European Society for the History of Economic Thought

Results of the ballots

held online from 5 December 2019 to 20 December 2019

 

President of ESHET

 

Richard van den Berg is elected as President of ESHET for the period 2020-2022.

 

Executive Committee of ESHET

 

The five candidates with the highest number of votes are (in alphabetical order): Katia Caldari, Guido Erreygers, Christian Gehrke, Rebeca Gomez Betancourt and Sylvie Rivot. They are elected as members of the Executive Committee for the period 2020-2022.

 

Amendment to article 8.1 of the ESHET Constitution

 

The proposed amendment to article 8.1 is approved. The new text of article 8.1 is: “8.1 The Executive Committee of the Society consists of the President, the Chair of the Council, the Past President, the Vice-President, the Secretary, the Treasurer and three Ordinary Members. The Executive Committee may co-opt an additional member who will be non-voting and will be invited to serve for the full or part of its two-year term of office.”

 

Amendment to article 8.3 of the ESHET Constitution

 

The proposed amendment to article 8.3. is approved. The new text of article 8.3 is: “8.3 The President and all members of the Executive Committee other than the ex officio members are elected by ballot of the General Assembly from nominations put forward at the Annual General Meeting. If the ballot leads to the result that more than four members of the Executive Committee (including the President) would come from the same country, the member (or members) with the relatively fewest votes from that country will have to make room for the candidate (or candidates) from another country who is (or are) next in the ranking of votes.”

 

The terms of office of the newly elected President and members of the Executive Committee will begin during the 2020 ESHET Conference in Sofia (Bulgaria).

 

On behalf of the Executive Committee of ESHET:

 

Guido Erreygers, Secretary

Manuela Mosca, Treasurer