Preliminary Programme

Showing: room V (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
V-1 MAT11 Handling Shortage during World War II. Coping Strategies and Survival Practices under (German) Occupation
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Elizabeth Harvey
Organizer: Tatjana Tönsmeyer Discussant: Elizabeth Harvey
Paolo Fonzi : Famine, Food Chains and Survival Strategies in Greece during the Second World War
Jerzy Kochanowski : Survival Strategies of Polish Intelligentsia under German Occupation 1939-1945
Karl Christian Lammers : Shortage and State Regulation in Denmark
Tatjana Tönsmeyer : Hunger, Malnutrition, Shortage – Survival Strategies of Jews and Non-Jews as Members of Occu-pied Societies during World War II. A European Perspective



Wednesday 18 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
V-2 MAT05 Finding Buyers: Communication and Intermediation in Early Modern Markets
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chairs: -
Organizer: Alexander Engel Discussants: -
Christina Brauner : From Marketing to Markets: Buyers, Sellers, and Early Modern Practices of Advertising
Alexander Engel : Fortunate Places: Attracting Buyers through Commodity Lotteries and Auction Events
Christof Jeggle : Intermediating between Sellers and Buyers: Brokers on the Markets of Eighteenth Century Nuremberg
Anna Reimann : A Paper Full of Things: Classified Advertisements in Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Century Basel



Wednesday 18 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
V-3 MAT01A Addressing the Consumer in the Atlantic World (c.1650-1900): Practices, Discourses and Methods I
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Bruno Blondé
Organizers: Bruno Blondé, Bert De Munck, Christine Fertig Discussant: Robert DuPlessis
Barbara Bettoni : ‘Non-precious’ Jewel Manufacturing and Culture in Northern Italy between the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Susanna Burghartz : “Printed Markets” – an Information Platform for the Emerging Consumer Society. A Case Study of the Basel Avisblatt (1729-1844)
Natacha Coquery : Advertising on the 18th-century Parisian Market: the Effectiveness in Question



Wednesday 18 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
V-4 MAT01B Addressing the Consumer in the Atlantic World (c.1650-1900): Practices, Discourses and Methods II
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Bruno Blondé
Organizers: Bruno Blondé, Bert De Munck, Christine Fertig Discussant: Robert DuPlessis
Daniel Alves : A Digital Humanities Approach to Study Retail Trade and Consumption in Lisbon at the End of the Nineteenth Century
Alida Clemente : Communicating the ‘Virtues’ of Objects. Advertisement in Eighteenth-century Naples
Alessandra De Mulder, Charris De Smet & Bruno Blondé : 'Fashioning old and new': consumer values in eighteenth-century auction adverts in the United Kingdom and France
Emma Hart : Newspaper Advertisements and Settler Colonialism in Eighteenth-Century British North America



Thursday 19 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
V-5 MAT06 Consumption Patterns and Material Culture in Premodern Households
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Christine Fertig
Organizer: Christine Fertig Discussants: -
Paula Bessa : Female Agency: Antónia Gomes, Trustworthy Wife (1609), Capable Widow (1639)
Henning Bovenkerk : Silk for the Peasants? – Global Goods in Rural Households in 17th and 18th Century Northwestern Germany
Andreia Durães : Diffusion of Luxury Goods in Intermediate Strata (Lisbon - 1755-1836)
Aina Palarea Marimon : Living Conditions and Consumption Patterns in Late Medieval Catalonia
Wout Saelens : The Material Culture of Energy: Home Heating and Lighting in Eighteenth-century Ghent and Leiden



Thursday 19 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
V-6 MAT08 Out of the Ordinary: Non-standard Retailing and Consumption in 19th Century Europe
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Sarah Curtis : The Child Consumer in Nineteenth-Century France
Ian Mitchell : Much more than a Store: the Co-operative Shop in England 1870-1914
Iria Suarez Martinez : A Better Childhood for All Children: Designing the Modern Space for Sick Children in East London, 1850-1900
Anna Sundelin, Johanna Wassholm : Practices and Morality in the Late Nineteenth Century Human Hair Trade. Finland as Part of Transnational Flows of Goods



Thursday 19 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
V-7 MAT07 Marketing and Retailing in Post-war Europe
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Alexander Hutton : The Local Rag: Advertising, the Provincial Press, and the Reshaping of Community in Postwar Britain
Lenka Kratka : “To make some Extra Money.” Smuggling and Black Market Trading as Experienced by People Travelling for Business from Czechoslovakia Abroad in the 1970s and 1980s
Hanna Kuusi : Consuming Sun, Spa and Socialism - Finnish Tourists at the Black Sea Coast in the 1960s–1970s
Will Wilson : ‘Greetings from the Oktoberfest’: Postcards, Materiality, and the Celebration of the ‘National Community’ in the Third Reich, 1933-1938
Ivana Mihaela Žimbrek : Mirrors of the City: Department Stores, Modern Retail and Urban Planning in Zagreb and Belgrade, 1950s-1960s



Thursday 19 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
V-8 MAT09 Luxury, Fashion and Social Status in South-Eastern Europe (17th-19th centuries)
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Alex Drace-Francis
Organizer: Constanta Vintila-Ghitulescu Discussant: Alex Drace-Francis
Giulia Calvi : Visual Negotiations. Picturing the Clothing of Men and Women across the Ottoman Empire (16-17th)
Maria Pakucs : Ottoman Goods in Transylvania in the Early Modern Period: Desire, Demand and Distribution
Nicoleta Roman : Family Goods and New Luxuries of Life. Parents, Children and Material Culture in 19th Century Wallachia
Constanta Vintila-Ghitulescu : Social Status and Consumption through a Woman’s Eyes: the Journal of Elena Hartulari (1810-1854)
Michal Wasiucionek : Sartorial Regimes along the Black Sea: Same Garments and Different Meanings from Istanbul to L’viv



Friday 20 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
V-9 HEA01 Sources, Methods and Problems in the Study of Maternal Mortality
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Liam Kennedy
Organizer: Lucia Pozzi Discussant: Lucia Pozzi
Josep Bernabeu-Mestre : Past and Present in the Definition, Diagnosis and Classification of Maternal Deaths
Ciara Breathnach : Maternal Mortality and Individual Level Irish Civil Registration Data, 1864-1922
Christopher Dibben, Beata Nowok & Alice Reid & Lee Williamson : Maternal Mortality in Scotland and the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
Matteo Manfredini : An Undervalued Source for the Study of Maternal Mortality: the Burial Permit Records of the City of Parma
Stanislao Mazzoni : Maternal Mortality in the City of Madrid in the First Decades of the 20th Century



Friday 20 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
V-10 MAT10 Consumer Decisions: Professional Women’s Advice on Energy Transitions, 1870-1965.
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chairs: -
Organizers: Abigail Harrison Moore, Ruth Sandwell Discussants: -
Graeme Gooday : Gendered Authority and the Household Consumer: understanding “the Electrical Handbook for Women”.
Jan Hadlaw : A ‘Hello Girl’ with a ‘Big Dial’: Gender, Automation Anxiety, and Displays of Technological Expertise in Interwar Telephony
Abigail Harrison Moore : A Woman’s Mission? Energy Decisions and the Influence of Women as Professional Decorators.
Silvia Pizzirani : Fill up with Nothing. Cultures of Consumption in the Face of Global Energy Crises in Italy, in the 1970s
Ruth Sandwell : Energy Consumption Professionals: the Role of Home Economists in the Transition to Fossil Fuels



Friday 20 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
V-11 MAT03A Shopping Practices and Experiences in Northern Europe, c.1650–1850 I: Urban Topography of Retailing and Shopping
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Johanna Ilmakunnas
Organizers: My Hellsing, Johanna Ilmakunnas Discussant: Jon Stobart
My Hellsing : High Quality, Necessity and (or) Social Undertaking: the Suppliers of Duchess Charlotte at the Swedish Royal Court, 1785–1807
Anne Sophie Overkamp : Shopping and Consumption in the Province – the Case of the Wupper Valley and its Middling Ranks
Panu Savolainen : Shopping in Eighteenth-century Swedish Towns – a History of Architectural Semiotics
Julia Schmidt-Funk : A Town as a Community of Shopping – Consumption in Eighteenth-century Frankfurt am Main



Friday 20 March 2020 16.30 - 18.30
V-12 MAT03B Shopping Practices and Experiences in Northern Europe, c.1650–1850 II: Shopping and Consumer Identity
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: My Hellsing
Organizers: My Hellsing, Johanna Ilmakunnas Discussant: Jon Stobart
Aurélie Chatenet-Calyste : Consumption, Gender and Marital Status – the Case of French Ladies-in-waiting
Kristine Dyrmann : The Acquisitions of Count and Countess von Scheel between Copenhagen and their Jutland Manor House, c. 1750–1780
Johanna Ilmakunnas : Shopping and Life-stage – Practices and Experiences of an Elite Family in Stockholm, 1749–1750
Marie Steinrud : The Performative Act of Shopping – Identity and Self-image amongst Actors and Actresses in Stockholm, c. 1750–1850



Saturday 21 March 2020 08.30 - 10.30
V-13 MAT12 Food and Consumer Society, 1870 to the Present
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Peter van Dam
Organizer: Fernando Collantes Discussant: Peter van Dam
Fernando Collantes : Lost in the Supermarket? Dairy Products and Consumer Society in Spain, 1950-2020
Ernst Langthaler : Food, Feed or Fuel? Soy in Western Consumer Societies, 1870-2020
Carolina Román : Changes in Food Consumption during Industrialization: Uruguay 1930s-1960s
Peter Scholliers : The Success of Viennoiseries and Pastry Prior to 1914



Saturday 21 March 2020 11.00 - 13.00
V-14 SEX05 Therapies for Deviance and Dysfunctions in State Socialism
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Sexuality Chair: Kate Davison
Organizer: Katerina Liskova Discussant: Kate Davison
Katerina Liskova : Socialism and Women’s Orgasm. Expert Knowledge and Sexual Therapies for Dysfunctional Couples in Czechoslovakia
Sarah Marks : Psychoanalysis and Sexual Dysfunction in Communist Czechoslovakia, Underground and in Plain Sight
Mat Savelli : “Take it Like a Man!” The Sexualization of Addiction in Communist Yugoslavia
Markus Wahl : Dysfunctional Socialist Citizens. Gender-Specific Therapies for Alcoholism and Promiscuity in the German Democratic Republic



Saturday 21 March 2020 14.00 - 16.00
V-15 SEX13 Sexuality and Youth Travel in Western Europe in the 1950s-1980s
Matthias de Vrieshof 2, 002
Network: Sexuality Chair: Alexander Sedlmaier
Organizers: Nikolaos Papadogiannis, Detlef Siegfried Discussant: Alexander Sedlmaier
Anita Buhin : Galebovi (Seagulls). Yugoslav Casanovas of the Mass Tourism Era
Alejandro Gomez del Moral : “Those Yankee Boys just want to have Fun”: Gendered Representations of the Tourist other in Commercial and Consumer Publications in Late Franco-Era Spain, 1950s-1970s
Nikolaos Papadogiannis : Sexual Transformations and Youth Travel: Interactions between Young West Germans and Greeks in the 1960s-1970s
Detlef Siegfried : Politicization and Everyday Life. Sexual Expectations and Experiences of Young West German Tourists in Denmark around 1970


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