复旦大学吴松弟教授伉俪来访

2017年六月十九日周一,HINDI项目组在荷兰阿姆斯特丹欢迎吴松弟教授伉俪来访。

吴松第教授在中国经济史、历史经济地理、中国人口史、中国移民史、东南沿海区域史、中国海关史的深入研究享誉学界。

吴教授为“浙江泰顺人,1954年出生,1982年7月东北师范大学本科毕业,1986年7月复旦大学研究生毕业,留历史地理研究所,从事研究和教学。1990年-1992年,师从谭其骧教授,攻读在职博士研究生,1992年初获历史学博士学位。1995年5月升任副教授,1999年9月升教授、博士生导师,2010年10月至2015年2月担任历史地理研究所所长和基地中心主任。”自2016年起,吴教授担任复旦大学中国海关史和海关文献国际研究中心主任。

本次来访,吴松第教授向HINDI项目组介绍了他的新近研究,并就中国经济史和中西比较研究的多项议题进行了令人回味的探讨。巴斯·范鲁文博士作为HINDI项目首席专家,向吴教授就HINDI项目以及《量化中国经济史》丛书进行了介绍。吴教授对HINDI项目组的工作和努力表示赞赏,而吴教授对于学术研究的热忱也令HINDI项目组为之钦佩。双方都十分期待未来展开具体合作。

正在HINDI项目组访学的郭永钦博士昔日恰为吴松弟教授在复旦大学历史地理研究所的学生。此外,包括罗宾·飞利浦李洁莉张紫鹏在内的其他HINDI项目组成员也参加了此次会谈。

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 economic geography, Chinese population history, Chinese migration history, regional history of the coastal Southeastern China, and Chinese Maritime Customs history.

He obtained his PhD in History in 1992 and has been working in the Fudan University (Shanghai, China) since 1986. He was promoted to a full professor in 1999, and held the position of the Director in the Center for Historical Geographical Studies of Fudan University between 2010 and 2015. Since 2016, Prof. Dr. Wu Songdi has served as the Director in the International Research Center of Customs History and Customs Literature of Fudan University.

During the visit, Prof. Dr. Wu Songdi introduced his new researches and discussed various interesting topics on the Chinese economic history and the comparison with the West, with the HINDI Project team. Dr. Bas van Leeuwen also introduced the HINDI research project and the book series of The Quantitative Economic History of China. Prof. Wu expressed his appreciation for the effort and work of the HINDI Project team, and the HINDI Project team was impressed by Prof. Wu’s academic enthusiasm. Both sides looked forward to the possible future cooperation.

Our visiting fellow Dr. Guo Yongqin ,who coincidentally was a former student of Prof. Dr. Wu Songdi in the Fudan University, and the other HINDI Project members Robin Philips, Li Jieli and Zhang Zipeng also participated the reception.

会议:Posthumus研究中心2017年年会在奈梅亨拉德堡德大学举行(荷兰奈梅亨)

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

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.

The N.W. Posthumus Institute (NWP) is the Research School for Economic and Social History in the Netherlands and Flanders. It includes research on non-Western history, world history and social-cultural history. The Posthumus Institute promotes innovative and advanced interdisciplinary research in economic and social history by stimulating joint research programmes of participating institutes and provides a PhD training in economic and social history.

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

The Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 had the theme “Global connections across time and space”. It started with the keynote lecture which was titled “The Nieboer problem in West Africa: slaves within and from labour-scarce economies” by prof.dr. Gareth Austin, who is one of the world’s leading scholars in the flourishing field of African economic history and has recently been appointed to the chair of Economic History at the University of Cambridge. After that, sessions were held by the PhD students from the Posthumus Institute Training Programme, and the Posthumus research networks, including the new orientation of ‘Societies in their Environment’ and the new network ‘Routes and Roots in Colonial and Global History’

Conference: Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 at Radboud University

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

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.

The N.W. Posthumus Institute (NWP) is the Research School for Economic and Social History in the Netherlands and Flanders. It includes research on non-Western history, world history and social-cultural history. The Posthumus Institute promotes innovative and advanced interdisciplinary research in economic and social history by stimulating joint research programmes of participating institutes and provides a PhD training in economic and social history.

Annual Posthumus Conference 2017

The Annual Posthumus Conference 2017 had the theme “Global connections across time and space”. It started with the keynote lecture which was titled “The Nieboer problem in West Africa: slaves within and from labour-scarce economies” by prof.dr. Gareth Austin, who is one of the world’s leading scholars in the flourishing field of African economic history and has recently been appointed to the chair of Economic History at the University of Cambridge. After that, sessions were held by the PhD students from the Posthumus Institute Training Programme, and the Posthumus research networks, including the new orientation of ‘Societies in their Environment’ and the new network ‘Routes and Roots in Colonial and Global History’

HINDI 项目组2017年5月团队建设活动

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 the ins and outs of the coffee processing sector, as well as the economic history behind coffee.

Our researchers Dr. Bas van Leeuwen, Dr. Peter Foldvari, Robin Philips, visiting fellow Dr. Guo Yongqin, and assistants Li Jieli and Zhang Zipeng participated in this event.

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 the ins and outs of the coffee processing sector, as well as the economic history behind coffee.

Our researchers Dr. Bas van Leeuwen, Dr. Peter Foldvari, Robin Philips, visiting fellow Dr. Guo Yongqin, and assistants Li Jieli and Zhang Zipeng participated in this event.

 

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 mostly with wage policy related issues, including the role of labour unions and employer’s organisations.

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研讨会:“Wage Analysis in a Globalising Environment”国际学术研讨会在国际社会史研究所举行(荷兰阿姆斯特丹)

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 mostly with wage policy related issues, including the role of labour unions and employer’s organisations.

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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 was famine. Government, societal, and inidvidual responses were discussed from antiquity to the present for China, the MIddle East and Europe

People waiting for famine relief in Bangalore From the Illustrated London News, 1877 as provided/Wikimedia Commons. Image is in public domain.

People waiting for famine relief in Bangalore From the Illustrated London News, 1877 as provided/Wikimedia Commons. Image is in public domain.

 

研讨会:“Societal responses to drops in food supply”国际学术研讨会在乌特勒支大学举行(荷兰乌特勒支)

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 was famine. Government, societal, and inidvidual responses were discussed from antiquity to the present for China, the MIddle East and Europe

People waiting for famine relief in Bangalore From the Illustrated London News, 1877 as provided/Wikimedia Commons. Image is in public domain.

People waiting for famine relief in Bangalore From the Illustrated London News, 1877 as provided/Wikimedia Commons. Image is in public domain.