Subproject C06 — Foreign trade securitisation.
Companies, the state and Hermes Kreditversicherungs-AG (1949-1984)
second funding stage (2018-2021)
The project analyses the gradual development of modern export credit insurances and their precursors in Germany and the United Kingdom during the 19th century. It addresses the interfaces between corporate knowledge and risk management as well as state interests in foreign trade and security. It focuses on issues of generating knowledge and information, assessments and interpretations based on this of international political and economic constellations by the actors involved and the resulting measures for creating security, the levels of perception and action will be linked.