News archive for Year: 2020

Opportunity for new scholars with eabh Papers

eabh Papers, launched in 2014, offers a chance for new scholars in banking, financial, business, and economic history and related fields the opportunity to distribute their research-in-progress and develop their work on track to peer reviewed publishing. Submission is easy and straightforward! The editors Andrea Papadia (Bonn University) and Chenzi Xu (Stanford University) welcome a […]

Congratulations to UNESCO UK Memory of the World New Inscriptions

The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has inscribed three archival collections onto the UK’s Memory of the World Register, with business archives heading the new additions.  The ‘inscription’ onto the UK Memory of the World Register of these significant examples highlights the critical importance of their survival and accessibility of UNESCO’s commitment […]

Banking & the State – Call for Papers

The European Association for Banking and Financial History, the Institute for Banking and Financial History, and the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE are jointly organizing a conference on ‘Banking & the State’, which will be held in Frankfurt am Main on 23 February 2021. This symposium will take an in depth look at the […]

ARA’s Section for Business Records 2020 Summer Seminar to take place online

The ARA’s Section for Business Records 2020 Summer Seminar will be taking place online for the first time! This year’s theme is ‘Building Resilience’ and features a discussion of the process that led to the rescue of the Thomas Cook archives with Richard Wiltshire, Jenny Bunn and Robin Jenkins, followed by workshop run by Steve […]

Notes from BAC Online Session released

On 27 April 2020 the Business Archives Council hosted an afternoon hour-long session for its members. Members caught up with each other and discussed current issues including how they were documenting their organisations’ responses to COVID-19. The session was hosted by BAC Trustees – Judy Faraday (John Lewis Partnership), Sara Kinsey (Nationwide Building Society) and […]