The Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference will take place 18-20 February 2011 in Berkeley, California. The conference is jointly sponsored by the All-University of California Group in Economic History and the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand. The theme of the 2011 meeting is "The Great Divergence: Perspectives from the Pacific Rim," but
the organisers are open to proposals for contributions on other topics in economic, social, and business history, as well as to proposals for sessions on particular themes. Researchers across a broad range of disciplines are warmly welcomed. Early career researchers are encouraged to participate. The conference organisers are particularly interested in attracting papers that examine developments in countries and regions along the Pacific Rim and papers that provide an international comparative perspective.The closing date for submissions is 30 November 2010. Please check the complete call for papers for additional information.