Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Economic and Business History Society (EBHS) held its 41st annual conference on May 26-28, 2016, in Montreal, Canada. The program is now posted on-line as a PDF. The meeting featured panels on such topics as "Of Politics and Trade"; "Banking and Money in the Early 20th Century"; and "Systemic Issues in Economic History," as well as several sessions presented in French. The keynote address at the meeting was given by Johanne Burgess of the History Department at the University of Quebec at Montreal, where she teaches courses on the economic, social, and urban history of Quebec and Canada in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. For her talk, she spoke on "Business History and Montreal's Urban Landscape."