ECOINT Launch and Public Lecture by Prof. Emma Rothschild

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This public lecture, by Prof. Emma Rothschild, marks the launch of the ERC-funded project Twentieth-Century International Economic Thinking, and the Complex History of Globalisation (ECOINT) directed by Glenda Sluga. It will be held via zoom on 9 March at 17:15 (Rome)

Emma Rothschild is the Jeremy and Jane Knowles Professor of History at Harvard University, where she directs the Joint Center for History and Economics, also based at the University of Cambridge and Sciences Po. Her most recent book, An Infinite History: The Story of a Family in France over Three Centuries (Princeton, 2021), is an extraordinary history of deep social and economic changes in France, told through the story of a single extended family across five generations, and across the geographies of France, Algeria, Syria, Mexico, and Tahiti, utilising visualizations of social networks, large-scale searches, and groundbreaking methods of genealogical research. Her other recent books include The Inner Life of Empires: An Eighteenth-Century History and Economic Sentiments: Adam Smith, Condorcet and the Enlightenment. Professor Rothschild has established herself as a unique and insightful scholarly voice, bringing to bear on our understanding of the past her deep knowledge of European economic thinking in the modern world.

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