An International Conference hosted by the Department of History

The University of Sheffield
Friday 22 June - Sunday 24 June 2012
Humanities Research Institute, Douglas Knoop Centre

This conference examines the culture of the market in the late medieval and early modern periods, conceived broadly as the norms, laws, customs and practices of exchange. It offers an opportunity for scholars from diverse historiographical backgrounds to compare and contrast findings across conventional chronologies and geographies, to reflect on the implications of supra-imperial and global approaches, and to consider future interpretations of late medieval/early modern market culture.


Speakers include: Robert DuPlessis, Pierre Gervais, Julie Hardwick, Martha Howell, James Masschaele, Allan Potofsky, David Harris Sacks, Alex Shepard, Christopher L. Tomlins, Daniel Vickers.


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This conference is made possible by generous support of the Economic History Society, British Association of American Studies, and University of Sheffield Faculty of Arts and the Department of History.

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