Are you a Research Master student in one of the Social Sciences? Are you curious? Ambitious? Then read the brochure and apply for one or two Posthumus courses in Global Economic and Social History, college year 2013/2014. Do you know ambitious Research Master students? Then spread the news and forward the brochure. Deadline for applications: 25 August 2013.
Jan de Vries, professor of history and economics (UC Berkeley), will present his lecture 'Taxing the staff of life: the Dutch bread tax, 1574-1855' in Wageningen on Tuesday 28 May 2013. On Thursday 30 May 2013 he will present his lecture 'Europe-Asia trade and the Great Divergence debate, 1600-1850' in Leiden.
Op donderdag 23 mei 2013 om 16.00 uur houdt Ewout Frankema, professor of Rural and Environmental History, zijn inaugurale rede 'Africa and the Green Revolution - A Global Historical Perspective' in Wageningen. De Posthumus-gemeenschap is hiervoor van harte uitgenodigd.