Events & seminars 2020-21

*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. 

All seminars will take place via Zoom. To participate please contact Dr Ewan Gibbs

 Details of ESH seminar series 2020/21 semester 2

Thursday 21 January, 11am
Jack Saunders (University College London)
Getting Beyond Grunwick: Race in the Everyday Workplace, 1960-80

 Zoom recording:

Thursday 4 February 2021, 11am
Anna Spadavecchia (University of Strathclyde)
The Role of Corporate Innovation and Independent Inventors in the Technological Specialization of Great Britain, 1918-32

Thursday 18 February 2021, 11am
Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite (University College London)
Deindustrialization and Women’s Involvement in the 1984-85 Miners’ Strike

Thursday 4 March 2021, 11am
Rebecca Mason (School of Advanced Study)
Locating Women in the Early Modern Scottish Economy: Households, Commerce
and Credit