2019 annual congress at Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on August 29-31.The theme will be "The Business History of Creativity." According to the call for papers,
For an extended discussion of the conference theme and submission guidelines, please see the full call for papers. The deadline for all proposals is January 31, 2019.This congress focusses on creativity in business history and aims to analyse the evolution of the creative industries, including art markets, film, fashion, radio, television, music, design, theatre, tourism and video games. Not only does creativity matter to its namesake industries, but also to most other sectors of national and international economies. It forms the basis of innovation and firm competitiveness. The creative industries are based on creativity, skills, and talent, and the potential for wealth and job creation through the development of intellectual property. Nevertheless, these industries, their firms and their entrepreneurs are under-researched topics in business history.