Journal: History of Retailing and Consumption (Routledge) now accepting article submissions

Type: 
Call for Papers
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Urban History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History

We look to publish high quality contributions on any aspect of the global history of retailing and
consumption: from antiquity to the 21st century, and from advertising and shopping to consumption
rituals and political identity. Articles might take a variety of forms: case studies of particular firms,
places or practices; comparative analyses across space or time; review essays challenging or
championing particular theoretical perspectives, or cross-disciplinary comparisons, for example

Call for Editors: Journal of Conference and Convention Organization

Type: 
Journal
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Management and Leadership Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Social Sciences

Nomikai USA is pleased to announce a call for editors for its first professional publication, the Journal of Conference & Convention Organization, a new open access publication on the study, theory, and practice of conferences and conventions. Editorial board membership requires current or retired status as an organizer of conventions and/or conferences, whether academic, professional, or fandom focused.

The 3rd Conference on Sustainable Business, Energy and Development in Asia (COSDA 2018)

Type: 
Conference
Date: 
August 4, 2018 to August 5, 2018
Location: 
Japan
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies

Welcome to the 3rd Conference on Sustainable Business, Energy and Development in Asia (COSDA 2018). This  international, peer-reviewed event will be held from August 4-5, 2018 at the Mitsui Garden Hotel Hiroshima.

The 7th International Conference on Business, International Relations, and Diplomacy (ICOBIRD): “Repositioning Indonesia in the World; Geopolitics, Business, and Diplomacy,” September 5-6, 2018 at Binus Alam Sutera University (Jakarta, Indonesia)

Type: 
Call for Papers
Date: 
July 15, 2018
Location: 
Indonesia
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Human Rights, Southeast Asian History / Studies, Asian History / Studies

     The post-Cold War international relations have been much linked to the process of globalization. The massive trade liberalization agreement among states has resulted in the diminishing boundaries and the growing interconnectivity among states which in the end created a complex web of economic interdependence.

Mac icon designer Susan Kare, May 8 at the Smithsonian's NMAH

Type: 
Event
Date: 
May 8, 2018
Location: 
District Of Columbia, United States
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

Graphic designer Susan Kare has been called the “the Betsy Ross of the personal computer,”  the “Queen of Look and Feel,” the “Matisse of computer icons,” and the “mother of the Mac trash can.”  Kare is best known for designing the distinctive icons, typefaces, and other graphic elements that gave the Apple Macintosh its characteristic—and widely emulated—look and feel. Since then, Kare has spent the last three decades designing user interface elements for many of the leading software and Internet firms.

Call for Applications ESTER Research Design Course: How to strengthen your dissertation project?

Type: 
Summer Program
Date: 
October 29, 2018 to October 31, 2018
Location: 
Italy
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Social History / Studies, Urban History / Studies

Call for Applications:

ESTER Research Design Course: How to strengthen your dissertation project?

Harvard-Newcomen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Business History

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
October 1, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Management and Leadership Studies

To be awarded for twelve months’ residence, study, and research at Harvard Business School. The fellowship is open to scholars who, within the last ten years, have received a Ph.D. in history, economics, or a related discipline. This fellowship is to enable scholars to engage in research that will benefit from the resources of Harvard Business School and the larger Boston scholarly community. A travel fund and a book fund will be provided. This fellowships will also provide an opportunity for the fellow to participate in the activities of Harvard Business School.

Thomas K. McCraw Fellowship in U.S. Business History

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
October 15, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, American History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology

This award honors the work and contributions of Thomas K. McCraw (1940-2012), who was Isidor Straus Professor of Business History at Harvard Business School. The fellowship enables established scholars from around the world whose primary interest is the business and economic history of the United States to spend time in residence at Harvard Business School. The main activities of the Thomas K. McCraw Fellow will be to conduct research in the archives of Baker Library or in other Boston-area libraries, present his or her work at a seminar, and interact with HBS faculty.

The Alfred D. Chandler Jr. International Visiting Scholar in Business History

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
October 15, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Atlantic History / Studies, Colonial America, Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies

The Alfred D. Chandler Jr. International Visiting Scholar in Business History Program invites established scholars in business history based outside the United States to spend a period of time in residence at Harvard Business School. The Chandler International Visiting Scholar is expected to interact with faculty and researchers, present work at research seminars, and conduct business history research.

The Alfred D. Chandler Jr. Travel Fellowships

Type: 
Fellowship
Date: 
November 5, 2018
Location: 
United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Business History / Studies, Economic History / Studies, History of Science, Medicine, and Technology, Management and Leadership Studies

The purpose of this fellowship is to facilitate library and archival research in business or economic history. Individual grants range from $1,000 to $3,000. Three categories of applicants will be eligible for grants: 1) Harvard University graduate students in history, economics, or business administration, whose research requires travel to distant archives or repositories; 2) graduate students or nontenured faculty in those fields from other universities, in the U.S.

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