BI Business History Seminar - Narratives in (business) history

The Centre for Business History at BI invites to a half-day seminar on narratives in (business) history. It will close in on how historians use narratives as their medium; how their narratives relate to other narratives, to existing narratives of their study object or larger national narratives.

The seminar also analyses how firms and organizations use narratives to pursue their interests and discuss how historians and other scholars relate to these narratives.

Practical information

  • Time:Thursday, 05 May 2022 12:00 - 16:00
  • Location:BI Campus Oslo
  • Price:Free
  • Contact:Espen Ekberg (Espen.Ekberg@bi.no)

Auditorium A2-045

Digital participation is avaliable via the following Zoom Link.

Meeting ID: 632 4282 3252
Passcode: 819924


  • Time
  • Title
  • Speakers
  • “Hello Florence – So far so good."


    Andrew Popp (Copenhagen Business School)

  • “How the story of Jewish property during WWII challenges the established narratives.”


    Synne Corell (Independent Historian)

  • “Making narratives out of chaos: reading the Reddit forum r/wallstreetbets during the Gamestop craze.”


    Gregory Ferguson-Cradler (Innland Norway University of Applied Science)

  • “Scholars engaging in politicised narrative should bring a Popperian attitude”


    Sverre A. Christensen (BI)

  • General discussion