Friday, September 25, 2015

Conference Program: “Business History of India and South Asia”

The Business History Initiative at Harvard Business School will host a one-day meeting on October 30, 2015, on "The Business History of India and South Asia: Recent Trends in Research." According to the website,
This conference aims to survey recent scholarship on the history of business in India and South Asia. It will bring together faculty and students from a range of disciplines, including economic and business history, economics, political science, and strategy. The substance of the discussion, throughout the day, will include the nature of business-government relations; the role of families in business; the rise of corporate social responsibility; and the challenges and opportunities of globalization, including the role of the diaspora.The conference will also focus on the growing range of sources available for scholarly research, including oral histories.
The conference program is available here. The meeting will include discussion of Creating Emerging Markets, a major Business History Initiative project aimed at capturing and exploring the recent business history of fast growing emerging markets in South Asia and elsewhere.
    Please see the meeting website for additional information about registration, venue, and lodging.