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New Vacancy: Corporate Librarian at Zip Capital Group

New Vacancy at Zip Capital Group: We need a Librarian who would help find information, manage file libraries, prepare budgets, and conduct research for personal and professional use in an office environment. Job duties may include: - Create and use databases of files in office library materials - Organize files and materials so they are easy to find - Help to conduct file research to evaluate search results and reference materials - Maintain existing collections of files and choose new methods of keeping materials for easy access. - Make use of computers and other equipment for the database as needed - Assist staff in finding files and material in the file library. Requirements: Communication skills Computer skills Interpersonal skills Problem-solving skills. Reading skills. More about Zip Capital Group .

New Vacancy: Researcher within the project "Hidden Companies of the Global Economy"

New Vacancy Researcher within the project "Hidden Companies of the Global Economy" NTNU Trondheim, Norway has a vacancy for a researcher for a 9-month position within the project "The Hidden Companies of the Global Economy: the Development of Global Commodity Traders, 1945-2015" , funded by the Norwegian Research Council (NFR) and NTNU. The project explores the historical importance of commodity trading companies after 1945. See the project website for more information about the project. The project investigates the development of global commodity traders after 1945. Secretive and anonymous, a handful of large companies dominate the trading of the basic commodities that the modern world needs to function. Due to their low profile, these companies have been characterized as the “hidden companies” of the global economy. This project focuses on the history of specialized trading companies to increase our understanding of the historical development of the global flow of

New Initiative: Financial History Network (@financialhist)

[From the Financial History Network (@financialhist)] Dear colleagues, We want to inform you about the launch of the Financial History Network ( @financialhist ) and its webinar series. The network aims to promote scholarship in the fields of financial history and the history of finance, broadly defined. The network will launch a webinar series in September 2020 to provide a space for the presentation and discussion of works in progress, dissertation chapters, or R&R manuscripts. The webinars are open to scholars primarily from a qualitative perspective, willing to engage in productive conversations by providing supportive and constructive comments to peers.  We are currently looking for presenters and attendees to get things moving forward. We especially welcome submissions from graduate students and early-career researchers. We strongly encourage women, people of color, members of minority groups, scholars based in or working on under-represented geographies (such as Latin Ameri

Call for Papers: Uses of the Past by Enterprises in Central-Eastern Europe ONLINE Workshop

ONLINE Workshop “Uses of the Past by Enterprises in Central-Eastern Europe” on October 23 and November 20, 2020 The Ukrainian Catholic University , in cooperation with the European Business History Association , invites scholars including Ph.D. students of any relevant discipline to submit paper proposals in a broad range of topics related to the uses of the past by firms in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE). The workshop aims to explore the potential of the past as a resource in a business environment characterized by historical discontinuities. In the context of this workshop, we wish to approach the past and interpretations of the past as resources, which are used or can be used by business organizations for their purposes in the present and the future. Please, send an abstract of 500 words presenting the subject, the conceptual framework, the analytical approach, and the controversial issue(s) to facilitate the discussion, along with a two-page CV to by September 10,

New Job Vacancy: Director of Research and Publications, American Historical Association

Director of Research and Publications, American Historical Association SUMMARY : The director of research and publications oversees the Association’s research initiatives and provides leadership for the AHA’s publications program, including Perspectives on History (print and online), the Association’s booklet series, and various web-based publications such as bibliographies and teaching resources. The director also organizes the work of the Research Division of the Association’s governing Council, represents the AHA in research-related professional environments, collaborates with the executive director to plan and conceptualize research projects, and leads the implementation of such projects. The director of research and publications reports to the executive director. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS : Oversee all AHA publications (except the American Historical Review): Includes Perspectives on History, Perspectives Daily¸ booklets, and digital publications Manage a curr

Over the Counter no.54

NO. 54 [reply to [ ] if you wish to write to the Editor of  The Exchange ] Dear Subscribers to The Exchange , In this issue of Over the Counter: New Issues in Academic Journals, Readings, Interviews, and Resources from Across the Web. New Issues in Academic Journals Enterprise and Society 's June issue (Vol 21(2), 2020) is available here . The latest issue of Business History (Vol. 62, 2020) is online. Check out the TOC here .  The recently launched University of Pennsylvania Press academic journal Capitalism: A Journal of Economics and History just published its second volume. The journal's articles are available  here . The Economic History Review  (Vol. 73(2), 2020) is available here    The latest articles (August) from the Scandinavian Economic History Review (Vol. 68(2) 2020) can be accessed here . Volume 60(2) of the Australia Economic History Review has been published and is available online .   Readings, Interviews, and Resources from Across

Call for Applications: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars is announcing the opening of its 2021-2022 Fellowship competition. The Center awards academic year residential fellowships to scholars, practitioners, journalists, and public intellectuals from any country with outstanding project proposals on global issues. Within this framework, the Center supports projects that intersect with contemporary policy issues and provide the historical and/or cultural context for some of today’s significant public policy debates. Applicants must hold a doctorate or have equivalent professional experience. Fellows are provided stipends, private windowed offices, Library of Congress loan privileges, and part-time research assistants. The Center encourages applicants to apply online. Please apply online at . You may also contact the Scholars and Academic Relations Office at or call (202) 691-4170 for more information. Application deadline: Octob