Corporations and Authoritarian Regimes in Latin AmericaThe Institue for Economic and Social History, in cooperation with Marcelo Bucheli (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) and Manfred Grieger (Historische Kommunikation, Volkswagen AG), will host a workshop on the activities of multinational corporations in authoritarian regimes in Latin America during the 1960s, 70s, and 80s. For further information, please consult the call for papers and especially the program.
Göttingen, September 12-13, 2016
Autumn Research and Planning SymposiumThe Institute for Economic and Social History, in corporation with Galsgow university, held an "Autumn Research und Planning Symposium" in its rooms. The international workshop is part of the preparations for a Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree (EMJMD) program "Global Business Cultures" of Göttingen University, Glasgow University, Barcelona University, and Rotterdam University. The symposium included two public Ph.D. forums. Please see the program for more information.
Göttingen, November 26-27, 2015
AKKU Annual MeetingThe Arbeitskreis Kritische Unternehmens- und Industriegeschichte (AKKU) e.V. held a conference "Die Krise als Krankheit? Zur Rhetorik des Ökonomischen aus wirtschafts- und unternehmenshistorischer Perspektive" ("The Crisis as a sickness? Studies of economic and business history on economic rhetoric"), which was organized by Ingo Köhler and Roman Rossefeld (Zürich).
Dortmund, November, 13-14, 2014
'Consumer Engineering' - Mid-Century Mass Consumption between Planning Euphoria and the Limits of Growth, 1930s-1970sGary Cross (Pennsylvania State University), Ingo Köhler (Georg-August Universität Göttingen) and Jan Logemann (Georg-August Universität Göttingen) jointly organized a conference on "'Consumer Engineering' - Mid-Century Mass Consumption between Planning Euphoria and the Limits of Growth, 1930s-1970s", which was held in March 2015 in Göttingen.
Göttingen, March 26-28, 2015
Session at the German HistorikertagAlexander Engel and Jule Czierpka of the Institute for Economic and Social History have organized a session "Kasinokapitalismus und Kommerzkick: Konvergenzen von Wirtschaft und Spiel im 20. Jahrhundert" ("Casino capitalism and commercialized soccer: convergences of business and games in the twentieth century") at the 50th German Historikertag in Göttingen.
Göttingen, September 23-26, 2014
"Informal and Everyday Markets"The Göttingen Center for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS) and the Institute for Economic and Social History have organized, jointly with partners from the GHI Washington and from Dartmouth College, a conference "Informal and Everyday Markets: Modern Histories of Indian Business and Entrepreneurship since the Nineteenth Century"in Göttingen.
Göttingen, June 18-20, 2014