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Working group: Adam Smith on Taxes II


Department of History and Civilization

Our Scottish philosopher continues his odyssey into the world of taxation, arriving at the taxes on wages and consumption: A crucial point, as taxes on wages can have a particularly powerful distribut...


Organiser:
Johannes Ludwig Maria Pelzl (EUI)
Guus Wieman

Location:
Via Zoom -
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Working group: Adam Smith on the Revenue of the State


Department of History and Civilization

Having expounded the legitimate purposes of government expenditures, Smith turned to consider sources of revenue. What kind of taxes were just? Which economic activities should be taxed accordingly, a...


Organiser:
Johannes Ludwig Maria Pelzl (EUI)
Guus Wieman

Location:
Via Zoom -
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Working group: Why Monuments? A discussion on the past, present, and future lives of public statues


Department of History and Civilization

The Black Lives Matter’s protests have recently re-launched the debate on the removal of monuments embodying a burdensome past. This wave of dissent has also reached Europe, where civil rights’ moveme...


Organiser:
Elena Rizzi (EUI)
Iseabail Rowe
Moïra Dato (EUI)
Gabriele Marcon

Location:
Via Zoom -
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Working group: Adam Smith on Pubilc Spending - Education


Department of History and Civilization

Having made the case for public funding to support infrastructure, defense and the judicial system, Smith went on to analyze to what extent the educational system should be financed by the government....


Organiser:
Johannes Ludwig Maria Pelzl (EUI)
Guus Wieman

Location:
Via Zoom -
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Working group: Intellectual History in International, Transnational and Global Contexts


Department of History and Civilization

In the wake of our conversation on the internationalisation of expertise from the point of view of intellectual history, we want to raise broader questions about the intersection of intellectual, inte...


Organiser:
John-Erik Hansson (University of Cergy-Pontoise)
Elisavet Papalexopoulou (EUI)

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Lecture: Conversation with Historians of Capitalism - 'Rethinking Capitalism and Slavery.


Department of History and Civilization

Conversations with Historians of Capitalism is HEC initiative offering researchers the opportunity to hear from some of the most exciting young historians around, and ask them questions. Each conversa...


Organiser:
Olav Hofland
Lucile Boucher
Glenda Sluga
Regina Grafe

Speaker:
Prof. Pepijn Brandon (VU Amsterdam/International Institute for Social History)

Location:
Via Zoom -
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Workshop: Conversations in Global History - A World Apart: Deglobalization and Anti-Globalism in Interwar Europe


Department of History and Civilization

This webinar is part of a series of discussions with prominent scholars in the field of global history.Each conversation will take place at 17:00-18:30 (Florence time) and each will involve a reading ...


Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Pieter M. Judson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Giorgio Riello (EUI - HEC)
Prof. Lucy Riall (EUI - HEC)

Discussant:
Sandra Ricker (EUI)
Christopher Wendt (EUI)

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Working group: Justified Public Spending according to Adam Smith


Department of History and Civilization

We have revived Adam Smith from his Corona-induced coma and start into the fifth and last book of the Wealth of Nations. In this, Adam Smith approaches a crucial question of Classical Liberalism: Whic...


Contact:
Johannes Ludwig Maria Pelzl (EUI) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Working group Economic History and Ideas

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Lecture: Conversations in Global History - Framing World History for Undergraduates


Department of History and Civilization

This webinar is part of a series of discussions with prominent scholars in the field of global history.Each conversation will take place at 17:00-18:30 (Florence time) and each will involve a reading ...


Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Pieter M. Judson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Giorgio Riello (EUI - HEC)

Speaker:
Kenneth Pomeranz (University of Chicago)
Daniel Segal (Pitzer College)

Discussant:
Daniel Forrest Banks (EUI - HEC)
Klaudia Kuchno (EUI)

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Workshop: A Discussion on Fashion: Material and Visual Approaches


Department of History and Civilization

What do visual aspects of an object or source reveal that material ones do not? What does the materiality of a source disclose that visuality does not? How can historians of fashion consider side by s...


Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Iseabail Rowe
Elena Rizzi (EUI)
Moïra Dato (EUI)
Giorgio Riello (EUI - HEC)

Location:
Via Zoom - Via Zoom
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Lecture: Conversation with Historians of Capitalism - 'Capitalism before Capitalism?'


Department of History and Civilization

Conversations with Historians of Capitalism is HEC initiative offering researchers the opportunity to hear from some of the most exciting young historians around, and ask them questions. Each conversa...


Organiser:
Glenda Sluga
Prof. Regina Grafe
Olav Hofland
Lucile Boucher

Speaker:
Prof. Francesca Trivellato (Princeton Institute for Advanced Study)

Location:
Via Zoom -
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Workshop: Conversations in Global History - How to Study the Global History of Capitalism During the Cold War: Economic Historians Cross the Iron Curtain


Department of History and Civilization

This webinar is part of a series of discussions with prominent scholars in the field of global history.Each conversation will take place at 17:00-18:30 (Florence time) and each will involve a reading ...


Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Pieter M. Judson (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Giorgio Riello (EUI - HEC)
Prof. Lucy Riall (EUI - HEC)

Discussant:
Guus Wieman
Aleksandra Komornicka (EUI)

Speaker:
Prof. Maxine Berg (University of Warwick)

Location:
Outside EUI premises -
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Lecture: Conversation with Historians of Capitalism


Department of History and Civilization

Conversations with Historians of Capitalism is an initiative of HEC offering researchers the opportunity to hear fromsome of the most exciting young historians around, and ask them questions. Each con...


Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Glenda Sluga
Prof. Regina Grafe
Guus Wieman
Olav Hofland
Dennis Koelling

Speaker:
Dr Pierre Eichenberger

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Conference: Adjusting the Focus: Scales, Spaces and Trajectories in European History


Department of History and Civilization

The GRACEH (Graduate Conference in European History) series was held for the first time in 2007 in Budapest, and is co-organised since 2010 by the Central European University, the European University ...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Daniel Forrest Banks (EUI - HEC)
Elisavet Papalexopoulou
Sebastian Dragan MaJstorovic (EUI)

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Working group: Intellectual History Working Group: Meetings with Alumni


Department of History and Civilization

The Intellectual History Working Group is doing a series of informal meetings with recent alumni. These meetings will give us the opportunity to discuss with young academics their Phd projects and asp...


Contact:
Elisavet Papalexopoulou - Send a mail

Speaker:
Alexandra Ortolja-Baird
Annelie Grosse

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Working group: Material and Visual Culture Discussion Series: ‘Talking about Things'. First Session: Talking about Things #1: Mobility and Material and Visual Culture


Department of History and Civilization

The Visual and Material History Working Group would like to warmly invite you to their new discussion series ‘Talking about Things’. Focusing on thematic questions, the aim of these discussion session...


Contact:
Iseabail Rowe - Send a mail

Organiser:
Matthias Ebejer
Ana Struillou

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Lecture: A Conversation about Archives in Uncertain Times


Department of History and Civilization

This event brings together three leading Archivists from Italy, the UK, and the EU, to discuss the situation of archives and archival research during the current pandemic. How are archives coping with...


Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Prof. Lucy Riall (EUI - HEC)
Giorgio Riello (EUI - HEC)
Pieter Judson

Speaker:
Dieter Cornel Schlenker (EUI - Historical Archives of the EC)
Emma Markiewicz (The National Archives, UK)
Monica Grossi (Soprintendenza archivistica e bibliografica del Lazio)

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Lecture: Conversation with Historians of Capitalism


Department of History and Civilization

Conversations with Historians of Capitalism is an initiative of HEC offering researchers the opportunity to hear fromsome of the most exciting young historians around, and ask them questions. Each con...


Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Glenda Sluga
Prof. Regina Grafe
Guus Wieman
Olav Hofland
Dennis Koelling

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Lecture: A Crossdresser and Con Artist in Antebellum New York City


Department of History and Civilization Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

New York has always been a city tinged with fraud. From Boss Tweed and Bernie Madoff through to the myriad cons and scams – many small, some not so small – committed everyday on the streets, fraud is ...


Organiser:
Glenda Sluga

Speaker:
Professor Shane White (University of Sydney)

Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Via Zoom -
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Lecture: History of Soviet Sociology. The Intellectual Style of a Totalitarian Social Science


Department of History and Civilization

The history of Soviet sociology unearths several puzzles. Its rapid institutionalization implied support from the Party authorities. At the same time, it was targeted by frequent repression. Its leade...


Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Alexander Etkind (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)
Guillaume Minea-Pic (EUI - Department of History and Civilization)

Speaker:
Mikhail Sokolov (European University at St. Petersburg)

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Workshop: Research Strategies in the Time of Covid-19


Department of History and Civilization

Please join us for this special strategizing webinar to discuss how we can make best use of this time when our conventional forms of archival and other kinds of field work may be difficult or impossib...


Organiser:
Prof. Lucy Riall
Glenda Sluga
Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Giorgio Riello (EUI - HEC)

Contact:
Fabrizio Borchi (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Lecture: Conversations with Historians of Capitalism - Webinar Series


Department of History and Civilization

Conversations with Historians of Capitalism is an initiative of HEC offering researchers the opportunity to hear from some of the most exciting young historians around, and ask them questions. Each co...


Contact:
Laura Borgese (EUI - Department of History and Civilization) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Glenda Sluga
Prof. Regina Grafe
Guus Wieman
Olav Hofland
Dennis Koelling

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
Read more Conversations with Historians of Capitalism - Webinar Series

Lecture: Missionary Knowledge in the Colonial Borderlands of Iberian Empires. Impositions, Appropriations, Adaptations


Department of History and Civilization

In the framework of the HEC Department ColloquiaSince the 16th century, catholic missionaries produced information about the indigenous peoples of the world and published reports that circulated espec...


Contact:
Francesca Parenti - Send a mail

Organiser:
Federico Romero (EUI - HEC)
Giorgio Riello (EUI - HEC)

Speaker:
Guillermo Wilde (CONICET, Benos Aires)

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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Working group: Material Culture of Socialism: Current Debates and New perspectives


Department of History and Civilization

This seminar proposes to engage a critical reflection on socialist material culture in post-socialist contexts. More broadly, it intends to provide some analytical and methodological tool to tackle is...


Contact:
Iseabail Rowe - Send a mail

Speaker:
Julie Deschepper

Location:
Outside EUI premises - Via Zoom
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