CBHA/ACHA Book Review Section Now Online

The CBHA/ACHA Book Review section is up and running. Our inaugural review, by Daniel Simeone of McGill University, is of Robert Sweeney’s prize winning Why Did We Choose to Industrialize? Montreal 1819-1849 (MQUP, 2015). It is our hope to publish at least one review  per issue of the CBHA/ACHA newsletter The Prospectus. Our reviews

Power Corporation of Canada and Great-West Lifeco – Presenting Sponsors for the 150 Years of Canadian Business History Conference.

  The Canadian Business History Association – l’association canadienne pour l’histoire des affaires (CBHA/ACHA) is pleased to announce that Power Corporation of Canada and Great-West Lifeco, a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, have agreed to be the Presenting Sponsors for the upcoming sesquicentennial conference 150 Years of

New Video Posted on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel – A Conversation With Bay Street Legends

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to make available a new video presentation on Canadian business history. A Conversation With Bay Street Legends: How Studying Business History Gave Us A Competitive Edge features a talk and interview with famed Canadian businessmen Lynton R. (Red) Wilson OC (Chairman, The Wilson Foundation, Chancellor –

Introducing the Keynote Speakers – 150 Years of Canadian Business Conference

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce the keynote speakers for its upcoming sesquicentennial conference 150 Years of Canadian Business: Mr. Robert McIntosh, Director-General, Library & Archives Canada The Role of the Archives in Canada’s Business History Keynote Lunch: September 11th Mr Jim Leech, Former Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers Pension

Registration Now Open for 2017 Annual Conference – 150 Years of Canadian Business History

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its annual conference – 150 Years of Canadian Business History. The conference will be held on September 11th-12th at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.  There will be sixteen individual sessions presented by academics and business

CBHA/ACHA Adds Two New Board Members

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to announce the appointment of two additional members to its Board of Directors:  Donica Belisle is Associate Professor of History at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, located in Treaty 4.  Her research explores how hierarchies of social power have emerged over long periods.  Much of her work, including the book Retail Nation (2011), explores the

CBHA/ACHA-sponsored Corporate Oral History Workshop

The CBHA/ACHA is pleased to be sponsoring a Corporate Oral History Workshop at the Oral History Centre (OHC) of the University of Winnipeg. Date:  Saturday October 14th, 2017 This workshop will be a full day, and will provide everything corporate archivists and business historians need to conduct their own oral

Author Book Launch ‘Finding John Rae’ Now on CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel

Author Alice Jane Hamilton’s book launch for her new book Finding John Rae is now available for viewing on the CBHA/ACHA YouTube Channel. You can view the video HERE.

Member and Public Invite – Techniques of the Corporation Conference Keynote Speaker

Please join us for the Techniques of the Corporation conference keynote by Professor Joseph Dumit (UC Davis, Anthropology) on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 4-6 at the George Ignatieff Theatre, University of Toronto. A reception will follow the talk. The abstract for the talk is listed above, and our poster is attached.

New Member Book Added

The book Our Union: UAW/CAW Local 27 From 1960-1990 (Athabasca University Press) by CBHA/ACHA member Professor Jason Russell is now available for preview and ordering in the Member’s Books section. To see more details on this book, and review the complete list of all member’s books available for review and

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