Saturday, February 5, 2011

APEBH 2011 Conference Program Is Now On-Line

The 2011 Conference of the Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Association will take place February 18-20 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.” The preliminary program has recently been posted; the web version features links to the full texts of some papers. The Noel Butlin Lecture will be presented this year by Barry Eichengreen of the University of California, Berkeley; the title of his presentation is “The Quest for International Monetary Reform: Learning from History.” More details, including registration information, can be found on the Conference website.