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Seminars, Conferences and Events


Forthcoming seminars

Thursday 18 May 2017

Graduate Economic History Seminar

  • Carlos Eduardo V. van Hombeeck (Bank of England)
  • 'An Exorbitant Privilege in the First Age of International Financial Integration'
  • Room: KSW.G.01
  • Time: 5-6.30pm

Monday 22 May 

Economic History of Firms and Industries

  • Sir Geoffrey Owen (LSE Department of Management):
  • "Why do new industries grow faster in some countries than in others? Biotechnology in the UK and the US 1970-2017"
  • Room: 32 Lincoln’s Inns Field, 32L, G15
  • Time: 5:30  pm


Epstein Lecture 2017

May 10 2017, 6.30pm

Venue: 32L LG04

Dr Kerstin Enflo of Lund University will give the department's annual lecture in memory of Professor Stephan 'Larry' Epstein.

Her lecture, 'Failed towns? Urbanisation and agricultural surplus in Sweden 1570-1810' analyses the causal link between agricultural surplus and urbanisation.  The Chair will be Simona Iammarino, Head of Department of Geography, LSE.

The lecture is followed by a reception at The Bean Counter to which all are welcome.