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- European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) e.V.; Swiss Re

Dates:June 12-12, 2014
Description:2014 EABH Archival Workshop "1914: Banks at War. European Banks Confronted by WWI"
Location:Z_rich, Switzerland
Subject: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, springsummer 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 (19151916): resilience and reorganisation - Financing European economic war and the militarisation of the state (19151916) - 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. [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:N
URL:http://www.eabh.info/projects/workshops/

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