The Yangtze and the Rhine: A historical conference

Wednesday 22 May 2019, 09:00 - Saturday 25 May 2019, 11:30

Rotterdam (2 days) and Leiden (1 day)

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After a first meeting in Shanghai in October 2017, researchers of the Rhine conference and of Fudan University Shanghai found that we have similar interests, as both rivers have similar problems. Nonetheless, comparing aspects of the history of the two rivers and the ports at their estuaries is not as easy as thought.

Therefore, in this second conference, we try to find a way to come to a better by making sessions on a number of topics. This includes: 

  1. Economic/business aspects: 
  2. Labour/Social History
  3. Cultural/religious aspects
  4. Political/juridical aspects
  5. Environmental aspects

Find the full program of the conference in the downloads.

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This conference is part of Rotterdam Centre for Modern Maritime History

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