L’Atelier: Economic Questions — Multiple Methods

- | College Hall 209

January 24 will be the first meeting of  "L’Atelier: Economic Questions — Multiple Methods" an interdisciplinary seminar supported by the Howard S. Marks Chair of Economic History and co-sponsored by the Department of History at Penn.


The discussion will be based on pre-circulated papers. Each presenter will speak for 10 minutes, followed by 50 minutes of Q&As.


To access the papers and register for the workshop, please email: ft@ias.edu



9:00am Coffee, meet & greet

9:30am Participants’ introduction

9:45am Chair: Francesca Trivellato (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)

10-11 Chris Colvin (Queen’s University Belfast)

Teaching Capitalism to Capitalists

11-12 Claire Lemercier (CNRS/SciencesPo) and Claire Zlac (CNRS/EHESS)

Back to the Sources: Practicing and Teaching Quantitative History in 2020

12-12 :45pm Catered Lunch

12:45pm Chair: Julia Ott (The New School)

1-2pm Bethany Moreton (Dartmouth)

Jesus Saves: Faith and Finance in the Neoliberal Order

2-3pm Alden Young (UCLA)

What was Sudanese Political Economy? Reflections on the Crises of the Developmental State

3-3:20pm Coffee break

3:20 Chair: Francesca Trivellato (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton)

Bin Wong (UCLA)

Modern Capitalism’s Multiple Pasts and Its Possible Future

4:20-5pm Chair: Marc Flandreau

Round-up conversation


Inquiries: Francesca Trivellato ft@ias.edu; Julia Ott ottj@newschool.edu