Friday, September 19, 2014

CFP: Economic and Business History of Latin America in Chile

As part of the 80th anniversary celebrations of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Chile, the Faculty is hosting an International Conference on the Economic and Business History of Latin America to be held on December 12, 2014 in its premises in Santiago, Chile. The conference invites contributions in English or Spanish in all areas associated to the themes of the conference. A selection of the participating papers will be invited to be published in a special issue of the journal Estudios de Economía with Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo (Bangor University) as guest editor. The conference is organized with the sponsorship of Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
    The conference is also organizing a posters session open to undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking their thesis in any field relevant to the conference. The best posters will be awarded a prize. The deadline for submitting contributions and posters is October 19, 2014
     An extended abstract of up to 1000 words explaining the research question, the data and methods employed and the main results and conclusions should be sent to ebhla2014@fen.uchile.cl. The deadline for sending complete versions of the papers is December 1, and the deadline for submitting the final, revised versions of the papers to be published in Estudios de Economía is January 18, 2015. The special issue will be published in May 2015.
      Scientific Committee
Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo (Bangor University)
José Díaz (ClioLab, Universidad Católica de Chile)
Bernardita Escobar (Universidad Diego Portales)
Manuel Llorca (Universidad de Santiago de Chile)
Mario Matus (Universidad de Chile)
Javier Núñez (Universidad de Chile)
César Yáñez (Universidad de Barcelona & Universidad de Valparaíso)