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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Histories of Emergence Ravinder Kaur (Associate Professor of Modern South Asian Studies, Copenhagen) gives a lecture on history and public policy. Ravinder Kaur 29 Sep 2019
2 Wrap up and reflection part 2 Patricia Clavin (Professor of International History, Oxford) gives a lecture on history and public policy. Patricia Clavin 29 Sep 2019
3 Wrap up reflection part 1 Jeremy Adelman (Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, Princeton) gives a lecture on history and public policy. Jeremy Adelman 29 Sep 2019
4 Strange Legacies of Divergence:  The Chinese Gold Mining Diaspora 1850-1910 Mae Ngai (Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History, Columbia) gives a lecture on ‘Strange Legacies of Divergence:  The Chinese Gold Mining Diaspora 1850-1910’. Mae Ngai 29 Sep 2019
5 Divisions of Labour: the Household and the Economy Peter Hill (Northumbria) gives a lecture on ‘Divisions of Labour: the Household and the Economy’. Peter Hill 29 Sep 2019
6 Household, Wage Labour and Capitalist Transformations in 20th Century Africa Andreas Eckert (Professor of African History, Humboldt-University Berlin) gives a lecture on ‘Household, Wage Labour and Capitalist Transformations in 20th Century Africa’. Andreas Eckert 29 Sep 2019
7 China and the West: Many Great Divergences Joel Mokyr (Robert H. Strotz Professor of Arts and Sciences, Northwestern) gives a lecture on ‘China and the West: Many Great Divergences’. Joel Mokyr 29 Sep 2019
8 Silk and Innovation in Pre-modern China and Europe Dagmar Schafer (Director, Max Planck Institute) and Giorgio Riello (Professor of Early Modern Global History, EUI) give a lecture on ‘Silk and Innovation in Pre-modern China and Europe’. Dagmar Schafer, Giorgio Riello 29 Sep 2019
9 Cosmographical Foundations for the Promotion of Embryo Sciences and Proto- technologies in Pre-industrial Europe and Late Imperial China Patrick O’Brien (Professor of Economic History in the Department of Economic History, LSE) gives a lecture on ‘Cosmographical Foundations for the Promotion of Embryo Sciences and Proto- technologies in Pre-industrial Europe and Late Imperial China’. Patrick O’Brien 29 Sep 2019
10 The Great Intellectual Divergence: Alexander Hamilton and the Global Origins of Environmental Investmentality Eli Cook (Assistant Professor of American History, Haifa) gives a lecture on ‘The Great Intellectual Divergence: Alexander Hamilton and the Global Origins of Environmental Investmentality’. Eli Cook 28 Sep 2019
11 The Great Acceleration in Asia: Beyond 'Coal and North America' Kaoru Sugihara (Specially Appointed Professor at the Research Institute for Humanities and Nature, Kyoto) gives a lecture on ‘The Great Acceleration in Asia: Beyond 'Coal and North America'’. Kaoru Sugihara 28 Sep 2019
12 Asia and the Great Divergence Bishnu Gupta (Professor of Economics, Warwick) gives a lecture on ‘Asia and the Great Divergence’. Bishnu Gupta 28 Sep 2019
13 Water and the Economic History of India Tirthankar Roy (Professor in Economic History, Department of Economic History, LSE) gives a lecture on ‘Water and the Economic History of India’. Tirthankar Roy 28 Sep 2019
14 Industry in the Global South, 1840s-1940s: Unfinished Business William Clarence-Smith (Emeritus Professor of History, SOAS) gives a lecture on ‘Industry in the Global South, 1840s-1940s: Unfinished Business’. William Clarence-Smith 28 Sep 2019
15 Did the Little Divergence within Europe and America contribute to the Great Divergence? Leandro Prados de la Escosura (Professor of Economic History, Carlos III University, Madrid) gives a lecture on ‘Did the Little Divergence within Europe and America contribute to the Great Divergence?’ Leandro Prados de la Escosura 28 Sep 2019
16 The Limits of Reciprocal Comparisons: Money and Trade Finance in the Early Modern Period Alejandra Irigoin (Associate Professor in the Department of Economic History, LSE) gives a lecture on ‘The Limits of Reciprocal Comparisons: Money and The Early Modern Period’. Alejandra Irigoin 28 Sep 2019
17 The World Historical in China’s Twentieth Century: Perspectives on Modernity, Globalization and Globality Rebecca Karl (Professor of History, NYU) gives a lecture on ‘The World Historical in China’s Twentieth Century: Perspectives on Modernity, Globalization and Globality’. Rebecca Karl 28 Sep 2019
18 Creative Commons The Age of Fasad: Jihad, Piety and Liturgical Islam in the Indian Ocean (1500-1750) Yasser Arafath speaks at the South Asia Seminar on 10 October 2017 Yasser Arafath 28 Mar 2018
19 Creative Commons Querying the Cosmopolitan in Sri Lankan and Indian Ocean History Zoltan Biedermann and Alan Strathern speak at the South Asia Seminar on 6 February 2018. Zoltán Biedermann, Alan Strathern 28 Feb 2018
20 The Prospect of Global History How can global history can be applied instead of advocated? James Belich, Elleke Boehmer, Richard Drayton, Hannah-Louise Clark 27 Jul 2016
21 Histories of the Self A roundtable discussion with Lynn Hunt (Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography), Lyndal Roper (Regius Professor of History) and Elleke Boehmer (Professor of World Literature in English). Lynn Hunt, Lyndal Roper, Elleke Boehmer 29 May 2014
22 The French Revolution in a Global Perspective A lecture by the Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography, Lynn Hunt. Lynn Hunt 29 May 2014
23 Do Human Rights Need a History? Lynn Hunt (Humanitas Visiting Professor in Historiography) in discussion with Sandra Fredman (Rhodes Professor of Law & Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Human Rights for Future Generations) Lynn Hunt, Sandra Fredman 29 May 2014