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.
Prateek Raj
PhD Candidate, University College London
Research Interests: Early Modern Europe, Colonial India, Guilds, Caste, Networks

Prateek Raj studies the different ways in which people organise to do business under varying cultural, institutional and technological conditions. He is especially interested in organisations of the past like European merchant guilds, and of...

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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.