'Shareholder Democracies?' Corporate Governance in Britain, c. 1720-1844
Mark Freeman, Robin Pearson and James Taylor
Department of History, University of Hull

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Conference and seminar papers

Members of the project team have attended several conferences and seminars. We have presented papers at the following. Click on the paper title to see the abstract.

'Numbers, Norms and the People: Statistics and the Public Sphere in Modern Britain 1750-2000': Oxford Brookes University, September 2008

'Transparency and Accountability in British Corporate Governance 1720-1844'

University of Seville, Faculty of Economic Sciences, senior seminar, May 2008

'The Genesis of Corporate Governance: British and Irish Stock Companies in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries'

University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus, Department of History seminar series, May 2008

'The Politics of Business: Shareholder Voting Rights in Comparative Perspective 1720-1850'

This paper is based on a chapter of our forthcoming monograph, published by the University of Chicago Press. See Outputs.

ESRC Corporate Governance, Regulation and Development seminar series, Queen's University Management School, Belfast, April 2008

'The Genesis of Corporate Governance: British and Irish Stock Companies in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries'

Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow, March 2008

The Centre organised a day-long symposium, entitled 'Corporate Governance: Historical Perspectives'. This featured in-depth discussion of the first draft of our book, Shareholder Democracies? Corporate Governance in Britain before 1850, for which we have a contract with the University of Chicago Press. Papers on the theme of the symposium were also presented by the discussants, Professor Naomi Lamoreaux (University of California), Professor John Turner (Queen's University, Belfast) and Professor Robert Morris (University of Edinburgh).

Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece: Department of International and European Economic Studies and Department of Economics, seminar series, October 2007

'The Genesis of Corporate Covernance: British and Irish Stock Companies in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries'

IEHA 14th International Economic Congress: Helsinki, August 2006

'The Limitation of Liability in British Joint-Stock Companies, 1720-1844'

London School of Economics: Business History Unit, seminar series, November 2005

'Technological Change and Corporate Governance: the case of early 19th Century Coastal Shipping'

Association of Business Historians annual conference, Glasgow, May 2005

'"A Doe in the City": Women Shareholders in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain'

Economic History Society annual conference, University of Leicester, April 2005

'Transparency and Accountability in the Governance of British Stock Companies 1740-1845'

Social History Society annual conference, Trinity College Dublin, January 2005

'"A Doe in the City": Women Shareholders in Early Nineteenth-Century Britain'

European Business History Association, Barcelona, September 2004

'The Politics of Business: Joint Stock Company Constitutions in Britain 1720-1844'

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

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