Martens Economic History Forum 2018

Friday, February 9 at 9:15am to 5:45pm

Huntington Library, Smith Board Room 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA

"Political Economy in Britain’s Atlantic Empire, c. 1500-1800: Geography, Practices, and Politics"

Forum Organizers:
Jacob Soll, University of Southern California
Asheesh Siddique, University of Southern California

Please RSVP by Tuesday, January 6, 2018 to receive lunch.

Schedule:

9:15-9:30am
Welcome and opening remarks

9:30-10:30am
Philip Stern, Duke University
"Circles of Commerce: Spatial Thought and the Political Economies of Seventeenth-Century English Expansion"

10:30-11:30am
Hannah Farber, Columbia University
"Where Do You Get Your Insurance?: Oceans, Nation, and the Political Problem of Marine Underwriting"

11:30-12:30pm
Asheesh Siddique, University of Southern California
"George Chalmers and the Archives of Imperial Political Economy"

12:30-1:30pm
Lunch provided to those who complete the RSVP form by Tuesday, January 6, 2018.

1:30-2:30pm
Fidel J. Tavárez, University of Chicago
"The Spanish Monarchy as an Imperial Machine, c. 1740-1796"

2:30-3:30pm
Jonathan Eacott, University of California, Riverside
"Leveraging Outside the Lines: India and the Economy of the English Atlantic"

3:30-4:30pm
Elizabeth Cross, Florida State University
"The Geopolitics of Monopoly: The French East India Company and the Political Economy of the Eighteenth-Century French Empire"

4:30-4:45pm
Coffee break

4:45-5:45pm
Concluding roundtable:
Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, University of Texas at Austin
Vanessa Ogle, University of California, Berkeley
Peter C. Mancall, University of Southern California
Jacob Soll, University of Southern California

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute thanks Linda and Harlan Martens for their support of the Economic History Forum.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Conference/Symposia

Audience

Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff

Campus

Other Location

Tags

Dornsife

Website

http://dornsife.usc.edu/emsi/martens-...

Cost

Free

Department
Early Modern Studies Institute (EMSI)
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