To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences

Past conferences

The IISH organized the 11th European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, Spain, 30 March - 2 April 2016.
The IISH organized the 10th European Social Science History Conference, Vienna, Austria, 23 April - 26 April 2014.
The IISH organized the Nineth European Social Science History conference at Glasgow University, Scotland, UK, 11 - 14 April 2012.The keynote lecture by Christopher J. Berry, Adam Smith: Opulence,...
The 8th European Social Science History conference took place in Ghent (Belgium), 13-16 April 2010.More pictures on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/iisg/sets/72157623814969652/.
The seventh European Social Science History Conference took place in Lisbon from 26 February until 1 March 2008. This year, the ESSHC drew some 1600 participants who discussed all aspects of social...
The sixth European Social Science History Conference brought some 1300 social historians together in Amsterdam, 22-25 March. Together they offered a programme which filled more than 330 two-hour...
From 24-27 March the IISH organized the fifth European Social Science History Conference. The ESSHC took place at the Humboldt University (Berlin, Germany), which constituted the first move out of...
With about 225 sessions and about 900 participants from 50 different countries the fourth ESSHC wais a successful event.Participants came from all over the world. 75 % of the participants come from...
From 12-15 April 2000 the IISH organized the third European Social Science History Conference. The ESSHC took place at the Free University in Amsterdam. With about 1000 participants, 900 papers...
The second ESSHC took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, between 5-7 March 1998.
The first ESSHC took place in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, between 9-11 May 1996.