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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Birkbeck College, University of London
Research Interests: contraception, pharmaceuticals, British industry (1960s)
Jessica Borge is a doctoral candidate within the department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies at Birkbeck, University of London. Her research investigates how the availability of private sector contraceptives was communicated in the age of the Pill, with recourse to to the marketing mix, the...(read more)