Research School for Economic and Social History


Call for abstracts Workshop ‘A Tapestry of Rules’ – deadline 19 Nov. 2021

On 7 and 8 April 2022, Faheem Rokadiya (PhD Posthumus participant) and Dr Kate Frederick, both affiliated with the Research Group Economic and Social History at Utrecht University will organise the Workshop ‘Tapestry of Rules: This Institutions and Cloth Industries in Global Comparative Perspective, 1750-2000’. This workshop specifically explores the role of formal and informal…

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Call for Papers and participants hybrid workshop ‘“Passanten” and transient migration in preindustrial Europe and beyond’ – deadline 1 Nov.

The organisers of the invitational hybrid workshop ‘“Passanten” and transient migration in preindustrial Europe and beyond’, to be hosted by the University of Warwick on 26 November 2021, call for papers and participants. In this workshop, the participants will explore the concept of passanten and its different iterations in history, discussing the meaning of and…

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DATINI-ESTER Advanced Seminar 2022 – deadline Call for Papers 15 Oct. 2021

Fondazione Istituto Internazionale di Storia Economica “F. Datini” and the European School for Training in Economic and Social Historical Research (ESTER) announce their sixth jointly-organized Datini-ESTER Advanced Seminar for economic and social historians, to be held on 8-13 May 2022, in Prato (Italy) on the theme of “Economic Innovations” The organisers ESTER, established in 1991, is…

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Invitation to participate in developing Deep Transitions in The Netherlands Research Program and Seminar Series

The UU-TUe-WUR Strategic Alliance has undertaken a project to develop a research program on Deep Transitions, focusing on boosting the transition towards a sustainable and inclusive society, based on a long-term analysis of past, present and future explorations. Together with their societal partners from a range of private and public sector organisations, the organisers would…

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Call for abstracts Early Career Symposium ‘Hansards in the World: Continuity and Discontinuity on the Intellectual, Cultural, and Economic Frontiers of the Early Modern Hanse’ – deadline 31 Oct. 2021

Hansards in the World gathers and promotes new histories of the Hanse, an association of European merchants and towns, and how they interacted with the wider world in the early modern period. Contributors explore novel perspectives and approaches on the late life and afterlife of this association. How might we engage with the kinetic character…

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WEHC 2022 – Various Calls – deadline 1 Dec. 2021

The 19th World Congress will be held in Paris on July 25-29, 2022. The Congress will address “resources” as one of the main challenges of the contemporary world. The Congress will consider sessions on all the categories of resources, that is natural, material, immaterial and human (work and skill): water, air, energy, food products, raw…

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