Economic History of Monarchy

Michaelmas Term 2021 – Theme: Political Economy

In monarchies, power, law, finances, and economy are intertwined aspects of the royal household. The aim of this research seminar is to discuss research on economic and financial aspects of monarchies and dynasties from antiquity to present day. In particular, the interdependencies of finances, economics and monarchical rule are of interest. The research seminar, furthermore, hopes to encourage further research into this topic, and to enable comparative and interdisciplinary studies between different times and spaces.

If you are interested in presenting your research, please get in touch with cathleen.sarti@history.ox.ac.uk and charlotte.backerra@uni-goettingen.de

Monday 25 October 2021 (3rd Week, Michaelmas Term)

Monday 1 November 2021 (4th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Monday 29 November 2021 (8th Week, Michaelmas Term)

Monday 24 January 2022 (2nd Week, Hilary Term)

Monday 31 January 2022 (3rd Week, Hilary Term)

Monday 14 February 2022 (5th Week, Hilary Term)

Monday 28 February 2022 (7th Week, Hilary Term)

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