In recent years, the Business History Conference has sprouted several interest groups that have coalesced around perceived needs. The first two, "Women in Business History" and "Business Historians at Business Schools," meet informally over lunch at the annual meeting to discuss issues in the profession and to network. The "Emerging Scholars" group began informally, but its leadership now constitutes one of the BHC standing committees.
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Honorary Associate, School of Humanities, University of New England, Australia
Research Interests: Military Uniforms, Defence Industries, Innovation
Johanna (Anneke) commenced her career in The Netherlands as a High School teacher. After travelling overland through the Middle East and Asia she settled in Australia where she obtained an Honours degree in Economic History from The University of Sydney, having been awarded Best Woman Candidate...(read more)