Events & Seminars

*The Economic and Social History seminar programme gratefully acknowledges the support of the MacFie Bequest, named after Professor Alec MacFie, Adam Smith Professor of Political Economy at the University from 1945 to 1958. 

Email Dr Kristin Hay (she/her) for further information. 

Venue to be confirmed. Refreshments are provided. 

Thursday 14 September 2023 Karissa Patton, University of Edinburgh 

'The Self-Exam as a liberative practice (and individual responsibility?): feminism, preventative healthcare, and neoliberalism, 1970-1990'


Thursday 19 October 2023 Joanna Spear, The George Washington University 

'The Domestic Strategies and Foreign Policies of Armstrongs and Vickers, 1855-1955'


Thursday 16 November 2023 Sabine Pitteloud, University of Geneva 

'Organized Business & Environmental Governance in Postwar Switzerland and Germany'


Thursday 31 November 2023 Valerio Cerretano, University of Florence

'The Bank of England and the warfare state: rescuing Rolls-Royce's areo-engine branch, 1969-75'