Book & Tribute Sessions

Book sessions promote recent publications in economic history. They will take place from Monday to Friday, at lunch time, in GED hall, Auditorium.


More information: Program

The Book Sessions are:


●    Monday, July 25, 1:15pm - 2:15pm, GED hall, Auditorium

Book session in honor of Patrick O’Brien

Joseph Inikori (ed), British Imperialism and Globalization, c.1650-1960: Essays in Honour of Patrick O’Brien, Boydell, 2022.

Patrick K. O’Brien (ed), The Crucible of Revolutionary and Napoleonic Warfare and European Transitions to Modern Economic Growth, Brill, 2021.

Participants: Gareth Austin, Guillaume Daudin, Joseph Inikori, Patrick O’Brien, Alessandro Stanziani.


●    Tuesday, July 26, 1:15pm - 2:15pm, GED hall, Auditorium

Book Session: Wage Earners in India 1500–1900 Regional Approaches in an International Context, SAGE Spectrum, 2021.

Participants: Jan Lucassen, Rhadika Seshan, Hélder Carvalhal, Tirthankar Roy, Pim de Zwart, Ishrat Alam.


●    Wednesday, July 27, 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm, GED hall, Auditorium

Book Session: Global history of Techniques, 19th-21st c., Brepols, forthcoming.

Participants: Valentina Fava, David Pretel, Alka Raman.

●    Thursday, July 28, 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm, GED hall, Auditorium

Book Session: Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Human Development and the Path to Freedom: 1870 to the Present, CUP, 2022

Johan Fourie, Our Long Walk to Economic Freedom: Lessons from 100,000 Years of Human History, CUP, 2022

Participants: Johan Fourie, Leandro Prados de la Escosura.


●    Thursday, July 28,  6 pm - 7:30 pm, Espace associatif et culturel

Journal Session Capitalism journal: “Debating History and Economics in the 21st Century”

Moderator: Vincent Bignon.

Participants: Marc Flandreau; Francesca Trivellato.

●    Thursday, July 28,  6 pm - 7 pm, Grand Equipement Documentaire (GED) - Auditorium

Tribute Session in honor of Pr. Jean-Claude Perrot 

The session is co-organised by the AFHé and the WEHC steering committe.

Institutional Foreword : Manuela Martini (University Lyon II, president of AFHé)

Chair : Anne Conchon (University Paris 1, general secretary of AFHé)

Speakers : Eric Brian (EHESS), Loïc Charles (University Paris 8), Guillaume Garner (ENS Lyon), Dominique Margairaz (University Paris 1).


●    Friday, July 29, 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm, GED hall, Auditorium

Book Session: Didac Queralt, Pawned States: State Building in the Era of International Finance, Princeton UP, 2022.

Participants: Juan Flores, Leonardo Weller.

The Emergence of Corporate Governance. People, Power, and performance, éd. Knut Sogner and Andrea Colli, Routledge, 2021


Janette Rutterford (The Open University)

Susie J. Pak (St John's University USA)