Paul Cheney, associate professor of history, Elizabeth Cross, AB '09, doctoral candidate at Harvard University, and Tessa Murphy, doctoral candidate in history, will speak on Friday, March 18, at a conference on "Political Economy in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution: Interdisciplinary Approaches."

The conference will be held at the Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society from 9 AM to 4:30 PM. Cheney and Loïc Charles, professor of economics at the University of Paris 8 and Neubauer visiting fellow, organized it.

The talks include "The Political Economy of Colonization: From Composite Monarchy to Nation" (Cheney), "The Making of the Nouvelle Compagnie des Indes, 1769–1785" (Cross), and "The Limits of the French Revolution: Fedon's Rebellion, Grenada, 1795–1796" (Murphy).