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Event Program
Wednesday, May 10, 2017

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pre-Conference Workshop: Tool Selection and Management

Carol Kussmann (Society of American Archivists)

Thursday, May 11, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM


9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks

Katrina Stierholz (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) & Carmen Hofmann (The European Association for Banking and Financial History, eabh)

Money Talks, Archive WARCs

Jefferson Bailey (Internet Archive)

Records of Crisis in Crisis

Melanie Aspey (The Rothschild Archive)
Co-authors: Michele Blagg (The Rothschild Archive/Institute of Contemporary British History, King's College London) & Natalie Broad (The Rothschild Archive)

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM


10:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Risk vs. Access: Striking the Balance

Anne DiFabio & Brigette C. Kamsler (HSBC Archives)

The Bank of England as Lender of Last Resort: New Methods for Handling Historical Data

Ryland Thomas (Bank of England)

Innovations for Education: Using an Archive to Support Education

Katrina Stierholz & Mary Suiter (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch Speaker
Laura Linard (Harvard)

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

"Accounts with Interest:" An Interdisciplinary Research Project at Barclays Group Archives

Margaret R. Procter (University of Liverpool, Centre for Archive Studies)
Co-authors: Andrew Smith (University of Liverpool Management School), Maria Sienkiewicz (Barclays), & Ian Jones (University of Liverpool)

The World Bank Archives: Digital Preservation

Elisa Liberatori-Prati (World Bank)
Co-author: April Miller (World Bank)

The Quest for a Long-term Digital Preservation Strategy at the BIS

Piet Clement (Bank for International Settlements)
Co-author: Claire Whitfield (Bank for International Settlements)

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM


3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Putting the "E" (As in Electronic) in Economic Records

Daniel J. Linke (Princeton University, Mudd Manuscript Library)

Using ePADD to Appraise and Discover Historical Email Accounts

Peter Chan & Glynn Edwards (Stanford University Libraries)

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM


4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

Archives Showcases

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM


6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Dinner Speaker: Federal Reserve History
Gary Richardson (UC Irvine)
Friday, May 12, 2017

7:30 AM - 8:15 AM


8:15 AM - 10:00 AM


Harold James (Princeton University/IMF)

The Variety of European Innovations in War Finance during the Thirty Years War

Larry Neal (Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Naples, 1622: A Blueprint for the Resolution of Banking Crises

Lilia Costabile (University of Naples Federico II)

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM


10:20 AM - 11:50 AM

The Bank of England as Lender of Last Resort: New Historical Evidence from Long-Run, High-Frequency Archival Data

Ryland Thomas (Bank of England)
Co-authors: Mike Anson, David Bholat & Miao Kang (Bank of England)

Bank Archives as a Source for the Reinterpretation of French, British, and American Financial Crises

Eugene N. White (Rutgers University and NBER)

Averting a Banking Panic - The Microeconomics of Last Resort Lending during the 1912 Banking Crisis in Austria-Hungary

Clemens Jobst (Oesterreichische Nationalbank)
Co-author: Kilian Rieder (Oxford University)

11:50 AM - 12:50 PM


12:50 PM - 1:50 PM

Bagehot on Holiday: The Lender of Last Resort, Allocation and the Evolution of Banks' Lending: Evidence from the 1931 Banking Crisis in Spain

Enrique Jorge-Sotelo (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Mapping the Banking System without Official Statistics: A New History of French Banks during the Interwar

Eric Monnet (Bank of France & Paris School of Economics)
Co-authors: Patrice Baubeau (Paris Nanterre), Franc╠žois Chounet (PSE) & Angelo Riva (EBS & PSE)

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM


2:10 PM - 3:10 PM

Risk-Shifting Between Two Lenders of Last Resort

Sriya Anbil (Federal Reserve Board)
Co-author: Angela Vossmeyer (Claremont McKenna)

Responding to Crises at Systemically Significant Banks: The Cases of Franklin National and Continental Illinois

Mark Carlson (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve)
Co-author: Jonathan Rose (Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve)

3:10 PM - 3:30 PM


3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Gold Pool (1961-1968) and the Fall of Bretton Woods: Lessons for Global Central Bank Cooperation

Michael Bordo (Rutgers University) and Alain Naef (Cambridge University)
Co-author: Eric Monnet (Banque de France)

Coping with the Debt Crisis in Africa in the 1980's: Archival Evidence from Central Banks

Olivier Feiertag (University of Rouen)

HM Treasury and Its Management of the Financial Crisis: 2007 - 2010

Eleanor Hallam (King's College London, and HM Treasury)

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM