Call for Papers

2015 CNEH Conference Call for Papers 

Friday, October 16 – Sunday October 18, 2015 

Kingston, Ontario 

Theme: Mobility and Demographic Change 

Keynote Speaker: Joseph Ferrie (Northwestern) 

Mary MacKinnon Memorial Lecture: Martha Bailey (Michigan) The Canadian Network for Economic History invites proposals for the 50th anniversary conference to be held on October 16-18, 2015 at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Papers will be considered on all topics, with some preference given to those relating to the theme, Mobility and Demographic Change. The CNEH is pleased to announce that Joseph Ferrie (Northwestern) will give the keynote address and Martha Bailey (Michigan) will give the Mary MacKinnon Memorial Lecture. There will be a reception to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the conference on the evening of October 16. 

To be considered for inclusion in the program please email a 1-2 page abstract to Taylor Jaworski ( and Ian Keay ( The deadline for proposals is June 1, 2015. The program will be set and presenters notified by late-June. Graduate students and junior scholars are strongly encouraged to submit proposals. Funds may become available to partially reimburse travel and accommodation expenses for student participants. Information on the venue, registration, and program will be posted on as it becomes available. 

Call for papers for the Second Australasian Cliometrics Workshop 2015

The University of South Australia Business School, in conjunction with the University of Adelaide and the Centre for Economic History at ANU, will be hosting the Second AusClio annual workshop in Adelaide, Australia on the 9th of November 2015. The format will be single session one hour slot 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.

Professor John Turner (Queen’s University Belfast) will give the keynote speech. John is a Houblon-Norman Fellow at the Bank of England and the Alfred D. Chandler Visiting International Scholar at the Harvard Business School. His current research interests in the area of Financial History are the Railway mania, the impact of the popularisation of democracy on wealth inequality and asset prices, corporate ownership and control in the nineteenth century and UK banking crises over the long run. He has published extensively in Economic History Review, Financial History Review, Journal of Economic History and Explorations in Economic History.

We are inviting submissions of full papers (preferably) or long abstracts (1500-2000 words). Please send all submissions to Preference will be given to quantitative research, although papers dealing with any area of economic history, financial history and accounting history will be considered. We are also interested in anyone interested in being a discussant; please contact us if you are interested.

The workshop will take place at the University of South Australia’s city west campus on North Terrace, Adelaide. A dinner will be held on that same evening of the workshop. Limited travel support may be available (PhD students will have priority). There is no registration fee to attend this conference.

For more information, please see the AusClio workshop 2015 final program.




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