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

CFP for Proposed Business History Conference Panel, "Maintaining Civilizations"


We are looking for a third paper for a proposed Business History Conference panel, "Maintaining Civilizations." The purpose of the panel is to bring the conference theme of “civilizations” into a conversation with recent scholarship on the importance of maintenance and maintainers, or the people responsible for the unglamorous and under-recognized work of preserving social orders

Hagley Library Fellowships/Grants Awarded July/2016

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

New Special Interest Group: Food, Agriculture and Sustainability

Dear H-Business,

We are starting a new group for scholars interested in food, agriculture and sustainability. We would like this to be a group that taps into a number of different organizations and brings those working in a wide variety of sub-disciplines together.

This is an opportunity to network and meet others working in the field, discuss projects and set up panels and/or roundtables. Ultimately, we would like to create a more formal Special Interest Group (SIG) that can offer travel grants, prizes and perhaps scholarly publications.

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: