November 2012

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Centre for Economic History

Workshop on Research in Progress

Friday 23 November 2012, 2pm – 6pm

University of Reading, Whiteknights, Palmer building, Room G04


2.00 Annalisa Marzano: Harvesting the sea: the exploitation of marine resources in the Roman Mediterranean

2.30 John Creighton:   The velocity of circulation and the movement of coin in the Roman provinces

3.00 Tony Moore: State finance and government debt in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries

3.30 Coffee break

4.00 Richard Hoyle: The school as firm: Writing the history of Giggleswick School, 1512-2012

4.30 Joel Felix:  Fiscal origins of the French Revolution

5.00 Andrew Godley: The German origins of research capabilities in the US pharmaceutical industry


6.00 End of workshop


For further details contact Mark Casson