Events & seminars 2021

*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

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

Zoom Recording

Thursday 4 March 2021, 11am
Rebecca Mason (School of Advanced Study)
Locating Women in the Early Modern Scottish Economy: Households, Commerce
and Credit’s Involvement in the 1984-85 Miners’ Strike

Zoom Recording

Thursday 7 October 2021 Trish Kahle (University of Georgetown)
'Dreamers with Shovels: Appalachia as a Laboratory for High-Energy Democracy in New Deal America'

Thursday 21 October 2021 Stephanie Ginalski (University of Lausanne)
'Women in Corporate Networks: From Margin to Centre'

Thursday 4 November 2021 Liset Borges Vazquez (Cuban Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment)
'Alternative and Sustainable Energy in Cuba'

Thursday 2 December 2021 Giovanni Bernardini (University of Verona)
'The 1960s as the “Age of Planning”? The Italian Case in International Perspective'