Wednesday, December 10, 2014

CFP: Cliometric Society Conference, 2015

The annual Cliometric Society Conference in 2015 will be held on the weekend of Friday, May 15, through Sunday, May 17, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and hosted by the University of Michigan and the National Science Foundation. The conference is designed to provide extensive discussion of new and innovative research in economic history. Applicants from all continents and papers addressing important topics in economic history for all countries will be considered. Interdisciplinary research is particularly encouraged.
     Applications to present papers or to attend the conference are welcome from graduate students, junior faculty, and senior faculty in economic history, as well as from distinguished faculty in other fields who have research interests in economic history. Typically, twelve papers are selected for presentation and discussion. All participants are required to have read all papers and to attend the entire conference--that is, arrive before the opening session on Friday and leave after the closing session on Sunday. At least one author must be a member of the Cliometric Society. For membership information contact Michael Haupert at
     Proposals and requests to attend the conference will be accepted from December 2, 2014, through January 21, 2015. Those wishing to present a paper should provide an abstract and a 3-5 page summary of the proposed paper. In choosing papers and participants, the host committee will assign priority to those who have not attended recently or who have never attended. Graduate students wishing to attend or submit a paper proposal must obtain a letter of recommendation from their dissertation advisor. Those whose papers are selected for presentation will be expected to provide a completed draft of the paper in the proper format for the conference volume no later than April 1,  2015.
     Applications submitted via the web at are strongly preferred. Proposals (including addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses) may also be emailed to or sent via snail mail to Cliometric Society Conference Administrator, University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization, 2424 Maile Way, Rm 540, Honolulu, HI, 96822 USA. Questions? Email us at The full call for papers is available on the Society website.