Economic History Alumni

Keep in touch and support the work of the department

We want to maintain strong links with our global community of alumni. You can help us by making sure to register with LSE Alumni Online and keeping your contact details updated.

As a registered alum you will receive the Department's termly e-newsletter.  If you prefer not to register, you can access a simplified version here.

You can keep also in touch with us by following us on Twitter and LinkedIn and subscribing to our departmental research blog: Economic History Department Blog.  If you would like to receive notifications from the Department concerning news, working papers, and events, please subscribe to our mailing list, you can opt out at any time.

There is also an Alumni Group for both Economics and Economic History alumni. Follow this link for more information and to become a member: Economics Alumni Group 

Donate to support the Department

We welcome donations from alumni and supporters to develop the work of the department. Information about how to donate are on this page: Support Us 

Economic History Advisory Board

The Department has established an Economic History Advisory Board to assist in promoting the Department and its activities, including events, resource development and supporting research initiatives. Find out more about the work and people behind the Advisory Board on the page below.

EHAB Events

Details of events sponsored by EHAB, including recordings, can be found here.

EHAB Book Club

Our next meeting has been confirmed as June 26th at 12.30pm (BST), where we will discuss Tirthankar Roy's book Monsoon Economies  If you would like to join us, please complete the form below, and we'll send you the zoom link and more details.  

If you would be interested in joining our book club to discuss, not only publications by faculty members, but also the latest titles on Economic History related themes, please complete this form to join our mailing list.

Student Internship Programme

Thanks to generous donations from alumni and friends, the Department is able to offer short-term research contracts as part of the Student Internship Programme.  Working closely with faculty, students participate in a range of research activities which allow them to hone their skills whilst contributing to ongoing research projects in the Department.

Recipients of these internships, and our main funder, Breht Feigh (MSc Economic History, 1993), speak about what the programme has meant for them here.

Student Mentorship Scheme

After a successful launch in 2022-23, we are delighted to announce that we will be running this popular scheme for the academic year 2023-24.  Our alumni share a deep wealth of experience and knowledge across a wide range of industries and sectors and we are grateful to those of you who are willing to provide careers guidance and mentorship at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

If you would like to get involved, please sign-up here, or contact Oli Harrison for more information.



A significant focus of the Advisory Board will be to assist in the foundation and ongoing stewardship of the Economic History Research Fund, which will provide grants for research for PhD students in the Department. 

Please contact Professor Max Schulze ( or Dr. Peter Cirenza ( if you would like to find out more about the Advisory Board and its activities.