Wednesday, January 30, 2013

APEBH Conference Program Now Available

The 2013 Asia-Pacific Economic and Business History Conference will meet at Seoul National University on February 14-16, 2013. The conference is organized in cooperation with the Institute of Economic Research (Seoul National University), the Korean Economic History Society, and the Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand (EHSANZ). The preliminary program for the meeting has now been posted.
      Two sessions focus particularly on business history:
Session 10: Business History (I)
Janette Rutterford (Open University, UK) and Leslie Hannah (London School of Economics, UK): ‘The twentieth century “democratic” ownership revolution: Anglo-American trajectories’
Yitaek Park (Korea University, South Korea): ‘Corporate accounting control and corporate governance structure in wartime Japan’
Raul Fabella (University of The Philippines): ‘Wipeout: Sangley mercantile dominance and persistence in the Spanish colonial period in The Philippines’
Session 18: Business History (II)
Leslie Hannah (London School of Economics, UK, and University of Tokyo, Japan): ‘Corporations before 1914: Asia-Pacific in western mirrors’
Dong-Woon Kim (Dong-Eui University, South Korea): ‘J. & P. Coats in Asia before 1945’
Pierre van der Eng (Australian National University): ‘Limits of FDI legitimacy, national embeddedness and political influence: Philips in Australia, 1945-1980’
   For complete information about the conference, including registration and housing details, please consult the conference website.