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Conference: The War within: finance and morality in Europe, 1630-1815

  The War within: finance and morality in Europe, 1630-1815 University of Reading 3-4 December 2015    Organisers: Anne Dubet (Université Blaise Pascal Clermont-Ferrand) and Joel Felix (University of Reading)   The War within: finance and morality in Europe, 1630-1815   Since the Global Financial Crisis of 2008, a series of scandals have shaken public […] Read the full story on our blog>>>

THE BUSINESS ARCHIVES COUNCIL BURSARY FOR BUSINESS HISTORY RESEARCH

THE BUSINESS ARCHIVES COUNCIL BURSARY FOR BUSINESS HISTORY RESEARCH As a result of the generosity of Sir Peter Thompson, former Chairman of the National Freight Corporation, and the Wellcome Foundation, the BAC has instituted a trust fund, the income from which is used to offer annually a bursary to help an individual to further his/her […] Read the full story on our blog>>>

Workshop on Recent Progress in Economic History – 8 May 2015 – University of Reading

Friday 8 May 2015 from 14.00 – 17.30 in Humanities Building G74 University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus. Format: Six 20-minute research papers with 10 minutes discussion of each Programme 2.00 Francesco Boldizzone (with Pat Hudson): ‘In Search of Pluralism: The Global Economic History Project (2010-15)’. 2.30 Joel Felix: War finance, profit and morality: Louis XIV’s […] Read the full story on our blog>>>

From carrying to logistics: distributing goods in Britain, 1680-2045 – 22nd April 2015 – University of Reading

Conference organised by the Centre for Institutional Performance and the Centre for Economic History. To be held on Wednesday 22nd April from 09.30 to 17.30 in the Humanities Building G86, University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus. Programme 9.00-9.30 Registration 9.30-10.15 Keynote Roy Edwards (University of Southampton) ‘Government intervention and the business model for freight: too much […] Read the full story on our blog>>>

Talk:’The Economy of Archaic Rome: Commonplaces, Challenges, Working Hypotheses

Dr Cristiano Viglietti (Cambridge) will give a research seminar on  ‘The Economy of Archaic Rome: Commonplaces, Challenges, Working Hypotheses’ , on Tuesday 18 November, at 4pm in the Ure Museum here at the University of Reading This talk is co-sponsored by the Centre for Economic History and the Department of Classics. Read the full story on our blog>>>

Colloquium for Richard Hoyle

Interdisciplinary workshop to mark the appointment of Professor Richard Hoyle as Director of the Victoria County History Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Henley Business School, University of Reading Whiteknights Campus, Room G04 1pm – 5pm   1pm:   Lunch & Welcome   1.30pm:Session One Dr Elizabeth Matthew: ‘Reassessing the Irish “extension” to the Wars of the […] Read the full story on our blog>>>

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