2014 EABH Archival Workshop "1914: Banks at War. European Banks Confronted by WWI"
Topics: - Competition and co-operation between banks: financial war in the 1910s? - The march to war: first worries and anticipations (second Moroccan crisis, Balkan Wars, spring–summer 1914) - The outbreak of war: immediate reactions in August– September 1914 - The first months of war (first term of 1914): the adaptation of banking organisations - Entrenched war and entrenched banks (1915–1916): resilience and reorganisation - Financing European economic war and the militarisation of the state (1915–1916) - An outlook on the mobilisation of staff at war, the recruitment of workforces, the social management of the headquarters and branches - Investment and brokerage banking to finance the war effort - Banks involved in the financing and financial achievement of transatlantic cooperation, in the financing of commodities trade, in FOREX operations - The daily life of branches, of the headquarters, of the labour- ers, etc. - WWI in the commemorative culture of European banks.
|Deadline Call for Papers:||2013-09-01|
|Organizer:||European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) e.V. Swiss Re|
|Classification:||N2 - Financial Markets and Institutions|
|Event type:||Seminare, Summer Schools, Symposien, Workshops; Seminars, Summer Schools, Symposiums, Workshops|