Connections Redaktion, Leipzig Research Centre Global Dynamics, Universität Leipzig
13:00 – 13:15 (CET)
Volodymyr Kulikov and Alfred Reckendrees
Panel 1: “Longevity and Discontinuity in the Business History of CEE”
13:15 – 14:30 (CET)
Facilitator: Antonie Doležalová, Charles University
Tomasz Olejniczak and Anna Pikos (Kozminski University). Fake history? Uses and Abuses of History in Long-lived Polish Companies.
Michael Coates (The University of California, Berkeley). The Russian Encyclopedia Industry and its Soviet Past, the 1990s-2000s.
Camilla Ferri, Maria Lusiani, and Giovanni Favero (Ca’ Foscari University of Venice). The Shifting Uses of the Past in Cultural Heritage: The Case of Caffé Pedrocchi.
Panel 2: History as a Resource to Create Tradition
14:45 – 16:00 (CET)
Facilitator: Wim Van Lent, Montpellier Business School
Mária Hidvégi (Tungsram Operations Kft.). Tungsram Corporate History: “Innovation is our Heritage.”
Anna Soulsby (Nottingham University Business School, UK). Organizational Heroes and the Control of Managerial Legitimacy in Post-Communist Societies.
Sandra Cvikić Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Science (Croatia). Post-Communist / Post-War Economic Nationalism and Historical Legacy – a Case Study Of “Borovo Factory” (Vukovar, Croatia).
Panel 3: Uses of Business History: What Business Historians of CEE can offer to the Business World?
16:30 – 17:30 (CET)
Facilitator: Alfred Reckendrees, Copenhagen Business School
Distinguished guest: Jonathan Morris, professor, head of the “Heritage for Business at the University of Hertfordshire.”
- Presentation by Jonathan Morris “Heritage for Business”
- Questions by the facilitator
- Discussion (Q&A)