Preliminary Programme

Showing: Ethnicity and Migration (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 08.30 - 10.30
Z-1 ETH02 Incorporating Return into the Irish Migration Story
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Marjolein 't Hart
Organizers: Irial Glynn, Niall Whelehan 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
David Ralph : To follow shortly
Niall Whelehan : Irish Migrants, Nationalism and Irish Perceptions of Indigenous People in the Nineteenth Century



Wednesday 18 March 2020 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 18 March 2020 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: Donald MacRaild
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
Cathrin Ruppe : Social Identities of Irish-British Adolescents during the "Troubles"



Wednesday 18 March 2020 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
Organizer: Matias Kaihovirta Discussant: Heidi Vad Jönsson
Matias Kaihovirta : A Minority within or without the Welfare State? Early 20th Century Finland-Swedish Socialist and Bourgeois Conceptions of Welfare and Minority Rights
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
Jardar Sørvoll : The Norwegian Welfare State in a Comparative Perspective 1945-2020


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


Z-4 ETH09 Actors at the Meso-Level: the Role of Intermediaries in Migration and Settlement Processes in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizers: Aviva Ben-Ur, Thomas Verbruggen Discussant: Hilde Greefs
Aviva Ben-Ur : Getting to Yes: Networks, Ottoman Immigrants, and the Struggle for Citizenship in Interwar Britain.
Abraham Trejo Terreros : Historical Roots of Human Smuggler Rings in the U. S. Mexico Borderlands
Gustavo Velasco : Labour and Social Networks in the Age of Mass Migration: the Padrones in Canada



Thursday 19 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
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
Torsten Feys : No Country for Unwanted Migrants. Belgium's Mass Expulsion Practices as a Pillar of Migration Governance since 1830
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 19 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
Z-6 ETH06 Social Plurality and Global Empires: Mobility and Segregation
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Networks: Asia , Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Rafaël Thiébaut
Organizer: Alexander Geelen Discussants: -
Alexander Geelen : Regulation of Mobility in Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Batavia
Ana Paula Lloyd : The Disruption of the Portuguese Inquisition 1674-81; Social Competition and Cross-cultural Politics
Daya Negri Wijaya : Does Religion Matter? Portuguese Free-Agents in Early Dutch Malacca
Elizabeth Thelen : (Re)regulating Urban Diversity and Segregation during the Decline of the Mughal Empire



Thursday 19 March 2020 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 Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: Supurna Banerjee
Patrick Bek : Disciplining and Empowering Workers: Commuter Buses in Postwar Netherlands
Rituparna Datta : Labour Utopias in the Indian Coolie Diaspora: the Narrative of Hope, Despair and Dislike 1830-1920
Viveka Gurung : A Socio-historical Analysis of: the Nepalese Migrant Labor and their Contribution in the Urbanization of the East District of Sikkim, with Special Focus on Gangtok Town
Paulo Terra, Marcelo Badaró Mattos : Elements for a Discussion of Migration, Labour and Racial/ethnic Prejudice: Historical Flows of Migration between Brazil and Portugal (19th and 20th Centuries)


Z-7 ETH12 Translations of Migration and the Production of Power
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Martin Lutz
Organizers: Sebastian Huhn, Frank Wolff Discussant: Ismee Tames
Sebastian Huhn : Translations in the Global Migration Regime after World War II
Federica Infantino : The Marketisation of the Border: Outsourcing European Migration Control
Hannes Warnecke-Berger : Translating Remittances into Power: Migration, Money and Empowerment in El Salvador and the Philippines in Comparative Perspective
Frank Wolff : Building Paper Walls: Statistics as a Tool for Stasi Power Formation in GDR



Thursday 19 March 2020 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
Nele Sawallish : Imagined Communities: Strategic Black Subjecthood and Loyalties in North America


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
Miika Tervonen : Bordering the Nation: Deportation and Forced Removals in 20-21th Century Finland



Friday 20 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
Y-9 ETH11 The Politics of Representing Refugees: an International Comparison
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Irial Glynn
Organizer: Marga Altena Discussant: Irial Glynn
Marga Altena : Newscoverage on Refugees in the Netherlands: ‘Greetings from Heumensoord’
Cigdem Billur Ada : ‘How many Husbands should a Woman have?’: the Roots of Anticommunist Gender Mystification in Turkey in the Political Refugees (1923-1927)
Silvia Pedraza : Latinos/as in the United States: then and now
Matti Välimäki : Securitization in Authorities’ Discourse and Practice: Refugee Reception in Finland, 1986–1995
Iris Wigger : ‘Race’, Sex, Religion and the Politics of Belonging in Germany's Mass Media Discourse on Migration


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
Emmanuel Blanchard : How the French Home Office tried to criminalize migrations of French subjects ? The issue of freedom of movement between France and colonial Algeria (c. 1920-1960)
Emmanuel Blanchard : How the French Home Office tried to Criminalize Migrations of French Subjects? The Issue of Freedom of Movement between France and Colonial Algeria (c. 1920-1960)
Yvette dos Santos : Portuguese Migration to the Transatlantic Countries: Networks and Repression after the Second World War
Theresa Johnsson : ‘Last Winter Dad and Mum Came and Fetched Me but We Have not Been Home Yet’: Mini-Biographical Perspectives on Migration Policing in Sweden c. 1810-1840
Jeannette Kamp : (In)tolerant Policing? Crimmigration in the Netherlands 1600-1900
Elie-Benjamin Loyer : "Foreigner, please rise" French and Foreigners Before the Courts under the Third Republic (1880-1939), a Crimmigration Paradigm?



Friday 20 March 2020 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 : 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
Pål Brunnström, Robert Nilsson Mohammadi : Do Labour Migrants need to know Swedish? Migration and Integration Policy and Praxis on the Municipal Level 1945–1970
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 20 March 2020 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 Chair: Dan-el Padilla Peralta
Organizers: Nicole Giannella, Sailakshmi Ramgopal Discussant: Dan-el Padilla Peralta
Nicole Giannella : Runaway Slaves, Slave Catchers, and Slave Harborers: Trusting Middlemen on the Roman Road
Dominic Machado : Mutiny, Identity, and Intersectionality in the Late Republic
Sailakshmi Ramgopal : Tacfarinas, Boudicca, Laroui, Bénabou: Resistance to Rome and Roman Historians


Y-11 ETH19 Jewish Migrations
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Marjolein Schepers
Organizers: - Discussants: -
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
Benedetto Ligorio : The Sephardic Social Network Between Venice and South Eastern Europe
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-11 ETH16 Political Emigrants' Cold War Activities/Fates/Reflections
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Anna Mazurkiewicz
Organizer: Bethany Hicks Discussant: Anna Mazurkiewicz
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
Beatrice Scutaru : Romanian Political Exiles after the Cold War
Mattia Vitiello : From Emigration to Immigration: the Evolution of Migration Policies in Italy since 1945



Friday 20 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
Y-12 ETH17 Reckoning with Refugeedom: Refugee Voices in Modern History
Van Wijkplaats 2, 002
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Miika Tervonen
Organizer: Peter Gatrell Discussant: Miika Tervonen
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 : “’To Reach the Lands of Freedom’: Resettlement Petitions of Polish Displaced Persons to the American Poles, 1948-1951”


Z-12 ETH18 Identity Construction and Nation
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
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 21 March 2020 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
Elena Zaitseva(Baum) : Public Organizations of Russian Scientific Emigration in Paris (an Example of the Russian Academic Group and the Society of Russian Chemists)


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
Ondrej Ficeri : The Traitorous National Periphery: the Legacy of Identity Politics of Imperial Hungary in a New Eastern Metropolis of Czechoslovakia Košice/Kassa
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 21 March 2020 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
Aiko Nishikida, Shingo Hamanaka & Yutaka Takaoka : Circumstances and Challenges for Return Migration of the Syrian Refugees
Yutaka Takaoka, Shingo Hamanaka and Aiko Nishikida : Circumstances and Challenges for Return Migration of the Syrian Refugees
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
Marc Di Tommasi : Settling in the ‘Auld Reekie’: Work Commutes and Neighbour Effects
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
Marijke van Faassen, Rik Hoekstra : Computer Vision for Removing Blind Spots in a Migrant Registration System



Saturday 21 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
Z-15 ETH22 Mobities, Institutions and Regulation
Van Wijkplaats 4, 004
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Vibha Bhalla : Tracing Asian Indian Professional Migration to the U.S.: Rethinking Immigration Policies and Professional Migration to the U.S.
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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