S. 10.6. – Commodity Chains and the Development of Early Modern Ports

02 Jul 2020
14:00-15:30

S. 10.6. – Commodity Chains and the Development of Early Modern Ports

Chair: Catia Antunes // Discussant: Tamira Combrink

Miguel Rodrigues (European University Institute) – Fueling the machine: The role of Iberian slaving ports for the integration of South Atlantic commodity chains (16th-17th centuries)

German Jimenez Montes (University of Groningen) – Bargaining for grain and timber: how Seville’s trade with Northern Europe expanded during the Eighty Years’ war

Chris Nierstrasz (Erasmus University Amesterdam) – Canton and the impact of long-distance commodity-chains on its port, its hinterland and the wider Southeast Asian economy (1700-1800)