Development and Underdevelopment in the History of Economic Thought


The postponed 24th ESHET conference will be held on 8-10 October 2021 and will be hosted by the University of National and World Economy in Sofia.

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the changing policy responses to it, the precise format of the conference is currently under consideration. All prospective delegates will be kept informed about decisions regarding the nature of the conference as a localised, virtual or hybrid event.

We are particularly indebted to the Organizing committee in Sofia and to the Scientific committee for their commitment. We will do our best to ensure that the work already done is maintained.

Registration and other fees already paid for the 2020 conference may be carried over to next year, unless a refund is requested.
For the time being, I hope that the coming months will bring clarity and improvement, so that it will be possible to have a successful conference in Sofia.


Richard van den Berg

President of ESHET

Important Conference Dates


19 September, 2021 Deadline for uploading the final version of the paper

8 October, 2021 Opening of the Conference

9 October, 2021 Conference Dinner

10 October, 2021 Closing of the Conference


The details about the precise schedule for submissions will be given later.


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