Do the Migrations of the Past have Lessons for Today?

Hosted by the Department of Economic History

Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building


Professor Chris Minns

Professor Chris Minns


Professor Joan Roses

Professor Joan Roses

Migration has always been part of the human experience. But can the study of past population movements help us to understand present-day markets and societies? This lecture draws on a range of historical evidence to explore the possibilities.

Chris Minns (@Chris__Minns) is Professor of Economic History at LSE. 

Joan Roses is Professor of Economic History at LSE. 

The Department of Economic History (@LSEEcHist) is home to a huge breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise ranging from the medieval period to the current century and covering every major world economy. 

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