BOONE—Feb. 10 is the deadline for a call for papers and panel presentation proposals for the 10th Annual Conference in World History and Economics to be held in April 10 - 11 at Appalachian State University.
This year’s conference theme is “History and Nature of Capitalism.” Paper or panel discussion proposals do not have to be tied directly to the conference theme, but papers fitting with the theme will be given special consideration.
Those interested in participating should notify organizers by Feb. 10. A one-page abstract describing the scholar’s proposal should be submitted to the organizers by that date. A full paper will be expected by the organizers by March 10.
This year’s speaker will be Dr. Deirdre McCloskey from the University of Illinois at Chicago. McCloskey is a leading specialist in the methodology of economics and economic history, history of capitalism, ethics and markets, industrial revolutions, and long-run economic growth.
McCloskey is a leading specialist in the methodology of economics and economic history, history of capitalism, ethics and markets, industrial revolutions and long-run economic growth. She has written 16 books and approximately 400 scholarly pieces on topics ranging from technical economics and statistics to transgender advocacy and ethics. She also has received numerous honorary degrees and awards for her scholarly work.
For more information about the conference, email Professor Jari Eloranta in Appalachian’s Department of History at email@example.com or visit http://history.appstate.edu/news-events/appalachian-spring-conference-0.
About Appalachian State University
As the premier public undergraduate institution in the state of North Carolina, Appalachian State University prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The Appalachian Experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and to embrace diversity and difference. Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian is one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System. Appalachian enrolls more than 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.
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