Events and Seminars
Economic and Social History Research Group
Please find below our programme for the Economic and Social History group this term. Everyone is welcome to come to any sessions but if you would like to sign up for our email list please do let me know.
We will use the same Zoom link for all of our meetings: https://durhamuniversity.zoom.us/j/7968827566
The Investment Theory of Party Competition: How Money Shapes Electoral Systems
Harry Cross, Thursday 29th October, 1-2pm
Suggested reading: Thomas Ferguson, Golden rule: The investment theory of party competition (1995) pages 19 to 55, especially pages 26 to 31 and onwards - see attached.
History of the Everyday
Jonathan Saha, Monday 9th November, 1-2pm
Suggested reading: Joe Moran, 'November in Berlin: The End of the Everyday', History Workshop Journal, 57 (2004), pp. 216-234.
Why Regionalisation is Core to History
Adrian Green, Friday 27th November, 1-2pm
Suggested reading: Kevin Archer, 'Regions as Social Organisms: The Lamarckian Characteristics of Vidal de la Blache's Regional Geography' Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 83 (1993), pp. 498-514.
ESRC Grant Application on Historic Health Inequalities
Alex Brown, Tuesday 8th December, 1-2pm
Alex will circulate a draft grant application - when he's written it! - and the session will be both an opportunity to discuss measuring historic health inequalities through bio-archaeology and to discuss the process of grant applications more broadly.
Please join us for any of these sessions.
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