The XVIth World Economic
History Congress


Delegate registration for the 2012 congress is now open. Register online with a credit card or request an invoice, and book accommodation and transport at the same time. In order to secure your first choice of accommodation, we recommend registering right away.
Click here to review the registration packages and rates and here to register. Please take note of the following important three things:
1. Applications for bursaries close 16 April
A reminder that applications for bursaries must be received by 16 April 2012. There are two alternative bursaries available, namely the ERSA grant for scholars residing in Africa and the Cortes Conde grant for scholars residing elsewhere in the world. The details of the grants can be found here and an application form can be downloaded here and sent along with the supporting documents to
2. Early registration discount expires 28 April 2012
Register now for WEHC 2012 and receive a discount on fees. Discounts are also available for full-time academics. Please note that the early registration discount expires on 28 April 2012.

3. Accommodation and transport
The WEHC 2012 Congress Secretariat can only guarantee availability at the congress hotels, at the guaranteed rates, until 8 May 2012.  Click here to see the official congress accommodation options, here to see the self-booking options and here for an interactive map showing the proximity of accommodation to the congress venue at Kruiskerk.

IMPORTANT: Please note that no transport will be provided between accommodation and congress venue (and airport), and delegates will need to make independent arrangements. Please click here for information on transfer and car hire providers.
Once session organisers have submitted their final session name, list of presenters and order of presenters (due by 31 March 2012), the WEHC 2012 preliminary programme will be updated accordingly. The current version is available here.

Session organisers are reminded that the deadline for submitting their full abstracts and papers is 30 April 2012.

Please contact the Programme Secretariat here if you have any questions.
Please click here for more information on the WEHC 2012’s Social Programme, including the Welcome Reception on 9 July at the vibrant Moyo on the Spier Wine Estate and the exuberant showcase of South Africa’s best culture, music, drumming and dance at the Cultural Evening, 11 July.

WEHC 2012 Congress Secretariat

African Agenda
Tel: +27 (0)21 683 2934
Fax: +27 (0)21 683 0816


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Applications for Bursaries close

16 April 2012


Early Registration Discount Expires
28 April 2012

(For Session Organisers) Final Session Details Due
30 April 2012