Joint 49th EBHS and Association of Business Historians Conference

York, UK, 27 to 29 June 2024

York, UK. Dmitrij M, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons. Cropped and edited.


Conference Registration Open, Programme Online

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Joint EBHS-ABH Conference in York from 27 to 29 June 2024. You can view the draft programme here. The registration fee includes our conference dinner on the evening of Saturday 29 June and membership of the Economic and Business History Society and the Association of Business Historians for the 12 months following the conference. The conference fees are as follows

  • Early Bird Rate – £250 (Available until 7 June 2024)
  • Full Rate – £300 (From 8 June 2024 to the conference)
  • Doctoral Students and Retired Colleagues – £150
  • Additional Guests for the Conference Dinner – £59

Please note that we require at least one presenter of each paper to have registered by 7 June 2024. Any papers without presenters registered by this date will be removed from the programme for the conference.

If you are planning on attending the conference dinner at the Principal Hotel in York (Adjacent to the railway station), you will need to register your menu choices as part of registration. Details are available here.


In addition to the opening of registration we are pleased to announce a new panel for the conference, the Journal Editors Panel on ‘Connections in publishing Economic and Business History’, featuring editors and associate editors from Business History, Essays in Economic and Business History, Enterprise and Society and the Journal of Management History.

We are also pleased to announce the title of Dr Susie Pak’s keynote speech set to close the conference on Saturday afternoon, ‘How to Be a Success in Business: Storytelling & Belonging from the World of Finance’.

The current programme draft is available here (subject to change and additions).

Conference Venues and Hotels

Our main conference venue is the De Grey Court building at York St John University, less than a 15-minute walk from the railway station in York and in walking distance of most hotels in York.

If you are looking for a hotel for the conference, we have prepared this list of suggestions which might help you.

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