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Seminars, Conferences and Events


Week beginning 8 December


Wednesday 10 December 


  • The Abnormal Economy: Doing economics "in the laboratory" of early 20th century Burma
  • Allegra Giovine, Department of History and Sociology of Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • Room:  CLM 2.04
  • Time: 1-2.30pm 


  • Industrial organization in 17th century London building trades and institutions 
  • Judy Stephenson, LSE
  • Room: KSW.1.04
  • Time: 5-6.30pm


Thursday 11 December

Economic History

  • Jean-Pascal Bassino (Lyon)
  • “The First East Asian Economic Miracle: Wages, Living Standards and Foundations of Modern Economic Growth in Southeast Asia, 1880-1938
  • Room: KSW G.01
  • Time: 5-7pm



 The Epstein Lecture 2014

  • Ewout Frankema, (Wageningen)
  • Chaired by Professor George Gaskell, Pro-Director of the LSE
  • Title: Is Africa Growing out of Poverty?
  • Date and time: 6-7.30p
  • Venue: NAB 2.04