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.

Recent Content

Audio: Recent podcast episodes of interest to business historians

The following podcast episodes have been published during the last month and many would be of interest to business historians.

History Hagley Hangout

Nature’s Brew: An Environmental History of American Brewing

Conversation with Cody Patton

The Economics of the Empire State Building

Conversation with Jason Barr


H-Business Emerging Scholar Interviews - Zhaojin Zeng

The Business History Conference offers extensive support to emerging (or early-career) scholars, including a doctoral colloquium, a mentoring program, and, crucially, a much-loved free breakfast at the BHC. But when, exactly, do you emerge? And what happens after that?   That’s what I hope to illuminate with this series of interviews with emerging scholars on their state of mind, the state of the field, and everything in between.

Event: The US Innovation System in a Changed World (15 June)

On Wednesday June 15, join us for an expert panel discussion on intellectual property and innovation policy co-hosted by George Mason University’s Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy (C-IP2) and the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.