CFP: “Global business practices in historical perspective” Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools

20 03 2015

“Global business practices in historical perspective”

Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools (AAHANZBS) 7h Annual Conference, 2-3 November 2015.  AUT Business School, Auckland, New Zealand.

Call for Papers

The Business and Labour History Group (B&LHG) of the Work Research Institute, AUT University Business School, New Zealand, will be hosting the 7th Annual Conference of AAHANZBS on 2-3 November 2015.

You are invited to submit papers addressing the conference theme, including papers relating to accounting history, business history, economic history, labour history, management history, marketing history, tourism history, transport history and other areas of interest relating to historical research in business schools. We also invite papers / panel suggestions around teaching and pedagogy relating to business and labour history.

Plenary speaker: Professor Ray Markey, Macquarie University

We welcome papers from researchers outside business schools who have an interest in these fields of study.

Both abstracts and full papers may be submitted. Full papers will be published in the conference proceedings.

Please submit either a 1000 word abstract or a 6,000 word maximum paper for refereeing by 12 June 2015 to Simon Mowatt at

The abstract will provide: –

(i) A summary of the argument of the paper

(ii) A summary of the findings of the paper

(iii) A selected list of references for the paper

Papers should follow the Labour History style guide. All authors of the abstracts will be notified by 14 August 2015 at the latest whether their abstracts or papers have been accepted for the conference.

Postgraduate Students awards: The B&LHG is pleased to be able to offer up to 4 competitive travel support awards for Postgraduate Students of NZ$250 each plus free registration. These will be awarded to the best full papers as decided by the AAHANZBS conference committee. Details of these awards, including conditions and eligibility, will be published in April on the conference homepage at the AUT WRI B&LHG site.



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