Mark your calendars for this fall HBS' virtual BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR

BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR, HARVARD BUSINESS SCHOOL 

The Business History Fall Seminar, organized by Geoff Jones and Sabine Pitteloud, will meet virtually on select Monday afternoons from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm ET. 

 

To register and receive the Zoom link, email bhi@hbs.edu

 

04 OCT 2021 BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR: GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 

Caitlin Rosenthal, Berkeley. “Human Resources or Liability Management? The Rise of Compliance in HR.” 

 

18  OCT 2021 BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR: GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 

Naomi Lamoreaux, Yale. “Antimonopoly and State Regulation of Corporations in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.”

  

25 OCT 2021 BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR: GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 

Charles Harvey, Newcastle. “Perspectives on the Role of Philanthropy in Socioeconomic Development: US and Britain 1830-2020.”

 

01 NOV 2021 BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR: GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 

Hannah Farber, Columbia. “Land at Five Percent, Money at Six: Interest Rates and Expectations in the Eighteenth Century.”

 

08 NOV 2021 BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR: GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 

Tehila Sasson, Emory. “The Solidarity Economy: Markets and Morals at the End of Empire” 

 

15 NOV 2021 BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR: GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 

 

Kimberly Phillips-Fein, NYU. “The Age of Reaction: Democracy and Inequality in the Thought of William Graham Sumner, Andrew Carnegie, Booker T. Washington and Frederick Taylor.”

 

22 NOV 2021 BUSINESS HISTORY SEMINAR: GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIETY 

Pat Giersch, Wellesley. “Empire, Ethnicity, and Corporation: China’s Troubled History of Nation-building and the Development of Chinese Capitalism”