Conferences

Upcoming International Conferences/Meetings

i. 7th IMEHA International Congress of Maritime History

The International Maritime Economic History Association’s 7th International Congress of Maritime History will be held in Perth, Western Australia from Monday, 27 June to Friday, 1 July 2016.

The theme for the conference is “Old Worlds, New Worlds? Emerging themes in maritime history”.  As with previous congresses, ICMH7 has adopted a broad concept of maritime history, treating it as an interdisciplinary discipline that covers all historical periods and areas and all aspects of humankind’s relationship with the sea from ancient times to the present

For further information, please click here.

ii. APEBH 2015 (Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference)

For more information please visit: http://apebh2015.wordpress.com/

iii. Armageddon and Mammon: the Impact of the First World War on International Business Workshop, 10-11 July 2014, London, England

In commemoration of the centenary anniversary of the commencement of the First World War, a workshop examining the impact of the war on international business will be held. The focus of the workshop will not be limited to initial effects of the war on international business, but will explore the lasting impacts throughout the world.

Themes that might be addressed include:
• Crisis management
• Short and/or long run impacts
• Organizational and managerial change
• Innovation and entrepreneurship
• International political economy
• Business strategy

For further information, please see the workshop homepage.

iv.World Congress of Cliometrics, 15-17 May 2015, University of Michigain, USA

The annual Cliometric Society Conference in 2015 will be held on the weekend of Friday 15 May through Sunday 17 at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan and hosted by the University of Michigan and the National Science Foundation.

The conference is designed to provide extensive discussion of new and innovative research in economic history.

Proposals and requests to attend the conference will be accepted beginning Monday 17 November 2014. The deadline to submit a paper proposal or a request to attend the conference is Wednesday 21 January 2015.

For further information, please click here.

v. Australian Cliometrics Workshop 2014, 25 November 2014

The University of Melbourne, in conjunction with the Centre for Economic History at ANU, will be hosting the inaugural AusClio workshop in Melbourne, Australia on the 25th of November 2014. The format will be single session 1 hour slots per paper, with 10 minutes for the presenter, 20 minutes for the discussant, and 30 minutes for a floor discussion. All attendees are expected to have read all papers before the workshop.

Leslie Hannah (London School of Economics) will give the keynote speech titled “What do corporations do?” Les has been dean of Cass and Ashridge business schools, pro-director and acting director of LSE, and Professor of Economics at the University of Tokyo. He has published extensively in Economic History Review, Journal of Economic History and Business History.

The workshop will take place at the University of Melbourne’s main campus. An informal dinner will be held on the evening of the 24th of November, with a formal dinner at a top Melbourne restaurant on the 25th. Limited travel support may be available (PhD students will have priority).

Past Conferences

i. Adelaide Frontier Research in Economic and Social History (FRESH) Meeting, 25 June 2013, Adelaide, Australia

For further information please visit the conference homepage.

iii. APEBH 2014 (Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference), 13-15 February 2014, Waikato, New Zealand

For more information please visit: http://apebh2014.wordpress.com/

 

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