Preliminary Programme

Showing: room N (all days)
Wed 24 March
    11.00 - 12.15
    12.30 - 13.45
    14.30 - 15.45
    16.00 - 17.15

Thu 25 March
    11.00 - 12.15
    12.30 - 13.45
    14.30 - 15.45
    16.00 - 17.15

Fri 26 March
    11.00 - 12.15
    12.30 - 13.45
    14.30 - 15.45
    16.00 - 17.15

Sat 27 March
    11.00 - 12.15
    12.30 - 13.45
    14.30 - 15.45
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 24 March 2021 11.00 - 12.15
N-1 FAM20a Building of Demographic Databases I Shortening the Building: of Experiences on Handwriting Text Recognition
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Network: Family and Demography Chair: Gunnar Thorvaldsen
Organizer: Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Trent Alexander, Katie Genadek & Jonathan Fisher : Digitizing Handwriting with Automated Methods: a Pilot Project Using the 1990 U.S. Census Manuscripts
Lars Ailo Bongo, Tim Alexander Teige & Nikita Shvetsov & Johan Ravn & Einar Holsbø & Trygve Andersen & Gunnar Thorvaldsen & Hilde L. Sommerseth : Automated Approaches for Transcription of 20th Century Norwegian Census Microdata
Joseph Price, Mark Clement : Using Hand-writing Recognition to Auto Index the US Census Records



Wednesday 24 March 2021 12.30 - 13.45
N-2 FAM20b Building of Demographic Databases II
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Network: Family and Demography Chair: Gabriel Brea Martinez
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Elisabeth Engberg : The National SwedPop-initiative: Merging Five Large Databases into a National Resource for Demographic Research
Daniela Marza, Ioan Bolovan : Historical Population Database of Transylvania (HPDT) - a Valuable Tool for Family Reconstitution in Transylvania, 1850-1914
Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora, Alícia Fornés, Josep Lladós, Miquel Valls, Gabriel Brea : Building Individual-level Historical Demographic Databases using Computer Vision Methods based on Deep Learning. The Barcelona Case.



Wednesday 24 March 2021 14.30 - 15.45
N-3 MAT01 Addressing the Consumer in the Atlantic World (c.1650-1900): Practices, Discourses and Methods
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Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Bruno Blondé
Organizers: Bruno Blondé, Bert De Munck, Christine Fertig Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Susanna Burghartz : “Printed Markets” – an Information Platform for the Emerging Consumer Society. A Case Study of the Basel Avisblatt (1729-1844)
Alessandra De Mulder : London calling. Value Constructions in Eighteenth-century London Auction Advertisements
Charris De Smet : Marketing the French Revolution? Parisian Advertisements for Revolutionary Auctions during the Terror



Wednesday 24 March 2021 16.00 - 17.15
N-4 SOC04 Negotiating Community in Eighteenth-century Poor Relief Reforms
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Network: Social Inequality Chair: Maarten Prak
Organizers: David Briscoe, Marjolein Schepers Discussant: Maarten Prak
Moderators: -
Erica G.H. Boersma : Quantifying Solidarity. Giving to Co-relegionists in the Dutch Republic, c.1620-1795
David Briscoe : To whom do the Poor Belong? Conceptualising Community and the Common Good in French Poor Relief Reforms from Turgot to the Revolution, c.1774-1791
David Hitchcock : Imagining Communities without Poverty: from the Poor Man’s Advocate to Benthamite ‘National Charity’, 1649-1800
Marjolein Schepers : The Boundaries of Belonging: Migration, Settlement and Community Formation in the Context of Poor Relief Reforms in the Southern Netherlands, 1750-1800



Thursday 25 March 2021 11.00 - 12.15
N-5 WOM10 Women, Gender and Work in Historical Perspective: an Entrepreneurial Approach
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Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Katie Barclay
Organizer: Deborah Simonton Discussant: Anne Montenach
Moderators: -
Anna Bellavitis : A Pig for Carnival or a Husband for Life? How did the Rights Women had – or did not have – in Early Modern Europe Determine their Participation in the Economy?
Amy Froide : Elizabeth Montagu, an 18th-century English Coal-Mining Boss
Janine Lanza : Keeping the Books and Rocking the Babies: the Productive and Reproductive Labor of Women in Artisanal Workshops ”
Deborah Simonton : ‘Mistress of the Managing Part of it’: Printers in Eighteenth-century Europe



Thursday 25 March 2021 12.30 - 13.45
N-6 SOC03 Independence is Everything? Old Age, Care, Family Systems and Wellbeing before the Welfare State, c. 1000-c. 1900
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Network: Social Inequality Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Organizers: Henk Looijesteijn, Evelien Walhout Discussant: Jaco Zuijderduijn
Moderators: -
Alexandra Esteves : Women and Madness: a Case Study in Portugal in the Early Nineteenth Century
Henk Looijesteijn, Marco H.D. van Leeuwen : Pinnacles of Welfare? Almshouses in the Netherlands before the Welfare State, c. 1350-c. 1950
Anke Verbeke : Last Days. Social Networks and Formal Care Provisions at the Deathbed of Urban Elderly in Ghent, Brussels and Antwerp, 1797



Thursday 25 March 2021 14.30 - 15.45
N-7 SOC10 Poverty, Marginality, and Innovation: Engaging beyond the Academy
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Network: Social Inequality Chair: Sarah Lloyd
Organizer: Alannah Tomkins Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Tanya Evans : Family Historians and ‘Ordinary People’s’ History
Susannah Ottaway : Engaging with Structures of the Poor Laws through Collaboration across Institutions
Alannah Tomkins : Unfolding the Poor Law: Archival Volunteers and a New Direction in Welfare Research



Thursday 25 March 2021 16.00 - 17.15
N-8 FAM26 Women and Family Property
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Networks: Family and Demography , Women and Gender Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Organizer: Beatrice Moring Discussant: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Moderators: -
Lloyd Bonfield : What the Legacy Duty (1796) can Tell Historians about Collateral Female Inheritance?
Luminita Dumanescu, Ioan Bolovan : From Birth to Grave, I am my Father’s Daughter!
Margareth Lanzinger : Widows and Relatives: Competing Property Interests (Tirol 1600-1800)
Beatrice Moring : Women, Law and Property Transmission in the Nordic Countries
Robert Sweeny : The State of Things. Towards a Feminist Critique of Legal Reception in European Colonies of Settlement
Raquel Tovar Pulido : The Transmission of the Inheritance by Women in Spain in the Old Regime



Friday 26 March 2021 11.00 - 12.15
N-9 WOM12 Suffrage ‘Grassroots’ in Great Britain: a Comparative Approach
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Network: Women and Gender Chair: Birgitta Bader-Zaar
Organizer: Anne Logan Discussant: Birgitta Bader-Zaar
Moderators: -
Ruth Davidson : The Local Context: Suffrage and After, East Surrey 1890s-1939
Alexandra Hughes-Johnson : From Suffragettes to County Councillors: Rethinking Local Women’s Politics in Metropolitan England
Beth Jenkins : Grassroots Activism, Suffrage Organisers and the Campaign in Wales
Anne Logan : Regional Suffrage Histories: towards a Comparative Approach



Friday 26 March 2021 12.30 - 13.45
N-10 WOM13 Suffrage Histories: a Transnational Approach
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Network: Women and Gender Chair: Anne Logan
Organizers: - Discussant: Anne Logan
Moderators: -
Sarah Hellawell : Suffrage, Peace and International Relations: the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom during the Interwar Years
Nicola Hille : Historical Spotlights on the Attainment of Women’s Suffrage



Friday 26 March 2021 14.30 - 15.45
N-11 WOM24 Queer Readings of the Body in Modern Esotericism
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Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chair: Tine Van Osselaer
Organizers: - Discussant: Tine Van Osselaer
Moderators: -
Aurelia Annat : Finding Alternatives – Ireland’s Celtic Revival as a Context for Women’s Mysticism and Queerness, 1880-1924
Tanya Cheadle : Adepts of Manhood: Progressive Masculinity and Unorthodox Sexuality in Scotland’s Occult Revival, 1880-1914
Jen Manion : Femmes to the Front: Edna Ruddick Hart’s Life and Legacy, 1893-1982



Friday 26 March 2021 16.00 - 17.15
N-12 ECO24 Structural Change in African Economies since 1830: an Occupations Perspective
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Networks: Africa , Economic History Chair: Jutta Bolt
Organizer: Gareth Austin Discussant: Ellen Hillbom
Moderators: -
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, Tom Westland : What Happened to the Workshop of West Africa? Trade, Taxes, and Textiles in Northern Nigeria, c. 1890-1930s



Saturday 27 March 2021 11.00 - 12.15
N-13 WOM19 Gender, Occupation and Colonialism
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Network: Women and Gender Chair: Beatrice Zucca Micheletto
Organizers: - Discussant: Beatrice Zucca Micheletto
Moderators: -
Aurelie Bouvart : Women and Colonial Justice in Late-Colonial Central Africa: the Cases against Native Women before the Police Court of Leopoldville (Belgian Congo, 1940-1950)
Helene Carlbäck : “By nature, Women are better with Babies than Men”. The Role of Fathers in Late Soviet Russia
Julia Harnoncourt : The Veil, Colonial Discourses of Legitimation and the Algerian War of Independence
Agnes Laba : Defeated Masculinities? A Gender Perspective on Everyday Life under German Occupation in France and Poland



Saturday 27 March 2021 12.30 - 13.45
N-14 WOM21 Gender and Work
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Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Paola Avallone
Organizers: - Discussant: Paola Avallone
Moderators: -
Cecilia Candréus : Performing Needlework as a Profession - Exploring Occupational Practices for Female Entrepreneurs within the Manufactory System in Eighteenth Century Sweden
Béatrice Craig : At the Counter of the General Store Revisited: Men, Women and Consumption in the Quebec Countryside in the Early 19th Century
Anna Sznajder : Rural Gender and Strategies of Craft Work – Constructing Lacemakers Identities from Bobowa, Southern Poland


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