African Economic History Network (AEHN), in association with the Laboratory for the Economics of Africa’s Past (LEAP) at Stellenbosch University, Harvard University’s Center for African Studies, and Economic Research Southern Africa, announces a call for papers for the seventh annual meeting of the AEHN, which will be held on October 25-27, 2017, in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The conference theme is "Innovation and the African Past."
Papers on all aspects of African economic history are welcome, but preference will be given to those that pertain to the conference theme. Abstracts of 500 words should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than May 15, 2017. Some funding will be available for graduate students and faculty from Africa. Those in need of such funds should so indicate in their proposal emails.