EVENTS

Quantitative History Webinar Series: The Origin of the State: Land Productivity or Appropriability?
May 28, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Webinar
The conventional theory about the origin of the state is that the adoption of farming led to an increase in productivity, which led to food surplus. Luigi and his co-authors challenge this theory and propose that hierarchy arose due to the shift to dependence on appropriable cereal grains.
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量化歷史講座系列: 宋至清的防疫與治疫:政府與民間組織的角色
May 21, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Webinar
2020年初全球注目中國如何平治冠狀病毒大疫, 焦點集中於中央政府史無前例的動員範圍與控管方式。這個治疫理念的歷史根源在那裡? 在整個治疫過程中, 社會組織角色是否被外界忽視? 這個講座從歷史角度審視宋以來中央政府與民間組織在預防與治理各種病疫時的分工與背後的管治邏輯, 及其轉變, 從中反思今天的管治方式。
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量化歷史講座系列: 數據、信息與渠道 — 傳統中國政府能夠掌握數字信息嗎?
May 07, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Webinar
傳統中國很早就有較為發達的官僚體系,中央與地方層層統轄而有司分工各擔其責,這樣一個嚴密組織的政府體系能夠收集、掌握和處理數字化信息嗎?皇帝是否知曉其統治下的國土有多少民眾、耕地、財富和士兵?史料裡面留下的數字資料浩如瀚海,其真實程度如何?本次演講就是比較宋朝和明朝對宏觀經濟數據的匯報管理體制及由此產生的數據特色及質量,並進一步說明在國家汲取和處置公共財政資源上面宋朝和明朝有重大差異,體現了不同的立國原則。
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Quantitative History Webinar Series: the Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Indiv Econ Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa
Apr 30, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM GMT+8
Webinar
Motivated by a large literature in the social sciences stressing the effect of an early transition to agriculture on current economic performance at the country level, Stylianos & his team focus on Africa, where they can explore the effect of the historical lifeways of one's forefathers.
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Quantitative History Webinar Series on Martin Luther’s Role in the Early Reformation
Apr 23, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM GMT+8
Webinar
Quantitative History Webinar Series by Jared Rubin on Ideological Entrepreneurs, Multiplex Network Diffusion, and the Spread of Radical Innovations: Martin Luther’s Role in the Early Reformation
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ECONOMIC HISTORY WORKSHOP - Folklore
Jan 20, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+8
International Society for Quantitative H, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
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Swords into Bank Shares: Financial Solutions to the Threat of Political Violence
Dec 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM GMT+8
Asia Global Institute , The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
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Doing Business With Your Fellow Buddhists: The Credit System Underlying Sino-japanese Trade, 1100-1270
Oct 30, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Asia Global Institute, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Economic History Workshop Series
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[Call for Papers] The seventh Annual International Symposium on Quantitative History
Jul 16, 2019, 8:00 AM – Jul 17, 2019, 6:00 PM
Longfor Learning Centre, Yantai, Shandong, China
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Economic History Workshop - Social Mobility in the Long Run: A Temporal Analysis of China from 1300 to 1900
May 27, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Asia Global Institute, 3/F, Main Buildin, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Economic History Workshop Series invites researchers in the field of economic history to present their research on various regions. These workshops are organized by Asia Global Institute and Faculty of Business and Economics of HKU.
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Economic History Workshop - Trust Unraveled: The Long Shadow of the Spanish Civil War
May 03, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Asia Global Institute, HKU, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
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Economic History Workshop Wars, Local Political Institutions, & Fiscal Capacity: Evidence from Six Centuries of Germany
Apr 18, 2019, 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM
Asia Global Institute, HKU, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
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