[Blueboard] Dr. Yoshiko Nagano on banking history: "The Philippine National Bank: The American Colonial State and Finance, 1898-1941"

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Thu Feb 7 11:21:46 PHT 2013

Dr. Yoshiko Nagano of Kanagawa University will present a lecture on "The
Philippine National Bank: The American Colonial State and Finance,
1898-1941," today, February 7, 2.30pm, at the UP School of Economics, Room
SE111, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City.

This lecture serves as introduction to her forthcoming book on the
Philippine National Bank in the aftermath of World War I. Dr. Nagano analyses
the corruption in the institution as the overall Philippine financial
crisis, involving the political and economic foundation of the American
colonial state in the Philippines. She also locates it in the colonial
monetary and financial history in Southeast Asia.

Dr. Yoshiko Nagano is Professor of International Relations and Asian Studies,
Kanagawa University, Yokohama. She earned her PhD in Social Studies from
Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, and also held the Award for Promotion of
Studies on Developing Countries by the Institute of Developing Economies,
Tokyo. She has done studies on the hacienda economy of Negros, focusing on
migration and survival of hacienda workers. Her book on the Philippine
National Bank is due out of Ateneo Press this year.

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Events in February: "The Philippine National Bank: The American Colonial
State and Finance, 1898-1941" by Dr. Yoshiko Nagano. LECTURE. Feb 7, 230
pm, UP School of Economics Rm SE111, UP Diliman. PAGDAKOP sa BULALAKAW ug
uban pang mga Balak, Poems by MERLIE ALUNAN, booklaunching. Feb 8, Taboan,
Dumaguete City. TABOAN: Katitikang Bisaya, 5th Writers Festival, Feb 7-9.
Bethel Guest House, Dumaguete City. "Historiography and Nation since PASYON
and REVOLUTION." Conference. Feb 8-9, c/o Philippine Studies, Ateneo de
Manila University. "Communication Research in a Glocalized World." National
Communication Research conference. Feb 15-16, College of Mass
Communication, UP Diliman.

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To be so engrossed that you barely know you exist.
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