17 mai 2013| Journée d’études | “The Turn to Consumption: Perspectives on the historiography of Eighteenth-Century Europe”

17 mai 2013

Journée d’études

“The Turn to Consumption: Perspectives on the historiography of Eighteenth-Century Europe”

 

Friday, May 17th, University of Chicago Center in Paris, 14:00-18:30

(Reception following)

6, Rue Thomas Mann 75013 Paris

 

Session 1: 14h-16h

Ariane Fennetaux (Université Paris-Diderot), “La consommation à l’épreuve de l’objet.”

Paul Cheney (University of Chicago) “Writing the Enlightenment as the History of Consumption.”

Felicia Gottmann (University of Warwick) “Europe’s Asian Centuries, 1600-1830: Asian manufactured goods, European consumption.”

Pierre Gervais (Université Paris VIII) “What engine for 18th-century growth? A few reflexions on where new models could come from”

 

16h Café pause

 

Session 2: 16h15-18h30

Allan Potofsky (Université Paris-Diderot) “”What urban construction may – and may not – tell us of the – Industrious Revolution”

Bertie Mandelblatt (University of Toronto), “Slavery, consumption, and the Industrious Revolution.”

Natacha Coquery (Université Lyons-2) “L’histoire de la consommation et le tournant global”

Discussant: Dominique Margairaz (Paris-I).

 

General Discussion (audience).