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The 14th lecture

Friday 17th Nov. 2023  22:00-24:00(JST) 14:00-16:00 (German time)

Speaker: Anka Steffen (University of Leipzig )

Discussant: Giorgio Riellio (European University Institute)

Title: "Spinning and Weaving for the Slave Trade: Proto-Industry in Eighteenth-Century Silesia"  

                                                               Abstract       Paper

The 13th lecture

Wednesday 13th Sept. 2023  21:00-23:00(JST) 14:00-16:00 (German time)

Speaker: Philipp Roessner(Manchester University)

Discussant: Lars Magnusson (Uppsala University)

Title: “Marx’s Missed Opportunity: Cameralist Visions of Commerce, Capitalism, and Wealth of Nations.

     What conceptual history and continental approaches to political economy can tell us about the

     origins of economic development"       Abstract

The 12th lecture

Thursday 13th Jul. 2023  21:00-23:00(JST) 14:00-16:00 (German time)

Speaker: Lucas Haasis (Olenburg University)

Discussant: Anka Steffen (Europa-Universität Viadrina)

Title: “The Power of Persuasion. Becoming a Merchant in the 18th Century"            Abstract

The 11th lecture

Thursday 13th Apr. 2023  21:00-23:00(JST) 14:00-16:00 (German time)

Speaker: Klaus Weber (Europa-Universität Viadrina)

Title: “Ideology and Spatiality: The „Kaiserreich“ as a non-Western model for Modernization in Meiji Japan, Qing China and the Ottoman Empire (1850-1918)”            Abstract

Commentator: Syusaku kanazawa (Kyoto University)


The 10th lecture

Friday 16th Dec. 2022  22:00-24:00(JST) 14:00-16:00 (German time)

Speaker: Werner Scheltjens (Bamberg University)

Title: “North Eurasia as a Unit of World History”            Abstract

Commentator: Markus Denzel (Leipzig University)

The 9th lecture

Friday 30th Sept. 2022  21:00-23:00(JST) 14:00-16:00 (Dutch time)

Speaker: Catia Antunes (Leiden University)

Title: “Global Entrepreneurial Culture, 1500-1800: Thoughts, Problems and Hypotheses”

Commentator: Lisa Hellman (Lund University) 

                            Shim Jung Wook (Kyoto Sangyo University)             Paper

The 8th lecture

Friday 29th Apr. 2022  22:00-24:00(JST) 13:00-15:00 (Portuguese time)

Speaker: Jeremy Land (University of Helsinki) and Rodrigo Dominguez (University of Minho)

Title: "A Convenient Relationship: Portuguese-American Trade before Independence, 1700-1775"

Commentator: Cátia Antues (Leiden University)      Abstract

The 7th lecture

Friday 25th Feb. 2022 22:00-24:00(JST)

Speaker: Lisa Hellman(Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies)

Title: “Enslaved in Dzungaria: what an eighteenth-century crocheting instructor can teach us about overland globalisation”   Paper

Commentator:  Mario Cams (University of Macau)

The 6th lecture

Friday 10th Sept. 2021     21:00–23:00 (JST)  14:00-16:00 (Italian time)

Speaker: Giorgio Riello (Professor,  European University Institute, EU/ Italy)

Title: "Failure and the Industrial Revolution: The East India Companies’ Procurement and the Rise of the British Cotton Textile Industry."      Paper

Commentator: Tirthankar Roy (LSE) 


The 5th lecture

Friday 18th June 2021     9:00–11:00 (JST)

Speaker: Mehmet Bulut (Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University)

Title: “A Comparison on the Ottoman and Western European Economic and Financial Systems in the early modern period.”     Paper1    Paper2

Commentator: Toshiaki Tamaki (Kyoto Sangyo University)  

The 4th lecture

Friday 9th April 2021     14:00–16:00 (German time)

Speaker: Magnus Ressel (Frankfurt University)

Title: The German Empire and Trade with the Caribbean in the 18th century. The Business Ventures of Friedrich von Romberg (1729-1819)

Commentator: Michael-W Serruys (Brest University)


The 3rd lecture

Friday 22 Jan. 2021 22:00-24:00 (JST)

Speaker:  Professor Leos Müller (Stockholm University) 

 Title: "Sweden’s first global century, 1720-1815

Commentator: Professor Francesca Trivellato (Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton)


The Second lecture 

Wensday 16 Dec. 2020       22:00-24:00  (JST)

Speaker: Francesca Trivellato (Institute for Advanced Study)
Title: Renaissance Florence and the Origins of Capitalism: A Business History Perspective ” 

The First lecture

Friday 25 Sept. 2020       10-12am (Swedish time) 

Speaker:  Professor Lars Magnusson (Uppsala University)  


Commentator:  Professor Philipp Roessner (Manchester University)

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