Preliminary Programme

Showing: Africa (all days)
Wed 18 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 19 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 20 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 21 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 18 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
K-3 AFR01a Labour Movements and Workers Organisations: Historical Trajectories and Current Challenges in and from the Global South I
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Africa Chairs: -
Organizer: Stefano Bellucci Discussants: -
Samuel Andreas Admasie : Workers’ Agency and Wages in Ethiopia
Stefano Bellucci : Facing Decent Work: African Regional and International Labour Organisations
Sarah Kunkel : Modernising the Village: Decolonisation and Mechanisation in Ghana under Nkrumah
Jonathan London : Double Movements or False Optimism: Labor, Welfare, and Societal Transformations in Marketizing East Asia
Eric Otenyo : The Kenyan Labour Movement facing the Decent Work Agenda



Wednesday 18 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
K-4 AFR01b Labour Movements and Workers Organisations: Historical Trajectories and Current Challenges in and from the Global South II
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Africa Chair: Stefano Bellucci
Organizer: Stefano Bellucci Discussants: -
Rossana Barragán : Challenges Facing the Labour Movement and Trade Unions in Bolivia
Francesca Congiu : Made in Taiwan: Trade Unions Organisation and Politics in the Global Factory
Lucas Poy : 130 Years of Labor Movement in Argentina. A General Overview and a Discussion of Recent Historiographical Developments
Ratna Saptari : Indonesian Migrant Workers Union in the Netherlands
Nira Wickramasinghe : Labour Movement in the Indian Ocean



Thursday 19 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
M-5 FAM05 Beyond Eurocentrism: Population and Family History of the Middle East and North Africa
Lipsius, 002
Networks: Africa , Family and Demography Chairs: -
Organizer: Paul Puschmann Discussants: -
Hilde Bras, Reto Schumacher & Valérie Delaunay : Starting, Spacing, Stopping, or Postponing? Reproductive Trajectories during the Fertility Transition in Niakhar, Senegal, 1960-present
Youssef Courbage : The Demographic Roots of the Syrian Civil War 2011-????
Vasilis Gavalas, Pavlos Baltas : Reproduction in the Archipelago of the Aegean 1920-2016: Long-term Trends and Recent Upturns
Mohamed Saleh, Claire Galez-Davis : Marriage, Fertility and Child Mortality before the Demographic Transition: Evidence from Nineteenth-Century Egypt
Mustafa Murat Yücesahin, A. Yi?italp Tulga : Demographic and Social Change in the Middle East and North Africa: Processes, Spatial Patterns, and Outcomes



Thursday 19 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
K-6 AFR03 Millenarian Movements & Religious Revitalization Campaigns in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Africa Chair: Mirjam de Bruijn
Organizer: Anne Marieke van der Wal Discussants: -
Tunde Adeleke : Africa and the Challenges of Twentieth Century Black Diaspora Struggles: Malcolm X, Stokely Carmichael and Walter Rodney
Nicolai Baumert : Missionary Education under Different Colonial Regimes - the Historical Roots of Educational Development in Cameroon, 1868 - 1960
David Damtar : Unequal Opportunities and Unequal Access: a Micro-analysis of Decolonising Mining Communities in Ghana (1950-1972)
Amiara Solomon Amiara : Migration, War and the Dialectics of Clannish Induced Wars in Northeastern Igboland of Nigeria, a Historical Prognosis
Anne Marieke van der Wal : Radicalization, Millenarianism and Violent Protest in Colonial and Post-Colonial Africa. Old and New Questions, a Case Study from South Africa
Leslie Whitmire : Women's Labor in Reconstructing Notions of Masculinity and Gender in Acholiland



Thursday 19 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
K-7 AFR04 Social Plurality and Global Empires: Labour Relations in Colonial Context 16-19th Centuries
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Africa Chair: Alexander Geelen
Organizer: Rafaël Thiébaut Discussant: Nabhojeet Sen
Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo : Governing Difference: Labour and (Sub)citizenship Politics in the Portuguese Empire (1875-1962)
Ângela Barreto Xavier : Regulating Labour in Early-modern Goa. The Pai dos Cristãos and the Aspirations of the Local Populations
Virginie Chaillou-Atrous : The engagés of La Réunion in the Nineteenth Century: Origins and Working Conditions
Cheikh Sene : The Signares of Senegal: Socio-economic Trajectories of a Group of Métis Women Workers in a Black World in the 17th-19th Centuries
Rafaël Thiébaut : Local Populations and Labour in the Dutch Colonial Empire – the Example of the Cape and the Guianas



Thursday 19 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
Q-8 LAB08 Labour Activism, Neoliberalism and the State in the Middle East and North Africa
Lipsius, 227
Networks: Africa , Asia , Labour Chair: Gorkem Akgoz
Organizer: Peyman Jafari Discussants: -
Nadine Abdalla : From the Dream of Change to the Nightmare of Structural Weakness: the Trajectory of Egypt’s Independent Trade Union Movement after 2011
Lorenzo Feltrin : The Moroccan System of Labour Institutions: A Non-Institutionalist Perspective
M. H. Ilias : South Asian Labourers and Non-Citizenry Aspects of Popular Politics in the Gulf
Peyman Jafari : Toxic Labour in Assaluyeh (Iran): Privatisation, Precarity and Pollution in the South Pars Economic Energy Zone
Aurora Sottimano : Social Justice and Labour Mobilisation in Lebanon and Egypt



Friday 20 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
K-10 AFR05 Regional and Comparative Perspectives on Long-term Labour Movements and Wage Structures in Africa
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Africa Chairs: -
Organizer: Ellen Hillbom Discussants: -
Mostafa Abdelaal : Industrial Relations and the Zambianization of Semi-skilled and Skilled Labour in Mining and Manufacturing Sectors, 1964-1970s
Andrew Cohen : Labour Migration and Zimbabwe, c.1953-2000
Ellen Hillbom : Long-term Development of African Wage Structures and Income Inequality: a Comparative Study
Sascha Klocke : Income Inequality and Rural Livelihoods in British Tanganyika, 1920-1960
Duncan Money, Stephanie Quinn : Mining and Labour Migration in a Regional Perspective in Southern Africa, c. 1886-2012



Friday 20 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
K-11 AFR06 African Limen: Drawing the Line, Crossing the Line in Pre-Twentieth Century Africa
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Africa Chairs: -
Organizers: Ettore Morelli, Pierluigi Valsecchi Discussants: -
Felix P. Meier zu Selhausen : Social Mobility in Colonial British Africa
Ettore Morelli : Frontier Justice: South African Commissioners and English Law Beyond the Colonial Border in the Nineteenth Century
Fernando Mouta : The Portuguese Arrival at Upper Guinea: Old News for a Cultural ‘Melting Pot’
María José Pont Cháfer : From the Money of the Fathers to Learning Arithmetic: the Demise of the Cowrie Economy in Northern Ghana
Stephanie Quinn, Duncan Money : Mining and Labour Migration in a Regional Perspective in Southern Africa, c. 1886-2012
Pierluigi Valsecchi : Precolonial Borders and the Ghana-Ivory Coast Frontier



Saturday 21 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
A-13 ECO24 Structural Change in African Economies since 1830: an Occupations Perspective
P.N. van Eyckhof 1, 003C
Networks: Africa , Economic History Chair: Jutta Bolt
Organizer: Gareth Austin Discussant: Ellen Hillbom
Adewumi Damilola Adebayo : Continuity and Change in the Occupational Structures of Southern Nigeria, 1891 - 2006
Gareth Austin : The Comparative History of Occupational Structure and Urbanization across Africa: Design, Data and Findings
Erik Green, Rory Pilossof : Changes in the Occupational Structures in Malawi, c. 1930-2010: a Story of Structural Continuity?
Emiliano Travieso : What Happened to the Workshop of West Africa? Trade, Taxes, and Textiles in Northern Nigeria, c. 1890-1930s


K-13 SEX14 Sexuality Temporality and Place in the Non-West: Examining Time in South Asian and African Postcolonies
Johan Huizinga, 026
Networks: Africa , Asia , Global History , Sexuality Chair: Chelsea Schields
Organizer: Svati Shah Discussant: Chelsea Schields
B Camminga : ‘Go Fund Me’: LGBTI asylum seekers in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya
Lorraine Nencel, Ellen Bal & Runa Laila & Shewly Hosna Jahan : Contraceptive Stories: Tracing the Contraceptive Trajectories – (Non)-decisions, Arbitrary Choices and (In)-consistencies of Young Female Migrant Workers in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Rahul Rao : Out of Time: the Queer politics of Postcoloniality
Svati Shah : Sexuality as Homeland: Queering Genealogies of Anti-Sodomy Law Activism in India
Lise Woensdregt : Risky Bodies: International Development Discourse and Embodiment of Risk among Male Sex Workers in Nairobi, Kenya.


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