Who we are

The Economic History Society of Southern Africa was formed in July 1980 ‘to promote the study of, and interest in economic and social history of southern Africa’.

Economic History of Developing Regions (formerly the South African Journal of Economic History) is published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Society.


Membership benefits includes:

  • Delivery of Economic History of Developing Regions, with three issues published annually by Taylor & Francis and UNISA Press
  • Special editions of Economic History of Developing Regions
  • Information on the most important economic history conferences and events in South Africa and abroad
  • Networks with other economic historians in South Africa and Africa

Send an email to ehssa@sun.ac.za for more detail.