To bring together scholars who explain historical phenomena using the methods of the social sciences


Showing: Rural (all days)
Wed 23 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 24 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 17.30

Fri 25 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 26 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 23 April 2014 8.30 - 10.30
V-1 - RUR01 : Waste into Manure. The Recycling of Urban Waste in Agriculture (16th-20th Century)
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Tim Soens
Organizer: Tim SoensDiscussant: Tim Soens
Pieter De Graef : The Sprawl of Urban Manure. A Micro-perspective on the Allocation and Recycling of Urban Waste in the Rural Economy of Early Modern Flanders
Sylvia Gierlinger : Pollution vs. Valuable Resource: Sewage in 19th Century Vienna
Marion W. Gray : The Berlin Rieselfelder: Intended and Unintended Consequences
Laurent Herment : 'Trash and Manure in Paris in the middle of the nineteenth century. "La société anonyme des vidanges et engrais"'.

Wednesday 23 April 2014 11.00 - 13.00
V-2 - RUR02 : Animal Husbandry in the 19th and 20th Centuries: Production, Importance and Conceptualization in Belgium, Scandinavia and the UK
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Abigail Woods
Organizer: Carin MartiinDiscussant: Abigail Woods
Maren Jonasson : Colliding Rationalities, Merging Realities: the 'Improvement' of Animal Husbandry in Finland as Depicted at Agricultural Meetings and Exhibitions 1840s to 1930s
Carin Martiin : Milk Production in Sweden from the 1860s to 1960s: Hundred Years of Different Parallel Production Systems
Karen Sayer : Perceptions of Change and the Emergence of Rural 'Modernity' in Britain 1900-2001
Yves Segers : The Influence of World War I on Livestock Improvement in Belgium, 1910-1920s

Wednesday 23 April 2014 14.00 - 16.00
V-3 - RUR03 : History of the Emergence of the Modern Dairy Industry
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Carin Martiin
Organizers: Markus Lampe, Eoin McLaughlin, Paul SharpDiscussant: Carin Martiin
Markus Lampe : The Productivity and Efficiency Effects of Revolutionary Change in Agriculture
Eoin McLaughlin , Ingrid Henriksen & Paul Sharp : Contracts and Cooperation: the Relative Failure of Irish Dairying Reconsidered
Paul Sharp : How the Danes discovered Britain: the Rise of the Danish Dairy Export Industry form the 1830s

Wednesday 23 April 2014 16.30 - 18.30
V-4 - RUR04 : The Agrarian-Industrial Knowledge Society – a New Approach for a Better Understanding of the Interactions between Industrial Societies and their Agricultural Sectors
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Ernst Langthaler
Organizer: Peter MoserDiscussants: Peter Moser, Anton Schuurman, Jakob Vogel, Verena Winiwarter

Thursday 24 April 2014 8.30 - 10.30
V-5 - RUR05a : Rhythm and Evolution of Staple Food Markets, 1650-1950 I
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Niccolò Mignemi
Organizers: Laurent Herment, Wouter RonsijnDiscussant: Niccolò Mignemi
Gerard Béaur : Speculating on the Price of Wheat in Ancien Regime France. A Good Deal?
Ingrid Henriksen : Seasonality of Staple Food Markets during the First Era of Globalization
Stephen Hipkin : The Seasonality of London’s Coastal Corn Supply in the Late Sixteenth and Seventeenth-centuries
Wouter Ronsijn , Laurent Herment : Provisioning Staple-food Markets in Belgium, France and England in the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Thursday 24 April 2014 11.00 - 13.00
V-6 - RUR05b : Rhythm and Evolution of Staple Food Markets, 1650-1950 II
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Eric Vanhaute
Organizers: Laurent Herment, Wouter RonsijnDiscussant: Eric Vanhaute
Jean-Michel Chevet : The operation of the “sliding scale” in England and the question of competition.
Richard W Hoyle : How are we to Understand Seasonal Movements in English Grain Prices?
Vicente Pinilla , Gema Aparicio : The Dynamics of International Trade in Cereals, 1900-1938

Thursday 24 April 2014 14.00 - 16.00
V-7 - RUR07 : Production and Productivity in European Agriculture C. 1700 to 1939
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Gerard Béaur
Organizers: Vicente Pinilla, Patrick SvenssonDiscussant: Jose Miguel Lana
Pedro Lains , Dulce Freire : The Development of Portuguese Agriculture in the Long Run, 1700-1939
Miguel Martín Retortillo , Vicente Pinilla : Productivity in the European Agriculture, 1870- 1914
Socrates Petmezas : Land Tenure Systems and Agricultural Productivity in the Southern Balkans (ca. 1870-1940)
Patrick Svensson , Mats Olsson : Total Factor Productivity in Scanian Agriculture 1700-1900

Friday 25 April 2014 8.30 - 10.30
D-9 - SPA03 : Spatial History of Rural Communities and Landscapes
Marietta-Blau-Saal raised g.f.
Networks: Rural , Spatial and Digital History Chair: Robert Schwartz
Organizers: -Discussant: Robert Schwartz
Andrew Lowerre : Environmental Factors and Regional Variation in Historic Settlement Organisation in England
Jim Pimpernell : Researching the Evolution of a Large English 18th Century Agricultural Estate using GIS, a Database and Social Network Analysis Tools
Ad van Ooststroom : Reconstruction Landownership in 1400 in the Province of Utrecht
George Vascik : The Political Sociology of Northern German Moor and Fehn Communities
Anouk Vermeulen : Innovation Knows no Limites: Reconsidering Roman Centuriation in Tarragona and Arles

S-9 - RUR18 lb13 : Mobilization and Stabilization of Rural Labor Force
Hörsaal 45 second floor
Networks: Labour , Rural Chair: Stéphanie Barral
Organizer: Stéphanie BarralDiscussant: Benoit Daviron
Mustafa Aslan : Between the Sheet and the Hangar: The Housing Issue of Kurdish Seasonal Workers in Turkey
Guillaume Vadot : Living and Struggling in a Plantation: Housing, Wage Labor and Labor Struggles in a Post Structural Adjustment Plan Agro-industrial Plantation in Cameroon
Wessel Visser : "Marikana has come to the Farms!!!" The Socio-economic Impact of the November 2012-January 2013 Agricultural Strike in the Western Cape, South Africa

V-9 - RUR08 : Rural Factor Markets in Different Legal and Institutional Contexts. Towards a Methodological Framework
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Michael Limberger
Organizers: Nicolas De Vijlder, Michael LimbergerDiscussant: Markus Cerman
Frédéric Aparisi : Good Debt. The Credit Activities of the Wealthy Families in the Rural Communities of the Valencian Midlands during 15th Century
Nicolas De Vijlder : Manors, Manorial Accounts and Land Transfers in the Early Modern Low Countries. A Short Note on their Legal and Institutional Context
Eline Van Onacker : Small but Significant. The Micro-level Functioning of Markets for Land and Credit in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries (The Campine area, Low Countries)

Friday 25 April 2014 11.00 - 13.00
S-10 - RUR17 : Rural Protest and Institutions
Hörsaal 45 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Anton Schuurman
Organizers: Dulce Freire, Anton SchuurmanDiscussant: Anton Schuurman
John Bulaitis : The Tithe War in Kent 1925-36: an Example of English Militant Agrarianism
Antonio Herrera , John Markoff : Democracy and Rural World in Contemporary Spain: First Results of an Ongoing Research Project
Anna R. Locke : Fighting for Land Rights
Ruth Sandwell : Before the Clearances: Rural Protest and the Decline of Smallholders in Canada, 1930-1960

V-10 - RUR09 : Private Credit and Social Change in the Countryside.
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Gerard Béaur
Organizer: Gerard BéaurDiscussant: Gilles Postel-Vinay
Thomas Brennan : Life and Debt in 18th Century Champagne
Rosa Congost : Becoming Richer through Debt: the Impact of a Reduction of Interest Rates on Humble pPople (Catalonia, 18th Century)
Ricard Garcia Orallo : Indebted Landlords or Rentiers with a New Strategy? Landlords in Face of the Agrarian Crises of the End of the 19th Century. The Catalan Example
Arlette Schweitz , Beaur Gerard : Standard of Living and Credit in the Brie in 17th and 18th Centuries

Friday 25 April 2014 14.00 - 16.00
V-11 - RUR10 : Becoming Richer, becoming Poorer: the Emergence or Decline of "Middling" Social Groups in the Countryside
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Rosa Congost
Organizer: Rosa CongostDiscussant: Fabrice Boudjaaba
Rosa Lluch-Bramon : Becoming Richer in Medieval Catalonia: Unfree Peasants (XIV-XVI Centuries)
Gilles Postel-Vinay : Becoming Richer, becoming Poorer through Inheritance
Enric Saguer , Rosa Ros : Beyond life-cycle, inherintance strategies and the industrious revolution. The rise of a middling social group in an Anciene Régime Society (Catalonia, 18th century)
Albert Serramontmany : Change in Southern European Rural Consumption. Besalú (Catalonia) 1750-1800

Friday 25 April 2014 16.30 - 18.30
V-12 - RUR11 : Budget of Ie, Family and Household: an Empirical Historical Study for the Paralleling and Contrasting of Regions in Japan and Europe
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Moto(yasu) Takahashi
Organizer: Moto(yasu) TakahashiDiscussants: Janine Maegraith, Beatrice Moring
Martin Dackling : Reinventing the Lineage: Regulation of Inherited Land in Sweden, 1850-1950
Tine De Moor , Richard Zijdeman : Making the Household Work. Non-kin Deployment as a Survival Strategy in the Early Modern Household (The Netherlands, 18th Century)
Hiroshi Hasebe : The Formation of 'Ie' and the 'Family Budget' in
Judit Klement : The Economic Role of the Family in the Second Half of the 19th Century in Hungary
Craig Muldrew : Household Income and Expenditure in English Labouring Households in the Eighteenth Century

Saturday 26 April 2014 8.30 - 10.30
V-13 - RUR12 : Interdependence among Rural Households: Farm Diaries, Informal Work Groups and Local Networks, 1790s - 1950s
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Richard W Hoyle
Organizer: Catharine WilsonDiscussant: Richard W Hoyle
Maths Isacson : Co-operation among Peasants in Sweden during Industrialization, 1890 to 1950
Mats Morell : Horizontal and Hierarchical Work Organization Explored in Peasant Diaries: 18th and 19th Century Sweden
Nicholas Van Allen : On the Farm, in the Town, and in the City: Farmers’ Lives and Community in Rural Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada, 1855-1908
Catharine Wilson : The Intersections of Family and Neighbourhood: Understanding the Persistence of Reciprocal Work Using Farm Diaries: Ontario, Canada 1830-1920

Saturday 26 April 2014 11.00 - 13.00
M-14 - LAB37 : Rural Labour Strategies in Industrialising Eastern Europe: Migration and Alternatives
Hörsaal 32 first floor
Networks: Labour , Rural Chair: Marsha Siefert
Organizers: Gijs Kessler, Marsha Siefert, Susan ZimmermannDiscussant: Lewis Siegelbaum
Irina Novichenko : The Study of European Co-operation and Practice of Co-operation in Russia (1890s-1920s)
Yukimura Sakon : Russian and Asian Immigrants in the Russian Far East: 1860-1914

U-14 - RUR13 : Local and Global Perspectives on Rural Development and ‘Population Control’ after 1945
Hörsaal 47 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Corinna Unger
Organizers: Heinrich Hartmann, Teresa HuhleDiscussant: Corinne Pernet
Maria Doernemann : Modernization Promises in Agrarian Landscapes: Concepts of the Kenyan Population
Annika Hartmann : “Where there is no doctor” - Practicing Health and Family Planning in Rural Guatemala in the 1960s and 1970s
Heinrich Hartmann : Making the Population Bomb Explode in Anatolia – Re-Negotiating Rural Modernization and Global Threats Through the Use of Media in the Turkish Village in the 1970s
Teresa Huhle : Land Conflict, Land Reform, and the Agrarian Population in Colombia

Saturday 26 April 2014 14.00 - 16.00
V-15 - RUR14 : Global Agro-Food Histories
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Peer Vries
Organizer: Ernst LangthalerDiscussant: Peer Vries
Benoit Daviron : An Ecological History of Fats used in Europe Since 1800
Ernst Langthaler : Food or Feed? Soybeans in a Globalizing World since 1870
Martine Napoléone , Jean-Pierre Boutonnet : Between the Local and the Global: which Reconfiguration within the Dairy Production Basin? A Comparative Analysis from North to South Case-Studies
Rudolph Ng : Sweetness for the World. Chinese Coolies and Sugar Production in 19th Century Latin America

Saturday 26 April 2014 16.30 - 18.30
J-16 - RUR19 : The Medieval Origins of the Commercial Demesne Economy in Early Modern Eastern Europe
Hörsaal 29 first floor
Network: Rural Chair: Marten Seppel
Organizer: Markus CermanDiscussant: Marten Seppel
Piotr Guzowski : The Genesis of Polish Manors and Monetary Crisis in the Kingdom of Poland in the Fifteenth Century
Eduard Maur , Markus Cerman : Medieval roots of early modern mobility restrictions and East-Central and Eastern Europe
Claus K. Meyer : Contested Spaces: Landscape and Power Struggles on Slave Plantation and Manorial Estate. A Comparison between Antebellum South Carolina and Old Prussian Brandenburg
Carsten Porskrog Rasmussen : Medieval Roots of Demesne Farming and Lordship Structures in the Duchies of Schleswig-Holstein: the Role of Consolidated Estate Properties

V-16 - RUR15 : Lobbies and Agrarian Organizations in Europe (19th and 20th Centuries)
Hörsaal 48 second floor
Network: Rural Chair: Leen Van Molle
Organizer: Jordi PlanasDiscussant: Leen Van Molle
Juan Pan-Montojo : Aristocratic Landowners and Mass Politics: National Agrarian Associations in Europe, 1870-1940
Jordi Planas : Winegrowers' Lobbies in France and Spain in Early Twentieth Century
Gloria Sanz Lafuente : Food Control and Lobbies. Germany and Spain in Comparative Perspective. (End of the 1870s to the First Third of the 20th Century)