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Call for Papers: Record Linking Workshop

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May 11-13 2017Submissions are invited to a workshop on linking historical records at the University of Guelph, Canada, May 11-13 2017. We are interested in all aspects of historical record linking from the perspective of social and data science, history, social medicine and digital humanities with a particular interest in link metrics especially regarding bias among the linked records. The workshop will build on discussions at the 2016 SSHA conference and in recent books Lives in Transition: Longitudinal Analysis from Historical Sources (McGill-Queens UP 2015) and Population Reconstruction (Springer 2015).Please direct a 250 word abstract by January 12 to Kris Inwood kinwood@uoguelph.ca. The organizing committee consists of Luiza Antonie (U of Guelph), Kees Mandemakers (International Institute of Social History), Hamish Maxwell-Stewart (U of Tasmania), Gunnar… Read More »Call for Papers: Record Linking Workshop

Registration Now Open for the 2015 50th Anniversary CNEH Conference

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16-18 October 2015Registration and venue information for the 2015 CNEH Conference has been posted on the 2015 Conference Page.Registration is now open online by filling out this form.As additional information becomes available it will be posted to the conference page. This initial posting provides registration information along with venue, hotel and travel information and key dates. 

On the Status and Future of Economic History in the World

by Jörg Baten and Julia Muschallik (University of Tübingen) In spite of a rapid globalization of our discipline, surprisingly little is known about economic history as a discipline and the scholars who are representing it: How many economic historians are there in the world? In which countries or world regions are they concentrated, and where are they lacking? Can we explain differences in the number of economic historians who are participating on world congresses, and which determinants encourage or limit participation propensity? We also provide a forecast of world congress participation in 2012. This study is based on the first initiative to estimate the extent of the field in the world. Using an email questionnaire we analyze the global situation of this discipline. Overall 59… Read More »On the Status and Future of Economic History in the World

Call for Papers for the 2015 CNEH Conference – Friday, October 16 – Sunday October 18, 2015 Kingston, Ontario

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 (jaworski@econ.queensu.ca) and Ian Keay (ikeay@econ.queensu.ca). The deadline for proposals is June 1, 2015. The program will… Read More »Call for Papers for the 2015 CNEH Conference – Friday, October 16 – Sunday October 18, 2015 Kingston, Ontario

2014 CNEH Conference Programme Now Available

The programme for the 2104 CNEH Conference has been posted on the 2014 Conference Programme Page.The first papers have been posted and subsequent ones will be available for advance consideration as they become available. 

Registration Now Open for the 2014 CNEH Conference

24-26 October 2014Registration and venue information for the 2104 CNEH Conference has been posted on the 2014 Conference Page.Registration is now open online by filling out this form.As additional information becomes available it will be posted to the conference page. This initial posting provides registration information along with venue, hotel and travel information and key dates.

CFP: Canadian Network for Economic History Sessions at the 2014 CEA Meetings

May 29-June 1, Vancouver, BC The Canadian Network for Economic History invites anyone wishing to present a paper at a CNEH session at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Economics Association to submit an abstract by Friday, February 21, 2009. Paper submissions in English or French are accepted through the web interface at my.economics.ca. The maximum length for an abstract is 250 words. Under the “Comments” section of the form authors should make reference to the CNEH. For more information please contact Mauricio Drelichman at Mauricio.Drelichman@ubc.ca

CFP: CNEH Oct 24-26, Peterborough Ontario

2014 CNEH Conference Call for PapersFriday October 24 – Sunday October 26, 2014Peterborough, OntarioTheme: Markets and CrisesKeynote Speaker: Michael Bordo (Rutgers University)Mary MacKinnon Memorial Lecture: Leah Platt Boustan (UCLA) The Canadian Network for Economic History invites proposals for its October 24-26, 2014 conference at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario. Papers will be considered on all topics, with some preference given to those relating to the theme, “Markets and Crises”. The CNEH is very pleased to announce that Michael Bordo (Rutgers University) has agreed to give the keynote address at the conference, and Leah Platt Boustan (UCLA) will be giving the Mary MacKinnon Memorial Lecture.To be considered for inclusion on the programme please email a 1-2 page abstract to Shari Eli (shari.eli@utoronto.ca) and Chris Minns (c.minns@lse.ac.uk). The… Read More »CFP: CNEH Oct 24-26, Peterborough Ontario

CFP: Economic History Association 2014 Meeting

The next annual meeting of the Economic History Association (EHA) will take place in Columbus, Ohio, on September 12-14, 2014. The theme of the meeting will be “Political Economy and Economic History.” More information is available at the full call for papers.