The 60th Congress of the Business History Society of Japan


Internatinaonal sesson's theme: Business History in a World of Disruption

October 26-27, 2024, The University of Tokyo

Venue: Hongo Campus, 7 Chome-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-8654, Japan

We do not provide a specific list of hotels. There is a wide range of hotels in all price categories close to the University of Tokyo and we invite you to book your own accommodation.

Call for Papers (deadline: May 31, 2024)

The webpage for the 60th Congress of the Business History Society of Japan is now open. You can find information about the overview of the congress, CFP, and registration there. We will upload a program later.


Past international congresses/sessions

2022 The 58th Congress of the Business History Society of Japan (Call for Papers)

2021 2nd World Congress of Business History, “Business History in a Changing World”, Sep. 9-11, Online. (website)

2018 Merging methods and approaches: history, social science and business historians, Sep. 29-30, Kyoto University. (website)

See also


Past plenary sessions (selected)

2021 Financial history of “Gosho”(magnificent merchants)

2020 How business history describes society

2019 The modern entrepreneur group from Keio University: The relationship between educational background and career path

2018 Situating business history: Going beyond national, disciplinary, and methodological boundaries

2017 Local companies in global market: The case of the Fukui prefecture

2016 Comparative studies on general electrical manufacturers in Japan, Germany, and the United States

2015 The evolution on railway technology in East Asia

2014 New horizons in business history

2013 Marketing and manufacturers in business history

2012 The impact of the financial system change on corporate management after the World War II

2011 From local to global

2010 Entrepreneurship in the frontier region