- Wilson Institute’s History of Capitalism Speaker Series
Date(s) - 26/10/2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
McMaster University, LRW Room 2001
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Join us for our first Wilson Institute History of Capitalism speaker: Dr. Jason Opal, professor of history at McGill University. Dr. Opal will present a paper titled “Beyond Barbados: The Relocation of the Sugar Economy and the Rise of Anglo-American Capitalism, 1630s-1670s,” in which he will discuss the rise of the sugar economy on Barbados in the 1640s and its relationship with the shift in global power from the Spanish and Portuguese to the English.