Wednesday, February 19, 2014

CFP Reminder: Asian Historical Economics Conference

The Fourth Asian Historical Economics Conference will be held at Bogaziçi (Bosphorus) University, Istanbul, on September 19-20, 2014. The meeting follows earlier conferences of the Asian Historical Economics Society at Venice (2008), Beijing (2010), and Tokyo (2012). The conference aims to bring together researchers working on the economic history of all regions of Asia, as well as those comparing Asia with other regions. The Program Committee invites proposals for individual papers on a number of themes, which can be found at the full call for papers. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Kenneth Pomeranz of the University of Chicago. There will also be a special session on “Science and Technology in Europe and East Asia during the Early Modern Era” with presentations from Joel Mokyr of Northwestern University and Jin Dengjian of Dickinson University.
     For each proposed paper, an abstract not exceeding 500 words, together with institutional affiliation and e-mail address of the authors, should be sent by e-mail and in Word format by March 1, 2014, to: ahec.istanbul@gmail.com. Proposals for complete sessions of three linked papers will also be considered.