I’ll be presenting two papers at the Association of Business Historians conference in Newcastle later this month. Here are my panels:
Session 3-E: Bank-Industry Relationships in the 20th Century
Chair: Lucy Newton
Andrew Smith, University of Liverpool: “Trading With the Enemy: HSBC’s Relationships with German
Companies during the First World War”.
John Wilson (Newcastle University Business School), Gerhard Schnyder (Kings College, University of
London) & Anna Tilba (Newcastle University Business School): “The Great Divide? Bank–
industry relationships and corporate networks in Britain, 1904-2003”.
Julie Bower, University of Birmingham: “The formation of industrial conglomerates in the post-World
War II era: the role of banking and finance”.
Session 4-E Innovation and Technological Change
Chair: Mitch Larson
Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool) and Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, University of Bangor: “Managing
technological change in Hong Kong’s retail banking (1945-2005)”.
David Bowie, Oxford Brookes University: “Diffusion of services innovation in mid-to-late nineteenth
century English hotels: the Continental and American plan”
Please note that this David Bowie does not appear to be the famous musician!