The Armenian Institute invites you to the book presentation ofArmenian Bankers in the Ottoman Empire, a historical perspective by M H Bouldoukian, the former Deputy Governor of Banque du Liban.
The book tracks and reports on Armenian bankers during the Ottoman Empire from the 15thcentury onwards, providing an overview of the large role Armenians played in the Empire’s economy and their eventual fate after its collapse.
Bouldoukian has extensively researched the history of many of the leading bankers in the Armenian community at the time including those of Greek and Jewish descent.
The evening will open with a short talk on the role Armenians play in the Turkish and wider global economy today. It will close with a networking reception.
M H Bouldoukian is the author of a number of books, award winning academic papers on international banking, correspondent banking and banking systems of Lebanon and Armenia. He has worked in banking for over 58 years for some of the largest international banking institutions in the world.