Preliminary Programme

Showing: room Q (all days)
Wed 12 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 13 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 14 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 15 April
    08.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00

All days
Wednesday 12 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
Q-2 TEC02 Computers, Information, and Data
E44
Network: Science & Technology Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Eero Hyvonen : PaliamentSampo - Parliament of Finland on the Semantic Web 1907-2022
Julia Ravanis : From Calculation Girls to System Developers: Practices and Professions in the Postwar Data Processing Centers in Sweden
Viktoriya Vinik : The Digital Palestinian Pound, E-Shekel, and the Three Print Currencies: Palestine’s Search for a National Currency in Cryptocurrencies



Wednesday 12 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
Q-3 MAT01a Auctions and Households. Comparative Perspectives across the Globe, 17th-20th Centuries I
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Bruno Blondé
Organizers: Bruno Blondé, Anne Sophie Overkamp, Jon Stobart Discussant: Anne Sophie Overkamp
Moderators: -
Elizabeth Harding : A Risky Profession in Transition: Selling Art and Books at Early Modern German Auctions in 18. Century Leipzig
Emma Hart : Selling People: The Auction as a Commercial Tool of the Early American Slave Trade
Jozias Kole : Elite Household Estate Auctions in Eighteenth-century Antwerp and Amsterdam. A Comparative Exploration of Changing Practices and Values
Jon Stobart : ‘Genteel and Modern’: Auctioning the Household Belongings of Church of England Clergy, 1760-1840



Wednesday 12 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
Q-4 MAT01b Auctions and Households. Comparative Perspectives across the Globe, 17th-20th Centuries II
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Jon Stobart
Organizers: Bruno Blondé, Anne Sophie Overkamp, Jon Stobart Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Kerry Bristol : Buying Old? Selling New? Auctioneers and St James’s Square, London, in the Long Eighteenth Century
Kristina Lilja : The Paths of Demand: the Auction Trade of Clothing in Sweden, 1830-1900
Anne Sophie Overkamp : A Window of Opportunity – the Country House Sales at Haus Hueth, 1792-1827
Claudia Ravazzolo : Public Auctions of Household Effects in Urban and Rural Bern (17th and 18th Century)



Thursday 13 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
Q-5 MAT02 Consumer Decisions: Professional Women’s Advice on Energy Transitions, 1870-1965.
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Graeme Gooday
Organizers: Abigail Harrison Moore, Ruth Sandwell Discussant: Graeme Gooday
Moderators: -
Jan Hadlaw : A ‘Hello Girl’ with a ‘Big Dial’: Gender, Automation Anxiety, and Displays of Technological Expertise in Interwar Telephony
Abigail Harrison Moore : ‘Lady Experts’ and Housewives. Mediation, Women and Energy Transitions
Ruth Sandwell : Energy Consumption Professionals: the Role of Home Economists in the Transition to Fossil Fuels
Cameron Tailford : Women as Consumers of Inter-war Radio



Thursday 13 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
Q-6 WOM17 The Modern City and Gender Constructions (1890s-1950s)
E44
Networks: Urban , Women and Gender Chair: Maja Hultman
Organizers: Maja Hultman, Christina Reimann Discussant: Christina Reimann
Moderators: -
Sophie Cooper : Liminal Habits: Female Religious Orders and the Transformation of Urban Space, 1850-1900
Susanne Korbel : The Making of Modernity and Gender-Bending: Expressions of Urban Queerness
Rachel Pierce : The Geography of the Racialized Family: Mapping Segregation DC and the Possibilities of Digital History
Judit Vidiella : Haunted Cities: Medium Women in-between Materiality and Spirituality (1853-1910)



Thursday 13 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
Q-7 MAT04 Negotiating and Exploiting Business Relationships: Face-to-face Credit in Quebec in the 19th and 20th Centuries
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Jon Stobart
Organizer: Sylvie Taschereau Discussant: Jon Stobart
Moderators: -
Isabelle Bouchard : Land and Credit Markets in the First Nations Community of Odanak (1830-1865)
Brian Gettler : Underwriting Settler Colonialism: the Wendat of Wendake and Local Money Markets in the Long Nineteenth Century
Mary Anne Poutanen : Serving Up Irish Hospitality on Credit: Women Publicans and Grocers’ Business Practices in Montreal, 1840-1870
Sylvie Taschereau : Negotiating Purchasing Power at the Corner Grocery: Store Credit in Interwar Montreal



Thursday 13 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
Q-8 MAT05 The Old German Empire in 18th Century Global Trade
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chairs: -
Organizers: Christine Fertig, Christine Fertig Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Christine Fertig : Exotic Substances in Northwest Germany. Trade and Knowledge Production in the 18th Century
Felicia Gottmann : “Prussians” Trading to the East Indies in the 1750s
Magnus Ressel : A Colonial History of Provincial Germany from Below: a Value Chain Analysis of Colonial Products from Bordeaux into Central Europe
Jutta Wimmler : Berlin goes Global: Insights from the Dyestuffs Trade, c. 1720-1760



Friday 14 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
Q-9 WOM18 Threading Gender and Craft: the Gendering of Craft and the Crafting of Gender in Periods of Change and Unrest
E44
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Eileen Boris
Organizers: Elya Assayag, Sohee Ryuk Discussant: Eileen Boris
Moderators: -
Elya Assayag : Unstitching the Domestic Sphere in Colonial Morocco (1912-1956): Collecting Historical Evidences through Embroidery
Anders V. Munch, Rau Ulf Lenskjold & Vibeke Riisberg : Crafting Platforms - Student Rebellion, Gender Struggles and Collectivism in Danish Crafts 1969-77
Sohee Ryuk : The “Golden Hands” of the Carpet Weaver: Images of Village Carpet Weaving in the Soviet Union, 1924-1945
Wendy Wiertz : Lacemaking, Gender Roles and Humanitarian Aid in the First World War



Friday 14 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
Q-10 MAT06 The Politics of Urban Food Provisioning (1700-1900)
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Wouter Ryckbosch
Organizer: Dennis De Vriese Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Jonas Albrecht : Between Moral and Market Economies. Regulating Bread in Vienna, 1775-1885.
Dennis De Vriese : Price-setting, Free Market and Back again. Meat Price (De)regulation in Early Nineteenth-century Brussels
Jessica Dijkman : The Discourse on Grain and Bread in North-German and Baltic Cities, Late 18th – Early 19th Century
Robin Rose Southard : "Malice and Hate": Food Sellers and Litigation in 18th-century Brussels
Michael Zeheter : The Four Consumption Regimes of Mineral Water (1800 to the Present)



Friday 14 April 2023 14.00 - 16.00
Q-11 MAT07 War, Crisis and Consumption
E44
Networks: Material and Consumer Culture , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chairs: -
Organizers: Klara Arnberg, Nikolas Glover Discussant: David Clampin
Moderators: -
Li Eriksdotter Andersson : Work or Wheat? Frictions of Production and Consumption in the Swedish Trade Union Movement, 1914-1945
Anna Inez Bergman : Consuming Contraceptives: Business Strategies for Navigating Radical Changes in Consumer Patterns during the Second World War
Oliver Kühschelm : The Moral Imperative of Patriotic Consumption under Military and Economic Threat. How the “Buy Austrian Goods”-campaign of the 1920s Imagined its Early Modern Forerunners
Iryna Skubii : Consumption under Extremes: Feral Animals and Famines in the Soviet Land
Fia Sundevall : Making the Moral Home Front Citizen: Gendered Gift Economy and National Mobilization in Neutral Sweden



Friday 14 April 2023 16.30 - 18.30
Q-12 MAT08 Marketing Goods in the 20th Century
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Emily Baines : Dresses for Matrons and Girls: Age-Defined Fashion in the Interwar Period
Kaarina Kilpiö, Meri Kytö : Marketing Music that no one Listens to: Background Music Sales Argumentation in 1960s and Today
Pablo Pryluka : Development and Import Substitution Industrialization: the Consumer Automotive Market in South America (1950s-1970s)
Mona Rudolph : A Valuable Commodity? Commodity Chain, Commodification, and Perception of Diamonds from Colonial Namibia from 1920 to 1950
Will Wilson : IVA 65, Cold War Culture, and the Masculinity of Modernity



Saturday 15 April 2023 08.30 - 10.30
Q-13 MAT10 Consumer Preferences and Practices
E44
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Marcus Falk : Consumption Patterns in the Rural Early Modern Household, Southern Sweden 1670-1860
Matleena Frisk : Before Green Thinking: Shortening Lifespan and Disposability of Products in Finland from the Second World War to the 1970s
Dziugas Misevicius : On the Taste and Smell of Obshchepit in Vilnius during the Soviet Era
Sarah-Maria Schober : Celebrating Transcience. Early Modern Materialities of the Ephemeral
Ilja Van Damme, Lith Lefranc : Gender, Class, Age and Consumption. Shoplifting and Criminal Detection Bias during the Development of a New Retail Culture in Antwerp, c. 1870-c. 1940



Saturday 15 April 2023 11.00 - 13.00
Q-14 WOM21 Women's Movements, Women's Activism and Gender Roles
E44
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Moderators: -
Judit Acsády : ’Charity is to be replaced by social work.’ First Wave Feminists’ Engagements in the Development of the Theory and Practice of Social Work in Hungary before and during WW1
Leonie Kleinschrot, Felix Berth : In Defiance of Socialism: Gender Role Attitudes in the Late German Democratic Republic
Roberta Lexier : “Patriarchy…always plays a role:” Gender and the Social Democratic Left in Canada
Elisavet- Ioanna Litsiou : Women’s Movements and their Roles in Crisis. Spain 1936-1939. Germany, 1929-1933


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