First year kick-off conference:

23-25 February 2016, Berlin

During the first meeting of all Principal Investigators and researchers in Berlin, the project partners discussed programme policies, introduced their research proposals, and explored the potential for synergies.

Four workshops were conceived. The series of workshops will begin in July 2016 with a workshop on computerized media analysis at the University of Hohenheim.


Second year conference "Experience and Expectations"

02-04 February 2017, University of Mannheim


Conference "Great Slumps, policy responses, and populism: past and present"

30 May 2017, University of Halle-Wittenberg


Third year plenary conference

16-19 April 2018, Villa Vigoni


World Economic History Congress Panel - Call for Papers!

29 July - 3 August 2018, Boston (Mass.)

The Priority Programme's proposal for a section on experience and expectation in the age of globalization has been accepted. We invite international scholars to participate. Please refer to the title link above or to the WEHC website: