Global Encounters between China and Europe:

Trade Networks, Consumption and Cultural Exchanges

in Macau and Marseille (1680-1840)

Principal Investigator

Prof. Dr. Manuel Pérez García

ERC - StG 679371

GECEM New Lecture Series on Global History



Profesor Patt Manning (Andrew W. Mellon Professor of World History, Emeritus, University of Pittsburg / Immediate Past President, American Historical Association) gave a lecture titled 'The Human System: Then and Now'.

The GECEM New Lecture Series on Global History continued last 01 December with the lecture by Prof. Joe P. McDermott (Emeritus Reader in Chinese History at St. John's College, University of Cambridge) gave a lecture titled 'The Economic History of the Ancestral Halls of Huizhou'.

The research group GECEM-679371 (Global encounters between China and Europe: Trade networks, consumption and Cultural exchanges in Macau and Marseille, 1680-1840) financed by the ERC (European Research Council)-Starting Grant under the EU Framework programme for Research and Innovation (Horizon 2020) organised and hosted the GECEM New Lecture Series on Global History. The aim of this seminar is to open a forum of discussion with the main specialists in global history and Asian studies. This seminar will promote a greater understanding of the theoretical, empirical and methodological framework applied to the comparative studies related to the western and eastern world. The ultimate aim is to review the great divergence debate through new case studies.