Eastern European Economic History Hub
The European graduate School for Training in Economic and Social Historical Research (ESTER) together with the WEast Initiative will organize an annual Research Design Course (RDC) for economic and social historians. The event will take place on 6 – 8 November in Cracow (Poland). The RDC assists Phd students in setting up a high quality and well-designed plan for their dissertation under the guidance of a team of leading senior researchers whose task it is to provide comments and lead discussions. Doctoral students working on all topics and geographical areas are welcome to apply.
New researchers working on economic history of east and central Europe or located in the area are especially encouraged.
The European graduate Schoo
Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague calls for papers to be presented at a two-day conference for financial historians, economists and numismatists. The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into questions connected with financial crises during the Middle Ages and early modern period. Historical, economic and monetary factors related to financial crises will be discussed. Papers proposing a comparative approach are especially welcome. Confirmed speakers include Prof. Peter Spufford, University of Cambridge, who will be delivering the keynote speech.
Venue, board and lodging:
Residence of the Ministery of Education, Youth and Sports, Foreign Service House, Prague 1, Dlouha 17,http://www.rezidencedlouha17.cz/EN/EN_index.html
Submission deadline: 31 March 2017
Please send short abstracts of your papers to email@example.com
The Kyiv School of Economics (KSE) and partner institutions organize a conference on the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals, families and communities in post-transition economies. Papers included in the conference will be considered for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Comparative Economics. The conference is scheduled for September 14-15, 2017 in Kyiv.
A tentative list of topics includes (but is not limited to) subjective wellbeing (e.g., happiness, social inclusion, satisfaction with life as a whole and its various aspects), potential determinants of wellbeing (e.g., health, poverty, standards of living, age, inequality, discrimination, migration, displacement, working conditions) and social structures/policies affecting population wellbeing (e.g. safety net, social assistance, healthcare).
If you are interested, please submit your paper or an extended abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 1, 2017. Authors of papers selected for the conference will be notified by April 1, 2017. Final drafts of the papers must be submitted by August 15, 2017.
Applications for travel grants will be considered for conference participants who need financial support.
Inquiries may be sent to the organizers: Olena Nizalova (University of Kent, email@example.com), Yuriy Gorodnichenko (UC Berkeley,firstname.lastname@example.org), Tymofiy Mylovanov (University of Pittsburgh and KSE, email@example.com).
Economy and Society in Eastern & Central Europe
Workshop in economic history and development
London, 3 – 4 April 2017
Keynote speaker: Mark Harrison, University of Warwick
Deadline: Friday 4th November 2016
All the deliberations during the WEast workshop in Moscow on 2nd and 3rd of September will be available to watch online in real time.
Call for Papers
Econometric Research in Finance (ERFIN) workshop (http://conference.erfin.org), hosted by Warsaw School of Economics (Szkoła Główna Handlowa w Warszawie). The workshop will be held in Warsaw, Poland, on Friday September 16, 2016.
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Conference web page: http://conference.erfin.org.
Deadline: 31 March 2016
8th Joint IOS/APB/EACES Summer Academy on Central and Eastern Europe
Path Dependencies in Economic and Social Development: Institutions, Behavior, and Outcomes
June 15-17, 2016, Tutzing, Germany
Submission deadline: April 1, 2016.
Organized by the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS Regensburg) in cooperation with the Akademie für Politische Bildung Tutzing (APB) and the European Association for Comparative Economic Studies (EACES)
We invite Ph.D. students and post-docs from economics and cognate disciplines to submit extended abstracts or full papers. Topics include, but are not limited to:
- Cultural, economic, and institutional legacies of empires, socialist regimes, and wars
- Long-run persistence of values and attitudes
- Determinants of individual socioeconomic outcomes and behavior
- Spatial and historical determinants of economic policies and development
- Economic reforms in (post-)transition countries
Preference will be given to papers focusing on Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.
Confirmed keynote speakers:
- Sascha O. Becker (University of Warwick, UK)
- Lawrence Peter King (University of Cambridge, UK)
- Theocharis Grigoriadis (Free University of Berlin, Germany)
- Eric M. Uslaner (University of Maryland, USA)
Submissions should include a short CV and an extended abstract (maximum 2,000 words) or a full paper. Submissions are invited online via the IOS application tool at http://www.ios-regensburg.de/veranstaltungen/summer‐academy.html. For further information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline: 31 January 2016
German Economic History Conference
March 11–14, 2015 in Münster (Germany).
Venue: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Fürstenberghaus, Domplatz 20–22, 48143 Münster.
The conference programme is available online at http://hicks.wiwi.hu-berlin.de/vfs/
Historical sources of development in Central and Eastern Europe
Central European University (CEU), Budapest,
9-10 January 2015
Deadline: 14 October 2014
Report on the WEast Belgrade meeting published on the Positivie Check EHES Blog
Special Issue of the Poznań University of Economics Review
- methodological analysis of the transition processes;
- transition from central planning to capitalism: early stage transition crisis, inflation, economic policy, convergence;
- big transition with intermediate steps: from feudalism through socialism to capitalism;
- demographic transitions.
Deadline for paper submission: 30 June 2014;
Notification of the first review: 31 July;
Submission of the revised papers: 31 August;
Notification of the re-review: 30 September;
Deadline for the minor revision: 15 October;
Final notification: 20 October;
Submission of the final version: 15 November;
Expected publication date: Late Autumn/Early Winter 2014.
You may submit proposals of full sessions, individual papers as well as posters with a one-page cv.
The deadline of submission is 3 February, 2014.
Jagiellonians, Memory and Identity in Central Europe