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 University Belfast. It brings together faculty and graduate students working on the economic study of the past from across the university and elsewhere.
ESHSI Call for Papers
Queen's University Belfast will be hosting the 2018 Annual Conference of the Economic and Social History Society of Ireland, on Friday 30 November and Saturday 1 December 2018. The society's call for papers is open to 5 October 2018. More details can be found on the ESHSI website.
EHS Call for Papers
It's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming, economic history's coming home! Queen's University Belfast will be hosting the 2019 Annual Conference of the Economic History Society on Friday 5 to Sunday 7 April 2019. The society's call for papers is open to 3 September 2018. More details can be found on the EHS website.
FRESH Call for Papers
A FRESH meeting will be taking place at the University of Groningen on 30 November and 1 December 2018. The keynote will be Mauricio Drelichman, and the local organiser is Bert Kramer. The call for papers is open to Friday 31 August 2018. See here for the full call for papers.
Queen's Management School offers a one-year MSc programme in Economics. The programme has an Economic History track, and offers all the necessary training to pursue a PhD in an economic history research topic. Applicants must hold a prior degree in economics or a related subject, and have achieved at least an upper second class degree classification at undergraduate level. More details are found here.
An Economist's Guide
Matthias Blum and Chris Colvin's new edited volume is now available for sale in advance of release in November 2018. The book aims to introduce the field of economic history to economists. With 49 contributors and 50 chapters, it will showcase cutting-edge research and pedagogy from our field. More details about the book are available here.
QUCEH Research News
QUCEH Seminar Schedule
Our seminar schedule for the first semester of 2018-2019 is now available here. As in previous years, we meet on Fridays at 1.30PM. Note, however, a change in venue: seminars now take place in the Lecture Theatre of Riddel Hall's Teaching Block.