Welcome to the 49th Annual Meeting of the

History of Economics Society

The Annual Conference of the History of Economics Society is one of the most important international gatherings of historians of economics. 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.

We are hosting our welcome reception on the evening of Thursday, June 16. Our 49th Annual Meeting will take place June 17 to 19 at the University of St. Thomas in Minneapolis, MN. 

*We are no longer accepting proposal submissions.

Conference registration opens January 15, 2022

Early Registration Discount has been extended to May 15, 2022

2022 Conference Program with links to abstracts and papers

See tabs below for information on conference registration, locations, program book, lodging, purchasing exhibitor tables and/or program book advertisements, and other information.


Public Sessions

5:30-6:30 pm (CST) / 17:30-18:30 (UTC-5)

Remembering Geoff Harcourt 1931-2021

Chair: Ross Emmett, Arizona State University


Link to join: “A Cambridge Economist from Down Under”

Mauro Boianovsky, University of Brasília (virtual)

Link to paper on SSRN


  • Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Università di Roma La Sapienza
  • John Berdell, DePaul University
  • Constantinos Repapis, Goldsmiths, University of London

11:00-12:30 pm (CST) (UTC-5)

Plenary Speaker Brice Caldwell, Duke University

Link to join: “Hayek and Me”

  • Introduced by Scott Scheall, Arizona State University

4:00-5:30 pm (CST) / 16:00 – 15:30h (UTC -5)

Plenary Speaker Maria Cristina Marcuzzo, Università di Roma La Sapienza

Link to join: “Investment and Speculation: Keynes’s Views and His Strategies in the stock market”

  • Introduced by Steven G. Medema, Duke University

5:45-6:30pm (CST) / 17:45-18:30 (UTC-5)

HES Business Meeting

Link to join: Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 857 4331 5307

Passcode: 447084

4:30 – 6:00 pm (CST) /  16:30 – 18:00h (UTC -5)

HES Presidential Address, Marcel Boumans, Utrecht University

Link to join: The History of Economics as Economic Self-Portraiture

Introduced by Ross Emmett, Arizona State University

8:00 – 8:45 pm (CST)

Awards Ceremony

Link to join livestream of the 2022 Awards Ceremony

2022 Hybrid Conference Portal

Online Sessions are restricted to those who have purchased any 2022 conference registration.

Link to join online sessions

Please login to your HES website user account to purchase conference items. To create a user profile on our website fill in your information here and follow the steps.

If you are a registered website user, log in to your account and then come to this page to buy your registration from the options below. Early registration discounts end April 30, 2022

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. If you are unable to make a PayPal payment please email hes@uwosh.edu for assistance.

All prices are in US dollars.

Conference Registration

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  • Registration opens January 15, 2022
  • Early registration discount ends May 15, 2022

Conference Event Tickets

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Event Ticket sales are online only. We are unable to take cash on-site.

Conference Events:

  • Thursday Reception, June 16: Ticket includes assorted hors d’oeuvres and (2) drink tickets for the cash bar.
  • Awards Banquet, June 18: Menu – Plated entrée (acorn squash filled with marinated tomatoes, chickpeas, and vegetables), seasonal vegetables, breads, assorted desserts, coffee and iced water. Includes (2) drink tickets for the cash bar.

Please login or create a HES website user account to purchase conference exhibitor items. To create a user profile on our website fill in your information here and follow the steps.

Editors, publishers, and organizations purchasing exhibit space at the History of Economics Society Conference should register on the conference website as HES members, if applicable, or as HES non-members otherwise. Exhibitor tables can be added to your cart along with your conference registration fee.

For Exhibitors who wish to ship display items to the conference site only (no staff), we will set up your display for you, but cannot return-ship items after the conference.

Please contact HES@uwosh.edu with any questions.

Sponsorships for the 2022 Minneapolis conference are due by May 6, 2022


All sessions and events will be hosted at the University of St Thomas, Minneapolis, MN.

More information to come

Pre-conference Workshops to be determined
Conference Registration: Schulze Hall, 1st floor Atrium
Opening Reception: School of Law Atrium
Conference Sessions: Schulze Hall
Keynote Addresses: Schulze Hall, Auditorium
Awards Banquet: Opus Hall Great Room

More information to come.

Google Map with conference hotels and Metro station labeled

Hotel Booking Links

Hilton Minneapolis

Map: 1001 Marquette Avenue South

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403-2440, USA
Hilton Hotel Booking Link

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis

Map: 1101 LaSalle Avenue

Minneapolis, MN 55403USA

DoubleTree Hotel Booking Link


Double Tree Hotel


Downtown Minneapolis bus map: $0.50 ride zone  Bus stops are directly in front of the Hilton Hotel, and a short walk to the Double Tree Hotel and St Thomas campus.

Airport Metro Transit

Getting to downtown Minneapolis from the airport

Below are links to childcare providers near our conference location. If you need assistance, grants for childcare are available. Please contact Marianne Johnson johnsonm@uwosh.edu for more information.