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Second Funding Period (2019-2022) of the PP1859 has started

Submitted by schoetts on 01.03.2019 - 14:03

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has granted funding for the second period (2019-2022) and accepted 17 new research projects. Over the next three years, the PP1859 will bring together an interdisciplinary group of historians, economists, information scientists and legal historians to study the historical dimension of economic behaviour.


Doctoral Workshop "Meet the Editors - Publishing in Economic History Journals"

Start Date
20.03.2019
End Date
20.03.2019
Venue
University of Regensburg

This three-hour workshop will introduce doctoral students to the publishing and review process of academic journals. It will be led by editors of leading journals in the field of economic history in Germany. The workshop will be held in German. Please see the event website for further information and the Call for Participants.


Futures Past. Economic Forecasting in the 20th and 21st Century

Start Date
10.10.2018
End Date
11.10.2018
Venue
University of Hamburg

The purpose of this two-day interdisciplinary conference is to foster the exchange between forecasters, economists, historians, and other scholars from the social sciences and the humanities. Contributions from the fields of history, sociology, philosophy, psychology, and economics are equally welcome.


Conference "Great Slumps, policy responses, and populism: past and present"

Start Date
30.05.2017
End Date
30.05.2017
Venue
University of Halle-Wittenberg

Nearly a decade after the 2008 crisis, its economic and political after-effects are still with us. Extraordinary policies taken by central banks may have prevented another Great Depression, but the crisis and the policy responses to it have changed the political economy of Western societies and upset the political foundations of globalization.