Preliminary Programme

Showing: Health and Environment (all days)
Wed 12 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 13 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 14 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 15 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00

All days
Wednesday 12 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
R-1 HEA01 Charity and the Hospital in the British Welfare State since 1945
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Martin Gorsky
Organizer: Martin Gorsky Discussants: -
Bernard Harris : Repugnant to a Civilized Community: Charitable Funding in the Early NHS
Gareth Millward, Martin Gorsky : The Internet as a Site of Voluntary Activity: NHS Charities and the World Wide Web since 2000
Gareth Millward : ‘Its many workers and subscribers feel that their services can still be of benefit’: Hospital Leagues of Friends in the English West Midlands, c. 1948–1998

Wednesday 12 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
E-2 SEX02 Catholicism, Gender and Anti-abortion Activism in Europe (1970s-Present)
Networks: Health and Environment , Sexuality , Women and Gender Chair: Agnieszka Koscianska
Organizer: Agata Ignaciuk Discussant: Azzurra Tafuro
Anne-Sophie Crosetti : Feminism and “Pro-life” Groups in Belgium and France: from Hatred to (Strategic) Love? (1970-Present)
Agata Ignaciuk, Ángela Segura-Arenas : Catholicism and Anti-abortion Activism in the Spanish 1980s
Laura Kelly : Anti-abortion Activism in the Republic of Ireland, c.1980s-1990s: Gender, Emotions and Transnational Influences
Sylwia Kuzma-Markowska : “The Right to Life” Behind the Iron Curtain: the Polish Anti-Abortion Movement, the Catholic Church, and the Communist State in the 1970s and 1980s
Lucas Ramos : Catholics in the Age of Sexual Revolution: Homosexuality, Marriage, and Welfare in Postwar Italy (1948-1965)

R-2 HEA02 Experiencing Madness and Disability in Early Modern Europe
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Raisa Toivo
Organizer: Mari Eyice Discussants: -
Catherine Beck : As he did his Duty...: the Meaning of Mental Impairment, Difference and Disability at Sea in the Long Eighteenth Century
Mari Eyice : Experiencing Disability in 17th Century Stockholm
Julia Heinemann : Narrating War Disabilities in the Early Modern Habsburg Monarchy. Petitions from Soldiers and their Families
Riikka Miettinen : Sensing Madness: Bodily Experiences of Mental Disability in Early Modern Sweden

Wednesday 12 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
R-3 HEA03a From the Workplace to the Death Bed: Conceptualising and Assessing Morbidity and Mortality in 19th and 20th Century Europe I
Network: Health and Environment Chair: David Green
Organizer: David Green Discussants: -
Ciara Breathnach : ‘Information Received’: Dublin City Coroner’s Court and Civil Registration of Death
Nadeche Diepgrond, Tim Riswick : From Sick Bed to Death Bed: Morbidity and Mortality in the Amsterdam Hospital, 1886-1896
Louise Ludvigsen : ‘The Vital Age”: Death of Young Adults in Copenhagen 1861-1911
Mathias Mølbak Ingholt : From a Traditional to a Modern Rationale: the Meaning of Intermittent Fever in Denmark, 1826-1886
Harry Smith : Codifying Morbidity: Links between Sickness and Death in the British Post Office 1861-1901

Wednesday 12 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
R-4 HEA03b From the Workplace to the Death Bed: Conceptualising and Assessing Morbidity and Mortality in 19th and 20th Century Europe II
Network: Health and Environment Chair: David Green
Organizer: David Green Discussants: -
Helene Castenbrandt : Unable to Work: the Long-term Sick and the Role of the Diagnosis for Invalidity Pension in Sweden, 1914-1962
Joe Chick, David Green : Under the Weather: The Effects of Outdoor Work on Health for Postal Workers and Metropolitan Policemen, 1860-1908
Tobias Karlsson : The Gender Gap in Sick Leave: Evidence from Twentieth Century Sweden
Holly Marley : ‘Weeding Out’ the ‘Weakly Subject’: Medical Screening in the Post Office, 1855-1914
Natasha Preger : Occupational Health and the Life-Cycle in the British Post Office, 1870 – 1914

X-4 ETH13 Migration and Health
Västra Hamngatan 25 AK2 136 (Z)
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Health and Environment Chair: Linda Reeder
Organizers: - Discussant: Linda Reeder
Margo Anderson : The 2020 U.S. Census: Trump, the Pandemic, and Threats to Democracy
Olle Jansson : A Reluctant Retreat. Attempts by the Swedish Medical Association to Obstruct the Immigration of Physicians in Early Post-war Sweden
Jose G. Moreno : The Social-Historical and Health Effects Of COVID-19 Among United States Essential Mexican and Latina/o Farmworkers
Aiko Nishikida : Comparative Analysis of Coping Measures for COVID-19 in the Host Countries of Middle Eastern Migrants-Refugees

Thursday 13 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
R-5 HEA06 Mortality and Quality of Life in Pandemics
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Jessica Dimka
Organizer: Benjamin Schneider Discussant: Jessica Dimka
Svenn-Erik Mamelund : Age-specific Mortality as a Result of Isolation in the 1918-pandemic: the Spanish Flu in Kautokeino and Karasjok, Norway
Lisa Sattenspiel : Indigenous vs. Non-indigenous Mortality during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic in Alaska: a New Assessment
Kaspar Staub, Katarina Matthes : Excess Mortality in Swiss Districts in the Pandemic Years 1890, 1918 and 2020

Thursday 13 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
R-6 HEA05 Knowledge Circulation among Europe: Strategies to Fight against Poliomyelitis Disease in France, Austria, Italy, Netherlands, and Spain (1950s-1970s)
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Gareth Millward
Organizers: María-Isabel Porras, Marta Velasco-Martín Discussants: -
Maria Teresa Brancaccio, Maria-Isabel Porras & María Victoria Caballero Martínez : Transnational Cooperation and National Dynamics of Vaccine Innovation: the Introduction of the Sabin Vaccine in Italy and Spain
Marina Hilber : Scientific Catch-Up on Polio – Austria’s Transnational Cooperations in the Fight against a Severe Health Threat (1945–1965)
María-Isabel Porras, Baptiste Baylac-Paouly : ‘It’s your Congress!’: Relationships between Albert Sabin and the Institut Mérieux concerning the Production of OPV
Marta Velasco-Martín, Lourdes Mariño : The Training Process of the Spanish Scientific Community Dealing with Infantile Infectious Diseases (1920-1975)

Thursday 13 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
R-7 HEA08 The Asylum. Categorizations, Treatments and Everyday Life
Network: Health and Environment Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Elin Bommenel : Challenges in Contributing to Public Knowledge about Asylums and Institutions
Kristina Engwall, Anna Tunlid : “Untidy, Uneducable and Feebleminded” – the Connection between Grading Patient´s Functionality and Treating them in the Swedish Asylum of Vipeholm 1935–1962
Lena Lennerhed, Johanna Ringarp : Life, Education and Work in Swedish Epilepsy Asylums 1890-1960
Jesper Vaczy Kragh : “The Most Dangerous Criminal Lunatics”. The Rise of the Criminal Asylum in Denmark, 1918–1968

Thursday 13 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
R-8 HEA07 Responses to Pandemics and Long-Term Impacts
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Svenn-Erik Mamelund
Organizer: Benjamin Schneider Discussant: Svenn-Erik Mamelund
Jessica Dimka : The Long-Term Mental Health Effects of Influenza Pandemics: Protocol and Preliminary Results of a Systematic Review
Ida Milne : Oral Histories of the 1918–19 Influenza Pandemic: how Helpful are they to Understand the Impact of Pandemic Illness on Post Pandemic Life?
Vibeke Narverud Nyborg : Different Approaches to Using Public Health Legislation as Means in Fighting the Influenza Pandemic of 1918 – the Case of Norway
Laura Radatz : The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Inequality: Lessons from the Past

Friday 14 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
R-9 HEA09 The History of Psychiatric Epidemiology
Network: Health and Environment Chairs: -
Organizer: Matthew Smith Discussants: -
Emmanuel Delille : Ecological Framework and Mental Health: the Case of the Stirling County Study in Psychiatric Epidemiology
Matthew Smith : Psychiatric Epidemiology in the Big Apple: Social Psychiatry and the Midtown Manhattan Study, 1950-1962

Friday 14 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
R-10 HEA10 The Social Dimension of Epidemics in Europe (19th and 20th Centuries)
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Ida Milne
Organizers: Isabel Amaral, Alexandra Esteves Discussants: -
Isabel Amaral : Reporting Epidemics at the Portuguese Medical Press (19th-20th Century
Alexandra Esteves : Resist to Survive: the Population Facing Epidemics in Portugal in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
Amelia Ferreira : Reorganization of Healthcare during the Pandemic - Report of an Experience in an Intensive Care Unit
Monique Palma : Lyssavirus in Northern Portugal (19th -20th Century) – What is its History?

Friday 14 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
R-11 HEA11 Therapy Crossing Borders
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Ian Miller
Organizer: Daniela Koleva Discussants: -
Alexandra Geisthoevel : Match-making across Borders. European Organ Exchange in Kidney Transplantation, 1970-1990
Daniela Koleva : ‘We cannot Travel Abroad, but at Least our Body Organs can’: Pituitary Gland Export from Communist Bulgaria
Kristina Popova : Luminal. the 'Pavlovian' Session in 1950 and the Campaign to Treat Hypertension and Rheumatism with Sleep Therapy
Dora Vargha : Making Political and Medical Subjects: Treatment in the Hungarian Hospital in North Korea 1950-57
Markus Wahl : Treating Addiction that could not Exist: Addiction, East German Doctors, and Western Methods in the German Democratic Republic

Friday 14 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
R-12 HEA12 Public Health in History
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Ian Miller
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Hayley Brown : The Expansion of Health Centres in the British NHS in the 1960s and 1970s
Matthijs Degraeve : Sanitary Governance of Private Housing in London, Paris and Brussels, 1850-1940
Mat Savelli, Aneeqa Aslam & Erika Dyck : Marketing the (Post)Colonial Mindset: Transnational Advertising Campaigns across the Global South, 1948 – 2000
Maria Sjöberg, Helene Castenbrandt & Anders Ottosson : From Private Concern to Public Care, c. 1750-1900, or how Healthcare became Female
Janet Weston : Morality and Public Health Law in Mid-twentieth Century England

Saturday 15 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
R-13 HEA13 Cross-comparative Perspectives in Health Care History
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Maria Heidegger
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Ceren Gülser Ilikan Rasimoglu : The Debates on Turkish Medicine and Medical Competency in the Early Republican Turkey
Ulrika Lagerlöf Nilsson : The Eternal Question of Older People’s Right to Health and Care. The Emergence, Development and Restriction of Geriatric Care in Sweden during the 20th Century
Helene Laurent, Anu Huttunen : Trapped in Hospital. The Life Course of Refugee Psychiatric Patients in Finland after WWII
Katharina Rowold : 'The Nursing Had Taken So Much Out of My Constitution': Breastfeeding and Maternal and Infant Health in Late-Nineteenth-Century Britain

Saturday 15 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
O-14 TEC07a Premodern Urban Ecologies: Water & Fire in European Environments, Markets and Infrastructures
Networks: Health and Environment , Science & Technology , Urban Chairs: -
Organizer: Bob Pierik Discussants: -
Janna Coomans : Fire Ecologies in Netherlandish Cities
Armel Cornu : Drinking Mineral Waters in Eighteenth-Century France: a Study of Popular Practices through the Network of Water Distributors
David Gentilcore : Acquaroli: The Role of Water-Carriers in Early Modern Venice
Bob Pierik : Early Modern Amsterdam’s Hydrological Assemblage: Everyday Practices of Urban Water

R-14 HEA14 Environments, Geographies and Health
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Ida Milne
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Maria Heidegger : Wind, Senses, and Psyche in Nineteenth-Century Tyrol
John Matchim : “Complete to the Last Man”: Medical Case Records, the Hospital Ship ‘Strathcona III,’ and the 1970 Mass X-ray Survey for Tuberculosis in Labrador
Josep-Maria Ramon-Muñoz, Ramon Ramon-Muñoz : Exploring Nutritional and Health Inequality in Late Nineteenth-Century Catalonia
Carlos Tabernero : The Trouble with Wilderness, Natural History Television, and the Construction of the Environment in 1970s Spain

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