Welcome to Queen's University Centre for Economic History
Queen's University Centre for Economic History (QUCEH) is an interdisciplinary research centre based at Queen's Management School, Queen's University Belfast. It brings together faculty and graduate students working on the economic study of the past from across the university and elsewhere.
Michael Aldous has been awarded the 2015 Mira Wilkins Prize for the best article in Enterprise and Society on international and comparative history, for his article entitled 'Avoiding Negligence and Profusion: The Failure of the Joint-Stock Form in the Anglo-Indian Tea Trade, 1840-1870'. The was awarded at the Business History Conference in Portland, Oregon, in March 2016.
John Turner has been awarded the Wadsworth Prize for Business History 2015 for his book Banking in Crisis: The Rise And Fall Of British Banking Stability, 1800 To The Present (CUP, 2014). Awarded by the Business Archives Council on 10 November 2015, the annual prize recognises outstanding contributions to the study of British business history published in the previous year.
Alan de Bromhead and Alan Fernihough have been awarded a BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant for the project "Representation of the People: Franchise Extension and The ‘Sinn Féin Election’ in Ireland, 1918"
This year's EurHiStock workshop will take place on 1-2 September.
Download call for papers here.
MSc in Economics
Queen's Management School hosts an MSc programme in Economics. The programme has an Economic History track, and offers all the necessary training to pursue a PhD in Economic History. Applicants must hold a prior degree in economics or a related subject, and have achieved at least an upper second class degree classification.
More details are found here.
New Research from Queen's University Belfast