Economic History Association Meetings Coordinator: Jari Eloranta, Ph.D Appalachian State University, Department of History 224 Joyce Lawrence Lane Anne Belk Hall, Boone, NC 28608, USA Email: Phone: (828) 262-6006 Economic History Association Executive Director: Alex Field Department of Economics Santa Clara University 500 El Camino Real Santa Clara, CA, 95053 Email: Phone: (408) […]

Graduate Students

Poster Session Graduate students will be disseminating preliminary results from their thesis in the poster session. The deadline for applications to the poster session has passed. Those accepted receive travel (maximum of $500 for domestic and $800 for international travel – save receipts!) and hotel subsidies (=shared accommodations with another graduate student). To ease travel […]

Book Exhibits

The Economic History Association will hold its 71st Annual Meeting at the Seaport Hotel on September 9-11, 2011. We hope to welcome over 200 participants, including top scholars in the fields of history, economics, and political science, from around the world. We invite you to participate in our tabletop book exhibit, or advertise in our […]


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11   EHA Breakfast: 7 – 8.30 AM (Plaza Lobby). Full breakfast free to all conference participants, compliments of EHA.   SESSION 5: Sunday 8:30 – 10:00 AM A: Banking during the Great Depression (Plaza A) Chair: Scott Sumner, Bentley University (   Mark Carlson (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve) ( […]


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10   Teachers’ Breakfast: 6.45 – 8 AM (Flagship Ballroom). Speaker: Dr. Ann Carlos (University of Colorado at Boulder). Open to those who purchased a ticket.   Historians’ Breakfast: 6.45 – 8 AM (Flagship Ballroom). Speaker: Dr. Ann Carlos (University of Colorado at Boulder). Open to those who purchased a ticket.   SESSION […]


  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9   Workshop: 9:00 AM – Noon (Seaport A). Conducted by James Fenske (University of Oxford) and Jessica Bean (Denison University).   Coffee Break: 10.15 – 11 AM (Seaport and Mezzanine Lobby)   Local Tours: (Departure point for the tours is the hotel lobby). Tour 1: 9 AM – Noon. Walking Tour […]


"Rules of the game" for the paper sessions: The sessions will last 90 minutes each. Authors will have 15 minutes to present their papers. Session chairs should encourage compliance with this time limit. The rooms will have standard presentation equipment (laptops with PowerPoint and projectors – Note! EHA does not provide a projector for transparencies!). […]


Local Travel: Here's information on local travel, how to get around in Boston: Local Transportation (in PDF)   Airport The most convenient airport to reach Boston is the Logan International Airport (, which is one of the biggest airports in the world. It serves various domestic and international connections. Directions to Seaport Hotel Boston FROM […]


UPDATE: The conference hotel (Seaport Hotel, see below – there may still be cancellations, so it's possible that odd rooms become available; however, it is not likely) is now full, so the attendees should seek alternative accommodations in Boston. To assist in this regard, the EHA has reserved additional rooms (15 in total) at a […]


The online pre-registration for the 2011 EHA meetings is now closed. You can also register on site at the conference at the slightly higher rate.