Social Events

With the worst of the 2020 pandemic hopefully behind us, we know that everyone will be keen to enjoy in-person interaction with colleagues! Besides coffee breaks, the Congress will organize several social events throughout the week.

Coffee breaks

Light breakfast refreshments will be available at the welcome coffee on Monday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 am at the Pullman building after the opening plenary session.

Simpler coffee breaks will be available in each building where sessions take place from

4:00 to 4:30 pm on Monday, and between 10:30 and 11:00 am and between 3:30 and 4:00 pm from Tuesday to Friday. 

Opening reception, Monday 6:30 to 8:45 pm at Pullman (Free - RSVP)

Join fellow attendants for an aperitif cocktail at the Pullman building

Pre-Congress Social Events : Sightseeing

  • Participants will benefit from guided tours on the afternoon of Sunday, July 24, 2022:
  • Exhibition in the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie
  • Storage of the Musée des arts et métiers (Saint-Denis)
  • Industrial heritage sites in North Paris
  • Visits in Paris : CITECO, Réservoir de Montsouris (XIXth water tank), Museum of Mineralogy in the Paris School of Mines, Archives nationales...

National Archives reception

Tuesday 6:30 to 9:00 pm (Free - RSVP)

Participants in the Archives Social Event will be invited to this visit and this reception by the French National Archives

Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace

Tuesday 6:30 to 9:00 pm (Details to follow - RSVP)

Participants in the Musée de l’Air et de l’Espace Social Event will be invited this visit and this reception by the museum

Gala Dinner at the Cité des Sciences et de l’industrie (Parc de la Villette)

Wednesday 8:30 to 11:00 pm -- (Price to be announced)

The main reception of the Congress will take place in the marvelous venue of the Main Hall of the Cité des Sciences.

Student Reception (Condorcet)

Thursday 8:00 to 12:00 pm (Free to graduate students -others: tba Conditions to be announced for others)

Join fellow early-career researchers in economic history in this informal reception with music.

Closing Reception (Condorcet)

Friday 7:45 to 9:30 pm (Free - RSVP) 

Say farewell to the Congress and fellow attendants during this cocktail dinner in the Campus Condorcet.