The World Economic History Congress
In 2009 the International Economic History Association (IEHA) will hold its XVth World Economic History Congress in Utrecht, The Netherlands, from 3 to 7 August. The organizing institutions are Utrecht University (Research Group Social and Economic History) and the International Institute of Social History.
The World Economic History Congress takes place every three or four years.
Themes and goals
The theme of the 2009 congress will be global economic history. The congress is expected to contribute to the following goals:
Sessions will cover a wide range of subjects, periods from antiquity to the present day, and a variety of regions around the world. The congress will also include a dissertation competition, a poster session for young researchers, and a series of keynote lectures on the ongoing process of transformation of the world economy and its relationship with the aim of sustainability.
The host city and the congress site
Utrecht is the fourth largest city of the Netherlands, with a population of more than 250,000.
Online registration for the congress is still possible.