Events 2018

Events 2018

Events Archive 2005-17


EVENTS 2018 ‌‌‌


Double Book Launch: University of Glasgow, seminar room 201, Lilybank House, 2 October 2018, 5:00pm-7:00 pm 

The Centre for Business History in Scotland and Economic & Social History are holding a Double Book Launch event for for “Managing the Economy, Managing the People.  Narratives of Economic Life in Britain from Beveridge to Brexit”, by Jim Tomlinson and “Planning and Profits.  British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military-Industrial Complex, 1918-1941”, Series: Research in Maritime History, (53), by Chris Miller.  Drinks and nibbles will be provided.  Please RSVP to by Friday 21 September 2018 to enable us to cater for the correct numbers. 


Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Thursday, 25 October 2018 

Maritime Call for Papers 2018:  The 2018 Annual Scottish Maritime History one-day Conference to be held at the Mitchell Library, Glasgow on Thursday, 25 October 2018, on current research on any aspect of Scottish and/or international maritime history.


Please provide a short synopsis of your intended topic and a brief description of interests, affiliation, etc. to the conference organisers, Professor Hugh Murphy and Dr Martin Bellamy at  Closing date for proposals is 31 August 2018.


Attendance is free, but booking is essential.  To book, please contact Christine Leslie at


Workshop Call for Papers, "Business and the Law.  Historical Perspectives on Legal Change", University of Bayreuth, Germany, 21-23 June 2018 

The University of Bayreuth in Germany are holding a Workshop at the University on 21-23 June 2018.  The theme of the Workshop is, "Business and the Law.  Historical Perspectives on Legal Change".  The deadline for Call for Papers is 31 December 2017.   Further details and contact information can be found on the Workshop Call for Papers link.


A FREE one day Conference, Paisley Town Hall, Wednesday 27 June 2018, "Paisley's Industrial and Cultural Heritage" 

A FREE one day Conference will be held in Paisley Town Hall on Wednesday 27 June 2018, 9.30am-4.30pm.  A conference examining "Paisley's Industrial and Cultural Heritage", jointly presented by The Paisley Centre for Business and Industrial History (UWS), the Business Archives Council of Scotland and Renfrewshire Council.  With a keynote address by Professor John Hume, other subjects include: Paisley Abbey Rentals; Alexander Wilson; The Government School of Design, Peter Brough; Paisley Philanthrophy; and AF Craig.  Conference, Paisley, June 2018.


ABH Annual Conference 2018, Open University Business School, 28-30 June 2018 

The ABH 2018 Conference will be held at the Open University Business School on 28-30 June 2018.  The theme for the conference will be "Pluralistic perspectives of business history: gender, class, ethnicity, religion".

For further details, please view the ABH Call for Papers 2018.  ABH Call for Papers has been extended to 31.01.18.


EBHA Annual Congress 2018, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, 6-8 September 2018 

The EBHA 2018 Congress will be held at the Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy, 6-8 September 2018.  The theme for the congress will be "The Firm and the Sea:  Chains, Flows and Connections" .

For further details, please view the EBHA Call for Papers 2018.


EVENTS 2017 ‌‌‌

Book Launch: The Deindustrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places, University of Strathclyde, 11 December 2017, 4:30 pm-7:00 pm 

University of British Columbia Press, the Scottish Oral History Centre (SOHC) and the Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Concodia University, cordially invite you to attend the launch of "The deinbudstrialized World: Confronting Ruination in Postindustrial Places, edited by Steven High, Lachlan MacKinnon and Andrew Perchard at the Scottish Oral History Centre, University of strathclyde, GH221/222, Graham Hills Building, 40 George Street, Glasgow. 

The Deindustrialized World - Scotland Event Poster.