
Theresa Neef (Freie Universität Berlin)
The long way to gender equality: Gender differences in pay in Germany, 1871-2016
Yuzuru Kumon (Bocconi University)
The deep roots of inequality

Government & Colonization – 12th August @ 3:00pm

Matthew Birchall (University of Cambridge)
British company colonization, 1820-40
Luise Elsaesser (European University Institute)
Coordinating decline: Governmental regulation of disappearing horse markets in Britain, 1873-1957

Spending & Networks – 19th August @ 12:00pm

Xabier García Fuente (Universitat de Barcelona)
The paradox of redistribution in time: Social spending in 48 countries, 1967-2016
Andres Mesa (Università degli Studi di Teramo)
The Diaspora of a Diaspora: The Cassana and Rivarolo family network in the Atlantic, 1450-1530

Those interested should please email Alice Whiteoak (EHSAdmin at, stating which session(s) you would like to attend. Sessions will be held via Zoom, and invitations will be sent out via email prior to each session.