The Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure, Department of Geography, is seeking to appoint a post-doctoral Research Associate to work with Professor Bob Bennett, Principal Investigator for a new research project, 'Drivers of Entrepreneurship and small business', mainly covering 1851-1911 with some extension to modern data.
Reading’s Centre for International Business History (CIBH) welcomes applications for PhD study in all aspects of the history of consumer goods industries, including fast moving goods, clothing and fashion sectors, consumer durables, housing, and personal transport.
The Economic History Society, in conjunction with the Institute of Historical Research, offers up to four one-year postdoctoral Fellowships in Economic/Social History, tenable at the Institute. Deadline for applications: 7 April 2017.
The newly-established project "Systemic risk in the 1930s" (SYSRI-30) is offering a postdoctoral fellowship in data-driven banking history. The project is based at the Paris School of Economics and funded by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche. It aims to study the causal dynamics of banking crisis in France during the Great Depression and systemic risk management by the monetary authorities.
The Institute of Historical Research’s new Conference Series book, Medieval Merchants and Money is now available. Edited by Martin Allen and Matthew Davies, the volume contains selected essays celebrating the scholarship of medieval historian Professor James L. Bolton.
The 18th gathering of the World Economic History Congress will convene 29 July – 3 August 2018 in historic Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Executive Committee of the IEHA welcomes proposals from all members of the international economic history community, whatever their institutional affiliation or status, as well as from scholars in related disciplines. Proposals will be accepted through the submission system at the main website.
Deadline for first call for sessions: 30 May 2016. A second call for sessions will be issued after the first round decisions have been finalised in the winter of 2017.