H-Business is the digital network for the Business History Conference, an international organization devoted to the study of business enterprise and organization and of all aspects of the interactions of business with society, government, and culture in a historical context.

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Call for Contributions to the new Pedagogy Database

We are developing the new Pedagogy Database at www.pedagogydatabase.com, an academic online community where professors can share teaching pedagogy.  We are at the initial stages of building the database across multiple disciplines and course levels, and we are seeking contributions of pedagogy that you have created in your teaching career, such as:

Seeking Hosts for the podcast New Books in Economics

New Books in Economics (http://newbooksnetwork.com/category/economics/) is currently seeking hosts interested in conducting interviews with authors of new books on economics, business, and economic/business history. Hosting the channel is a good way to bring the work of economists/business scholars to the attention of large audiences. Interested parties should write Marshall Poe at marshallpoe@gmail.com.


Business History Conference Call for Papers/Civilizations



2017 Business History Conference Annual Meeting

Denver, Colorado, March 30-April 1, 2017


Civilizations is the theme of the 2017 Business History Conference meeting. From the House of Medici to Japan, Inc., business and commerce have shaped society and public life.  Eighteenth-century social theorists such as Montesquieu and Smith described the “civilizing” process of long-distance trade networks in agricultural staples and luxury goods in the transition from feudalism to commercialism.