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Upcoming CBHA Webinar Talk: The History of Business and Philanthropy

Register and join us for the next CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk on The History of Business and Philanthropy. This Talk will be held in conjunction with the CBHA/ACHA Annual General Meeting. Date: Wednesday January 26th, 2022Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pmLocation: Zoom (see below) It is generally understood that the prime

Canadian Business History Association’s 2022-23 Chris Kobrak Research Fellowship Open for Applications

The Canadian Business History Association (CBHA), is offering support for a research project in an area of Canadian business history. Applicants are encouraged to think creatively in developing proposals that will result in an academic product (scholarly article, book project, digital, oral or public history project) that advances our understanding of some

CBHA/ACHA Webinar Talk “Fortunes & Family Feuds: The Chequered History of Family Controlled Public Companies” Now Posted on YouTube

The Canadian Business History Association’s public presentation of Fortunes & Family Feuds: The Chequered History of Family Controlled Public Companies, held on December 16th, is now available for viewing on the organizations YouTube Channel. This fascinating talk was moderated by Professor Dimitry Anastakis, Chair of the CBHA. Panelists included: Rod

New Book Review Added

Andrea Benoit, Viva M·A·C: Aids, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of M·A·C Cosmetics, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. x + 278pp., illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN /9781487500405, $82.00, Paper; ISBN 9781487520281, $31.05. Read the book review HERE.

Applications Now Open – The 2022 Desautels Research Fund in Private Enterprise, History & Law

The Marcel A. Desautels Centre for Private Enterprise and the Law offers support for a research project on private enterprise, law and history through the CBHA/ACHA. Applicants are encouraged to think creatively in developing proposals that will result in a scholarly article that takes an historical perspective on a Canadian

Nominations Open for 2021 CBHA Best Article in Canadian Business History Prize

The Canadian Business History Association, Canada’s leading organization for the study of business in Canada, invites submissions for its annual $1000 Award for Best Article in Canadian Business History. The prize committee encourages the submission of articles from all methodological perspectives, and from any journal or journalistic source (provided the

New Book Review Added

Sheilagh Ogilvie, The European Guilds: An Economic Analysis, Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press, 2019, xvi + 645pp., figures, tables, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN: 9780691137544, US$39.95, Paper; ISBN: 9780691217024, US$29.95. Read the book review HERE.

Upcoming CBHA Talk: Fortunes & Family Feuds – The Chequered History of Family Controlled Public Companies in Canada

The recent Rogers Corporation public family feud has brought to light the unique aspects of family-controlled public companies in Canada. Join us for another informative CBHA Webinar Talk on Thursday December 16th at 2:00pm EST.  Professor Dimitry Anastakis, Chair of the CBHA/ACHA and Professor of Business History at the Rotman

CBHA Talk on the CP/KCS Railway Transaction and the History of the Rail Industry Now Available on YouTube

The CBHA/ACHA webinar panel discussion on the CP/KCS Railway Transaction and the history of the railroad industry is now available on the association’s YouTube channel. Moderated by broadcaster and author Howard Green, the talk included presentations by railway historian and author Tom Murray, academic Gordon Lovegrove of the University of

New Book Review Added

Barry E.C. Boothman, Corporate Cataclysm: Abitibi Power & Paper and the Collapse of the Newsprint Industry, 1912-1946, University of Toronto Press, 2020. xxviii + 645pp., figures, tables, photographs, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. Cloth; ISBN:  9781487505561, Cdn$95.00. Read the book review HERE.

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