From the Expertise Database

Our members are here to help journalists and other non-specialists deliver authoritative, nuanced understandings of the ways in which businesses have operated in their wider social, political, economic, and cultural worlds.
Hartmut Berghoff
Director, Institute of Economic and Social History
Research Interests: History of Consumption, History of Economic Crime

Hartmut Berghoff is an economic and social historian. He has held research and teaching posts at University of Bielefeld, the University of Tübingen, Humboldt University Berlin, Beisheim Graduate School of Management Koblenz, and Harvard Business School. He has been Director of the German...

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Interest Groups of the BHC

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.