Conference: Trading Worlds: Oceans, Empires, Seas

Event time: 
Friday, April 5, 2019 - 3:30pm to Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 3:30pm
Henry R. Luce Hall (LUCE ), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Friday April 5th:

3:30 Welcome by Alan Mikhail and Ellen Nye
3:45 Panel 1: Money on the Move
Sebouh Aslanian, UCLA: “Exceptional Normals?”: On Bilingual Bills of Exchange and Trust Relations Between Julfan Armenians and Marwari Indians in Isfahan and Surat, c. 1730
Maxine Berg, University of Warwick: The Nootka Moment: Trade and Encounter on the Northwest Pacific Coast 1774-1794
Ali Yaycioğlu, Stanford University: Trading Money - Weaving the Order: Financial Caretakers, Commissioners and Financiers in the Ottoman Empire and Beyond, 1650-1850.
Moderator: Emily Erikson, Yale University

Saturday April 6th:

10:00 Panel 2: Institutions of Long-Distance Trade
Şevket Pamuk, Boğaziçi University: Long-distance Trade and Economic Institutions in the Ottoman and Mughal Empires
Prasannan Parthasarathi, Boston College: Weavers and Merchants: The Transition to a Colonial Economy
Ariel Salzmann, Queen’s University: An Eighteenth-Century Ottoman-Mysorean Customs Union: An Essay in Counterfactual History
1:30 Panel 3: Nineteenth-Century Transitions?
Alex Chase-Levenson, University of Pennsylvania: The End of the Plague: A Mediterranean Event
Philip Stern, Duke University: Corporations and the British Empire in the Age of Reform
Peter Perdue, Yale University: Interlopers, Rogues, or Cosmopolitans?: Wu Jianzhang and Early Modern Commercial Networks on the China Coast
Moderator: Francesca Trivellato, Institute for Advanced Studies

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