This Week in Economic History (June 1st-7th, 2009)

On Tuesday the 2nd, there will be an international conference on “Genre, Mobilités et Mobilisations” in the University of Paris 8. You can contact Marguerite Rollinde (GTM) on it.

On Wednesday the third, Irène Favier will present a paper named “Autour des restructurations industrielles dans la France du second XXe siècle : de Faverge à Vergèze”, in the Social and Politic History of the Economy seminar organized at the École Normale Supérieure. That same day begins the Sixth Annual Conference of the Italian Association for the History of Political Economy (STOREP), with the topic “Financial Crises in the Economists’ View”, in the University of Florence, Italy. The event will last two days: you can visit the conference site here. In the University of California at Los Angeles Haggay Etkes (Stanford University) presents “Legalizing Extortion: Protection Payments, Property Rights, and Economic Growth in Ottoman Gaza” in the VonGremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial History. In Colombia, Alberto G. Flórez-Malagón (History Department, Ottawa University) will present a book he edited on cattlefarming, “El poder de la carne. Historias de ganaderías en la primera mitad del siglo XX en Colombia”, at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá.

On Thursday the 4th begins the 20th Annual Mining History Conference in  Creede, Colorado. This event will last until Sunday. That same day Graciela Márquez will present a session on Mexico’s economy by 1810. Robert Boyer, a famous French researcher of the regulationist school, will speak at El Colegio de México on the US financial crisis and the diversity of national answers. Also in Mexico, the economic historians Luis Jáuregui and Carlos Marichal will present a book on the Bourbons’ reformism in the 18th century.

On Friday, there will be a preparatory seminar of the 15th World Economic History Congress at Utrecht session, “The origin of decisions: numbers, data and statistics in the twentieth century”, at Université Paris-Dauphine. You can contact N. Praquin (Université Paris-Dauphine) if you are interested in this event. The three-dayAnnual Cliometrics Conference will begin that day at Gettysburg, PA. You can visit its site here.

Please let us know of any other economic history event in your country. We will appreciate the most if you let us know about them in advance!

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