Seminar Papers

Below you will find a table with links to the papers that will be presented during the most recent Economic and Social History Seminar series. The papers can be downloaded approximately one week in advance. 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 2017

Title 

Speaker 

Date

Climatic Shocks Shape Innovation in Science and Technology: The Role of Climate Reconsidered

Carsten de Dreu (Leiden University/UvA)

16/2/2017

Title to be confirmed

Julie Marfany (Durham University)

23/2/2017

Access to the trade: citizens, craft guilds, and social and geographical mobility in early modern Europe

Maarten Prak (Utrecht University)   

2/3/2017

Women’s wages and the gender wage gap: A comparative study on the impact of structural change in the Dutch and British labour markets, 1750-1914 

Corinne Boter (WUR)

9/3/2017

Title to be confirmed 

Valeria Giacomin (Copenhagen University)

16/3/2017

Drivers of economic and social transformation in pre-industrial southern Africa to 1830: climate, trade and the Portuguese factor

Matthew Hannaford (Utrecht University)

23/3/2017

Title to be confirmed

Tine de Moor (Utrecht University)

30/3/2017

Title to be confirmed

Jane Humphries (Oxford University)           

6/4/2017

Title to be confirmed

Erik Hornung (University of Bayreuth)       

13/4/2017

(Real) Wages in Late Medieval England: Evidence from Agriculture

Jordan Claridge (LSE)          

20/4/2017