Economic History of Monarchy

In monarchies, power, law, finances, and economy are intertwined aspects of the royal household. The aim of this research seminar is to discuss research on economic and financial aspects of monarchies and dynasties from antiquity to present day. In particular, the interdependencies of finances, economics and monarchical rule are of interest. The research seminar, furthermore, hopes to encourage further research into this topic, and to enable comparative and interdisciplinary studies between different times and spaces.

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Type: Seminar Series
Series organisers: Cathleen Sarti, Charlotte Backerra
Timing: Online, Mondays 17:00-18:30
Organising department: Faculty of History


Monday 3 June 2024 (7th Week, Trinity Term)

Safeguarding in times of crisis. The compensation of the former Bavarian royal family after 1918
Date: 3 June 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 7th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Nina Kreibig (Berlin)
Venue Details: ONLINE only
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Monday 10 June 2024 (8th Week, Trinity Term)

The Late-Ming "Mine Tax" Reconsidered
Date: 10 June 2024, 17:00 - 18:30 (Monday, 8th week, Trinity 2024)
Speaker : Gabriel Groz (Chicago)
Venue Details: ONLINE only
Organisers: TBA
Hosts: TBA

Editors: Laura Spence, Belinda Clark