WEHC 2018 Call for Papers and Dissertations22-10-2017 00:41
18th World Economic History Congress in Boston, 2018
The next World Economic History Congress will be held in Boston from July 29-August 3, 2018, with the program beginning the morning of July 30th. The conference will take place on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Congress website (wehc2018.org) contains newly updated information about the conference program, accommodations, excursions, events, and plenary sessions.
There is a complete list of accepted panels on the website: http://wehc2018.org/accepted/
We also have a list of panels that are currently accepting paper proposals: http://wehc2018.org/accepted-proposals-cfp-open/
Call for Dissertations
Students who have completed their dissertations between June 2014 and August 2017 are encourage to submit their theses for the dissertation panel/competition. Dissertation will be shortlisted and considered for awards in three separate categories: Ancient/medieval/early modern period; the long 19th century; and 20th century. The three finalists in each category will be invited to present their work in the dissertation panel. Theses written in languages other than English will also be considered, although the abstract needs to be in English. The deadline for electronic submissions of the theses, along with information on past and current affiliation of the student, advisor, 500-word abstract, and any other pertinent information is December 1, 2017. All materials should be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. All submissions will be acknowledged by a reply email. Selection of finalists will be announced by March 1, 2018.