Annual Conference 2020

The 52nd annual meeting of the History of Economic Thought Society (THETS) will be held at Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, from the 2nd to the 4th of September 2020.


THETS is one of the longest established groups of scholars with an interest in the history of economic thought, the history of economics and economic knowledge. Annual meetings have been organized since 1968.



Papers dealing with any aspect of the history of economics from any period are welcome. We encourage submissions from disciplines across the humanities and social sciences. We also welcome papers taking a non-European or global perspective.Presentations by PhD students and early career scholars are particularly encouraged.

Important dates:

  • Abstract proposals (200 words min.) or full papers should be sent to Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche (cc2006[at] by the 30th of June 2020.  Proposals should have THETS 2020 in the subject line. Please attach a copy of your CV if you would like to be considered for a young scholar stipend, awarded by the Society to subsidise the cost of attendance.

Due to the ongoing uncertainty around the corona virus, we will update the dates for Notifications and Full Papers as soon as we can.

  • Notifications will be sent by 30th of April.
  • Full papers are expected by  17th of August.

For more information, do not hesitate to contact us.

The organising team: Cléo Chassonnery-Zaïgouche,  David Gindis, Christina Laskaridis & Tiago Mata.