Preliminary Programme

Showing: Rural (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 11.00 - 13.00
P-2 RUR08 Making Rural History ‘Spectacular’? Moving Images and New Perspectives on Rural Society
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Ernst Langthaler
Organizer: Ulrich Schwarz-Graeber Discussant: Marijn Molema
Sven Lefèvre, Yves Segers : Bringing the Farm to the Living Room: Agrarische Televisie en Radio Omproep (ATRO) (1981-1997)
Peter Moser : Changing Images? How do Films Influence our Perceptions of Human-animal Relations?
Ulrich Schwarz-Graeber, Brigitte Semanek & Yves Segers : The ‘Backgrounds’ of Rural Life: Seeing Social Change through Home Movie Footage



Wednesday 18 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
P-3 RUR01a The Transformation of the Countryside in the Netherlands. A Transdisciplinary Approach to the Exploitation of the Rural Landscape along the North Sea Coast (ca. 1000–1800) I
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Rombert Stapel
Organizers: Mans Schepers, Rombert Stapel Discussants: -
Jeroen Benders : Grain Trade and Production and the Economic Growth of Holland
Otto Knottnerus : The Transformation of the Dollard Bay Area (1000-1800): From Wasteland to Polderland - Myth and Reality
Hans Mol : Agroeconomic and Political Implications of the Great Peat Reclamations in the Northern Low Countries (900-1300)
Theo Spek : The Transformation of Agrarian Production and Rural Landscape in the Sandy Landscapes of the Northeastern Netherlands (1450-1650): an Interregional Comparison



Wednesday 18 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
B-4 RUR14 Markets, Demography and Regional Agricultural Development
P.N. van Eyckhof 2, 002
Network: Rural Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Cedric Chambru, Paul Maneuvrier-Hervieu : Backward Province? Real Wages and Living Standards in Early Modern Normandy
Christiane Cheneaux-Berthelot : The Seine Department: a Counter or Revealing Example of the French Wheat Economy in the XIXth Century
Pietro Ficarra : Did Malthus Hang out in Venice? A Small-scale Analysis of the Relationship between Population and Resources across Renaissance Venice's Hinterland
Hugo La Poutré : The Effects of Plague on Demography in England, 1348-1377
Joshua Rhodes : ‘Peasants’, Farm Size, and the Development of Capitalist Farming in England, c.1500-c.1800


P-4 RUR01b The Transformation of the Countryside in the Netherlands. A Transdisciplinary Approach to the Exploitation of the Rural Landscape along the North Sea Coast (ca. 1000–1800) II
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Mans Schepers
Organizers: Mans Schepers, Rombert Stapel Discussants: -
Lisette Kootker : The Importance of Land Use Management for Isotope Mobility Studies: a Casestudy from Groningen, the Netherlands
Meindert Schroor : The Urban-rural Dynamics in 16th Century Leeuwarden: Leeuwarder Weeshuisrekeningen (1541-1608)
Dries Tys : The Tension between Historical Concepts and Environmental Data and its Implications for Urban and Rural Landscape Developments in the Southern Low Countries
Roos van Oosten : Nightman’s Muck and Gong Farmer’s Treasure: the Dynamic Symbiosis between Town and Countryside



Thursday 19 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
P-5 RUR05 Agricultural Associations and Politicization of the European Countryside, 1880s-1930s
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chairs: -
Organizers: Daniel Brett, Jordi Planas Discussants: -
Dimitrios Angelis-Dimakis : Agricultural Associations as Vehicles of Politicization in Spain and Greece during the First Third of the 20th Century
Daniel Brett : The Transformation of Associations in the Countryside into Parties: Ireland and Transylvania
Peter Gray : William Sharman Crawford and Agrarian Mobilisation in Ulster, 1847-54
Jordi Planas, Raimon Soler : The Role of Agricultural Associations in the Politicization of the Countryside. Catalonia, 1890-1936



Thursday 19 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
P-6 RUR06 Crossing the Horizontal Border. Living and Material Flows between Highlands and Lowlands in the Alps (16th-19th Century)
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Claudio Lorenzini
Organizers: Giacomo Bonan, Claudio Lorenzini Discussant: Giacomo Bonan
Matteo Di Tullio : A Precarious World. The Management of Water in the Po Valley between Upper and Low Lands
Katia Occhi : Relations and Interdependencies between Mountain and Plain in Early Modern Europe
Martin Stuber : Transfer or Integration? Forms of Interaction between the City of Chur and the Mountain Community Arosa in the longue durée
Matteo Tacca : Complementary Resources: High Land and Low Lands in Western Alps Valley Floors Communities (XVIII Century)



Thursday 19 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
P-7 RUR07 Enclosure and Productivity in Pre-industrial Europe: Ways to Measure and Explanatory Mechanisms
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Patrick Svensson
Organizers: Marja Birgitta Erikson, Mats Morell Discussant: Patrick Svensson
Marja Birgitta Erikson : Enclosures and Land Productivity Change. Evidence from East-central Sweden 1827-1890
Richard W Hoyle : So why do it? The Justifications for English and Scottish Enclosure in the Later Eighteenth Century
Maja Lundqvist : Land Clearance and Village Characteristics in Uppsala County, Sweden 1750-1900
Lars Nyström : Did Enclosures boost Sweden’s Agricultural Production? Empirical Evidence from Västergötland, Scania and the National Level



Thursday 19 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
P-8 RUR04 Agricultural and Food Policy, Technology, and Emigration in Spanish Agriculture
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Ray Hurt
Organizer: Ray Hurt Discussant: Silvia Mitchell
Suzanne Dunai : ’For Country, Bread, and Justice’: making Bread and Fascist Foodways in Francoist Spain, 1937-1951
Lourenzo Fernández Prieto, Bruno Esperante Paramos : Technology and Industrial Farming in Rural Galicia 1959-1986.
Juan Pan-Montojo : Rural Development: the Reception of a New Political Paradigm for Spanish Agriculture in the 1960s
Juan Villulla, Pablo Volkind : From Spanish Peasants to Argentine Farmers and Workers: Class, Ethnicity, and the Agrarian Question in the Argentine Pampas, 1870-1914



Friday 20 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
P-9 RUR09 Multidisciplinary Approaches for the Investigation of the Inner Social Dimension of the Landscape
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Giacomo Bonan
Organizer: Anna Maria Stagno Discussant: Matteo Di Tullio
Giulia Beltrametti : The Social Interpretation of a Geographical Conflict: the 1874 G.P. Marsh International Arbitration on an Alpine Border
Beatrice Palmero : Commons in Mountains Areas: what, whose and where? Problems & Perspectives of an Historical and Archaeological Approach
Anna Maria Stagno : Common-lands and the Inner Social Dimension of the Landscape: an Archaeological Perspective
Vittorio Tigrino : “Vandalisme ferroviaire” and Local Access Rights: the Ligurian Coast between 19 and 20 c.



Friday 20 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
P-10 RUR10 Shaping the New World: Iberian Colonialism, Agricultural Change and Landscape Transformation in the Atlantic (14th-18th C.)
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Ignacio Díaz Sierra
Organizers: Ignacio Díaz Sierra, Eduardo Herrera-Malatesta Discussant: Joshep Sony Jean
Konrad Antczak : Seditious Seascapes: Maritime Mobilities and Informal Trade in the Southeastern Caribbean, 17th–18th Century
María Cruz Berrocal : Early Colonialism in the Pacific: Potential Landscape and Cultural Transformations Unattended
Eduardo Herrera-Malatesta : People, Water and Land: the Impact of Colonization on the Landscape
Corinne Hofman : Voices that Resound. The Indigenous Caribbean in Contemporary Discourse and Global History
Jacob Morales-Mateos : Agricultural Change in the Canary Islands: the Transition from the Pre-hispanic to the Colonial World (14-17th Centuries AD)
Félix Retamero Serralvo : Irrigation Systems in Settler Colonial Contexts. The Case of Catamarca, Argentina (16th-17th c.)



Friday 20 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
O-11 RUR12 The Transformation in Sheep Farming and its Associated Production Methods in Europe between the End of Nineteenth and the Twentieth Centuries
Lipsius, 147
Network: Rural Chair: Rita d'Errico
Organizers: Rita d'Errico, Carin Martiin, Sylvie Vabre Discussant: Rita d'Errico
Michele Corti : The Long-lasting Transhumance. The Transformations of Sheep Farming in the Italian Alps between the End of the Nineteenth Century and the End of the Twentieth Century
Carin Martiin : Shifting Motives over Time: Sheep Farming in Sweden from Late 19th to Late 20th Century
Sylvie Vabre : The Changes in Dairying Practices for the Production of Roquefort Cheese in the 19th and 20th Centuries


P-11 RUR11 The Decline of Landed Elites in Europe (1880-1940)?
Lipsius, 148
Networks: Elites and Forerunners , Rural Chair: Yme Kuiper
Organizers: Yme Kuiper, Piet van Cruyningen Discussants: -
Bertrand Goujon : « Il n’est pas du tout lieu de se désengager pour l’avenir de cette terre ». The Arenbergs’ Land Strategies at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
Göran Ulväng : The Swedish Manors and their Owners in the 20th Century
Piet van Cruyningen : The Decline of Landed Estates in the Province of Gelderland (Netherlands), c. 1880-1940



Friday 20 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
P-12 RUR03 ‘Backward’ Metropoles and ‘Underdeveloped’ Colonies: Connected Histories of Empire, Labour and Agricultural Modernisation (late XIXth-XXth c.)
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Federico D'Onofrio
Organizers: Amal Shahid, Michele Sollai Discussant: Federico D'Onofrio
Robert Corban : ‘The Plough and the Sword Move Forward Together’: Agronomy, Autarky and the ‘Assault on the Latifundium’ in Mussolini’s Mediterranean, 1933 – 1943
Nabhojeet Sen : Labour Regimes of Convicts in Colonial India, 1820s- 1870s
Amal Shahid : ‘The Poor Man’s Burden’: Work, Famines and Welfare in 19th Century Colonial India
Michele Sollai : Colonial Encounters in the Countryside Italian and Ethiopian Farmers at the Crossroads of Empire Building (1937-1944)



Saturday 21 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
P-13 RUR13 Untrusted Numbers? Statistics and Agrarian Change 1919-1939
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chair: Laurent Herment
Organizers: Federico D'Onofrio, Marine Dhermy-Mairal, Niccolò Mignemi Discussants: -
Alexia Blin : Whose Numbers? The State and the Standardization of Accounting in Wisconsin Rural Cooperatives (1919-1939)
Federico D'Onofrio, Niccolò Mignemi : Building Transnational Numbers: the IIA as a Centre of Calculation for European Agrarianism 1905-1946
Thomas Delcey, Guillaume Noblet : Radio-Active Farmers: a History of Information on Commodities Markets
Marine Dhermy-Mairal : Collecting Statistics to Transform the International Market: the “Silencious Revolution” of Albert Thomas at the International Labor Organization in the Interwar



Saturday 21 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
P-14 RUR16 State Policies and Agriculture
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Vincenzo Barra : The Construction “from Below” of the Citizenship in Rural Society of Liberal Italy: Ordinary People and Peasant Community in Correspondence with the MP Michele Capozzi (1836-1917)
Micu Cornel Aurelian : Imbalanced Equalitarian Policies: Defining the Land Property in Twentieth Century Romania
Alba Díaz Geada : The Common and the Difference. Class Differentiation Processes in Contemporary Rural Galiza
Luciano Maffi, Martino Lorenzo Fagnani : Bovine Breeding in Northern Italy in the Second Half of the 19th Century between Science and Economics



Saturday 21 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
A-15 ECO26 Grain Trade Networks in the Early Modern Europe: Producers, Merchants and Institutions
P.N. van Eyckhof 1, 003C
Networks: Economic History , Rural Chairs: -
Organizers: Luca Mocarelli, Giulio Ongaro Discussants: -
Giulio Ongaro : Commercial Network in Eighteenth Century Italy
Aleksander Panjek : Urban Merchants vs. Peasant Traders. The Parallel Grain Trade in Early Modern Slovenia
Manuel Vaquero Piñeiro : Farms and Maize Production in Central Italy (XVII-XVIII Century)
Andrea Zanini : Genoese Businessmen and Grain Trade in the Early Modern Age: Organisation and Strategies


P-15 RUR15 Socio-cultural Dynamics in Rural History
Lipsius, 148
Network: Rural Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Gustav Berry : Logistics of Knowledge: the Infrastructure for Rural Domestic Education in Sweden, 1890-1970
Roberta Biasillo : Fascist Plants in the Colonial Space (Italian Libya, 1922-1943)
Martino Lorenzo Fagnani : Letters, Books and Seeds: Botany and Agricultural Science between Spain and Italy at the End of the 18th Century and the Beginning of the 19th Century
Omar Mazzotti, Massimo Fornasari : Agrarian Literacy in Unified Italy: the Cace Study of Romagna (1861-1899)
Hana Vavrouchová : Extinct Settlements - Disappearing Testimony to the Landscape and People


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