Life and Death by the Frozen Sea: The York Fort Journals of Hudson’s Bay Company Governor James Knight, 1714–1717
Edited by Arthur J. Ray, Ph.D., FRSC
Scholars interested in the early foundations of the Hudson's Bay Company now have access to the journals of Governor James Knight, which present his account of the establishment of the company's York Fort post on the Hudson's Bay western shore.
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"Financial History - Reflection on the Past to Tackle Today's key Finance Questions" Workshop for young scholars with Prof. Barry Eichengreen (University of California, Berkeley) on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF) jointly organized with the Research Center SAFE, Goethe University Frankfurt
May 16, 2019 at Goethe University Frankfurt
Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture at the Massachusetts Historical Society
The Pan Am Historical Foundation announces the ninth annual Dave Abrams and Gene Banning Pan Am Research Grant competition. Up to $1,500 will be awarded to support scholarly research using the Pan American World Airways, Inc.
The 2018 Canadian Business History Association/L'Association Canadienne pour l'Histoire des Affaires (CBHA/ACHA) Annual Conference
Theme: "Trade-Offs: A History of Canada's Negotiation Trade Agreements with the United States"
Dates: November 7-8, 2018
Location: Massey College and Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, ON
The first of our deadlines, for MHS-NEH support, is January 15, 2019!
The Massachusetts Historical Society will offer more than forty research fellowships for the academic year 2019-2020.
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2019 Annual Meeting
June 6-8, 2019; Submission Deadline October 9, 2018
Power in Agricultural History
Fellowships and Travel Grants from the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center
Apps Due: 1 November 2018