Monday, April 8, 2013

CFP: Portuguese Association of Economic and Social History

The Portuguese Association of Economic and Social History (APHES) has issued a call for papers for its annual meeting, which will be held in Braga on November 15-16, 2013. The conference theme will be "State, Society, and Markets in a Global World." The call for papers states:
The State’s role in the economic and social system has always been the subject of controversy, something which has been strengthened by the importance it gained in the 20th century.The economic and social policies that emerged from the State’s action in society, as well as the mechanisms used for its implementations. open a vast field of research that seeks new analyses and interpretations. Reflecting on the changes that have occurred in the relationships between market, society and State could provide an important contribution to the redefining that occurred with the role the State assumed in different historical contexts.
   Proposals should be accompanied by an abstract of 500 words maximum (including 4 keywords), indicating the objective, theoretical focus, and empirical support, if relevant and a brief CV (1 page limit) of the author, or in the case of various authors, of the main author. The deadline for the submission of proposals is May 31, 2013. Submissions should be sent to: 33aphes@gmail.com. Please see the conference website for details.