Economic History Academic Events and Lectures 2019-20

Events 2020  


LSE Historical Economic Demography Workshop
31 January 2020, NAB 2.06, LSE

Research in progress on topics including the Bengal famine of 1943, the history of mortality in Britain, and demography and women and children's remuneration.

The full list of presenters and papers is available here: Historical Economic Demography Workshop


Epstein Lecture 2020: 
Export Booms and Labour Coercion: Evidence from the Lancashire Cotton Famine
Professor Mohamed Saleh (Toulouse School of Economics)

Chair: Professor Joan Roses
Date and time: 5 March, 18:00-19:30
Venue:  PAN G.01 (Pankhurst Tower)

Full details of this event can be found on this webpage: Epstein Lecture 2020

Dinesen Photo

Alumni Lecture 2020

Absent Management in Banking; How Banks Fail And Cause Financial Crisis
Lecturer: Christian Dinesen (Dinesen Associates)
Chair: Dr Olivier Accominotti

Christian Dinesen draws on his forthcoming book Absent Management in Banking (Palgrave 2020), to examine the failures of management in the history of the banking industry, and their role in financial crises past and present.

Full details are here: Alumni Lecture 2020


Michaelmas 2019

owl promo

OWL Economic History Workshop 2019
25 October 2019, LSE

This year's keynote speaker is Tracy Dennison, Professor of Social Science History, Caltech.

For more details of this year's annual workshop for economic historians from Oxford, Warwick and LSE follow the link below:

OWL Economic History Workshop 2019

socialization thumbnail

Socialization and Skill: The Master Apprentice Relationship in Long Term Perspective

Speakers will include Laura Gowing, Jeff Horn, Jonathan Barry, Jose Nieto Sánchez,  Ida Juul, Leonard Rosenband, Lars Edgren, Sietske Van den Wyngaert and Merja Uotila.

More details of this event can be found on its dedicated event page: Socialisation and Skill.

Organised by the University of Antwerp, LSE and the Economic History Society.