‘Economic History Review’ Workshop: India

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'Economic History Review' Workshop: India
Date / time
20/05/2022, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The editors of the Economic History Review invite you to join a workshop on India. The workshop will discuss four recent papers and their implications for further research in the field:


‘Cotton cultivation under colonial rule in India in the nineteenth century from a comparative perspective’

Klas Rönnbäck & Dimitrios Theodoridis (Gothenburg University)

Published online: 23 August 2021, https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13094


‘Credit risk in colonial India’

Maanik Nath (Urecht University)

Published online: 28 August 2021, https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/ehr.13108


‘Between unfreedoms: The role of caste in decisions to repatriate among indentured workers’

Neha Hui & Uma Kambhampati (University of Reading)

Published online: 19 October 2021, https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13115


‘Indian cotton textiles and British industrialisation: evidence of comparative learning in the British cotton industry in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’

Alka Raman (London School of Economics)

Published online: 17 January 2022, https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13143


Discussants are Anand V. Swamy and Latika Chaudhary.

The workshop will include short presentations by the authors followed by comments from the discussants and then an open discussion.


Registration is now closed.