History of Economic Thought Society of Australia: Annual Conference

CFP deadline: Friday 11 August 2017 Conference to be held 26–27 September 2017, Canberra, ACT HETSA 2017 invites all those interested in any aspect of the history of economics to submit a paper. Doctrinal, biographical, autobiographical and institutional history are welcome. Papers from any related studies – such as economic history, the history of economic Read more …

Environment, Society, and the Making of the Modern World

The history and legacy of the UN Conference on the Human Environment. In 1972 the Swedish government took the initiative in organising what proved to be a landmark event – the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment. The approach of the 50th anniversary of this conference offers a timely opportunity to consider the role of international Read more …

Breaking the Brand: Producers and Consumers in a Globalized World

The overall luxury industry surpassed $1.5 trillion in retail sales in 2015. Personal luxury goods lie at the core of this interconnected world-wide industry, with a market share of $487 billion. With so much at stake, the drive for increased profits and ever broader markets has placed unparalleled pressures on sources of raw materials, and Read more …

Scales of Economy Workshop

Organized by the Laureate Research Program in International History, University of Sydney, this workshop takes its cue from the recent resurgence of interest in the history of economics and capitalism, and the problem of global inequality. Its focus is the historical investigation of spaces in which economic cultures arise and which shape economic thought, the Read more …