Call for Papers for the 18th Summer School on History of EconomicThought, Economic Philosophy and Economic History: “Globalisation – Past, Present, Future”

Stuttgart-Hohenheim, August 31st – September 5th 2015

The Summer School is open to PhD students and young scholars (PhD degree after January 2014) from the fields of History of Economic Thought, Economic Philosophy and Economic History. Approximately 30 proposals will be selected for presentation.

Four to six papers will be presented each day on open themes, chosen on the basis of the students’
fields of research, related to the history of economic thought, economic methodology, economic philosophy or economic history. The subjects of the papers may differ from the Summer School’s main theme.

The presentations will take place in the presence of the members of the scientific committee and of some invited speakers, thus covering a broad area of expertise. Each presentation will be commented by a discussant, chosen among the young scholars, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.


Contributions will be selected from extended abstracts in English of 750 to 1000 words, or full-paper proposals of up to 7500 words. The submission deadline is May 18th, 2015. Abstracts must be sent, together with the application form, a CV, and a letter of recommendation from a supervisor, to  For an application form please follow this link:
Applications not including all of the required documents – abstract or full paper in English, application form, CV, and a letter of recommendation – will not be taken into consideration.

Participants are expected to make their own travel arrangements and pay their travel costs. The registration fee is 120€.

Registration fees include accommodation (7 nights, check-in August 30th, check-out September 6th), materials, daily breakfast and lunch and participation to the leisure program.
By mid-June 2015, the Scientific Committee will inform all the applicants about the outcome of the selection process.

Deadline for abstract submissions: May 18th, 2015.

Abstracts must be sent to:

For a full description of the Summer School Topic: “Globalisation – Past, Present, Future” please follow this link:
Scientific Committee

Nathalie Sigot (Phare – Professor, Université Paris 1, France)

André Lapidus (Phare – Professor, Université Paris 1, France)

Harald Hagemann (Professor, Universität Hohenheim, Germany)

Çinla Akdere (Lecturer, Middle East Technical University, Turkey)

Richard Arena (Gredeg – Professor, Université de Nice – Sophia Antipolis, France)

José Luís Cardoso (Professor, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal)

Ragip Ege (Beta – Professor, Université de Strasbourg, France)

Jean-Sébastien Lenfant (Clersé – Professor, Université de Lille 1, France)

Jean-Pierre Potier (Triangle –Professor, Université Lumière Lyon 2, France)

Annalisa Rosselli (Professor, Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italy)

Alfonso Sanchez Hormigo (Professor, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain)

Michel Zouboulakis (Professor, University of Thessaly, Greece)

Invited Speakers include

Hans-Michael Trautwein (Professor of International Economics, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Director of ZenTra, Center for Transnational Studies at the Universities of Bremen and Oldenburg) on
“Globalisation in the History of Economic Thought”

Sibylle Lehmann-Hasemeyer (Professor of Economic and Social History, with Agricultural History, Universität Hohenheim, Research Affiliate in the Economic History Programme at CEPR) on “Globalisation in Historical Perspective”

Heinz D. Kurz (Professor of Economics, Karl Franzens Universität Graz, and Director of the Graz Schumpeter Centre) on “The Free Trade Doctrine”

Muriel Dal Pont Legrand (Professor of Economics, Université de Nice-Sophia Antipolis and GREDEG CNRS) on “The Development of the Banking System in the first Globalisation”

Gunther Capelle-Blancard (Professor of Economics, Université Paris 1, Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne) on “Globalization and Finance”