The 2017 Asia Pacific Economic and Business History Conference will be held at RMIT in Melbourne from Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th February 2017.

The conference under the topic of Current Trends in Economic and Business History Research will bring together researchers in Business, Economic and Social History and feature new and exciting research from a variety of perspectives covering historical developments in Australia, Asia as well as other regions of the world.

The conference is hosted by the School of Economics, Finance and Marketing at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Originally established as the Working Men’s College in 1887 the university has now over 80,000 students on multiple campuses in Australia and overseas. The conference will be held on its Melbourne city campus, which is located at the northern edge of Melbourne’s CBD and features a wide range of historic and modern academic buildings.

The organizing committee consists of Trevor Kollman and Florian Ploeckl.