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

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

The 2014 Asia Pacific Economic and Business History Conference will be held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand, from Thursday 13th to Saturday 15th February 2014.

Theme: Economic consequences of war and conflict

The Conference is being organised and supported by University of Waikato, together with committee members of the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand.

The conference venue will be the MSB building of the Waikato Management School.  Hamilton is New Zealand’s fourth largest city, situated 130km from Auckland (approximately 1.5 hour’s drive).  There are direct bus services from Auckland airport to the central bus depot in Hamilton’s central business district, which has a connecting bus service to the University of Waikato. Alternatively, a range of shuttle services from Auckland airport to Hamilton may also be pre-booked.

Information about transport and accommodation is available on the conference website.

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.

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.

ii. 7th World Congress of Cliometrics, 18-21 June 2013, Honolulu, Hawai’i, USA

The 7th World Congress of Cliometrics will be hosted and supported by the University of Hawai’i-Mānoa. All sessions will be held at the Imin Conference Center on campus.

For further details on the conference, please visit the Congress homepage.

iii. APEBH 2013 (Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference), 14-16 February 2013 Seoul

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