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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. Professor YC Richard Wong, Chair of Economics and Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy, The University of Hong Kong and Professor James Kung, Chair Professor and Yan Ai Foundation Professor of Social Science, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will give keynote speeches.

Call for papers – NOW OPEN
AHEC 2018 invites papers exploring various aspects of economic history. Participants in the AHEC are generally limited to holders of a PhD and those currently in a PhD program. Please submit an abstract (max. 1-page) together with paper(s) or session proposal(s) via our submission form:, no later than March 15, 2018.

Review of papers or session proposals
The program committee will review your proposals and announce the program by April 16, 2018.

We will open the registration after the announcement of the program.

Session 1AHEC 2018 - Day 1
21/09/2018 09:00-17:30
at Le Méridien Hotel, Hong Kong
Session 2AHEC 2018 - Day 2
22/09/2018 09:00-17:30
at Le Méridien Hotel, Hong Kong
Session 3AHEC 2018 - City Tour
23/09/2018 09:00-13:00

Registration Instruction

Registration is open from 16/04/2018 09:00(HKT) to 15/09/2018 23:59(HKT) and the event organizer will select the successful registrants after the deadline.

* Registration has not started yet.


Fee TypeRegularEarly Bird
Full Conference&City Tour -Presenter(PhD)HKD 2000.00HKD 1600.00
Full Conference&City Tour -Presenter(PhD student)HKD 1500.00HKD 1200.00
Full Conference -Presenter(PhD)HKD 1800.00HKD 1450.00
Full Conference -Presenter(PhD student)HKD 1350.00HKD 1100.00
Full Conference -Non-presenter(HKU staff)HKD 1350.00HKD 1100.00
Full Conference -Non-presenter(HKU students)HKD 1000.00HKD 800.00

Early bird rates apply if you make payment on or before 16/09/2018 00:15(HKT).

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