Friday, June 17, 2016

Joint ABH/GUG 2016 Meeting: Program Available

On May 27-28, the Association of Business Historians (ABH) and the Gesellschaft für Unternehmensgeschichte (GUG) held a joint annual meeting in Berlin at Humboldt University. The theme for the meeting was "Creativity and Entrepreneurship in the Global Economy." The program for the meeting is available on-line.
    The Coleman Prize for the best dissertation was awarded to Christopher Phillips (University of Leeds, UK) for "Managing Armageddon: The Science of Transportation and the British Expeditionary Force, 1900-1918."
     The keynote address was given by John Lithgow and Mary Yeager (past-president, BHC) on the topic "Money in Thy Purse: The Drama of Business."