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Virtual event: Risk and Uncertainty in the Premodern World


The next seminar of the Institute of Historical Research's Partnership seminar series "Risk and Uncertainty in the Premodern World" will run online on Thursday 17 June, 17:00-19:00 London time. We are delighted to be hosting Daniel Bogart, Marco Del Angel and Lewis Wade for a seminar on “Risk and Uncertainty in Capital Markets”. Daniel Bogart is Professor of Economics at UC Irvine and Co-Editor of the Journal of Economic History. Marco Del Angel is Assistant Professor of Economics at California State University at Los Angeles. Lewis Wade is a PhD student at the University of Exeter.

Daniel Bogart (UC Irvine) and Marco Del Angel (California State University Los Angeles): Policy Uncertainty and Capital Markets: Evidence from the English East India Company

Lewis Wade (Exeter): Lloyd’s of Paris? Colbertianism, the Royal Insurance Chamber and the Parisian Capital Market, 1668-86

All are welcome, but registration will be necessary in advance through the Institute of Historical Research's website. The link can be found below (abstracts for the papers can also be found at this link):

Registration will close on Wednesday 16 at 17:00 London time. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the seminar convenors at

Lewis Wade, Mallory Hope and Gijs Dreijer

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