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Job Announcement/Hagley Center/Associate Director and Oral Historian



Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, DE, seeks a full-time, year-round Associate Director and Oral Historian for its Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society. The position includes full benefits and provisions for scholarly work, including travel and attendance at professional meetings. Hagley Library is an independent research library devoted to documenting the history of American business, technology, and industrial design.



Business History Conference (BHC) Prizes 2016

Business History Conference (BHC) Prizes – 2016 --


At the Business History Conference annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, March 31-April 2, 2014, officers announced the following recipients of BHC prizes and grants.


Harold F. Williamson Prize

The Harold Williamson Prize is awarded every two years to a mid-career scholar who has made significant contributions to the field of business history.


2016 recipient: Christopher McKenna, Oxford University



CfP: Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the 19th C

Symposium: Global Histories of Taxation and State Finances Since the Late 19th Century


Basel (CH), December 1-3, 2016

Deadline for submitting proposals: May 31, 2016


Organization: Vanessa Ogle (University of Pennsylvania), in cooperation with the Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel, funded by the universities of Basel, Heidelberg, and Sydney