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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Fellowship: Wolfsonian Fellowship Program (Deadline 31 Dec)

The Wolfsonian–Florida International University is a museum and research center that promotes the examination of modern visual and material culture. The focus of the Wolfsonian collection is on North American and European decorative arts, propaganda, architecture, and industrial and graphic design of the period 1851-1950.

Scholarships: WEHC 2022 (Deadline 1 Dec)

The organizing committee aims to offer 50 scholarships of maximum 1,500 Euros, will be awarded to those who find it difficult to finance their participation to the Congress. Each grant aims to cover transport, accommodation and Congress registration costs.

All junior and senior scholars who have difficulties getting support from their university or research unity are eligible for application.

Event: Fortunes & Family Feuds – The Chequered History of Family Controlled Public Companies in Canada (16 Dec)

The recent Rogers Corporation public family feud has brought to light the unique aspects of family-controlled public companies in Canada.

Join us for another informative CBHA Webinar Talk on Thursday December 16th at 2:00pm EST.  Professor Dimitry Anastakis, Chair of the CBHA/ACHA and Professor of Business History at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, leads an expert panel on the fascinating and revealing history of family-controlled public companies in Canada.

PhD vacancy: Family firms and gender equality in the Netherlands (Deadline 7 Jan)

We are looking for a PhD candidate for a project titled 'A historical lens on family firms and gender equality in the Netherlands, 1900-2020'. The project will research whether family businesses are more conducive to gender equality in the workplace than companies without a family background, using a historical perspective. Another objective of the project is to use the insights gained on the family businesses to develop new intervention tools that can be used in promoting gender equality in non-family businesses nowadays.