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Hagley's Fall Conference 2021 Announcement

*Reach Out and Touch Someone: * *A Conference on Commercial Intimacy and Personalization* Thursday and Friday, November 4 and 5, 2021 Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society Hagley Library, Wilmington, Delaware In today’s wired world, marketers have heralded their ability to use apps, social media, and other online spaces to forge relationships with consumers that feel truly personal. Such claims, however, are not new. Marketplace transactions have long been mediated by forms of commercial intimacy that blur the line between the putatively public, rational world of commerce and the private, emotional realm of personal relations. From the warm handshake to the sentiment-laden ad campaign, business interests of all sorts – producers, service providers, distributors, retailers and others – have found ways to soften the profit motive’s harder edges by enveloping it with an aura of affinity. Over time, these tools of “goodwill” became even more crucial as markets expan

Virtual conference CFP: V Congreso Peruano de Historia Económica

  La Asociación Peruana de Historia Económica (APHE) convoca al V Congreso Peruano de Historia Económica 2021 . Debido a la emergencia sanitaria internacional generada por el COVID-19, el congreso se desarrollará en su totalidad de forma virtual.  Esta edición del Congreso está dedicada a los aspectos económicos de la Independencia del Perú. Sin embargo, se contempla también la organización de mesas y ponencias de otras temáticas en historia económica en regiones de América Latina y el Caribe.  Invitamos a los investigadores a presentar propuestas de ponencias. La fecha límite para la recepción será el 9 de julio del 2021. La propuesta de ponencia debe estar compuesta por:  1.Nombre y filiación académica  2.Título y Sumilla de la ponencia  3.Título del Simposio al que envía su ponencia (ver Anexo 1 de la convocatoria) Adjuntamos convocatoria. d/1uv_ uTNYTytbwbEQhHJL1NXXTxgaooX5i/ view?usp=drivesdk Las propuestas de ponencias deben s

Virtual seminar: Easy Monetary Policy. Cure or Curse?

eabh virtual seminar Easy Monetary Policy. Cure or Curse? Can looking back at historical precedents help to better understand where we are headed?  22 June 2021 12.00 - 13.00 CET eabh in cooperation with Allianz Global Investors   Harold James (Princeton) and Eric Barthalon (Allianz SE) will take a long-term perspective on easy monetary policies and their implications. Post Great Financial Crisis, major central banks have cut rates to, or below zero and have provided unprecedented amounts of liquidity to the system ever since. After first steps to normalise monetary policy, we have seen a renewed round of monetary easing in 2019. Further, Covid restrictions and lockdowns in 2020 and 2021 brought back discussions about helicopter money and direct credit to the banking sector. Can looking back at historical precedents help to better understand where we are headed? For more information, click here ; to register, click here .

#BHC2022MexicoCity Workshop: Empresariado en América Latina en Perspectiva Histórica y Global

Segundo Taller Empresariado en América Latina en Perspectiva Histórica y Global En víspera de la reunión anual 2022 de la Business History Conference   Historia empresarial en tiempos de incertidumbre: acogiendo la complejidad y la diversidad   7 de abril de 2022 Hotel María Isabel Sheraton, México Instituciones co-organizadoras Business History Conference y la Asociación Mexicana de Historia Económica, A. C. Llamado a presentación de resúmenes El día previo al inicio de la Business History Conference (BHC) 2022 se llevará a cabo el Segundo Taller Empresariado en América Latina en Perspectiva Histórica y Global. Esta es una invitación para aquellxs investigadorxs que prefieran presentar resultados de investigación en idioma español o portugués y deseen aprovechar la reunión anual de la BHC para entablar conversaciones con investigadores internacionales especializados en las temáticas que trabajan. No hay temas predefinidos en e

Job opportunity: Barrington Stage Company (BSC)

  Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is seeking an Archivist to join our Artistic team . Duties: Acquire, process, arrange, and describe all records of archival merit as are appropriate for the June M. Guertin Archives at Barrington Stage Company. Develop, implement, and oversee policies for all archival operations. Conduct on-demand digitization and manage larger digitization projects. Identify materials in the collections that are priorities for digitization. Respond to all internal and external reference requests in a timely manner. Provide accurate, thorough information to requestors. Conduct oral history interviews with key members of Barrington Stage Company’s history as determined by the Archivist and the Artistic Director. Skills: Familiarity with archival collections including physical and digital records, and experience handling and preserving archival materials. Demonstrated knowledge of archival best practices, preservation standards, and descriptive standards

The Washington Post article by #businesshistorians

  Dr. Ashton Merk and Dr. Victoria Plutshack published " Biden’s infrastructure success depends on implementation, not just ideas . A New Deal era program reminds us that the people who enact policies also shape them " in the Made by History section of The Washington Post.