Events & Seminars 2022

*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 Ewan Gibbs for the Zoom link and further information. All seminars take place at 11am. 

Thursday 20 January 2022 Ismay Milford, University of Edinburgh
'A Social History of Information Professionals in 1960s-80s East Africa'

Thursday 27 January 2022 Arun Kumar, University of Nottingham
'Workers in the Night:History of Working-Class Night Schools and Night Libraries (Bombay,

Thursday 10 February 2022 Peter Scott, Henley Business School
'From 'Pin Money' to Careers: Britain’s Late Move to Equal Pay, its Consequences, and Labour Market Implications'

Thursday 24 February 2022 Leon Gooberman, University of Cardiff
'External Investment and Economic Development in Wales, 1934 to 1999'

Thursday 10 March 2022 Marianna Dudley, University of Bristol
'New Power Generation: The History of Renewable Energy in Britain'