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Presentation at European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) in Belfast

On 4-7 April 2018, our researchers Robin Philips and Zipeng Zhang attended the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), organized by the International Institute of Social History (IISH). At this event, the researchers presented their forthcoming paper which focused on the business adventures of an … Continue reading

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Report: Workshop Economic Geography of Industrialization

The HINDI research group, in collaboration with the International Institute of Social History (IISH) organized at Thu-Fri 22-23 March 2018 a workshop on the economic geography of long-run industrialization (approx. 1800 – 2010) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Here, economists, economic historians, and … Continue reading

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Hindi Team won the Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize for best paper in AEHR 2017

Recently, our article on Chinese historical GDP, Chinese National Income, ca. 1661-1933, has been awarded the 2017 Sir Timothy Coghlan Prize for the Best Paper Published in Australian Economic History Review (AEHR) in 2017. In this February, it will be … Continue reading

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Presentation at RSA ReHi-workshop on regional resilience (Leeuwarden)

On 14-16 January 2018, our researcher Robin Philips attended the 4th RSA ReHi-workshop ‘An historical account of regional resilience’ in Leeuwarden (the Netherlands), organized by the Regional Studies Association (RSA) and the RSA Research Network on Regional Economic and Policy History (ReHi). At this event, he presented preliminary results … Continue reading

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Lecture “History and Economic Development” in Shanghai

On October 21-22, 2017, our researcher Prof. Dr. Xu Yi was invited to lecture in the First Workshop for “History and Economic Development”, in Shanghai, China. His presentation was “A Short Introduction to Historical Database Project“, in which he reviewed … Continue reading

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Workshop: Research Design Course 2017 at Cracow, Poland

On 6-8 November 2017, our researcher Robin Philips attended the ESTER Research Design Course 2017 at the Pedagogical University of Cracow (Cracow, Poland), and presented his research on the industrial development in the Netherlands and Belgium during the 19th and … Continue reading

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Prof. Dr. Wu Songdi from Fudan University visited us

On Monday 19 June 2017, the HINDI Project team welcomed the visit of Prof. Dr. Wu Songdi and his wife in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Prof. Dr. Wu Songdi has been famous for his researches on the Chinese economic history, historical … Continue reading

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Our Data Mining Squad in China has been reinforced

Since the recruitment of Dr. Ma Xi and Dr. Jiang Zhouqing in May, our data mining squad in China has been reinforced in further with three youths from several Chinese universities: Li Jia Zhang Runze Xiao Faqiong       … Continue reading

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Workshop Economic Geography of Long-Run Industrialization

The HINDI research group, in collaboration with the International Institute of Social History (IISH), will be organizing at Thu-Fri 22-23 March 2018 a workshop on the economic geography of long-run industrialization (approx. 1800 – 2010) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The aim of this workshop … Continue reading

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Workshop on Chinese Economic Growth

The HINDI research group, in collaboration with the University of Utrecht and London School of Economics, will be organizing at Fri-Sat 15-16 December 2017 a workshop on the Economic History of China (approx. 1800 – present) in Utrecht, the Netherlands. … Continue reading

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The First Issue of “Big Data and the Study of Chinese History” is published

On this month, June 2017, the works of our researchers Dr. Bas van Leeuwen and Prof. Dr. Xu Yi, and our visiting scholar Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng, have been published in the First Issue of a new bulletin in China, … Continue reading

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Conference: Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 at Radboud University

On 1 and 2 June 2017, our researcher Robin Philips, our team member Zhang Zipeng, and our visiting fellow Dr. Guo Yongqin attended the Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 which was organized by the N.W. Posthumus Institute and Radboud University, in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. … Continue reading

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Team Building of the HINDI Project Team

On Monday 22 May 2017, a staff outing for a team building exercise of the HINDI Project took place in Utrecht, the Netherlands. After meeting for a study trip on food industry, an hour was spent for a coffee seminar to study … Continue reading

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Dr. Jiang Zhouqing reinforces our data mining squad in China

On 4 May 2017, our data mining squad in China was reinforced, as Dr. Jiang Zhouqing officially joined in the squad. Dr. JIANG Zhouqing obtained his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the China University of Geosciences (Beijing), where … Continue reading

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Dr. Ma Xi reinforces our data mining squad in China

On 4 May 2017, our data mining squad in China was reinforced, as Dr. MA Xi officially joined in the squad. Dr. MA Xi obtained his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the China University of Geosciences (Beijing), where … Continue reading

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Lecture: by Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng in Shanxi University (Taiyuan, China)

On 28 April 2017, our visiting fellow Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng is invited to lecture in the College of History and Culture, Shanxi University, in Taiyuan, China, on the topic of “business accounting book and social economic history research”. This … Continue reading

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Seminar: Posthumus PhD Training, seminar at University of Groningen

On the 6th and 7th of April 2017, the Posthumus Institute organized its second seminar of the 2016 – 2017 Posthumus PhD Basic Training Programme in Groningen, the Netherlands. The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the research school for economic and social history … Continue reading

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Visit of the representative of Brill Publishers

On the 5th of April 2017, Wendel Scholma came to visit the HINDI research group at the International Institute of Social History. Wendel Scholma is the Acquisitions Editor of Brill Publishers, where she is responsible for the publications concerning Modern History, … Continue reading

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Lecture: by Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng lectures in Peking University (Beijing, China)

On 15 March 2017, our visiting fellow Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng is invited to lecture in the School of Economics, Peking University, in Beijing, China, on the topic of “private lending activity and its interest rate in the Chinese history”. … Continue reading

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Dr. Huang Yingwei officially joins The Quantitative Economic History of China

Dr. Huang Yingwei from the Institute of Economics, the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) recently joins our book series, The Quantitative Economic History of China. He is the 7th contracted author of the book series. Dr. Huang will publish a … Continue reading

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Our Data Mining Squad in Beijing is moving

On 26 December 2016, our newly recruited data mining squad in Beijing starts to act for the first time in the First Historical Archives of China.

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Lecture: by Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng in Renmin University of China (Beijing, China)

On 5 December 2016, our visiting fellow Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng was invited to lecture in the School of Economics, Renmin University of China (RUC), in Beijing, China, on the topic of “the adjustment on distribution of military industry in … Continue reading

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Seminar: Posthumus PhD Training Programme, seminar at Free University of Brussels

On the 12th and 13th of December 2016, the Posthumus Institute organized its first seminar of the 2016 – 2017 Posthumus PhD Basic Training Programme in Brussels, Belgium. The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the research school for economic and social history in the Netherlands … Continue reading

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Delegation Visit from Peasant Movement Training Institute (Guangzhou)

7th December 2016 Meeting of a delegation of the Nong Jiang Suo Institute Museum (Guangzhou, China) and the Museum Oud Amelisweerd (Utrecht, the Netherlands. The delegation of the Nong Jiang Museum consisted of Huang Guangyu (director), mrs Li Kaiying (editor), … Continue reading

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Workshop: “Wage Analysis in a Globalising Environment” at IISH (Amsterdam)

Date: 21 November 2016 to 22 November 2016 Location: IISH This workshop is a cooperation between the International Institute of Social History and the WAGE network (Wages in a Globalizaing Environment), hosted by the University of Arras. THis owrkshop dealt … Continue reading

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Workshop: ‘Societal responses to drops in food supply’ at Utrecht University

Workshop ‘Societal responses to drops in food supply’ Date: 4-5 November 2016 Location: Drift 21, room 0.05 (Sweelinckzaal), Utrecht, the Netherlands This workshop dealt with the question how resilient societies are in the face of adversities. The practical adversity chosen … Continue reading

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Lecture: by Yuan Weipeng, Richard Macve and Debin Ma at Utrecht University

2th November 2016 Lecture at Utrecht University “The Development of Chinese Accounting and Bookkeeping Before 1850: Insights from the Tŏng Tài Shēng Business Account Books (1798-1850)” (by Weipeng Yuan, Richard Macve and Debin Ma)

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Lecture: by Debin Ma and Richard Macve at Utrecht University

2th November 2016 Lecture at Utrecht University “Rational Evolution or Socially Constructed Counter-myth? Cross-cultural Perceptions of the Development of Chinese Commercial Accounting up to c.1850” (by Keith Hoskin, Debin Ma and Richard Macve)

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Forthcoming cooperation with Guangxi Normal University (Guilin)

International Institute of Social History and Guangxi Normal University sign a memorandum of understanding on research cooperation in the field of economic history.

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Prof. Dr. Yuan Weipeng from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences visits us

20th September 2016-20th November 2016 Yuan Weipeng (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) visits the International Institute of Social History. During his stay, he will be working on his book on 19th and 20th century Chinese private account books.

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Dr. Guo Yongqin from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies visits us

  12th August 2016- August 2017 Guo Yongqin (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies) visits the International Institute of Social History. During his stay, he will be working on the translation of his book on 17-19th century land and head tax … Continue reading

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Workshop: Chinese Economic Performance at Guangxi Normal University

Quantitative analysis of Chinese economic performance between AD 960 and 1911 Date of the workshop: Thu 25- Sat 26 September, 2014 Organizer: Guangxi Normal University and Utrecht University Venue:Guangxi Normal University, Guangxi, China   Aim The aim of this workshop … Continue reading

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