Call for Papers

AHEC 2020 has been cancelled due to the ongoing COVID situation. The conference will be rescheduled to 2021. A new call for papers will be posted towards the end of 2020.

The Asian Historical Economics Society invites paper and session proposals for the Seventh Asian Historical Economics Conference hosted by Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand,  September 25-26, 2020. We welcome papers in economic history covering all areas of Asia, as well as comparative work between Asia and other parts of the world. 

For an individual paper, please submit a 150-word abstract together with a 3-5 page extended abstract to the AHEC email account. We also welcome session proposals consisting of three papers. For session proposals, please submit a 150-word abstract and a 3-5 page extended abstract for each of the three papers in the proposed session. Individual paper and session proposals must be submitted no later than June 1, 2020.

To submit an individual paper or session proposal, please email the following information to

  • First and last name

  • Institutional affiliation

  • Position (professor, Ph.D. student, etc.)

  • Email address

  • Phone number (including country code)

  • Names and affiliations of any coauthors

  • Paper title

  • Up to 5 keywords

  • 150-word abstract

  • 3-5 page extended abstract (PDF)


Accepted papers and sessions will be announced no later than June 21, 2020.