Workshop on “What can we learn from List for today? A one-day symposium on the bicentenary of Friedrich List’s address to the German Federal Assembly

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You are cordially invited (see appended) to join us for an upcoming one-day symposium on

“National Systems of Economy or European Integration – What can we learn from List for today?
A One-Day Symposium on the Bicentenary of Friedrich List’s Address to the German Federal Assembly (1819)”
Friday, 18 October 2019, 11am-6pm, Ellen Wilkinson A2.6 & B2.4
Sponsored by JMCE, hosted by History (SALC) and Economics (SoSS)

All welcome!

Location: Ellen Wilkinson A2.6
11am Keynote (I)
• Markus Lampe, Wirtschaftsuniversitaet Vienna (AUS), Developmental or defensive protectionism? A look at the tariff structures of 16 European countries, 1846-1910

12am-1pm light lunch

Location: Ellen Wilkinson B2.4
1pm-2.30 pm First Session: List and his legacy
• Marvin Suesse (Trinity), Friedrich List, Romantics, and the Quest for Universal Harmony
• Thilo Huning (York) & Nikolaus Wolf, How Britain Unified Germany: Endogenous Trade Costs, and the Formation of a Customs Union
• Xuan Zhao (Ph.D. candidate, History/SALC), The Economics of Johann Heinrich Justi (1717-1771): Economy, Enlightenment and List’s Idea of Productive Forces Prefigured

2.30 pm-3pm coffee break

3pm-5 pm Second Session: Protectionism in Historical Perspective
• Julia Eder (Linz) & Klemens Kaps (Mainz), Progressive Protectionism – An Oxymoron or a Viable Strategy to reduce Uneven Development in Europe? A Current Debate and its Historical Context
• Georg Christ (University of Manchester), Free trade among free communities – multi-layered customs and imperfect market integration (Venetian realm and Mamluk Empire)
• Nuno Palma (Lecturer in Economics, Economics/SoSS), Comparative European Institutions and the Little Divergence, 1385-1800

5pm Keynote (II)
Professor Erik S. Reinert, Tallinn University of Technology (EST) and Chairman, Other Canon Foundation (NOR), Europe’s lost lessons from Friedrich List (1819) to Paolo Cecchini (1988): What went wrong after Maastricht?


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