Friday, February 17, 2012

“New Business History” Program Available

On April 12, 2012, the York Management School hosts a conference on the "New Business History," organized by Abe de Jong (Rotterdam School of Management) and David Higgins (University of York). The conference explores new approaches to business history. The full program is now available here (pdf file). In addition to papers presenting current research in business history, several theoretical papers will be offered: " 'New Business History'? Justification for new approaches," by David Higgins, Abe de Jong, and Hugo van Driel; "New directions and traditional trajectories in business history: an assessment of trends, methods and potentialities," by Peter Wardley; and "In Defense of Business History," by Ben Wubs. Sessions will be preceded by an opening dinner on Wednesday evening. For additional information, please contact David Higgins or Abe de Jong.