Talks

Past Talks

“Keeping China Out of the War: German Bankers, Political Risk and the First World War in China,” 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars, Leiden, Netherlands, 15-19 July 2019.

“Bankers, Bribes and the Chinese Government: Managing Political Risk in China during the First World War,”Association of Business Historians Annual Conference, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 4-6 June 2019.

Discussant. Business, War, and Political Networks in Republican China: The Work of Parks Coble and New Directions in the Field, Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Denver, United States, 21-24 March 2019.

“Banking in the New Republic: Multinational Banks, Political Risk and the Chinese 1911 Revolution,” Business History Conference Annual Meeting, Cartagena, Colombia, 14-16 March 2019.

“Networks of Capital: German Bankers and the Financial Internationalisation of China, 1885-1919,” Krooss Prize Panel, Business History Conference Annual Meeting, Cartagena, Colombia, 14-16 March 2019.

“Networks of Capital: German Bankers and the Financial Internationalisation of China, 1885-1919,” Higashi Ajia Kokusai Kankeishi Kenkyūkai, The University of Tokyo, 23 January 2019.

“Networks of Capital: German Bankers and China’s Financial Internationalisation, 1885-1919,” University of Leipzig, 7 January 2019.

“Gold and Silver: German Bankers and the Financial Internationalisation of China (1885-1919),” Plenary Lecture, Historians’ Workshop Early Career Workshop, The University of Tokyo, 11 September 2018.

“Networks of Capital: German Bankers and the Financial Internationalisation of China, 1885-1919,” WEHC Dissertation Prize Panel (Category: The Long 19th Century), World Economic History Congress 2018, Boston, United States, 29 July-3 August 2018.

“Tianjin: From Imperialism to Internationalism Website Presentation,” (with Dominque Biel), “What is International History Now?” Conference, Laureate Research Program in International History, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 23-27 July 2018.

“Networks of Capital: German Bankers and the Financial Internationalisation of China, 1885-1919,” Coleman Prize Panel, Association of Business Historians 2018 Conference, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, 29-30 June 2018.

“Foreign Bankers, Sovereign Risk and Global Capital Markets: The Chinese Indemnity Loans of 1895-1898 and China’s Integration into the International System of Sovereign Borrowing.” Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Washington D.C., United States, 22-25 March 2018.

“The Historical Development of Sovereign Borrowing in China 1870s-1913.” International Workshop on the History of the Concessions in Tianjin, Nankai University, 24 September 2017.

“International Finance, Transnational Networks and Chinese Railway Development: The Tianjin-Pukou Railway Loan and the “Contact Zone” of Tianjin, 1898-1908.” International Workshop: From the Imperial to the International, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, 21-23 September 2017.

“Finance, Power and Globalisation: Foreign Bankers and the Rise of International Banking in China (1885-1919).” Lunch Time Seminar Series, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, 06/2017.

“Entering a New Market for International Banking: Foreign Banks in the Chinese Banking Sector, 1880-1914,” Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada, 03/2017.

“Investing in the New Republic: International Finance and the 1911 Revolution in China,” “Command Economies and State Intervention in Economic History” Conference, London School of Economics and Political Science, 12/2016.

“Networks of Capital: German Bankers and China’s Financial Internationalisation, 1885-1919,” China Research Seminar, Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 10/2016.

“Bond Markets, Credit and the New Chinese Republic: Western Bankers and the 1911 Republican Revolution in China,” “Credit, Currency & Commerce: New Perspectives in Financial and Monetary History Conference” Conference, Centre for Financial History, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 09/2016.

“Investing in the New Republic: International Finance and the 1911 Revolution in China,” Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, United States, 04/2016.

“Finance, Power and Globalisation: German Bankers and the Rise of International Banking in China (1885-1919),” German History Workshop, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 05/2015.

“Money, Personal Trust and the Building of Transnational Financial Networks: The Early Loan Business of the Deutsch-Asiatische Bank in China (1890-1894),” “Germans in the Pacific World from the late 17th to the 20th Century” Conference, UC San Diego, United States, 03/2015.

“Deutsche Bankiers, Transnationale Netzwerke und die Internationalisierung Chinas: Die Deutsch-Asiatische Bank in China (1889-1917)” (German Bankers, Transnational Networks and the Internationalisation of China: The Deutsch-Asiatische Bank in China (1889-1917)) (delivered in German), Seminar of East Asian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, 07/2014.

“Bankers, Diplomats and War: The Deutsch-Asiatische Bank during the First World War in China,” “Rethinking Modern Chinese Business History” Conference, organised by the Freie Universität Berlin, Hannover, Germany, 06/2014.

“Yinhangjia, kuaguo wangluo yu quanqiuhua: Yi dehua yinhang yu jinpu tielu jiaoshe weili” (Bankers, Transnational Networks and Globalisation: The Case of the Deutsch-Asiatische Bank and the Tianjin-Pukou Railway Negotiations) (delivered in Chinese), Second Forum for Global History, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China, 06/2014.

“Kuaguo wangluo, jinqian yu quanli: Dehua yinhang yu jinpu tielu jiaoshe (1898-1908)” (Transnational Networks, Money and Power: The Deutsch-Asiatische Bank and the Tianjin-Pukou Railway Negotiations (1898-1908)) (delivered in Chinese), Annual Meeting of the Shanghai Association for World History, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 11/2013.

“Sino-German Networks and China’s Internationalisation: The Case of the Deutsch-Asiatische Bank,” Modern German History Research Seminar, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 05/2013.