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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Leadership Chair in the History of Business and Society
Research Interests: Consumer Culture, Design, Fashion, Textiles, Retailing, Innovation, Creative Industries, Chemical Industry, International Business, Transatlantic History
Regina Lee Blaszczyk is Professor of Business History at the University of Leeds, associate editor of the Journal of Design History, and project leader for The Enterprise of Culture, a three-year EU-funded collaborative research project on the business history of fashion. She...(read more)