Welcome to the 2018 Annual Meeting of the

History of Economics Society!

The Annual Conference of the History of Economics Society is the most important gathering of historians of economic thought in North America. The conference provides an opportunity to meet with friends and colleagues, to learn about new research in the field, and to talk with journal and book editors and bloggers.

The 2018 Conference will take place at the Loyola University Chicago Water Tower Campus in downtown Chicago June 14 to 17, 2018.

See Tabs below for a link to the conference program book, registering, lodging, and other information.

Conference Outline: 2018 Conference Schedule

The program will include plenary addresses by Anwar Shaikh of the New School (Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises. Oxford 2016) and Douglas Irwin of Dartmouth (Clashing over Commerce: A History of US Trade Policy. University of Chicago Press 2017) and our Presidential Address by Evelyn Forget of Manitoba.

Conference Registration closes June 12, 2018.

See details below under “conference registration” tab

Conference Locations:

Conference Registration:

Thursday, June 14, Wintrust Hall, Schreiber Center

Friday – Sunday, Lobby, Philip H. Corboy Law Center

Opening Reception:

Wintrust Hall, Schreiber Center (ticket required)

Conference Sessions:

Philip H. Corboy Law Center

Presidential Address:

Rogers Courtroom, Philip H. Corboy Law Center 10th floor

Awards Banquet:

Kasbeer Hall, Philip H. Corboy Law Center (ticket required)

Dorm Accommodation:

Baumhart Hall

Hotel Accommodation:

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

The Whitehall Hotel

 

Editors, publishers, and organizations seeking display and advertising space at the History of Economics Society Conference should register on the conference website as HES members, if applicable, or as HES nonmembers otherwise. Tables can be added to your cart along with your conference registration fee.

In order to register for the coming HES 2018 Meeting you have to be registered at our website. If you are not a registered user, please fill in your information here and follow the steps.

If you are a registered user, login to your account and then come to this page to buy your registration from the options below. Early registration discounts end February 28, 2018.

Besides the conference registration, you can choose to purchase additional social event tickets to include in your cart before checking out: opening reception and conference banquet.

As it is the case with HES memberships, secure online payments are processed by PayPal. For the majority of countries, you do not need to have a PayPal account to make a payment with a credit or debit card.

All prices are in US dollars.

Conference Registration for HES members

$270.00

Includes:

  • Conference Registration
  • WiFi
  • Morning coffee, mid-morning coffee break with catering, and afternoon coffee break with catering

US $220 by 31 March

US $270 from 1 April until closed


Conference Registration for non-HES members

$330.00

Includes:

  • 1-year membership
  • Conference registration
  • WiFi
  • Morning coffee, mid-morning break with catering, and afternoon break with catering

US $280 by 31 March

US $330 from 1 April until closed

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Conference Registration for Graduate students, or those who obtained a PhD in 2016 or later

$100.00

Includes:

  • Conference Registration
  • WiFi
  • Morning coffee, mid-morning coffee break with catering, and afternoon coffee break with catering

US $100

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Conference Optional Event: Opening Reception 14 June

$40.00

Opening Reception will be hosted in Wintrust Hall, 7:00-9:00 pm

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Conference Optional Event: Women’s Networking Breakfast 16 June

$0.00

Women’s Networking Breakfast — Please join us as we share our experiences and aspirations for the field. Meet colleagues, critics, supporters and potential research partners. All women are welcome. Kasbeer Hall, 7:30 am – 8:30 am

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Conference Optional Event: Banquet 17 June

$60.00

Awards Banquet will be hosted in Kasbeer Hall, 7:00-9:00 pm.

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Exhibitor Display Table

$200.00

Standard-sized institutional table; more than one table may be selected.

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Conference Program Advertisement

$250.00

Full page advertisement in the conference program. All advertisements will be reviewed by conference organizers for final approval before printing.

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Breakfast Coffee Break Sponsorship

$250.00

Sponsors receive recognition in the program (e.g., the Duke University Press Coffee Break) and there will be signs and a featured display area at the coffee/snack tables.

Publishers and organizations seeking to sponsor a coffee break should contact Marianne Johnson (johnsonm@uwosh.edu) to choose your day and time. Spots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Mid-Morning or Mid-Afternoon Coffee Break Sponsorship

$500.00

Sponsors receive recognition in the program (e.g., the Duke University Press Coffee Break) and there will be signs and a featured display area at the coffee/snack tables. 

Publishers and organizations seeking to sponsor a coffee break should contact Marianne Johnson (johnsonm@uwosh.edu) to choose your day and time. Spots available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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HES has reserved room blocks at the following hotels and has a block of shared dorm rooms on the Loyola Water Tower campus.

Hotel rooms and Loyola Dorm accommodations will be booked directly through the links provided.

 

All prices are in US dollars.

 

OPTION ONE

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Hotel Website: www.knickerbockerchicago.com
163 East Walton Place Google map link with directions from Knickerbocker to Loyola Water Tower Campus
Chicago, IL 60611 Room block is limited to 50 guest rooms and expires on May 15, 2018

 

To reserve your room: Go to knickerbockerchicago.com , select the requested dates, the number of adults, click “Have a promo code?”, and enter the code 1806HISTOE in the “Group Code” field. Follow the remaining prompts to complete the reservation.

Room Rates:

Standard Room with 1 king Bed $179.00 per night excluding taxes and fees
Superior Room with 2 Double Beds $199.00 per night excluding taxes and fees

 

OPTION TWO

 

The Whitehall Hotel Hotel Website: www.thewhitehallhotel.com
105 East Delaware Place Google map link with directions from Whitehall Hotel to Loyola Water Tower Campus
Chicago, IL 60611 Room block is limited to 100 guest rooms and expires on April 30, 2018

 

To reserve your room: Use Group Link: History of Economics Society 2018 at The Whitehall Hotel

Group Code: 3029050

Room Rates:

Superior Queen with 1 queen bed $199.00 per night excluding taxes and fees
Superior King with 1 king bed $199.00 per night excluding taxes and fees
Superior Double with 2 queen beds $199.00 per night excluding taxes and fees

OPTION THREE

Located in Baumhart Hall, Loyola offers hotel style apartments: Each apartment has (2) separate locking bedrooms that sleep up to 2 people each, and a shared common living room with kitchen. Each half of the apartment (locking bedroom with private bath) will be reserved separately.

Room reservations will be made through the Loyola Website: lodging.luc.edu
Room Block website will expire April 15, 2018, or when the room block has been exhausted
Promo Code: history
Good for nights: June 13‐18, 2018
PLEASE NOTE: Once reservations arrive, availability will reflect what dates are available.

Please see this link for dorm reservation instructions: AGS History Web Reservation Inst-2018

Room Rates per bedroom:

One queen bed with private full bath – sleeps up to 2 people

$153.00 per night per bedroom.

Includes taxes and fees.

Limited availability – expires April 15, 2018

 

OPTION FOUR

Loyola Grad Style Apartment: Each apartment has (3) single occupancy bedrooms, (2) full bathrooms, and a shared common living room with kitchen. Each locking bedroom will be reserved separately.

Room reservations will be made through the Loyola Website: lodging.luc.edu
Room Block website will expire April 15, 2018, or when the room block has been exhausted
Promo Code: history
Good for nights: June 13‐18, 2018
PLEASE NOTE: Once reservations arrive, availability will reflect what dates are available.

Please see this link for dor room reservation instructions: AGS History Web Reservation Inst-2018

Single occupancy room with extra long twin size bed

$90 per night per night for each single bedroom.

Includes taxes and fees.

Limited availability – expires April 15, 2018

TRANSPORTATION

Water Tower Campus Parking

Loyola does not own or control any visitor parking facilities near the Water Tower Campus, though there are several parking options nearby.

For more information on parking at WTC, click here.

Maps and Parking

  • Loyola Water Tower Campus Map – The Loyola map indicates the Red line subway station. If you want to take the subway from O’Hare you take the blue line to downtown and change at Washington for the Red Line going north. Exit the red line at Chicago Av. station.
  • Chicago Tourism Subway Map

Water Tower Campus Parking

Loyola does not own or control any visitor parking facilities near the Water Tower Campus, though there are several parking options nearby.

For more information on parking at WTC, click here.

Tourism Information