Preliminary Programme

Showing: room K (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 08.30 - 10.30
K-1 WOM03A Negotiations of transEuropean Feminism I
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Yulia Gradskova
Organizers: Heidi Kurvinen, Arja Turunen Discussant: Yulia Gradskova
Heidi Kurvinen : Feminism in the Finnish Mainstream Media during the 1970s and 1980s: Encounters between Activists and Journalists
Kathryn Mahaney : Independents, Institutionalists, and the International Feminist Fight in Late 20th-Century Spain and Europe
Arja Turunen : Equality or Freedom for All? The Relationship between the Gender Role Movement and the Feminist Movement in Finland



Wednesday 24 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
K-2 WOM03B Negotiations of TransEuropean Feminisms II
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Natalia Jarska
Organizers: - Discussant: Natalia Jarska
Judit Acsády : Women in Opposition Under State-socialism in Hungary
Anikó Eszter Bartha : Gendered Discourses in the 1970s in Hungary: Women Workers, Social Science and the (Gender) Regime
Helena Tolvhed : Centre-right Women and the Second Wave of Feminism in Sweden, 1961-1982
Pinar Melis Yelsali Parmaksiz : Remembering the Civil Code Platform in 2001 in Turkey



Wednesday 24 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
K-3 AFR01 Labour Movements and Workers Organisations: Historical Trajectories and Current Challenges in and from the Global South I
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Africa Chair: Peyman Jafari
Organizer: Stefano Bellucci Discussants: -
Samuel Andreas Admasie : Workers’ Agency and Wages in Ethiopia
Stefano Bellucci : Facing Decent Work: African Regional and International Labour Organisations
Francesca Congiu : Made in Taiwan: Trade Unions Organisation and Politics in the Global Factory
Sarah Kunkel : Modernising the Village: Decolonisation and Mechanisation in Ghana under Nkrumah
Lucas Poy : 130 Years of Labor Movement in Argentina. A General Overview and a Discussion of Recent Historiographical Developments



Thursday 25 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
K-5 TEC01 Patents and Innovation in 19th- and Early 20th-Century Europe
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Science & Technology Chair: Alexander Donges
Organizer: Alexander Donges Discussant: Alexander Donges
Chris Colvin, Stephen Billington & Christopher Coyle : Do Patents affect Firm Financing? Evidence from Britain’s 1902 Patents Act



Thursday 25 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
K-6 REL07 The Religious Sensorium. Addressing Non-textual Realms of Faith
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Religion Chair: Marina Hilber
Organizer: Tine Van Osselaer Discussant: Marina Hilber
Maria Heidegger : “The Sound of Religion” about the Listening to Noisy Suffering in the Sanatorium - the Example of Catholic Tyrol in the 19th Century
Leonardo Rossi : Performing the Passion: Forbidden Sensorial Practices in Surviving Religious Material
Kristof Smeyers : Cloth, Cotton, Social Fabric. Weaving together Material and Sensory Experiences of Religious Supernatural Phenomena in Early Twentieth-century English Local and Transnational Communities
Tine Van Osselaer : The Corpse as Evidence? Exhuming Bodies in Search of Proof of the Divine



Thursday 25 March 2021 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, José Pedro Monteiro : Governing Difference: Labour and (Sub)citizenship Politics in the Portuguese Empire (1875-1962)
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 25 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
K-8 TEC02 Patents and Innovation: Germany and Italy in the XIX and early XX Centuries
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Science & Technology Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Felix Selgert, Alexander Donges : The Inclusiveness of Patent Systems in 19th-Century Germany
Jochen Streb, Sibylle Lehmann-Hasemeyer : Discrimination against Foreigners. The Wuerttemberg Patent Law in Administrative Practice
Michelangelo Vasta, Alessandro Nuvolari : Sectoral Patterns of Innovation in Italian Industry: from the Liberal Age to Fascism (1861-1936)



Friday 26 March 2021 08.30 - 10.30
K-9 TEC03 The Causes and Consequences of General-purpose Technological Progress
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Science & Technology Chair: Felix Selgert
Organizers: Leonardo Ridolfi, Jacob Weisdorf Discussants: -
Claude Diebolt, Charlotte Le-Chapelain & Audrey Menard : Industrialization as a Deskilling Process? Steam Engines and Human Capital in XIXth Century France
Leigh Shaw-Taylor, Keith Sugden : Adam Smith Revisited: Coal and the Location of the Woollen Manufacture in England before Mechanization, c. 1500-1820
Hugo Silveira Pereira, Ellan F. Spero : Railways, Photography, and Technological Landscape in the Portuguese Colonies of Angola and Mozambique (1880s-1910s)
Jacob Weisdorf : Was the First Industrial Revolution Labour-Cheapening? Evidence from 19th-Century France



Friday 26 March 2021 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 Chair: Stefano Bellucci
Organizer: Ellen Hillbom Discussants: Jan-Bart Gewald, Duncan Money
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
Stephanie Quinn, Duncan Money : Mining and Labour Migration in a Regional Perspective in Southern Africa, c. 1886-2012



Friday 26 March 2021 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 Chair: Stefano Bellucci
Organizers: Ettore Morelli, Pierluigi Valsecchi Discussant: Jan-Bart Gewald
Ettore Morelli : Crossing the River and Washing at the Deep Pools: Borders and Homelands on the Southern African Highveld, 18th-19th Centuries
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
Pierluigi Valsecchi : Precolonial Borders and the Ghana-Ivory Coast Frontier



Friday 26 March 2021 16.30 - 18.30
K-12 TEC04 New Approaches in the History of Science and Technology
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Science & Technology Chair: Naira Danielyan
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Ronald E Doel : Perpetual Handmaidens: Women and the Challenge of Creating Knowledge in the Shadows of Twentieth Century Science
Johan Edman, Lena Eriksson & Helena Bergman : A Century of Scientific Research and Substance Abuse Policy in the Swedish Context
Francesco Maccelli : Technology and Labour: the Italian Case (1871-2011)



Saturday 27 March 2021 11.00 - 13.00
K-14 WOM16 Gender, Experience and Narrative
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Bettina Brandt
Organizers: - Discussant: Bettina Brandt
Johanna Annola : Gender, Experience and Dirt in Finnish Poorhouses, 1880–1930
Resto Cruz, Penny Tinkler & Laura Fenton : Critical Movements: Young Women Leaving Home in Postwar Britain
Erla Hulda Halldorsdottir : Independent Citizens? The Local Experiences and Transnational Ideologies of the Housewife in Iceland c. 1940-1970



Saturday 27 March 2021 14.00 - 16.00
K-15 POL28 Book Launch "Researching Newsreels. Local, National and Transnational Case Studies"
Johan Huizinga, 026
Network: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Jose Reis Santos
Organizer: Lyubomir Pozharliev Discussants: -
Ciara Chambers : The Irish Question: Newsreels and National Identity
Lyubomir Pozharliev, Danae Gallo Gonzalez : Martin Luther King’s Assassination in Spain’s NO-DOs and in Bulgaria’s Kinopregledi
Roel Vande Winkel : Newsreel Production, Distribution and Exhibition in Belgium, 1908–1994
Brian Winston : Wofull Newes from Wales: Details at 11. News, Newsreels, Bulletins and Documentaries


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