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Newberry History of Capitalism Seminar 2021-2022 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Call For Papers

History of Capitalism Seminar 2021-2022

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Submission Deadline: Friday, June 4, 2021

This seminar is a forum for works-in-progress in the history of capitalism, broadly defined. We seek proposals from junior, mid-career, and senior scholars as well as graduate students from a wide variety of sub-fields, including the history of race & racism, gender and feminist studies, intellectual history, political history, legal history, business history, the history of finance, labor history, cultural history, urban history, and agricultural history to name just a few. This seminar has and continues to welcome scholars working on a range of time periods and geographic areas, including global histories of commodities, like oil.

This seminar will be virtual and open to graduate students, independent scholars, and faculty. To maximize time for discussion papers are circulated electronically in advance. Priority is given to individuals at a stage in their research at which they can best benefit from feedback. All meetings will take place remotely via Zoom on select Fridays from 3:30-5:00 pm Central Time. Andrew Hartman, Illinois State University, and Elizabeth Tandy Shermer, Loyola University Chicago, are the co-coordinators for the 2021-2022.

To submit a proposal, please visit our webform at http://www.newberry.org/scholarly-seminar-proposalform to upload a one-page proposal, a statement explaining how this paper relates to your other work, and a brief CV. Applications will not be accepted via email.

Sponsors: the History Department at Loyola University Chicago and the Department of History at Illinois State University

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History of the Corporation

Event Announcement

The Yale Law School and CGCG are presenting a virtual workshop on ‘The History of the Corporation’ on 10 June 2021, beginning at 9:00 EDT.  The program follows.  All are welcome to register for the event by visting the following website:  https://bit.ly/2PeXhGL  

Introduction
Naomi Lamoreaux (Yale University)
Henry Hansmann (Yale Law School and ECGI)

Shareholder Democracy under Autocracy:  Voting Rights and Corporate Performance in Imperial Russia 
Amanda Gregg (Middlebury College), Steven Nafziger (Williams College)

Legal Origins of Corporate Governance:  Choice of Company Law in Egypt, 1887-1913
Cihan Artunç (Middlebury College)

Legal Transplants and Local Custom in China: The Struggle over Apportioned Liability for External Debt of Partnerships
Madeleine Zelin (Columbia University)

Corporate Ownership and Control in the Gilded Age
Eric Hilt (Wellesley College)

Managerial Failure and Corporate Ownership in Edwardian Britain Revisited
Michael Aldous (Queen’s University, Belfast), Philip Fliers (Queen’s University, Belfast), John Turner (Queen’s University, Belfast) 

General Discussion
Tim Guinnane (Yale University)
Giuseppe Dari-Mattiacci (University of Amsterdam)

Concluding Remarks
Naomi Lamoreaux (Yale University)
Henry Hansmann (Yale Law School and ECGI)

Financial History Network: Spring/Summer 2021 Webinar Series Program

Event Announcement

The Financial History Network is pleased to announce the Spring/Summer 2021 webinar series program. We have an outstanding line up of presenters and papers and look forward to our future discussions.

The Financial History Network’s webinar sessions take place via Zoom on Mondays at 11 am EST. Sessions are recorded for publication on the network’s YouTube channel. If you want to receive the papers being discussed, reminders of our sessions, and follow-up discussions of the issues raised during the webinar sessions, please fill in the form here. If you want to attend the webinar series, please register using our Eventbrite page or the links to each session in the webinars program. Once you have registered, you will receive a Zoom link in an Eventbrite e-mail.

February 1, 2021
Keynote Talk: “Was Modern Economic Growth Finance-Led?”
Richard Sylla, Professor Emeritus of Economics, New York University
See abstract here.
Register here.

February 15, 2021
“Managing the Balance Sheet: Hidden Reserves, Dividend Smoothing and Balance Manipulation in the German Chemical Industry around 1900”
Frederic SteinfeldPost-Doctoral Researcher, University of Gothenburg
Twitter: @f_steinfeld
See abstract here.
Register here.

March 15, 2021
“Wagering on the Future: Cotton, Credit and Contract Law in Colonial Bombay”
Meghna Chaudhuri, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Boston College
See abstract here.
Register here.

April 12, 2021
“The Politics of Arbitrage: Connecting and Disconnecting Global Markets, 1870-1920”
John Handel, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California at Berkeley
Twitter: @_john_handel
See abstract here.
Register here.

May 17, 2021
“The Local Dimension of Global Finance: Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Global Debt Crisis of the 1980s”
Lukas Dovern, Lecturer, Department of History, Stanford University
Matthew Nestler, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Department of History, Stanford University
See abstract here.
Register here.

June 7, 2021 
“Payment Crises and Consequences”
Gary Richardson, Professor, Department of Economics, University of California at Irvine
Padma Sharma, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Chris Koch, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
See abstract here.
Register here.

June 28, 2021
11 am EST
“The Emergence of Banks in Latin America, 1850-1875: Was There a Financial Revolution or Something Else?”
Carlos Marichal, Professor Emeritus of Latin American History, El Colegio de México
See abstract here.
Register here.

Financial History Network Webinar Series Conveners

Bernardo Bátiz Lazo (Northumbria University, United Kingdom)
Manuel A. Bautista González (Columbia University in the City of New York, United States)
Sergio Castellanos Gamboa (Bangor University, United Kingdom)
Miguel A. López Morell (Universidad de Murcia, Spain)
Paula Vedoveli (Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil)

Financial History Network

Website  | E-mail  | Twitter | Eventbrite | YouTube

Financial History Network: Spring/Summer 2021 Webinar Series Program

Event Announcement

The Financial History Network is pleased to announce the Spring/Summer 2021 webinar series program. We have an outstanding line up of presenters and papers and look forward to our future discussions.

The Financial History Network’s webinar sessions take place via Zoom on Mondays at 11 am EST. Sessions are recorded for publication on the network’s YouTube channel. If you want to receive the papers being discussed, reminders of our sessions, and follow-up discussions of the issues raised during the webinar sessions, please fill in the form here. If you want to attend the webinar series, please register using our Eventbrite page or the links to each session in the webinars program. Once you have registered, you will receive a Zoom link in an Eventbrite e-mail.

February 1, 2021
Keynote Talk: “Was Modern Economic Growth Finance-Led?”
Richard Sylla, Professor Emeritus of Economics, New York University
See abstract here.
Register here.

February 15, 2021
“Managing the Balance Sheet: Hidden Reserves, Dividend Smoothing and Balance Manipulation in the German Chemical Industry around 1900”
Frederic SteinfeldPost-Doctoral Researcher, University of Gothenburg
Twitter: @f_steinfeld
See abstract here.
Register here.

March 15, 2021
“Wagering on the Future: Cotton, Credit and Contract Law in Colonial Bombay”
Meghna Chaudhuri, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of History, Boston College
See abstract here.
Register here.

April 12, 2021
“The Politics of Arbitrage: Connecting and Disconnecting Global Markets, 1870-1920”
John Handel, Ph.D. Candidate in History, University of California at Berkeley
Twitter: @_john_handel
See abstract here.
Register here.

May 17, 2021
“The Local Dimension of Global Finance: Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Global Debt Crisis of the 1980s”
Lukas Dovern, Lecturer, Department of History, Stanford University
Matthew Nestler, Ph.D. Candidate in History, Department of History, Stanford University
See abstract here.
Register here.

June 7, 2021 
“Payment Crises and Consequences”
Gary Richardson, Professor, Department of Economics, University of California at Irvine
Padma Sharma, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Chris Koch, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
See abstract here.
Register here.

June 28, 2021
11 am EST
“The Emergence of Banks in Latin America, 1850-1875: Was There a Financial Revolution or Something Else?”
Carlos Marichal, Professor Emeritus of Latin American History, El Colegio de México
See abstract here.
Register here.

Financial History Network Webinar Series Conveners

Bernardo Bátiz Lazo (Northumbria University, United Kingdom)
Manuel A. Bautista González (Columbia University in the City of New York, United States)
Sergio Castellanos Gamboa (Bangor University, United Kingdom)
Miguel A. López Morell (Universidad de Murcia, Spain)
Paula Vedoveli (Fundação Getulio Vargas, Brazil)

Financial History Network

Website  | E-mail  | Twitter | Eventbrite | YouTube