Frontier Research in Economic and Social History - Gothenburg FRESH Meeting 2022
Topic: Colonialism and Natural Resources
Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
Dates: 20-21 October 2022
Keynote speaker: Tirthankar Roy, London School of Economics and Political Science
Hosting institution: Department of Economy and Society, University of Gothenburg
Local organizer: Dimitrios Theodoridis, University of Gothenburg (email@example.com)
FRESH organizer: Anna Missiaia, University of Gothenburg (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Call for Papers
On 20-21 October 2022 the Unit for Economic History of the Department of Economy and Society of the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, will host a Frontier Research in Economics and Social History (FRESH) 2-day meeting on the theme Colonialism and Natural Resources.
The goal of FRESH meetings is to gather researchers to present ongoing research, with a focus on early-stage research, in an environment especially focused on constructive feedback and support.
The keynote speaker for this meeting will be Tirthankar Roy, Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics and Political Science, who specializes in global history, history and development of South Asia, and empires and environmental history.
We welcome papers from a broad range of methodologies, and especially welcome papers which are connected to the broad theme of ‘Colonialism and Natural Resources’ and deal with topics such as:
- agricultural development
- natural resource exploitation
- environmental history
- colonial institutions
- business history
- other related topics in economic and social history, broadly defined.