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Announcement of the 15th Conference of the European Association of Urban History – “Inequality and the City”, Antwerp 31 August – 3 September 2022

The European Association of Urban Historians invites all scholars to reflect on the complex relationship between social inequality and the city. While traditionally social inequality is a preferential playing field for economic and social historians, the conference’s main goal is to tackle this vast theme from a multi-dimensional perspective. Social inequality is not only mirrored but also wrought in forces as different as spatial dynamics, gender, race and class relations, demographic structures, housing and sanitary conditions, labour markets, social security systems, literacy and education, crime, public transport, ecological concerns and so on. This interconnectedness is the very essence of urban social inequality, and more often than not it is also closely linked to historical path-dependencies. Hence, in order to adequately address the historical relationship between (in)equality and the city, a perspective is needed that includes the social, political, cultural, economic conditions thereof across urban societies. 

Call for Papers: Labour and Precarity Across Time and Space. A workshop for graduate students organised by the Oxford University Labour History Group, 25-26 May 2021

This workshop organised by the Oxford University Labour History Group will provide a space for graduate students from across disciplines to share their research, perspectives, and methodologies.

Call for Papers: 46th Annual Conference of the Economic and Business History Society 2021 Virtual Conference, Zoom, Internet, May 18-21, 2021

The 46th Economic and Business History Society's (EBHS) Annual Conference will be held as a virtual conference from May 18 to May 21. The conference will offer keynotes for each of the conference days. To avoid Zoom fatigue, the schedule for concurrent sessions will be lighter than usual and the event will be spread over four days.

CfP: Rural History 2021 (23-26 August 2021, Uppsala, Sweden)

The present session is part of a longer reflection on the organization of the international agricultural markets between the 19th and the 20th century. It intends to mark a step forward, relying on the debates of the two last editions of the Rural History Conference. We started looking at transnational networks of agrarianism (Leuven, 2017), then we examined the role of experts in the making of global markets (Paris, 2019). In 2021, we focus on the production of data as tools of knowledge and governance of the international agricultural markets in the period 1880-1950.

Call for Papers for a workshop aiming to a special issue on "Mobile spatialities and temporalities of the Mediterranean (XV-XXI centuries)"

Call for Papers  for a workshop aiming to a special issue on Mobile spatialities and temporalities of the Mediterranean (XV-XXI centuries).

European University Institute, Max Weber Programme for Postdoctoral Studies
Max Weber Multidisciplinary Research Workshop
Mobilities in Early Modern and Contemporary Mediterranean
Emeroteca, EUI & Zoom | 27-28 May 2021
Organisers: Roberta Biasillo (MWF RSCAS), Maria Vittoria Comacchi (MWF HEC), Lavinia Maddaluno (MWF HEC)

Call for Papers 69th Congress of the French Economic Association (AFSE) , 8-10 June 2021, University of Lille (France)

The 69th Congress of the French Economic Association ( Association Française de Sciences Économique, AFSE) will be held in Lille (France) on June 8-10, 2021. It is organized by Lille Economie Management (LEM, CNRS, IÉSEG School of Management, University of Lille). For now, we plan to have an in-person Congress, conditionally on the evolution of the health situation.

2nd World Congress on Business History, Online-Congress in September 2021

The WCBH, jointly organized by the EBHA and the Business History Society of Japan, was planned to take place in Nagoya, Japan, in September 2020. Following extensive consultation with different stakeholders, the BHSJ and EBHA have decided to postpone the 2nd World Congress of Business History until 2021.

CfP: Histories of Migration. Transatlantic and Global Perspectives

The Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute Washington DC (GHI PRO) invites proposals for papers to be presented at the fifth Bucerius Young Scholars Forum, which will be held at UC Berkeley, October 18–21, 2021. We seek proposals from post-doctoral scholars, recent PhDs, as well as those in the final stages of their dissertations with a background in history and/or related fields.

Call for articles: Special issue "Knowledge diffusion and the emergence of modern economic growth", Rivista di Storia Economica

The Rivista di Storia Economica (RSE) invites submissions for a special issue on the topic "KNOWLEDGE DIFFUSION AND THE EMERGENCE OF MODERN ECONOMIC GROWTH". Guest editors for the special issue are Francesco Cinnirella (University of Bergamo) and Paul Sharp (University of Southern Denmark).

Update: CfP, 40th Conference of the Portuguese Economic and Social History Association, Economic and Social History: Past, Present and Future, Nova School of Business and Economics, Online, 9-10 July 2021

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the Organising Committee of the 40th Conference of APHES has decided to move it to an online format. The dates of 9 and 10 July 2021 remain the same, as well as the theme. The new deadline for proposals is now 14 December 2020. Paper and panel proposals already submitted may be considered for the new format if the proponents who have made them wish to. If not, they can be replaced by new proposals.


Η Δράση Αναβάθμιση και Ανανέωση του ιστοχώρου της Ελληνικής Εταιρείας Οικονομικής Ιστορίας χρηματοδοτείται από το Κοινωφελές Ίδρυμα Ιωάννη Σ. Λάτση, στο πλαίσιο του Προγράμματος Ενίσχυσης Επιστημονικών Εταιρειών 2016