Association of Business Historians will hold its next annual meeting at the University of Exeter Business School on July 3-4, 2015. The full program has now been posted on the ABH website. The theme for the conference is "Business and the Periphery." The keynote address will be delivered by Grietjie Verhoef of the University of Johannesburg, on "Latecomer Challenge: African Multinationals from the Periphery." Information about registration and accommodations can be found here. The booking deadline is June 24.
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