Wednesday, February 8, 2012

CFP: EABH Archival Workshop

The EABH (European Association for Banking and Financial History) will hold its next archival workshop on June 7, 2012, in Bucharest at the invitation of the National Bank of Romania, on whose premises the workshop will convene. The topic is "Archives and the People—Recording Working Life in Financial Institutions."
    Papers that investigate how the records of bank staff can be used for wider social studies such as the history of trade unions and staff associations, social clubs, and welfare provision are particularly encouraged. Practical contributions in the form of case studies about the relationship of a bank’s staff to the archives, such as oral history programs, volunteer projects, and staff education, are also welcome.
   Archivists, historians, researchers, scholars, and archival staff trainers interested in presenting a paper or discussing their field of work in relation to the topic should send a titled abstract (of approximately 500 words) with contact data and a short CV (maximum of 5 lines) via email to info@bankinghistory.de by February 29, 2012. The full call for papers is available on the EABH website.