Workshop: Theory and Practice of Measurement, 4-5 September, 2013, LSE (London, United-Kingdom)

The London School of Economics Cliometrics Group and HPPE (Historical and Philosophical Perspectives on Economics) are jointly organizing the workshop “Theory and Practice of Measurement: Perspectives from Economic History and the History and Philosophy of Economics” for 4-5 September 2013 at the LSE. The workshop focuses on the theory and practice of measurement from the perspective of both the cliometric practitioners and historians and philosophers of the social sciences. This will be a rare occasion of exchange and interaction between these scientific communities on a theme of vital importance for a correct understanding of the past.

Among the participants one can notably mentionned Marcel Boumans, Mary Morgan and Julien Reiss.

The full programme can be found at here.

Access to the workshop is free. Those who intend to join the conference dinner at their own expenses should email a.missiaia@lse.ac.uk by August 22nd in order to be included.

Further information concerning this workshop:
http://www.lse.ac.uk/economicHistory/Conferences/Home.aspx

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