ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2016
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).