31/08/2023 - 02/09/2023
Founded in 1961, the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) has emerged as the leading management school of India and is regularly ranked among the Top 50 Business Schools of the world. Set amidst an iconic campus designed by Louis Kahn, it is also the birthplace of ‘business history’ as a discipline in India under the stewardship of Prof. Dwijendra Tripathi (1930-2018), a faculty member of IIMA from 1964 to 1990.
The first International Conference on Indian Business & Economic History was held in memory of Prof. Dwijendra Tripathi at IIMA on August 29-31, 2019. The programme of the first conference is available on this link.
The 2nd International Conference on Indian Business & Economic History was hosted online, anchored by IIMA, on August 24-27, 2021 and the program is available on this link.
The Third International Conference on Indian Business & Economic History will be hosted in-person, by IIMA, on August 31-Sep 2, 2023. As with the previous editions, it will be a forum to host research papers, provide a workshop for PhD students, and spark conversations on this subject. The conference will draw in leading scholars working in the field within and outside India.
A resource page on Indian business and economic history is available on this link.
Conference Organizing Committee
Chinmay Tumbe (IIM-Ahmedabad, India)
Tirthankar Roy (London School of Economics & Political Science)
Medha Kudaisya (National University of Singapore)
Dinyar Patel (SPJIMR, Mumbai)
Submission Deadline: April 30, 2023
Notification to selected students and speakers by May 10, 2023
Conference Dates in 2023: August 31-Thursday (PhD Student Workshop), Sep 1-Friday and Sep 2-Saturday (Research Papers and other sessions)