CfP: AAHANZBS 12th Annual Conference, Sydney, Australia

Call for papers, deadline 12 June 2020

The Historical Dimension

Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools (AAHANZBS)
12th Annual Conference, 9-10 November 2020
The University of Sydney Business School, Sydney, Australia

Call for Papers

The Business and Labour History Group (BLHG) at the University of Sydney Business School, Australia, will be hosting the 12th Annual Conference of AAHANZBS on 9-10 November 2020.

You are invited to submit papers addressing the conference theme, including papers relating to accounting history, business history, economic history, labour history, management history, marketing history, tourism history, transport history and other areas of interest relating to historical research in business schools. We also invite papers / panel suggestions around teaching and pedagogy relating to business and labour history. We welcome papers from researchers outside business schools who have an interest in these fields of study.

Both abstracts and full papers may be submitted and will be published in online conference proceedings.

Plenary speaker: Professor Martin Shanahan, University of South Australia
For further details see

Please submit either a 1000 word abstract or a 6,000 word maximum paper for refereeing in by Friday 12 June 2020 to Greg Patmore at and Mark Westcott at

The abstract will provide: -
(i)    A summary of the argument of the paper
(ii)    A summary of the findings of the paper
(iii)    A selected list of references for the paper

Papers should follow the Labour History style guide -

All authors of the abstracts will be notified by 14 August 2020 at the latest whether their abstracts or papers have been accepted for the conference.

Postgraduate Students awards: The BLHG is pleased to be able to offer free registration, apart from the conference dinner, to all postgraduate students whose papers or abstracts are accepted.

Registration: Due to support offered by the Business School, free registration, apart from the conference dinner, is available for all staff and research students of the University of Sydney Business School and members of the BLHG. Full registration details will follow at