Call for Papers: Economic and Business History Society Conference 2013

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Call for Papers
Economic and Business History Society Conference
Baltimore, Maryland USA
May 23 – 25, 2013

The Economic and Business History Society (EBHS) is now accepting proposals
for our 38th annual conference, to be held at the Tremont Plaza Hotel and
Grand Historic Venue in Baltimore, Maryland. Proposals for presentations on
any aspect of economic or business history are welcome. We also welcome
proposals for whole panels, typically of three presentations.
Proposals should include an abstract of no more than 500 words, a brief
curriculum vita, postal and email addresses, and telephone and fax numbers.
We welcome submissions from graduate students and non-academic affiliates.

EBHS conferences offer participants the opportunity for intellectual
interchange with an international, interdisciplinary, and collegial group of
scholars. (Typically about half the participants are from economics
departments and half are from history or economic history departments). The
keynote speaker will be Louis Galambos of Johns Hopkins University.

EBHS prides itself on openness to new members. We offer reduced conference
fees for graduate students and early career researchers (four years or less
since doctorate earned). Our regular registration fees are also relatively

EBHS also operates a peer-reviewed journal, Essays in Economic and Business
History, edited by Jason Taylor (Central Michigan University). Conference
papers and non-conference papers alike may be submitted for consideration. We
invite you to visit our website,, to see our new editorial
board and policies, as well as back issues.

Proposals may be submitted through the EBHS website at, by
email to ebhs2013 , or by postal mail. Please see our website for
more information.

Deadline for submission of proposals: February 15, 2013
(Notification will be sent by March 15. Earlier submissions should receive
notification within two months.)
Deadline to register and send papers to panel: May 3, 2013
Conference: May 23 – 25, 2013

If you have further questions about the meeting or organization please
contact Program Chair Duncan Philip Connors, ab2036 , or EBHS
President Ranjit Dighe (State University of New York at Oswego,
ranjit.dighe ).