Workshop: Global Capitalism and Commodity Frontiers. A Research Agenda

International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, the Netherland. 4-5 December 2015

The aim of this workshop was to formulate a research agenda for one or more research projects on commodity frontiers.

Workshop: Environmental Histories of Commodities 1800-2000

University College London. 11 September 2015

One-day conference organised by Commodities of Empire project, Ferguson Centre (Open University) and the Institute of the Americas (UCL)

Conference report

The aim of this one-day conference was to showcase state-of-the-art research on nature’s contributions to, as well as the environmental impact and consequences of, the historical production, circulation and consumption of commodities in the modern period.