Preliminary Programme

Showing: Ethnicity and Migration (all days)
Wed 24 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 25 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 26 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 27 March
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 24 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
Z-2 ETH01 “See what is missing from my Letter…”: Letter Writing Practices in Ukrainian Canadian Community (Late 19th - Early 20th Century)
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Theory Chair: Jelena Pogosjan
Organizer: Nataliya Bezborodova Discussant: Maryna Chernyavska
Terje Anepaio : Let our Stories be in the Museum, too! Collecting Memories of Russian Speaking Miners in Estonia
Nataliya Bezborodova : "K" for "Confiscated": Letters from and to Ukrainian Immigrants in KGB Archives (1930-1950)
Tatiana Saburova : Family Photographs and a Family of Photographers: the Gushul Photo Studio
Larisa Sembaliuk Cheladyn : Vuiko Shtif Writes Home
Baris Ülker : Postcards and Mobilities in Exile



Wednesday 24 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
Z-3 ETH03 Irish Migrant Communities in the Post-Famine Era: Networks, Mutuality, and the Collective Spirit
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: John Herson
Organizer: William Jenkins Discussant: John Herson
Pål Brunnström, Robert Nilsson Mohammadi : Do Labour Migrants need to know Swedish? Migration and Integration Policy and Praxis on the Municipal Level 1945–1970
Dan Horner : Taking Root: The Irish Navigate Montreal’s Urban Fringe, 1850-1862
William Jenkins : Stanleyites and Dummeronians: Irish Immigrants, Street Culture, and Community Formation in Mid-Victorian Toronto



Wednesday 24 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
J-4 POL32 Minorities and the Emerging Nordic Welfare State in the 20th Century
Johan Huizinga, 025
Networks: Economic History , Ethnicity and Migration , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Social Inequality Chair: Pauli Kettunen
Organizers: - Discussant: Heidi Vad Jönsson
Otso Kortekangas : Nationalism without a State. The Early Twentieth Century Sámi National Movement as Reflected in Sámi-language Prose and Verse
Hanna Lindberg : Including and Excluding Minorities in the Finnish Welfare State. The Case of the Finland-Swedish Deaf, c. 1950-2000


Y-4 ETH04 Regulating Mixed Intimacies in Europe
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Family and Demography , Sexuality Chair: Christoph Lorke
Organizer: Betty De Hart Discussant: Christoph Lorke
Betty De Hart : Exploring the Legal Archive on Mixed Intimacies: Nothing but Trouble?
Rebecca Franco : ‘Interracialized Intimacies’ and Racial Boundaries in the French Postcolonial Archive
Guno Jones : Dutch Racial Colonial Economies of ‘Mixed-ness’ and ‘Pureness’ and their Afterlives
Nawal Mustafa : Footloose Fancy Free and in Flimsy Summer Dresses: Caribbean Nurses that Dated Outside the ‘Race’
Andrea Tarchi : Between Annexation and Exclusion in the Italian Empire: Racial Mixture and the Juridical Status of Libyans during the Fascist Colonial Rule
Elena Zambelli : Mixed’ Couples in Contemporary Europe: Perception of Stasis and Change across Multiple Generations



Thursday 25 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
X-5 ETH06 Social Plurality and Global Empires: Mobility and Segregation
Matthias de Vrieshof 4, 008A
Networks: Asia , Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Rafaël Thiébaut
Organizer: Alexander Geelen Discussant: Rafaël Thiébaut
Alexander Geelen : Regulation of Mobility in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Batavia
Daya Negri Wijaya : Does Religion Matter? Portuguese Free-Agents in Early Dutch Malacca
Fridus Steijlen : From Long Distance Nationalism to Development Aid; Moluccans in the Netherlands connecting to their Land of Origin
Elizabeth Thelen : (Re)regulating Urban Diversity and Segregation during the Decline of the Mughal Empire


Y-5 ETH05 Sailors, Engineers, Maidservants, Expellees: Variations in Foreign Immigration to Nineteenth-century Belgium - Results from the IMMIBEL Project
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Hilde Greefs
Organizer: Anne Winter Discussant: Hilde Greefs
Natalia Da Silva Pereira : Circulating without Migrating? Depicting Foreign Engineers as Migrants in 19th Century Belgium
Kristof Loockx : Migration Trajectories of Seafarers during the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: Evidence from Antwerp
Thomas Verbruggen : Actors at the Meso Level and their Influence on the Migration Process of Foreign Domestic Servants to Antwerp and Brussels, 1850-1910
Bart Willems : Control Alt Find IMMIBEL. Two New Databases on Migration and Mobility in 19th Century Belgium
Anne Winter : Geographies of Foreign Immigration in Nineteenth-century Belgium



Thursday 25 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
L-7 LAB26 Labour on the Move: Labour Mobility from Commuting to Transnational Migration
Johan Huizinga, 023C
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Labour Chair: Martin Lutz
Organizers: - Discussant: Supurna Banerjee
Patrícia Bosenbecker : Entrepreneurs and Farmers in the Process of Private Colonization in Brazil (1850-1914)
Sebastian Huhn, Lukas Hennies : Translations in the Global Migration Regime after World War II


Z-7 ETH02 Incorporating Return into the ( Irish ) Migration Story
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Marjolein 't Hart
Organizer: Irial Glynn Discussant: Marjolein 't Hart
Irial Glynn : Explaining (Im)mobility through Return Irish Emigration Patterns in the 1950s and 1960s
Sara Goek : ‘Your Home Is in Your Shoes’: Experiences of Irish Return Migration
Aiko Nishikida, Shingo Hamanaka & Yutaka Takaoka : Circumstances and Challenges for Return Migration of the Syrian Refugees



Thursday 25 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
Y-8 ETH07 Transnational Antislavery Connections in North America and the Caribbean, 1776-1865
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Damian Pargas
Organizer: Thomas Mareite Discussant: Maartje Janse
Claire Bourhis-Mariotti : Holly’s Vindication of the Capacity of the Negro Race: African Americans, Haiti and the “Regeneration” of the Black Race
Oran Kennedy : “To Aid in the Extinction of Slavery”: Canada’s Antislavery Movement and the Formation of Transnational Abolitionist Connections in North America
Thomas Mareite : Mexico and Transnational Antislavery Connections in 19th-century North America
Anthony Obst : Long Emancipation and Radical Despair: Troubled Responses to America’s Unfinished 19th Century Revolutions


Z-8 ETH08 Unmaking Borders: Freedom of Movement in Historical and Contemporary Perspective
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Christiane Reinecke
Organizers: Marcel Berlinghoff, Jannis Panagiotidis Discussant: Christiane Reinecke
Marcel Berlinghoff : Migration as the Meaning of Europe. Free Movement and European Integration
Mark McQuinn : Current Threats to Classical Liberal Humanitarianism in Europe and Ways to Counter them: the Need for a Historically Sensitive Approach
Jannis Panagiotidis : Global Free Migration? United Nations Debates on the Right to Freedom of Movement, 1984-1989
Jessica Steinman : Negotiating Identities: being Vietnamese in the Remnants of North-South and East-West Demarcation



Friday 26 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
Y-9 ETH19 Jewish Migrations
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Marjolein Schepers
Organizers: - Discussant: Marjolein Schepers
Oleksii Chebotarov : Managing the Point of Passage: State and Non-State Actors Towards Jewish Migrants on the Austro-Russian Borderland in the 1880s
Laura Katarina Ekholm : "Jewish" Marriages and Occupational Choices in Sweden and Finland from the Late 19th to the Mid- 20th Century
Orly Meron : Banking, Migration and State-building: a Case Study from British Mandated Eretz Israel
Ayse Humeyra Tuysuz : Istanbul as a Transit City for the Jewish Immigrants (1877-1914)


Z-9 ETH13 Migration as Crime (Migrants and the Criminal Justice System)
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Networks: Criminal Justice , Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Manon van der Heijden
Organizer: Elie-Benjamin Loyer Discussant: Manon van der Heijden
Cigdem Billur Ada : ‘How many Husbands should a Woman have?’: the Roots of Anticommunist Gender Mystification in Turkey in the Political Refugees (1923-1927)
Jeannette Kamp : (In)tolerant Policing? Crimmigration in the Netherlands 1600-1900



Friday 26 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
Y-10 ETH14 For the Long-Run: Transatlantic Migration and Integration
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Nancy L. Green
Organizer: Félix Krawatzek Discussant: Nancy L. Green
Peter Catron, Leah Boustan, Ran Abramitzky, Dylan Connor and Robert Voigt : Linguistic Assimilation in the Age of Mass Migration: Evidence from Ellis Island Oral Histories
Félix Krawatzek : Irish and German Migrant Letters: Where is Home?
Peter Olausson : Migration and Story Telling. Some Aspect of the Swedish-American Experience as a Tool for Identity
Sarah Panter : The Entangled Lives of Forty-Eighters, or: How to Write Transnational Biographies


Z-10 ETH15 Minorities, Racism and Place in Post-war Britain: from Post-war Workers to Finding a Place in Rural Britain
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Jodi Burkett
Organizer: Samantha Kate Knapton Discussant: Jodi Burkett
Sarah Hackett : ‘I do really want to become a better Muslim’: Migrant Communities, Islam & Religious Practice in Rural Britain
Samantha Kate Knapton : ‘He might be a Foreigner, but he’s “Our” Foreigner’: Polish Post-war Migrants to Britain and the Issue of ‘Integration’
Gavin Schaffer : Thriving or Surviving? Fears of Decline and the Postwar British-Jewish Community
Christopher Zembe : Politicising Memory: Zimbabwean Immigrants Reconstructing Identities and Relations.



Friday 26 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
C-11 ANT03 Resistance and Unrest: Rome and Contemporary Postcolonial Politics
P.N. van Eyckhof 2, 003
Networks: Antiquity , Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Sailakshmi Ramgopal : Tacfarinas, Boudicca, Laroui, Bénabou: Resistance to Rome and Roman Historians


Z-11 ETH16 Political Emigrants' Cold War Activities/Fates/Reflections
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizer: Bethany Hicks Discussants: -
Alex Antoshin : Russian Political Exiles after the Cold War
Detelina Dineva : Bulgarian Political Exiles after the Cold War
Anna Fin : Polish Political Exiles after the Cold War
Bethany Hicks : East German Political Emigrants after the Cold War



Friday 26 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
Y-12 ETH17 Reckoning with Refugeedom: Refugee Voices in Modern History
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Philippe Rygiel
Organizer: Peter Gatrell Discussant: Philippe Rygiel
Alex Dowdall : ‘The Greatest Parliament of Men’: Refugees’ Petitions to the League of Nations, 1919-1938
Peter Gatrell : Individual Case Files as a Historical Source
Anindita Ghoshal : Seeking Refuge and Laying Claims: Migration, Memory and Identity in Post-Partition West Bengal (1947-71)
Leo Lucassen : Xenophobia and the Left: a Global Overview
Katarzyna Nowak : How Polish Refugees in Colonial East Africa Voiced Their Protest Against the Humanitarian Practices in the Early Cold War World


Z-12 ETH18 Identity Construction and Nation
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Sarah Hackett
Organizers: - Discussant: Sarah Hackett
Darren Aoki : Challenging Histories of Erasure through Oral History: Nikkei, Assimilation and Memories of the Postwar at the End of Life in Southern Alberta, Canada
Ivan Bulatov : Imperial Nationalism Outside the Empire: the National Identity of Russian Emigrants before World War II
Maren Jonasson : Representations of Race, Ethnicity and the ‘Exotic’ on Theatre Stages and Market-places in Finland ca. 1870–1930
Jochen Krebber : Transatlantic Shipping Routes and European Immigration to North America, 1845-1855
Christina Lokk : Migrant Spaces of Consumption – Russian Grocery Shops in Germany



Saturday 27 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
C-13 ETH23 Knowledge, Skill and Migration
P.N. van Eyckhof 2, 003
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Labour Chair: Paul Puschmann
Organizers: - Discussant: Paul Puschmann
Ida Al Fakir : From the “Gypsy Question” to the “Immigrant Question”: a Swedish History of Knowledge on Migration and Integration
Per-Olof Grönberg, Robert Eckeryd & Roine Viklund : Scandinavians over the North Sea. Acculturation of Swedish and Norwegian Migrants in London, 1834-1920
Juliette Ronsin : A Transnational Labour History: the Immigration of (Post) Yugoslav Workers in Peugeot's Factories in Sochaux-Montbéliard (France), from 1965 to today
Johan Svanberg : Migration and Trade-Union Internationalism. The International Metalworkers’ Federation, European Integration and Post-war Labour Mobility


Z-13 ETH21 Community and Space
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Colin Pooley
Organizers: - Discussant: Colin Pooley
Brian Davies : V. A. Frankini and the Ethnic Cleansing of the Circassians
Gregory Kontos : Religio-national Symbiosis in the Greek and Dalmatian Diasporas: the Case of the Christian Orthodox Community of New Orleans (1854-1886)
Robert Olwell : “This is Our Plymouth Rock”: the Greek Colony in British Florida in 1768 as a Case Study of Historical Amnesia and Historical Memory
Linda Reeder : Strangers in Italy: Field Notes from the Archives
Tatiana Teterevleva : “We are a Remote Province of the Russian Diaspora”: on Spatial Dimension of the Immigrant Identity, 1920s-1930s


ZA-13 POL13 Border Making and its Consequences after the First World War: the Habsburg Case
Van Wijkplaats 4, 005
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Andrei Cusco
Organizer: Machteld Venken Discussant: Andrei Cusco
Gábor Egry : Unruly Borderlands: Border-making, Post-imperial Spatial Reconfiguration, (Cumulative) Peripheralization and Layered Regionalism in Post-WWI Maramure? and Banat
Elisabeth Haid : The Reconfiguration of Borders: Consequences of Nation-State Building in the Galician-Bukovinian Border Region
Machteld Venken : What does a Border mean to you? Evidence from a Historical Re-enactment in Citizen Science regarding the Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire



Saturday 27 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
Y-14 ETH24 Politics and Regulation of Refugee Migration
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Linda Reeder
Organizers: - Discussant: Linda Reeder
Alexandre Afonso : Social Protection and the Origins of Immigration Policies in Western Europe (1870-1945)
James Lancaster : In the Shadow of the Welfare State – NGOs and Swedish Migration Politics during the Cold War
Christoph Lorke : Shifting Racial Boundaries and its Limits. German Women, Non-European Men and the Negotiation of Sexuality and Intimacy in Nazi Germany
Sheena Trimble : Women as Facilitators of the Immigration of Europe’s Displaced Persons to Canada (1945-1953)


Z-14 ETH20 Digital and Life Cycle
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Spatial and Digital History Chair: Mary Nagata
Organizers: - Discussant: Mary Nagata
Marie-Pierre Arrizabalaga : French Transatlantic Migration and Social Mobility through the Life Course
Rik Hoekstra, Marijke van Faassen : Computer Vision for Removing Blind Spots in a Migrant Registration System
Colin Pooley, Marilyn Pooley : Mobility Change over the Life Course: a Case Study from 20th Century Lancashire



Saturday 27 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
Z-15 ETH22 Mobities, Institutions and Regulation
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Marcelo Borges
Organizers: - Discussant: Marcelo Borges
Claudia Contente, Claudia Contente & Arnaud Bringé : Migration and Life-cycle in Rural Buenos Aires in the Late Nineteenth Century
Allyson Hobbs : Nowhere to Run: African American Travel in Twentieth-Century America
Terry McBride : The "Alien" Concept and Scottish State Institutions, 1914-29
Karl Monsma : Interconnected Migrations and the Reproduction of Racial Inequalities: European Migrations to the US and Brazil and their Consequences for Nonwhite Internal Migrants


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