Please join the Historical Capitalisms Workshop on Tuesday, November 7 from 5:00 to 6:30 PM in Social Sciences 224 (John Hope Franklin Room).


In this session we’ll discuss:



“Gum, Slaves, and Capital: The Imperial Meridian of Old Regime France”

Oliver Cussen | PhD Candidate, Department of History, University of Chicago



We kindly request that participants read the paper ahead of the session.



Refreshments will be served!



The paper will be circulated in advance through our listserv. To access the paper, please subscribe to the listserv by following this link. All our events are free and open to the public, if you require assistance please contact the workshop coordinator Lucas Pinheiro (



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Learn More about our workshop here.