New HES Webinar Series

CALL FOR PROPOSALS The History of Economics Society (HES) is launching its new HES Webinar Series! The objective of this initiative is to offer HES members the possibility of organizing webinars to discuss relevant topics in the history and methodology of economics from any part of the world, any time of the year. HES would…

Call for Applications: Diversifying and Decolonising the History of Economics Workshop

Workshop on Diversifying and Decolonising the History of Economics Call for Application Workshop on Diversifying and Decolonising the History of Economics Workshop On June 17th in Utrecht, Netherlands, before the 2020 HES Conference As widely documented, economics lacks gender and ethnic diversity. Women and economists from so-called minority groups face disadvantages and even outright discrimination….

The Call for Papers for the 2020 HES Conference is Now Open.

2020 History of Economics Society (HES) Conference Utrecht University Hall, Netherlands 18-21 June 2019   CALL FOR PAPERS The annual HES Conference will take place at the Utrecht University Hall in Utrecht, The Netherlands, 18-21 of June 2020. Papers dealing with any aspect of the history of economics are welcome, including work related to any…

Call for Session Proposals: ASSA 2021

The History of Economics Society (HES) will sponsor four sessions at the Allied Social Science Associations (ASSA) meetings, January 3-5, 2021, in Chicago, IL. The ASSA offers historians of economic thought an opportunity to present high-quality historical research to a wider audience of professional economists. Given this, preference will be given to proposals that are…

Call for Nominations: Craufurd Goodwin Best Article in the History of Economics

The History of Economics Society welcomes nominations for The Craufurd Goodwin Best Article in the History of Economics Prize. In addition to the honor, the winner will receive a $500 award plus travel expenses of up to $1000 to attend the Society’s annual conference (June 2020 in Utrecht, The Netherlands). Craufurd Goodwin, who passed away in 2017,…

December Issue of JHET is Now Available

Volume 41: Issue 4, December 2019 includes an interview with  Distinguished Fellow and Past President of HES, Denis O’Brien (interviewed by John Creedy)  https://www.cambridge.org/core/journals/journal-of-the-history-of-economic-thought/latest-issue

Nominations for the JOSEPH DORFMAN BEST DISSERTATION PRIZE 2020 is now open

JOSEPH DORFMAN BEST DISSERTATION PRIZE 2020 The History of Economics Society is now accepting nominations for the Joseph Dorfman Best Dissertation Prize. In 1990, the Society established an annual award for the best dissertation in the history of economic thought and methodology in memory of Joseph Dorfman. Historian of economics and Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society, Joseph Dorfman’s…

Winner of the Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar

“The History of Economics Society is delighted to announce that this year’s winner of the Best Conference Paper by a Young Scholar is Yue Xiao for her paper on John Stuart Mill and China: Peeking Behind China’s Stationary State. The committee of Avi Cohen, Annie Cot, and Stefan Kolev found the paper original, well-structured, and…