New Directions in Economic History

Friday, March 3, 2023 – Institute for Advanced Study Campus

1:30 p.m.                     Welcome

1:40 p.m.                     Session 1: U.S. Capitalism      

                                  Chair: David A. Bell (Princeton University)

                                  Claire Priest (Yale University), Reflections on Scholarly Work on Slavery and Capitalism

                                  Trevon Logan (Ohio State University), "All We Have Is The Truth”: Burdened Individuality, Abstract Equality, and Anti-Blackness in Economic History

                                  Jonathon Levy (University of Chicago), The Real Economy

                                  Discussant: Leah Platt Boustan (Princeton University)

3:40 p.m.                     Coffee Break

4:00 p.m.                     Session 2: African Economic History

                                  Chair: Francesca Trivellato (IAS)

                                  Mariana Candido (Emory University), Centering Africans and Africa in Economic Histories

                                  Stelios Michalopous (Brown University), The Atlas of Colonial Capitalism in Africa

                                  Discussant: Bruce S. Hall (UC-Berkeley/IAS)

5:30 p.m.                     Event Concludes


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Date & Time

March 03, 2023 | 1:30pm – 5:30pm


Rubenstein Commons | Meeting Room 5

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