Empire, State and Growth. Political Economies of the Pre-industrial World and Beyond. International Symposium in Honour of Peer Vries

Ort
Wien
Veranstaltungsort
Seminarraum Geschichte 2, Universität Wien und VSIG, Rechte Wienzeile 2/9
Veranstalter
Thomas Ertl (Institut für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Universität Wien) und Andreas Obenaus (Verein zur Förderung von Studien zur interkulturellen Geschichte, Wien)
Datum
17.06.2016 - 18.06.2016
Von
Rolf Bauer

In honour of Prof. Peer Vries, who unfortunately leaves the University of Vienna soon, an international symposium on 'Empire, State and Growth. Political Economies of the Pre-industrial World and Beyond' will be held.

Programm

June 17th @ Seminarraum Geschichte 2, Hauptgebäude Universität Wien, 2. Stock, Stiege 9

Chair: Thomas Ertl (University of Vienna)

14:00 // Patrick O’Brien (LSE)
First Industrial Revolution as a Conjuncture in Global History

15:00 // Andrea Komlosy (University of Vienna)
Entanglements of Catching-up. Rethinking “Industrial Revolution” from a Global Perspective

16:00 // Coffee break

16:30 // Erich Landsteiner (University of Vienna)
Steel, Arms and the Contest of Empires. The Growth and Decline of Steel Manufacturing and the Armaments Industry in Early Modern Central Europe (16th/17th Centuries)

18:00 // Key Note (chaired by Eric Vanhaute, Ghent University)
Peer Vries (University of Vienna)
Political Economies of Growth and Stagnation in the Early Modern World

June 18th @ VSIG, Rechte Wienzeile 3/9, 1040 Wien

Chair: Peter Berger (WU Vienna)

9:30 // Ernst Langthater (Institute of Rural History, St. Pölten/Fellow Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society LMU München)
The 'Miracle Bean'. A History of Globalization since 1870

10:30 // Kent Deng (LSE, Department of Economic History)
Was there any unilinear Growth Pattern in Global History? The Case of Ming-Qing China

11:30 // Guided Walk (Karlskirche und Karlsplatz as Imperial Sites of Remembrance)

Junior Global Academy. Chair: Andreas Obenaus (VSIG)

14:00 // Rolf Bauer (University of Vienna), A Drain of Wealth? India's Economy in the Age of High Imperialism

14:30 // Ashley Hurst (University of Vienna), Reassessing Traditional Dynastic Empires in a System of Nation-States

15:00 // Coffee break

15:30 // Eberhard Crailsheim (CSIC Madrid & VSIG): Seville and Manila. Illegal Trade and Corruption in the Spanish Empire (17th and 18th Centuries)

16:00 // Birgit Tremml-Werner (Tokyo University & VSIG): Recent Debates on Tokugawa Japan’s Early Modern Growth

Kontakt

thomas.ertl@univie.ac.at
andreas.obenaus@univie.ac.at

Zitation
Empire, State and Growth. Political Economies of the Pre-industrial World and Beyond. International Symposium in Honour of Peer Vries, 17.06.2016 – 18.06.2016 Wien, in: H-Soz-Kult, 20.04.2016, <www.hsozkult.de/event/id/termine-30862>.
Redaktion
Veröffentlicht am
20.04.2016
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