The Centre for Regulation and Market Analysis at the University of South Australia in Adelaide will be holding its first business history conference on July 7-9, 2010. The CRMS describes the conference as a forum to showcase the latest in business history research from distinguished scholars currently studying the field. Plenary speakers, whose names will be familiar to many BHC members, include Joost Dankers, Susanna Fellman, Leslie Hannah, Will Hausman, Philip Scranton, and John Wilson. For more information, please visit the CRMS conference website.
Business History in Times of Disruption: Embracing Complexity and Diversity Annual Meeting of the Business History Conference Sheraton Mexico City María Isabel Hotel Ciudad de México, México April 7-9, 2022 [ bookmark the CFP ] The Covid-19 crisis arrived with little warning, disrupting global business and trade. Industries as different as tourism, retail, and manufacturing were plunged into disarray by travel restrictions, broken supply chains, and quarantines. The pandemic also underscored the growing dangers posed by economic inequality and environmental degradation, hinting at a more tumultuous future. We have, it seems, entered into a new age of uncertainty. Informed by these developments, the 2022 Business History Conference will explore the diverse ways that entrepreneurs, firms, and organizations coped with complexity, uncertainty, and disruption over the long run. The Program Committee welcomes individual papers and session proposals that explore this theme. Submissions can a