20 March 2013
Time: 4:00 - 6:00pm
Venue: FB4.04/08 Francis Bancroft Building, 4th Floor, Mile End Campus
School Research Seminar Series – Wednesday 20th March 2013
Josephine Maltby, Professor of Accounting and Finance, York Management School, University of York
JM has been Professor at York since 2006. Prior to this she trained as a chartered accountant before joining the University of Sheffield. She has written on the history of corporate governance and on the development of investment and savings in the 19th century.
Bringing back Thrift Week: Neo-Liberalism and the Rediscovery of Thrift
The paper examines and compares the movements for promoting working-class savings in the modern USA and in Great Britain in the 19th century. It explores the use of savings as a technology for managing individuals' behaviour and motives and the nature of the government objectives which are served by these parallel projects.
Chaired by Prof Sean McCartney
- Seminar lunch in The Kitchen at 12:30pm
- The seminar will run from 13:00 to 14:00pm (suggested: 50 minute talk and 10 minute Q&A)