Seminar on Modern Economic History

This information is for the 2022/23 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Sara Horrell SAR 603


This course is available on the MPhil/PhD in Economic History. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit.

For research students. Also open to other EH graduate students and attended by LSE and other faculty.

Course content

The seminar provides a context in which research students can discuss with a range of seminar presenters from inside and outside LSE presentations of different aspects of economic development during the modern period.


10 hours of seminars in the MT. 10 hours of seminars in the LT. 8 hours of seminars in the ST.

Key facts

Department: Economic History

Total students 2021/22: 5

Average class size 2021/22: 5

Value: Non-credit bearing

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Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Team working
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills