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42nd Annual Economic and Business History Society Conference

Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by EBHS 1 Comment

Call for Papers: 42nd EBHS Conference
The Skirvin Hilton, Oklahoma City
May 25, 2017 – May 27, 2017

Registration Now Open!

The Skirvin HiltonRegistration for The Economic and Business History Society (EBHS) 42nd Annual Conference, to be held at the historic Skirvin Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, is now open.

Please register here.

The Skirvin Hotel is located next to the Bricktown section of Oklahoma City and is known for its unique shops and restaurants. Oklahoma City is also home to a world class zoo and the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. There is also the opportunity to see Bricktown Ball Park and perhaps to catch a minor league game.

Further details of the conference will be posted on the conference site as well as on the EBHS mailing list.

Accommodation details and Skirvin Hilton reservation link are available on the Accommodation page.

We look forward to welcoming you to Oklahoma City!  

EBHS 2015 Conference

Posted on: November 4th, 2014 by EBHS No Comments

40th Annual Conference
La Crosse, Wisconsin
May 28-30, 2015

La Crosse Program

Updated  program (May 20) with maps of the facilities and locations posted! See also our tips on arriving in La Crosse.

The Economic and Business History Society (EBHS) will hold its 40th annual conference at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse.

Conference Site

The keynote speaker at the conference dinner will be Professor Jeffrey Williamson, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Harvard University.

In addition to the sessions, we will be organizing some social activities that should be of interest to all participants. These include a riverboat cruise on the mighty Mississippi and a trip to the ballpark for dinner and a prime seat in the Lumberyard, home of the La Crosse Loggers of the Northwoods League; for those interested in good minor league baseball, more information may be found at Of course, in keeping with the collegial nature of EBHS, there will be ample opportunity for informal social activities, and La Crosse has no shortage of great options.

If you have questions about the meeting or organization please contact Program Chair Mike Haupert, , or EBHS President Erik Benson, .

EBHS also operates a peer-reviewed open access journal, Essays in Economic and Business History, edited by Jason Taylor (Central Michigan University). Conference papers and non-conference papers alike may be submitted to Essays for consideration. We invite you to visit our website,, to see our editorial board and policies, as well as back issues.

We look forward to welcoming you to La Crosse!

EBHS 2014 in Manchester, England, May 29-31

Posted on: May 27th, 2013 by EBHS No Comments

Program and Presentations

Manchester from Kersal Moor (1857). By William Wylde [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Conference Website