HISRECO 2016, Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues,
I’d like just to remind you of the call for contributions for HISRECO 2016 (below).
Best wishes,
Pedro Garcia Duarte pgduarte @ USP.BR

History of Recent Economics Conference

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
March, 14-15 2016

Call for Contributions by Young Scholars

The tenth *History of Recent Economics Conference* (HISRECO) will be held
at the University of Sao Paulo on March 14-15, 2016. HISRECO, which was
launched in 2007 by an organizing committee comprised of Roger Backhouse, Philippe Fontaine and Tiago Mata, brings together researchers from various disciplines to study the history of economics in the postwar period. It is
the organizers’ belief that this period, which witnessed crucial changes that helped establish economics as one of the dominant discourses in contemporary society, is worth studying for its own sake. The increasing availability of archival materials, along with the development of new methods inherited from the larger history and sociology of knowledge, have helped produce insightful contextual histories of the development of recent economic ideas. In particular, this topic offers good opportunities to young scholars who are interested in interdisciplinary approaches to the history of economics but also want to address the current community of
economists.

This is why the History of Economics Society (HES), as part of its New Initiatives program, is sponsoring a small number of young scholars who would like to participate in the next HISRECO conference, and we are trying to secure additional funds for young scholars, who will have their travel, accommodation and meal expenses covered. Accordingly, we invite all PhD students as well as researchers who have obtained their PhD over the past two years (from July 2013 to September 2015) to submit by email a paper proposal of no more than 500 words (as a pdf file, containing your current affiliation and the university and year of your PhD, if this is the case) to Pedro Duarte (pgduarte [AT] usp [DOT] br) by *September 30th*, 2015. Selected participants will be informed by October 26th, 2015.

For those who want to know more about HISRECO, a list of past conferences
and contributors can be found at http://www.hisreco.org.

The organizers, Pedro Duarte (University of Sao Paulo) and Yann Giraud
(University of Cergy-Pontoise).