1914: Banks at War European banks confronted by WWI

21 10 2013

AS: I’m very interested in this conference, which has been jointly organised by Swiss Re and the European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) e.V.

14 June 2014

Conference Summary

The project aims first to reconstitute the reaction and the  adaptation of banks and insurance companies in the first days,  weeks and months of what became WWI. French and German banks  and insurance companies were altogether competing against each  other and complementing their activities on a European and even on a global level. All of a sudden, war imposed a drastic border  between two fighting camps and created two economic and
finance areas – which destabilised the classical business model  of banks on each side.

For more information, see here.

 

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: