"Meet the Author" - Prof. Isaac William Martin, University of California San Diego - 5.9.2019

"The Permanent Tax Revolt - Historical and Sociological Perspectives on Fiscal Development and Inequality"

As a preview to its 2019 meeting devoted to the issues "Fiscalité et inégalités/Steuern und Ungleichheit", the Swiss Society for Economic and Social History organizes a "Meet the Author" with Isaac William Martin, chair of the Department of Sociology at the University of California - San Diego. Professor Martin studies politics and inequality, with aparticular focus on the history and impact of fiscal development. His works include Rich People's Movements (Oxford 2013) and The Permanent Tax Revolt (Stanford 2008). He is also the editor of The New Fiscal Sociology (Cambridge 2009), with Ajay Mehrotra and Monica Prasad.

When and where?

Thursday, 5.9.19, 5:30 pm - 8 pm

University of Bern


PhD students interested to participate to this workshop should contact Prof. Matthieu Leimgruber, University of Zurich (matthieu.leimgruber(at)uzh.ch) by June 15.

More details about the meeting as well as the discussed readings will be sent to the participants in early July.

This workshop will be followed on Friday 6th September by the daylong annual conference of the SGWSG/SSHES which you are also most welcome to attend. For the program, see www.hist-ecosoc.ch.