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Hagley Museum and Library Research Fellowship

The Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, Delaware is pleased to announce the recipients of grants and fellowships awarded in July, 2016.  Please note that the next deadline for applications for the exploratory and Henry Belin du Pont Fellowship is October 31th.  The H. B. du Pont Dissertation Fellowship deadline is November 15th.

 

Carol Ressler Lockman

Manager, Hagley Center

PO Box 3630

Wilmington DE  19807

Business History Conference Call for Papers/Civilizations/Deadline October 3, 2016

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.

 

Library Company of Philadelphia Post-Doctoral Fellowships for 2017-2018

National Endowment for the Humanities Post-Doctoral Fellowships support research in residence at the Library Company on any subject relevant to its collections, which are capable of supporting research in a variety of fields and disciplines relating to the history of America and the Atlantic world form the 17th through the 19th centuries.  NEH Fellowships are for individuals who have completed their formal professional training.

2017-18 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society

Scholars who are no more than three years beyond receipt of the doctorate are invited to apply for the 2017-18 Hench Post-Dissertation Fellowship, a year-long residential fellowship at the American Antiquarian Society. The purpose of the post-dissertation fellowship is to provide the recipient with time and resources to extend research and/or to revise the dissertation for publication. Any topic relevant to the Society's library collections and programmatic scope, and coming from any field or disciplinary background, is eligible.

Hagley Library CFP/Hidden Capitalism: Beyond, Below, and Outside the Visible Market

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

 

Hidden Capitalism:

Beyond, Below, and Outside the Visible Market

 

A Conference at the Hagley Museum and Library

Wilmington, Delaware, October 27, 2017

 

 

In reviving the study of capitalism, scholars have emphasized the transformative power of markets and commodification.  Yet, a crucial part of what drives capitalism falls outside of waged relations and formal, visible exchange. 

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