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EHS annual conference 2022: Plenary Lecture
The economics of slavery in West African history: the Nieboer-Domar hypothesis revisited
A lecture by Professor Gareth Austin, Cambridge University

EHS annual conference 2019: Plenary Lecture
Back to the Failure(s)? DeLorean and Northern Ireland’s Other Troubles
A lecture by Dr Graham Brownlow, Queen’s University Belfast

EHS annual conference 2018: Plenary Lecture
Small bills and petty finance: economies of the old Poor Law
A lecture by Professor Alannah Tomkins, Keele University

EHS annual conference 2017: Friday plenary lecture
Heights and health since 1870: the long and the short of it
A lecture by Professor Tim Hatton, University of Essex

2016 Ellen McArthur Lectures at the University of Cambridge
Gendering Economic History: Eve also Delved
A lecture by Professor Jane Humphries, University of Oxford

Interview with Amanda Wilkinson, University of Essex
Listen to Amanda Wilkinson’s interview on Woman’s Hour about her 2014 conference paper, Do the Victorian censuses of England and Wales offer an accurate representation of married women’s occupations in provincial towns and cities: 1851-1901?

BBC Interview with Prof. Jim Tomlinson
Jim Tomlinson’s interview with BBC Scotland about his 2014 conference paper, The economic basis of Scottish nationhood circa 1870-2014. You can read the full article on the BBC website.

2012 Economic History Review Lecture
Growth and Inequality in the Great Divergence Debate: Mughal India, Stuart England and Tokugawa Japan Compared
The inaugural Economic History Review Lecture, by Professor Osamu Saito, took place at the Asian Historical Economics Conference at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo in September 2012.

2013 Ellen McArthur Lectures at the University of Cambridge
The Great Transition: Climate, Disease and Society in the 13th and 14th Centuries
A lecture by Professor Bruce M.S. Campbell, The Queen’s University of Belfast.

Royal Economic Society 2012 Policy Lecture
Returning to Growth: Policy Lessons from History
A lecture, by Professor Nick Crafts, summarising the economic policy lessons from the 1930s and 1980s that are relevant to kick-starting recovery now.

The Reith Lectures
The Rule of Law and Its Enemies, 2012
Economic historian, Professor Niall Ferguson, explores the importance of man-made institutions in driving change around the world.

Gresham College Lecture
The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition and Development in the Western World since 1700
Professor Bernard Harris

2010 Leverhulme Lectures
All poor but no paupers: A Japanese perspective on the Great Divergence
Professor Osamu Saito

2009 Ellen McArthur Lectures at the University of Cambridge
From the 18th to the 21st Century: a perspective on 250 years of Economic Growth
Professor Nick Crafts