The call for papers for the Ninth Annual Symposium on Quantitative History is now open. The submission deadline is April 30, 2023.
We are pleased to announce that the Ninth Annual Symposium on Quantitative History will take place on July 15 - 16, 2023, and will be hosted by the Department of History, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
The two-day symposium, organized jointly by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, University of Hong Kong, Renmin University of China, will provide an opportunity to explore the frontiers, opportunities, and challenges of quantitative history research. The QH Society is delighted to be supporting this annual conference in Shanghai next year. The event consists of plenary sessions by invited speakers, and parallel sessions of accepted papers in English or Chinese.
We now invite submissions of research papers on all relevant historical topics using quantitative approaches including but not limited to:
Submissions must be original, previously unpublished papers, either in English or Chinese. Discussants will be assigned for each accepted submission.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Financial support from the organizers may be available to enable presenters in financial difficulty to travel to Shanghai for the conference.
Please email submissions to email@example.com by April 30, 2023.
All entrant submissions will be informed of the selection outcome by mid-June 2023.
Contact persons: Ms. Peng and Dr. Jiang
The first and second annual International Symposium for Quantitative History was held at Tsinghua University in 2013 and 2014, respectively, while the third and fourth at Peking University in 2015 and 2016, then the fifth at Henan University in 2017, and the sixth and seventh at Yantai Longfor Learning Center in 2018 and 2019, then the eighth at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2021.
Speakers are listed in alphabetical order
Saturday, July 15, 2023
09:00 (Hong Kong / Beijing / Singapore)
21:00 (-1day) (New York) | 18:00 (-1day) (Los Angeles) | 02:00 (London) | 10:00 (Tokyo) | 11:00 (Sydney)
English and Mandarin
In 2013, co-directors of the Society Zhiwu Chen and Debin Ma, together with their collaborator Denggao Long, started the annual Quantitative History Summer School cum International Symposium in China. Ever since its start, the 9-day summer school would host approximately 120 participants selected from more than 450 mainland, Hong Kong and overseas applicants each year. After 9 years, the quantitative history team has established itself as the key education powerhouse in the quantitative history of China.
The International Society for Quantitative History (ISFQH) is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting, supporting, and enhancing the advancement of education, in particular research and knowledge dissemination in quantitative history, in Hong Kong and other parts of the world.