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The Excesses of the State

Administrative control or political transparency? 17th -19th century Europe

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Published on Thursday, April 03, 2014 by Rémi Boivin

Summary

A one day workshop sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Centre de Recherches Historiques (CRH-EHESS) with the support of the journal Histoire & Mesure.

Announcement

Programme

9.30. Registration – tea/coffee

10.00. Welcome and introduction

10.15-11.30. Session 1.

  • Daniel Baugh, Cornell University Public and Parliamentary Concern, and Unconcern, about British Naval Spending in the Eighteenth Century, 1689-1789’.
  • Anne L. Murphy, University of Hertfordshire The performance of public credit during the late eighteenth century

Break

11.45-13.00. Session 2

  • Rafael Torres-Sanchez, University of Navarra The relief of the vassals. Absolutism and fiscal transparency in eighteenth-century Spain.
  • Alberto Feenstra, University of Amsterdam Excesses of which state? The sovereign province of Groningen’s failed experiment with the free capital market in Holland, 1660-1761.

Lunch

14.00-15.15. Session 3

  • Mathieu Marraud, EHESS-CRH (Paris) Reducing guilds’ debt in 18th century Paris: royal publicity, liberation and coercion.
  • Jérome Loiseau, University of Besancon Knowing as a means of controlling: financial knowledge and its circulation at the end of the Ancien Régime in some French provincial estates

Tea/Coffee

15.45-17.00. Session 4

  • Patrik Winton, University of Uppsala Sweden 1750–1830: parliamentary control, public discussions and royal autonomy
  • Joel Felix, University of Reading The long march towards public accountability in Europe: hurdles and leaps.

Practical details

A one day workshop sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Centre de Recherches Historiques (CRH-EHESS) with the support of the journal Histoire & Mesure.

Places

  • University of Reading, Palmer Building 103 - Whiteknights
    Reading, Britain (RG6 6AH)

Date(s)

  • Friday, April 04, 2014

Keywords

  • contrôle financier, transparence financière

Contact(s)

  • Joel Felix
    courriel : j [dot] m [dot] felix [at] reading [dot] ac [dot] uk

Information source

  • Joel Felix
    courriel : j [dot] m [dot] felix [at] reading [dot] ac [dot] uk

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« The Excesses of the State », Study days, Calenda, Published on Thursday, April 03, 2014, https://calenda.org/281922

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