Lakehead’s Department of Economics Hosts Successful Conference

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The Economics Department is happy to announce that the Canadian Network for Economic History successfully wrapped up their meeting in Thunder Bay, sponsored by Lakehead University. The three-day event from September 27th to 29th, 2019 included three days of sessions, two keynote speakers, and also provided Professor Ann Carlos, from the University of Colorado-Boulder, as the speaker for the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies September 26th Science Speakers Event.

The Conference Theme was the economic history of Indigenous communities, and interactions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous economies in Canada and attracted national and international scholars. Generous financial support was provided by the Canadian Economics Association, the Alan Green Memorial Fund, Lakehead University's departments of history and economics, the Faculty of Science and Environmental Studies at Lakehead and the Office of the Vice-Provost of Aboriginal Initiatives.