Apply Now: Early-Career Scholars Research Fund

The History of Economics Society welcomes applications by early career scholars for research funding of up to 1,500 dollars. The program supports early career scholars that otherwise would not have funds to undertake research activities. Up to 4 awards will be made every year. Early career scholars are those studying for a PhD or within 4…

Apply Now: HES New Initiatives Grants

HES New Initiatives Fund The NIP program supports projects that promise to benefit the larger community of historians of economics. These might involve creating opportunities to further interaction, disseminating knowledge and access to resources, engaging younger scholars, reaching out to broader audiences both within and outside of academia, and other endeavors that promote a public…

2021 Craufurd Goodwin Best Article Prize — Call for Nominations

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 18-21, 2021 in Utrecht, the Netherlands).    Craufurd Goodwin, who…

Call for Nominations: Joseph J. Spengler Book Prize

The History of Economics Society welcomes nominations for the Joseph J. Spengler Book Prize.  Books and scholarly monographs in the history of economics published in calendar years 2018 through 2020 are eligible. We especially encourage nominations from HES members and self-nominations by authors. Information nominations are happy accepted by email to johnsonm@uwosh.edu. Please send the title,…

Vincent J. Tarascio (Feb 5, 1930 – June 3, 2020)

The first president of the History of Economics Society, Vincent Tarascio, passed away peacefully at his home on June 3, 2020. Tarascio received his PhD at Rice University in 1966, and from 1964 through 2001 taught at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. He taught the (in the 1960s and 1970s, required) graduate…

JHET Online Writing Workshop

Continuing the sessions of the JHET Online Writing Workshops, we are proud to invite you all to join us for the fourth session (throughout the year we shall have 3 additional sessions, of 2 hours each, and mostly self-contained). The workshop is conducted by Paul Dudenhefer, who had been for many years the managing editor of History of Political Economy (HOPE) and has…

HES 2020 Annual Conference has moved to virtual format

The 47th annual meetings of the History of Economics Society will be hosted through our website June 17-21. Pre-recorded (asynchronous) video presentations will be available June 17, with discussion and comments open June 17-21. Live webinars will be hosted June 17-21, and the schedule will be posted on our website soon. Please see our conference…

JHET Online Writing Workshops: Third Meeting

Continuing the sessions of the JHET Online Writing Workshops, we are proud to invite you all to join us for the third session (throughout the year we shall have 4 additional sessions, of 2 hours each, and mostly self-contained). The workshop is conducted by Paul Dudenhefer, who had been for many years the managing editor of History of Political…