Comparative Historical Social Science (CHSS)

Workshops & Events


CHSS holds weekly workshops featuring scholars in the field. Workshops are held Fridays 3–4:30 p.m. at the Buffett Institute, unless otherwise noted. Snacks and beverages are provided. 


The workshops are coordinated by two faculty members and two graduate students. 

Upcoming workshops

CHSS Workshop: Lis Clemens, "Public Servants and Citizens, Contractors and Clients:  Delegated Governance as a Structure of Exceptions"
Friday,  April 27, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

Chicago area Comparative and Historical Social Sciences Conference
Friday,  May 11, 2018,  (All Day)   | Scott Hall

CHSS Workshop: Postdoc and grad student presentations
Friday,  May 18, 2018,  3:00 PM - 4:30 PM   | 1902 Sheridan Road

To view a list of past CHSS workshops, visit our Past Workshops page.

Workshop Papers

To download a paper from the workshop, visit our Dropbox. (Note: Password protected; contact graduate student coordinators for password)

To upload a paper for the workshop, submit below:

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Upcoming conferences in the field will be posted on this page. 

Past conferences of note include:

  • 38th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association: November 21-24, 2013
  • First Ibero-American Regional Socio-Economic Conference: December 4-6, 2013