Events Archive 2005-17

Events Archive 2005-17

 

EVENTS 2017 ‌‌‌

Call for Papers:  "Current Research on Scottish and International Maritime History"

Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Thursday, 26th October 2017

Papers are invited for this one-day conference on Thursday, 26 October 2017 to be held at the Mitchell Library, Glasgow on "Current Research on Scottish and International Maritime History".  The deadline for proposals is 31 August 2017.  Proposals should be sent to Professor Hugh Murphy and Dr Martin Bellamy at marinersmirroreditor@snr.org.uk.   Attendance is free but booking is essential.  To book a place, please contact Christine Leslie: Christine.Leslie@Glasgow.ac.uk.  

Further details:  ‌Programme - Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference 2017

The conference is held in conjunction with Glasgow Museums, the Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow, the Society for Nautical Research, and the Maritime Information Association.

 

ABH Annual Conference 2017, Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Glasgow, 29th June - 1st July 2017 

The ABH 2017 Conference will be hosted by the Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow and will be held at the Hilton Grosvenor Hotel, Glasgow on 29th June to 1st July 2017.  The theme for the conference will be "The Human Factor in Business History".

For further details, please view the ABH 2017 Conference - Call for Papers‌.

 

QE2 50 Year Conference

Friday, 22nd September 2017 is to be an important date for QE2 Story members, maritime enthusiasts and members of the public who want to celebrate QE2’s 50 years.  The conference is considered to be of significant importance in the 2017 Calendar of Maritime Events.

It is expected that the demand for the 200 places available will be high when the booking process is open in January 2017 so keep watching the web site http://www.qe2event.com/and The QE2 Story Forum for information on how to book.  QE2 50 Year Conference 2017

 

 

EVENTS 2016 ‌‌‌

Call for Papers: "Current Research on Scottish and International Maritime History",

Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference, Mitchell Library, Glasgow, Wednesday, 12 October 2016 

Papers are invited for this one-day conference on Wednesday, 12 October 2016 to be held at the Mitchell Library, Glasgow on "Current Research on Scottish and International Maritime History".  The deadline for proposals is 31 August 2016.  Proposals should be sent to Professor Hugh Murphy and Dr Martin Bellamy at marinersmirroreditor@snr.org.uk.   Attendance is free but booking is essential.  To book a place, please contact Christine Leslie: Christine.Leslie@Glasgow.ac.uk.   Further details:  CFP Scottish Maritime History 2016‌. 

Programme - Scottish Maritime History Conference 2016

Attendees and Participants Maritime 2016

 

Book Launch, 19.05.16

The Book Launch for "Building on Air:  the International Industrial Gases Industry, 1886-2006", (Cambridge University Press, 2016) Ray Stokes and Ralf Banken.   The event will take place on Thursday, 19th May 2016, at the University of Glasgow, Lilybank House, seminar room 201, commencing at 5:00pm with the launch speeches at 5:30pm and close at approximatey 7:00pm.   The Centre for Business History in Scotland (CBHS) will be sponsoring wine and nibbles.

For catering purposes, please confirm your attendance by emailing Christine.Leslie@Glasgow.ac.uk, as soon as possible.

 

Call for Papers - EBHA 2016

Revised Call for Papers - Joint ABH/GUG 2016

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EVENTS 2015 ‌‌‌

The Annual Scottish Maritime History Conference will be held on Thursday, 26 November 2015 at the Mitchell Library, Glasgow.  The deadline for Call for Papers is 30 October 2015.  Please send details to Professor Hugh Murphy and Dr Martin Bellamy at marinersmirroreditor@snr.org.uk.

Call for Papers - Scottish Maritime History 2015‌   

‌‌2015 Scottish Maritime Programme

A von Ferscht Mitchell Library 26.11.15

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Glasgow Frontier Research in Economic and Social History (FRESH) Meeting, room 201, Lilybank House, University of Glasgow, 2nd June 2015

FRESH Glasgow Programme 18.05.15

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‌‌'Public and Private': Interdisciplinary Workshop, University of Glasgow, 14-15 May 2015

Economic and Social History at Glasgow is launching a major new research theme of ‘public and private’ to act as an umbrella for its diverse research activities. These reach across business, financial, gender, labour, medical, and oral history as well as most types of modern economic and social history. A warm welcome will be extended to all colleagues, students and friends who are interested in attending all or parts of this launch event. Speakers include invited visitors, who will address the ‘public and private’ theme from a number of perspectives, and members of staff and graduate students in ESH who will examine the ways in which this theme can be deployed in research across a wide range of important topics.


Refreshments will be available at various points in the workshop, along with a buffet lunch at the conclusion of proceedings on Friday 15 May, courtesy of the Economic History Society, the main sponsor of the event, and the University of Glasgow’s MacFie Bequest. Attendance is free of charge, but for catering purposes those intending to participate should notify Jim Phillips, Head of Economic & Social History, by Friday 8 May if possible: James.Phillips@glasgow.ac.uk.  

Public and Private Programme

 

Events 2014

Call for Papers - Annual Scottish Maritime History Seminar

The Annual Scottish Maritime History Seminar on current research on any aspect of Scottish and/or British Maritime History – historical or contemporary, will be held on Wednesday, 22 October, 2014, at the Riverside Museum.  Closing date for proposals is 5 October 2014. 

Please send proposals-not more than one-page-and short CV by e-mail to the conference organisers: Dr Martin Bellamy and Professor Hugh Murphy

E-mailmarinersmirroreditor@snr.org.uk or hmurphy33@hotmail.com .   Call for Papers:  Annual Scottish Maritime History Seminar 2014‌‌‌

Further details:  Maritime Conference 2014 Programme and Paper Abstracts‌‌

Please note places are limited, to book please email Christine.Leslie@glasgow.ac.uk. 

 

Two Book Launches

The two book launches will be held on Monday, 10th February 2014, between 5.00pm and 6.30pm in seminar room 201, Lilybank House, University of Glasgow, Glasgow.  Details are:  "The Business of Waste.  Great Britain and Germany, 1945 to the Present", R G Stokes, R KÓ§ster and S Sambrook and "The Optical Munitions‌ Industry in Great Britain, 1888-1923", S Sambrook.  If you you wish to attend, please contact Christine Leslie.

 

Call for Papers - Annual Scottish Maritime History Seminar

The Annual Scottish Maritime History Seminar, "Research on Scottish Shipping and Shipbuilding", will be held on Wednesday, 23 October, 2013, at the Riverside Museum.  Closing date for proposals is 1 August 2013. 

Please send proposals-not more than one-page-and short CV by e-mail to the conference organisers: Dr Martin Bellamy and Professor Hugh Murphy

E-mailHMurphy@rmailtomg.uk or mm.hon.editor@hotmail.com  

For further details: Annual Scottish Maritime History Seminar

 

BEAT Workshop, 20-21 September 2012

Business in Europe and Asia, 2 day workshop, 20-21 September 2012.

BACS Seminar 2012 - Meet the Archivists"Meet the Archivists",  Lilybank House, 9th November 2012.

The Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow, the Society for Nautical Research and the Maritime Information Association sponsored a one day Scottish Maritime History Conference at the Riverside Museum on Friday, 9th March 2012.    A Comet Bicentenary

 

The European Association for Banking and Financial History e.V.

The 3rd EABH Workshop for Young Scholars, "Public Policies & the Direction of Financial Flows" was held in Bordeaux, France in  Spring 2012.  Please submit papers by Monday, 30 January 2012 to info@bankinghistory.de     EABH Call for Papers 2012‌‎


The 38th annual conference of the International Committee for the History of Technology (ICOHTEC) was held in Glasgow on 2-7 August 2011.  The main theme of the meeting was "Consumer Choice and Technology".   Further Details.  For a copy of the programme please click the link below:  Programme - ICOHTEC‌‎

The Centre for Business History in Scotland hosted a one day Symposium,  "Industrial Relations History", on Wednesday, 30th March 2011, at the University of Glasgow, in seminar room 201, Lilybank House, Glasgow.  Further details: Industrial Relations History


The Centre for Business History in Scotland hosted the 14th European Business History Association's 2010 conference, 26-28th August 2010.  Further details .  
EBHA Call for Papers    EBHA 2010 Registration Form   EBHA 2010 Photographs

Economic & Social History Department Seminars 2009/10‌‎


The Centre for Business History in Scotland hosted a two-day workshop, "The Business of Waste: Past, Present and Future", on 10th-11th June 2010 in Seminar room 201, Lilybank House, University of Glasgow.  This was part of our ongoing research project "Constructing the waste management business in the United Kingdom and West Germany, 1945 to the early 1990s" which is being funded by the United Kingdom's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) between 2007 and 2010.  The generous support of the ESRC makes this event possible.

It took the form of a workshop with some sixteen invited speakers from academia, industry and municipal and professional bodies in sessions focusing on the specific themes of:  Industry, Waste and the Environment; Waste as a source of Economic growth; Public and private sector relationships in waste management; Technology and Waste disposal.

 

The Centre for Business History in Scotland hosted a one-day Scottish Maritime History Symposium which was held in Seminar room 201, Lilybank House, University of Glasgow on Wednesday, 31 March 2010.  See below for a detailed programme. 

Programme/Registration

Unfortunately, "From Watt to Waves: Writing the History of Scottish Engineering", a one-day conference sponsored by the Business Archives Council of Scotland, the University of Glasgow Centre for Business History in Scotland, the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland and the Ballast Trust was cancelled.   Further details can be found on the BACS website. www.gla.ac.uk/archives

 

The West of Scotland Historical Association hosted a talk in the Hillhead Library, Byres Road, Glasgow on Monday, 3rd November 2009 at 5.30pm.  Dr Peter Mowforth, formerly Director of the Turing Institute spoke on the next phase - what the ex-codebreakers did to revolutionise science and the modern world.  For further details please contact Mrs M H Davidson, Acting Secretary  of the West of Scotland Historical Society, 17 Montrose Gardens, Glasgow, G62 8NQ, or alternatively, by email at davidsonmh@googlemail.com    

Bletchley Park

The Centre for Business History in Scotland in partnership with the Business Archives Council of Scotland and the Ballast Trust hosted a seminar "Towards a Business Archives Strategy for Scotland" on Monday 7 September 2009 between 2-4pm in Lilybank House, University of Glasgow .  For further information on the strategy, please contact David Powell (d.powell@archives.gla.ac.uk) on 0141 330 4159 or Kiara King (k.king@archives.gla.ac.uk).  Alternatively, visit our blog at http://businessarchivesscotland.blogspot.com/


The Future of Shipbuilding History in Britain ", was held on Wednesday 08 April 2009 at the University of Glasgow in Seminar 201, Lilybank House.  The symposium was hosted by the Centre for Business History in Scotland .  Speakers and participants included:  Dr Martin Bellamy, Glasgow Museums; Professor Ian Buxton, University of Newcastle; Professor John Hume, University of Glasgow; Professor Alan McKinlay, University of St Andrews; Professor Michael Moss, University of Glasgow; Dr Hugh Murphy, Visiting Reader in Maritime History, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich; Alex Ritchie, The National Archives of England and Wales; Professor Anthony Slaven, University of Glasgow.

 

A Historical Perspectives Business History seminar was held on Friday 27th March 2009, in Lilybank House, University of Glasgow .  Participants and paper titles were - Aineias Gkikas, University of Glasgow, " Understanding Innovation: lessons from the past"; and Kevin Tennent, London School of Economics, " Management and the Free Standing Company - The New Zealand and Australia Land Company 1866-1900".     

 

 

Financial Crises and Regulation Lessons from the Past?" was held on Friday 24th October 2008 in the Sir Charles Wilson Building .  The workshop was hosted by the Centre for Business History at the University of Glasgow and explored the past experience of banking and financial crisis to determine what lessons these episodes offer for current difficulties.   Speakers and participants included, Forrest Capie, City University and Bank of England;  Charles Munn, Former Chief Executive, Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland; Richard Saville, Historian of the Bank of Scotland; Duncan Ross, University of Glasgow; Catherine Schenk, University of Glasgow; John Turner, Queens University, Belfast. 

Workshop: Business History  on Wednesday, 2nd July 2008 – “A Brief Introduction to Business History for the Non-Historian”.

 

 

 

The Decline of Sterling: 1945-1992", on 25 June 2008.  The manuscript was prepared by Catherine Schenk.  In the afternoon, a symposium was held, which was open to the public.  The speakers were:  Professor Jerry Cohen, University of California, Professor Jim Tomlinson, University of Dundee and Professor Catherine Schenk, University of Glasgow .  

 

Memorial Symposium in Celebration of Dr William Lind was held at 2.00 p.m. on 11 June 2008, seminar room 3, ground floor, Wolfson Medical Building (facing Botany gate), Glasgow .   The Aggregate Foundation, the Ballast Trust, the National Archives of Scotland and the University of Glasgow all attended.

 

Oil and the Marshall Plan", Professor David S Painter, Georgetown University, USA at 2.00 p.m. on 21 May 2008, Seminar room 201, Lilybank House, Glasgow.

 

The Centre invited a group of internationally renowned experts to take part in an intensive workshop-discussion of a book manuscript on "Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain before 1850" on 17 March 2008.  The manuscript was prepared by Mark Freeman, University of Glasgow , Robin Pearson, University of Hull and James Taylor, University of Lancaster .   In the afternoon, they took part in a symposium which was open to the public on "Corporate Governance - Historical Perspectives" .  The speakers were: Naomi Lamoreaux, University of California ; John Turner, Queen ' s University Belfast; and Bob Morris, University of Edinburgh .  Following short presentations there was a lively discussion between the speakers and the audience chaired by Ray Stokes.

 

Further Details

 

A Seminar on "American Business Perceptions of the British and German Industrial Systems, 1900-1914", Professor Volker Berghahn, Columbia University, was held on Thursday, 25 October 2007 in room 915 (T315), Adam Smith Building.  The seminar was hosted by the Centre for Business History in Scotland .

 

Further Details  

 

A Joint Seminar on "Imperfection communications: the problem of managing a multi-national business in Malaya, 1850-1920", Professor Lynn Hollen Lees, University of Pennsylvania was held on 12 April 2007 in the Seminar room, Lilybank House. The lecture was co-hosted and co-sponsored by the Centre for Business History in Scotland and the Department of Economic & Social History.

 

Further Details

 

A Lecture on "Austro-German Imperialism 1938-1945: The Ambitions of the Austrian Banks", Professor Gerald Feldman, University of California, Berkeley, was held on Wednesday, 24 January 2007, 17.00 in Seminar room 201 at Lilybank House. The lecture was co-hosted and co-sponsored by the Centre for Business History in Scotland and the Department of Economic and Social History.

 

Further Details

 

The 7th Annual Holocaust Memorial Lecture: "How Complicit were German and Austrian Banks in the Holocaust?" was held on Tuesday, 23 January 2007, 18.15 in the Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre. The speaker at this event was Professor Gerald Feldman, University of California , Berkeley .

 

Further Details

 

A Symposium on "Marketing and History: The Value of the Past" was held on Friday, 19 January 2007, 12.00-16.00 in the seminar room at Lilybank House. The symposium was sponsored jointly by the Centre for Business History in Scotland and Seed Money, a research project supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Economic and Social Research Council through the programme on Cultures of Consumption.

 

Further Details

 

A PhD Workshop was hosted by the Centre for Business History in Scotland on Friday, 8 December 2006, in room 201, Lilybank House, University of Glasgow . The theme was "Business in Context", and was attended by both staff and students. 

 

Programme

 

A Joint Seminar was hosted by the Department of Economic and Social History and the Centre for Business History in Scotland on Thursday, 23 November 2006, in room 201, Lilybank House, University of Glasgow . The theme was "Bleeding Obvious? Or, How to Avoid Danger in the Workplace, c. 1913-39", by Mike Esbester, University of Reading .

 

Further Details

 


The Centre invited a group of internationally renowned experts on business in the European Union to take part in an intensive workshop-discussion of a book manuscript on British business and Europe on 31 May 2006. On 1 June, they took part in a symposium open to the public on "Business in Europe : Historical perspectives". The speakers were Matthias Kipping, University of York , Canada ; Harm Schröter, University of Bergen , Martin Chick, University of Edinburgh , and Neil Rollings , University of Glasgow . Following short presentations, there was a lively discussion between the speakers and the audience chaired by Ray Stokes. The discussion continued more informally during lunch, to which all attendees were invited as guests of the Centre.

 

Programme

 


A Joint Seminar between the Department of Economic & Social History and the Centre for Business History in Scotland was held on Thursday, 23 February 2006 in room 201, Lilybank House, University of Glasgow . The theme was "Reporting fraud: financial scandal in the Victorian press" by Dr James Taylor, University of Central Lancashire .

 


Association of Business Historians Annual Conference, May 2005: The Centre for Business History hosted the Annual Conference of the Association for Business Historians (ABH) at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel. The theme of the conference was ' Business History: Celebrating the Past; and the Future of the Past ' , which was explored in a series of parallel sessions. Well over 100 scholars from several countries participated in the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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