Category Social Sciences Forum

Amy Froide: “Silent Partners” Women as Investors in Britain’s First Stock Market

Social Science Forum
Amy M. Froide: “Silent Partners” Women as Investors in Britain’s First Stock Market
Thursday, September 14, 4 – 5 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery

One of the world’s first stock markets emerged in the coffeehouses of London in the 1690s. Up to one third of investors in corporations such as the East India and South Sea companies, the Bank of England, and the national debt were women. (Click heading for full description.)

Mark Tushnet: Judicial Review in the Age of Trump

Social Sciences Forum — Constitution & Citizen Day Lecture
Mark Tushnet: Judicial Review in the Age of Trump History 
Monday, September 18, 12 – 1:30 p.m.
Albin O. Kuhn Library 7 Floor

The lecture will discuss the role of norms and conventions—rather than judicially enforceable legal rules—in stabilizing the U.S. constitutional system. (Click heading for full description.)