ABH Conference July 2019

Registration is now open for the ABH conference at Sheffield Hallam University on Friday 5 and Saturday 6 July 2019. Please click on this link: https://store.shu.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/social-sciences-humanities/ssh-conferences/association-of-business-historians-conference-2019, or alternatively go to the ABH website at: https://www.gla.ac.uk/external/ABH/ and click on “registration”.

Please note that early-bird prices end on 4 June. The broad conference theme is Business Transformation in an Uncertain World. The Keynote Lecture, ‘Dealing with Uncertainty: Multinationals in Sub-Saharan Africa from Decolonization to Structural Adjustment’, will be delivered by Professor Stephanie Decker (Aston Business School)

The conference venue is SHU’s City Campus which is a 5-10 minute walk from Sheffield railway station.

 If you are arriving early on Thursday 4 July, you are welcome to attend the Slaven PhD Workshop (starting at 2 pm in the conference venue) and join us for an informal evening meal (pay a deposit with registration)

 On Friday 5th candidates for the Coleman Prize for best PhD in business history will make their presentations, and the prize will be awarded at the reception preceding the conference dinner later in the evening.

 On the afternoon of Saturday 6th there will be an invited workshop (the Corley Workshop) for early career researchers. There will also be an optional trip to Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet, an 18th century iron and steel works with a crucible furnace.