Welcome and Introduction


The Center for History and Economics online seminar hosts presentations and discussions on recent research in history, economics, and related disciplines. Ranging widely across historical periods and around the globe, the seminar covers topics including economic thought, histories of economic life, environmental history, and legal history. The seminar is also intended to bring together, regularly throughout the academic year and in a spirit of scholarly exchange, friends and affiliates of the Center in Cambridge, Harvard, Paris, and elsewhere.

We are delighted to announce the new Winter program. If you wish to attend one or more sessions, please register below for a Zoom invitation. Each presentation will be approximately 20 minutes, followed by a 30 minute discussion.


Wednesday 27 January 2021

12:00 EST / 17:00 GMT / 18:00 CET

Paul Warde (Cambridge)

Strategy and Tactics in the Environmental Revolution

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Wednesday 17 February 2021

12:00 EST / 17:00 GMT / 18:00 CET

Francesca Trivellato (IAS, Princeton)

The Vagrancy of Economic Invisibility

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Wednesday 17 March 2021

13:00 EDT / 17:00 GMT / 18:00 CET

Tim Harper (Cambridge)

Nights at the Circus