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The HINDI research group, in collaboration with the International Institute of Social History (IISH), will be organizing at Thu-Fri 22-23 March 2018 a workshop on the economic geography of long-run... [Event]
Op 10 november a.s. organiseert het TSEG/ Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History, in samenwerking met het IISG/ NEHA een studiemiddag met als thema: de onderzoeks-agenda van het... [Event]
Labour-intensive industrialization: a concept too many?Peer Vries is currently writing a book on Japan and the Great Divergence, focusing on the question to what extent the history of modern economic... [Event]
Commodity Frontiers and Global Capitalist Expansion: Social, Ecological and Resource Policy Implications4th International Workshop, 6-7 December 2017Abstract Submission: 18 May 2017Zayed University,... [Event]
17.00 pmSadighi 8th Annual Lecture (Sadighi Research Fund)By Professor Mehrdad Vahabi, University of Paris VIIIWhat is the impact of violence on economic development? In the Eighth Dr Sadighi Annual... [Event]
On March 7th Jane Humphries will give a lecture: "Spinning the Industrial Revolution".The prevailing explanation for why the Industrial Revolution occurred first in Britain is Robert Allen’s (2009) ‘... [Event]
The International Iranian Economic Association (IIEA) is pleased to announce its fifth conference on Iran’s Economy to be held at International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands on... [Event]
On February 7th Joost Jonker, will give a lecture on: 'From hapless victims of desire to responsibly choosing citizens. The emancipation of consumers in  the Low Countries’ consumer credit regulation... [Event]
19.30 uur.Terwijl technologie banen vervangt blijven we evenveel werken. Zouden we niet gelukkiger en efficiënter kunnen worden van minder werken?Werken, werken, werken, druk, druk, druk. Technologie... [Event]