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The Sixth Asian Historical Economics Conference (AHEC 2018)
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Event Type: Public Lecture/Forum/Seminar/Workshop/Conference/Symposium
Event Nature: Business & Economics

Event Details

The Sixth Asian Historical Economics Conference (AHEC 2018) will be hosted by the Asia Global Institute and the Faculty of Business and Economics at The University of Hong Kong, in collaboration with the Asian Historical Economics Society at Le Méridien Hotel on Friday-Saturday, September 21-22, 2018. This two-day conference follows earlier conferences of the Asian Historical Economics Society in Venice (2008), Beijing (2010), Tokyo (2012), Istanbul (2014), and Seoul (2016).

The conference aims to bring together researchers working on the economic history of all regions of Asia, as well as those comparing Asia with other regions.

Keynote speakers:
Professor Yasheng Huang, International Program Professor in Chinese Economy and Business, Professor of Global Economics and Management, MIT Sloan School of Management
Professor James Kung, Chair Professor of Social Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Professor YC Richard Wong, Chair of Economics and Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy, The University of Hong Kong

Registration packages:
(A) Full Conference & City Tour – Presenter*
(B) Full Conference & City Tour – Presenter (PhD student)*
(C) Full Conference – Presenter*
(D) Full Conference – Presenter (PhD student)*
(E) Full Conference – Non-presenter^

*Presenters: Package A, B, C and D are for conference presenters who have received a notification of acceptance from AHEC 2018 Secretariat by April 27, 2018.

^Package E is for conference non-presenters. Please contact AHEC 2018 Secretariat ( before you are able to complete the online registration process. HKU staff members and students joining AHEC 2018 as non-presenters are eligible for discounted pricing, please contact AHEC 2018 Secretariat ( to obtain registration and direct deposit information.

Session 1AHEC 2018 - Day 1
21/09/2018 09:00-20:00
at Le Méridien Hotel, Hong Kong
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09:00-09:15 Registration 09:15-12:15 Opening, Keynote speech and Parallel Sessions A 12:15-13:30 Lunch 13:30-18:00 Parallel Sessions B, Tea Break, Parallel Sessions C and Keynote Speech 18:00-20:00 Conference Dinner
Session 2AHEC 2018 - Day 2
22/09/2018 09:00-18:00
at Le Méridien Hotel, Hong Kong
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09:00-12:15 Parallel Sessions D, Tea Break and Parallel Sessions E 12:15-13:30 Lunch 13:30-17:15 Parallel Sessions F, Tea Break, Parallel Sessions G and Keynote Speech 17:15-18:00 Plenary Session: Research and Publication of New Economic History
Session 3AHEC 2018 - City Tour (Optional)
23/09/2018 09:00-13:00
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Half-day city tour will be arranged for AHEC 2018 participants joining package A or B. Details will be sent to registrants by email.

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 01/05/2018 14:00(HKT) to 15/09/2018 23:59(HKT) on a first-come-first-served basis. The registration quota for this event is 100.



Fee TypeRegularEarly Bird
A) Presenter (city tour included)HKD 2000.00HKD 1600.00
B) Presenter PhD student (city tour included)HKD 1500.00HKD 1200.00
C) PresenterHKD 1800.00HKD 1450.00
D) Presenter - PhD studentHKD 1350.00HKD 1100.00
E) Non-presenter (non-HKU member)HKD 1600.00HKD 1350.00

You should make payment within 7 calendar day(s) after reservation of place. Early bird rates apply if you make payment on or before 02/06/2018 23:59(HKT). You can make payment by credit card online.

Contact Information

For further information, please visit:

Should you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact AHEC 2018 Secretariat by email at