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  • PND photo    Peter Neville Davies, 1927-2020
  • The University of Reading’s Henley Business School’s Centre of International Business History (CIBH) is offering a fully-funded Ph.D. studentship (fees and maintenance). For further details, please contact p.m.scott@reading.ac.uk and Click here.
  • The CHORD workshop: 'Retailing, Distribution and the Natural World: Historical Perspectives', will take place on 12 May 2020, University of Wolverhampton, UK. The programme, together with abstracts registration details and further information can be found here.
  • The Brunel Business School is offering two fully funded PhD studentships to start in the academic year of 2020/2021. The studentship is for a period of 3 years (36 months) preferably starting on 1st October 2020 or at a mutually agreed time after that. The successful applicant will receive an annual stipend of £17009, plus payment of UK/EU tuition fees. The studentship is open to UK/EU applicants only; International applicants will not be considered for these bursaries. If you wish to apply, please email Dr Chima Mordi at chima.mordi@brunel.ac.uk no later than 31st July 2020 by 5.00pm. If you have any questions, please contact BBS PGR Programme Director: Dr Chima Mordi by email at Chima.mordi@brunel.ac.uk. Further Details.
  • Call for Papers. Photography Collections of Financial Companies II, Archival Workshop, eabh in co-operation with National Bank of Greece, 12 June 2020, National Bank of Greece, 82 & 93 Eolou Street, 10551 Athens, Greece. Further Details.
  • Senior Research Assistant in Business History, Faculty of Business and Law, Ref: BAL/19/2963, Salary: £28,553-£34,702, Location: City Campus, Newcastle, Closing Date: 06.12.19, Contract Type: Fixed Term for 24 months, Working Type: Full time.
  • Call for Papers. CHORD workshop: 'Retailing, Distribution and the Natural World: Historical Perspectives', 12 May 2020, University of Wolverhampton, UK. The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution ­invites proposals for a workshop that aims to explore the relationship between retailing, distribution and the natural world. For more information Click here.
  • EBHA Call for Applications, 10th EBHA Doctoral Summer School, "Challenges for Business History in a Changing World", Barcelona, July 8-11, 2020. Further Details.
  • eabh and the European Central Bank are calling for papers for their joint workshop GDPR & Historical Archives, 23 March 2020, European Central Bank, Sonnemannstrasse 20, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. This workshop aims to look at the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on historical archives, in particular, but not exclusively, in the financial sector. The full Call for Papers is available HERE.
  • The 2019 CHORD conference on 'Retailing and Distribution in the Nineteenth Century' will take place at the University of Wolverhampton on 10 September 2019. Programme, abstracts and registration details are available HERE.
  • eabh is calling for papers for the conference, The Development of Financial Markets, 20 June 2019, Bank of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • eabh is calling for papers for the archival workshop, Minting History, Friday, 21 June 2019, Bank of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Forum on Historical Manuscripts and Academic Research: a vacancy currently exists. For further details, please click on the link.
  • Business Archives and the Rowntree Interwar Management Project Workshop, by University of Exeter, to be held in Library Room R01, LSE Library, The British Library of Political and Economic Science, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD on Friday, 24th May 2019, 10:00-16:00.
  • Unlocking Unilever Archives Workshop, Thursday, 20 June 2019, at 10:00am at Unilever Port Sunlight, Birkenhead, UK.
  • Tony CorleyWe would like to take this opportunity of thanking Tony’s family, friends and colleagues for the information they have supplied in creating Tony’s obituary. Thomas Anthony Buchanan Corley, 1923-2018
  • eabh is calling for papers for the conference, The Development of Financial Markets, 20 June 2019, Bank of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • eabh is calling for papers for the archival workshop, Minting History, Friday, 21 June 2019, Bank of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • People, Places and Business Cultures: Essays in Honour of Francesca Carnevali, Editors: Paolo Di Martino, Andrew Popp and Peter Scott; Published by EH.Net (September 2017). Woodbridge, UK: Boydell Press, 2017. xiv + 266 pp. £20 (paperback), ISBN: 978-1-78327-212-9.


  • Calls for Professional Development Workshops and Scholary Papers from the Management History Division of the Academy of Management for our 2019 Conference. The Conference will be held in Boston, Mass., USA from August 9-12th, 2019, inclusive. The deadline for submissions is 15th January, 2019. The conference website may be seen at: http://aom.org/annualmeeting/ and the submissions system will be available later this month at: https://submit.aom.org/2018/default.aspx, with additional information at: https://aom.org/annualmeeting/submission/guidelines/


  • CHORD workshop call for papers: 'Retailing and Community: The Social Dimensions of Commerce in Historical Perspective', 9 May 2019, University of Wolverhampton, UK. The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution ­invites submissions for a workshop that aims to explore the social, activist and communal aspects of retail from a historical perspective.


  • European Business History Association call for papers, "The Business History of Creativity", 29th to 31st August 2019, Rotterdam. EBHA Requirements for Proposals. EBHA 2019 Rotterdam Flyer.


  • EABH Conference 2018, on the theme "Institutional Investors: The history of professional fund management will be held on Friday, 26 October 2018.


  • Beverages PhD and PostDoc Awards 2019.


  • Booking now open: BAC Conference 2018 in Association with SBA ICA, on the theme "Can you believe it...? Business Archives and trust", will be a joint two day event with the Section on Business Archives of the International Council on Archives (SBA ICA). It will be held at the National Archives in Kew on 14 and 15 November 2018.


  • Press release: "Antipodean Empire The New Zealand and Australian Land Company in New Zealand", Noel Crawford’s book about the New Zealand and Australian Land Company, its Scottish founder, James Morton and the City of Glasgow Bank collapse.


  • A Symposium, "The White Salt Industry: Production, Transport and impacts", to be held at The Lion Salt Works Museum in Northwich on Saturday 20th October 2018. Booking is now open here.


  • The 2018 CHORD conference on 'Retailing and Distribution in the Eighteenth Century' will take place at the University of Wolverhampton, UK on 13 September 2018. The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found at: https://retailhistory.wordpress.com/2018/05/29/2018/.


  • Richard (Dick) Roberts Conference to Commemorate his Life and Work: Patricia Thane, Department of Political Economy, King's College, London, has arranged a conference to commemorate the life and work of Dick Roberts. Dick Roberts was a leading Historian of Finance. The conference will be held on Friday, 12th October, 2018 in the Council room, King's College, London. All who knew Dick are very welcome to attend. Please click on the link to view the programme.


  • ASSI Conference, 2018 - Call for Papers, "Companies and organizations in an historical perspective", Bocconi University, Milan, 20-21 December 2018.


  • EBHA Call for Papers 2018 - European Business History Association are holding their 2018 annual congress in Ancona, Italy. Read more...


  • BHC Call for Papers 2019, Globalization and De-Globalization: Shifts of Power and Wealth, annual meeting of the Business History Conference, Hilton Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, March 14-16, 2019. Proposals due October 1, 2018.


  • BHI Fellowships Announcement - For more information, please visit our Fellowships website.


  • The CHORD (Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution) workshop on: ‘Retailing, Architecture and Material Culture: Historical Perspectives’, will take place at the University of Wolverhampton on 22 May 2018. Find out more here.


  • Professor Josephine Maltby, 1954-2017


  • CfP BH-Government-Business-Relations.


  • 2018 54th Congress of the Business History Society of Japan (BHS). Abstract submission deadline: 15 April 2018.


  • Banking History.Financial History Review Fast-Track New Scholar Workshop, eabh in co-operation with Fondazione 1563 per l'Arte e la Cultura della Compagnia di San Paolo and Compagnia di San Paolo, 13 June 2018, Torino, Italy.


  • Business History Studies Network Bulletin No. 25 - September-December 2017.
  • Chris Kobrak    Professor Christopher Kobrak, 1950-2017 
  • EBHA Call for Papers 2018 - European Business History Association are holding their 2018 annual congress in Ancona, Italy. Read more...
  • Workshop Call for Papers, "Business and the Law. Historical Perspectives on Legal Change", deadline 31.12.17. The University of Bayreuth, Germany are holding a Workshop on "Business and the Law. Historical Perspectives on Legal Change" on 21-23 June 2018.


  • Rowntree Lectures and the British Interwar Management Movement: The Research Team (from the University of Exeter and the School of Management at the University of Bath) are running a Research Workshop on 18 January 2018 at the University of Bath's Building, 83 Pall Mall, St. James', London SW1Y 5ES.


  • Beverages Special Issue: Marketing and Management of Wine and Consumer Choice. Further details.


  • Book Launch - "The deindustrialized World. Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places", Steven High, Lachlan MacKinnon, and Andrew Perchard.


  • CHORD Workshop Call for Papers, Tuesday 22 May 2018, University of Wolverhampton - 'Retailing, Architecture and Material Culture: Historical Perspectives'. The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution (CHORD) invites submissions for a workshop that explores the architecture, material environment, objects and material culture of retailing and distribution. For further details, please see: CHORD Workshop Call for Papers


  • Harvard Business School (HBS) Fellowships


  • Centre for Everyday Lives in War, Saturday 28 October 2017, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield - Business as usual? Trade, Commerce and Ethics on the Home Front 1914-1919. read more .....


  • The Kurgan-van Hentenryk Chair in Business History International Workshop on the entrepreneurial state and the innovative enterprise to be held in Brussels on May 8th. KvH Workshop Program


  • Professor Peter Payne - obituary It is with great regret that the Council reports the death of Peter Payne, a vice president of the BAC, on 10 January 2017 at the age of 87. He had been in touch with us as recently as November 2016, wishing us well for the Conference and the Wadsworth Prize reception. We send our condolences to his widow Enid, son Simon, daughter Samantha and their families.

    Peter’s achievements in business history and business archives were truly outstanding. He was at the forefront of business history as it continued to develop as a discipline in its own right in the USA and UK in the late 1950s and 1960s. Read more ...



  • We are in a deglobalization period: Business historian Geoffrey G. Jones


  • Call for Papers: University of Tübingen PhD Summer School, “Business beyond Businesses: Agency, Political Economy & Investors, c.1850-1970”.


  • The CHORD conference on 'Retailing and Distribution in the Seventeenth Century' will take place at the University of Wolverhampton on 7 September 2017. Read more...


  • CHORD Conference and Call for Papers: "Retailing and Distribution in the Seventeenth Century"


  • Joint BAM-SIG/ESH-CBIS Event: Managing Political Risk and Uncertainty from Historical Perspective, Coventry University Techno Park, 27 February 2017. Read more...


  • Call for Papers 2017, German Historical Institute, London, 22-24 June 2017, 'Moralising Commerce in a Globalising World - Multi-disciplinary approaches to a history of economic conscience, 1600-1900. Read more...


  • Professor Alice Teichova, 1920-2015
  • EBHA Call for Papers 2017 - European Business History Association are holding their 2017 annual congress in Vienna. Read more...


  • Job Vacancy: Professor, Department of Accounting and Finance, The Open University Business School, Milton Keynes, Ref: 12305A, Closing Date: 19 September, 2016 - 12:00 Read more ...


  • Booking is now open for the BAC 2016 Conference, which will be held on Monday 21st November at HSBC, 8 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HQ. Read more ...


  • Foundations of Managing Sporting Events, Organising the 1966 FIFA World Cup, By Kevin D Tennent, Alex G. Gillett, ISBN: 9781138645202. Read more ...


  • Business History: Call for Papers for Special Issue, "Foreign Investment and the Development of Entrepreneurial and Managerial Capabilities in Host Economies", we invite original research papers focusing on Foreign Investment and the Development of Entrepreneurial and Managerial Capabilities in Host Economies". Read more ...


  • Business History: Call for Papers for Special Issue, "Changing Secondhand Economies", we invite original research papers focusing on secondhand markets and economies involving a variety of commodities ranging from used clothing, pre-owned cards, and antiquities, to recycled ships and electronic waste. Read more ...


  • Press Release, "Blackpool Tower: A History", Peter Walton, Amberley Publishing, 2016. Read more ...


  • Business History Review: Call for Papers for Special Issue of the Journal on "Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy" - the deadline for the submission of papers is 31 December 2017. Potential contributors should alert one of the guest editors of their intention to submit an article and seek advice as necessary at the earliest opportunity by emailing: charles.harvey; Mairi Maclean; or Roy Suddaby. Read more...


  • Joint GUG/ebha Retail Banking conference, theme: The rise (and decline) of retail banking? 1960s to 2020s, Frankfurt am Main on 24/25 November 2016. Read more ...


  • Call for Papers, Journal of Historical research in Marketing, Special issue on: The Origins of Marketing Thought and Practice in the United Kingdom. Read more...


  • Call for Papers, Journal of Historical research in Marketing, Special issue on: The History of Indian Marketing. Read more...


  • The CHORD (Centre for the History of Retailing and distribution) workshop on: “Retailing, Distribution and the Family: Historical Approaches”, will take place in room MC331, Millennium City Building at the University of Wolverhampton, UK, on 24 May 2016. The Fee is £16. The programme, together with abstracts, registration details and further information, can be found at: Read more...


  • New Editor for Journal of Historical Research in Marketing, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, UK Read more...


  • OUT NOW: "A LBV perspective on political risk management in a multinational bank during the First World War", Multinational Business Review, Vol. 24 Iss: 1. Read more...


  • European Business History Association Congress, Bergen, 25-27 August 2016 - Best Dissertation Prize 2016 Read more...


  • European Business History Association Congress, Bergen, 25-27 August 2016 - Best Paper Prize 2016 Read more...


  • CfP: Workshop Series: Historical Approaches to Entrepreneurship Theory & Research, Copenhagen Business School, 24 May 2016 Read more...


  • AEHE CfP: 15.07.2016 Read more...


  • eabh Annual Conference: Financial Interconnections in History, Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 1:00 PM - Friday, April 29, 2016 at 4:00 PM (CEST), Vienna, Austria Read more...


  • Call for Papers, for the fourth workshop in the series, "Historical Approaches to Entrepreneurship Theory and Research" to be held in Copenhagen on May 24, 2016. Read more...


  • Call for Papers, 2nd Workshop on the Evolution of the Retail Trade in the 20th Century: Social, Economic & Political Perspectives, 22-23 September 2016, Uppsala, Sweden. Organisers: Fredrik Sandgren, Uppsala University & Tristan Jacques, Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne. Read more...


  • Barclays Group Archives are proud to announce the launch of a new online resource Read more...


  • Business History Network Workshops at Oxford University. Read more...


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