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Capitalism predominates over much of the globe today. As a political economic form it defines not only market dynamics but also governance structures and social relations. The study of its growth and development therefore attracts scholars from a wide variety of fields; their contributions could powerfully stimulate mutual insight.

Through a variety of workshops and conferences we aim to provide a forum for the intensive interdisciplinary study of capitalism as a historically situated order by bringing together faculty and graduate students from different departments within Harvard and beyond.


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The Department of Economic and Social History at the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies of the University of Vienna invites applications for the position of a post-doctoral researcher (“Universitätsassistent/in post doc”) in 19th and 20th century economic and social history at the candidate’s earliest convenience for a duration of 6 years.... Read more about Postdoc Posting: University Assistant (post doc) at the Department of Social and Economic History

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