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

June 12-12, 2014
2014 EABH Archival Workshop "1914: Banks at War. European Banks Confronted by WWI"
Z?_rich, Switzerland
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. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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