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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30 (single time slot)
Wed 4 April
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Thu 5 April
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Fri 6 April
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Sat 7 April
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All days
Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
A-8 - ASI02 : Histories of Contestation and Contested Histories
LAN/OG/047 Lanyon Building
Networks: Asia , Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Ratna Saptari
Organizers: -Discussants: -
José Miguel Ferreira : (Un)dressing Goa. Identity, Gender and Colonial Tensions at the Dawn of the 19th Century
Dongyoun Hwang : Wartime Collaboration in China (1938-1945) through a Collaborator’s Eyes: an Examination of Zhou Fohai’s Dairies
Liesbeth Rosen Jacobson : Colonial Minorities in Young and Old Colonies during the Era of Decolonisation
Jason Paolo Telles : The Cultures of the Peoples of the Philippine Cordillera in Radio Broadcasting in Baguio City, Philippines (1959-2016)


B-8 - THE05 : Meet the Editors of Rethinking History: What Does it Mean to Rethink History Today?
LAN/OG/074 Lanyon Building
Network: Theory Chair: Berber Bevernage
Organizers: Patrick Finney, Kalle PihlainenDiscussants: -


C-8 - RUR14 : Growth and Inequality. Explaining Unequal Growth Paths in European Pre-Industrial Societies (Late Middle Ages - 19th Century)
OSCR Lanyon Building
Networks: Rural , Social Inequality Chair: Erik Thoen
Organizer: Davide CristoferiDiscussant: Tim Soens
Ana Avino de Pablo : Inequality and the Evolution of the Land Market(s) within Peasant Societies. An Aspect of the Relations between Economic Growth and Inequality in Late Medieval England (14th-16th c.)
Esther Beeckaert , Eric Vanhoute : Access to Land and Regional Inequalities in Belgium, ca. 1800-1850
Pinar Ceylan : Regional Variations in the Sixteenth Century Western Anatolia
Davide Cristoferi : Inequalities and Growth in the Late Medieval Mezzadria Tuscany (15th-early 16th c.): First Results from an Ongoing Research


D-8 - HEA10 : Spanish Flu 1918/1919 in Austro-Hungarian Provinces Austrian Littoral and Carniola – Scope and Consequences
Senate Room Lanyon Building
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Petra Svoljšak
Organizer: Petra SvoljšakDiscussant: Petra Svoljšak
Urska Bratoz : In Search of the Epidemic Records: the Case of 'Spanish Flu' in Koper
Katarina Keber : Spanish Flu in the City of Ljubljana
Iva Milovan Delic : Spanish Flu 1918/1919 in Austrian Littoral: Case Studies of Pula and Pazin
Marlena Plavšic : Spanish Flu and Mental Disorders in the Margraviate of Istria at the End of WWI
Miha Serucnik : Spanish Flu in the Mortuary Records - a Collaborative Study


E-8 - ANT05 : Trust, Inequality and Cult in the Ancient World
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Antiquity Chair: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Organizers: -Discussant: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Irene Salvo : Inequality, Education, and Religion in Classical Athens
Dies van der Linde : Dialectical Patterns and the Roman Imperial Cult


F-8 - CRI08 : Who, When and Why? Urban Crime Scene Investigation in Early Modern Europe and Beyond (16th-19th Centuries)
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Xavier Rousseaux
Organizers: Catherine Denys, Gerrit VerhoevenDiscussant: Gerd Schwerhoff
Catherine Denys : Parisian Inspectors versus Provincial Police Officers in Crime Investigation at the End of the 18th Century. Were their Skills and Methods so Different ?
Vincent Fontana : From the Field to the Office: Judges and Police Officers on the Urban Crime Scene in the Early Nineteenth Century
Gerrit Verhoeven : Class Justice? Early Modern CSI and Social Inequality in Antwerp


G-8 - RUR03b : Disseminating Rural Knowledge. Transnational Perspectives on Agricultural Education in the 20th Century
MAP/OG/017 Maths and Physics
Network: Rural Chairs: -
Organizer: Heinrich HartmannDiscussants: -
Kalliopi Geronymaki : Forming Farmers and Citizens. Greek Governmental Planning of Agricultural Professional Training and its Transnational Connotations, 1945-1953
Heinrich Hartmann : Building on Old Institutions. The Agricultural Extension Service and the Village Institutes in Post-war Rural Turkey
Dietmar Müller : Agrarianism in East Central Europe. Co-operatives and the Quest for Transforming Rural Societies


H-8 - MID05 : Transport and Stevedoring in the Medieval European Atlantic
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Labour , Middle Ages Chair: Amândio Barros
Organizers: Amândio Barros, Ana María Rivera MedinaDiscussant: Roberto J. González Zalacain
María Álvarez Fernández : In partibus ultramaris. Success and Fragility in Asturian Ports of the Middle Ages (13-16th Centuries)
Hilario Casado Alonso : Transport and Stevedoring Costs in Castilian International Trade during the 15th Century
Fernando Martín Pérez : Market Networks – Networks of Merchants in the Cantabrian Coast in Late Middle Ages
Ana María Rivera Medina : Stevedoring in the Ports of the Bay of Biscay (15th- 16th Centuries)


I-8 - CUL08 : Striving for Recognition, Striving for Power – Opposing Gendered Cultures of Science and the Public Sphere in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Europe
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Mineke Bosch
Organizer: Kirsti NiskanenDiscussant: Kaat Wils
Anna Cabanel : Producing and Performing a Persona for ‘University Women’: an Analyse of the Early International Conferences of the International Federation of University Women (1920-1926)
Julia Dahlberg : Empirical Study and Critical Evaluation. Art, Science and Female Intellectual Personae in the 1890’s
Sarah Erman : Networks and Hybrid Personae in Promoting one's Image in the Public Sphere? The Case of the Belgian Botanist Josephine Schouteden-Wéry (1879-1954)
Lisa Svanfeldt-Winter : Synergies and Challenges: Strives for Shared and Individual Academic Recognition in a Collegial Marriage


J-8 - SPA03 : Rural and Environmental
MST/OG/010 Main Site Tower
Networks: Rural , Spatial and Digital History Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Óskar Guðlaugsson , Gudmundur Jonsson : The Household Economy of Early 18th Century Iceland
Yichen Jiang , Frank Lohrberg : Access to Urban Agricultural Heritages(UAH): Elaboration of the Spatial Form Evolution and Historical Characteristics
Ewa Kazmierczyk : Geographical Context of the Population Distribution in Southern Poland at the End of 18th Century – a Case Study
Joshua Rhodes : Using GIS to Uncover and Understand Subtenancy in Seventeenth- to Eighteenth-century England


K-8 - ECO09b : Institutions of Labour Coercion: Towards a Global Perspective II
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Mikolaj Malinowski
Organizer: Erik GreenDiscussant: Gareth Austin
Jutta Bolt , Erik Green : How Important was Labour Coercion for the Success of European Settler Farming in Africa?
Angus Dalrymple-Smith : Comparative Trajectories and Commercial Transitions in Three West African Export Economies 1630 to 1860
Calumet Links : Myth or Fact: the Adaptability of Coerced Labour on the Eighteenth Century Eastern Cape Colonial Frontier
Igor Martins : Slave Trade Act 1807: How does a Slave Import Ban Impacts Slave Purchasing Behavior of Farmers in Cape Colony?


L-8 - TEC01 : Patents and Innovation
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Science & Technology Chair: Frank Schipper
Organizer: Alessandro NuvolariDiscussants: -
Ugo Gragnolati : Innovation, Localized Knowledge Spillovers and the British Industrial Revolution, 1700-1850
Mario Holzner , Stefan Jestl : State Capacity and European Technological and Economic Development from 1870 to 1913
Jochen Streb , Sybille Lehman-Hasemeyer : Inventors' Experience and Expectation in the German State of Wuerttemberg, 1818-1866


M-8 - ELI09a : Walking the Line between Great Opportunities and Broken Careers: the Administrative and Political Elite in Central and Eastern Europe in the Years 1917-1921 I
PFC/02/017 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Elites and Forerunners Chair: Pavel Kladiwa
Organizers: Judit Pál, Vlad PopoviciDiscussant: Pavel Kladiwa
Julia A. Bavouzet : The High Civil Servants in the Turmoil of the After War: Technocrats vs. Politicians
Mark Cornwall : Lawyers and their Transition out of the Habsburg Empire
Martin Klecacký : Building up a New State on Old Grounds. Austrian Imperial Bureaucracy in Republican Service
Zinovii Malanii : The Servants of the Vanished Empire: Management Strategies Galician Administration at the Intersection of Habsburg Practices and National Challenges (1918-1921)
Judit Pál , Vlad Popovici : Changes and Continuities in the Civil Service from Transylvania before and after 1919


N-8 - POL23 : Political and Social Movements under Democracy, from Extreme Right to Extreme left
PFC/02/018 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Ivan Kosnica
Organizers: -Discussant: Ivan Kosnica
Russell Bentley : Populist America: Making it Great again One More Time
Ana Sofia Ferreira : Political Violence in Portuguese Democracy : the FP-25 de Abril
Anders Forsell : Challenging the City: Resistance to Annexation in Rural Sweden, c. 1900-1940.
Sean Heron : History, Hegemony and Antagonism: How the Hegemonic Discourse in Northern Ireland made Concessions to the Civil Rights Movement Impossible
Sebastien Lazardeux : Populist Movements and Representative Democracy: Love it or Leave it


O-8 - POL09 : Contested Cities and Regions 1919-1954
PFC/02/016 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Urban Chair: Brigitte Le Normand
Organizer: Brigitte Le NormandDiscussant: Brigitte Le Normand
Ivan Jelicic : Searching for a Supranational Solution in an Age of Emerging Nation-States: Fiume/Rijeka in 1918-1924
Daniel Monterescu : The Banality of the Ghetto: Urban Enclaves and Ethnic Mix in Palestine and Israel in the 20th Century
Issam Nasser : Partition Jerusalem: How the Interwar Period Laid the Foundation for Division
William Risch : The Many Faces of Soviet Lviv


P-8 - FAM08 : Child Adoption Practices in the Long 20th Century: Trends and Outcomes
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Caroline Rusterholz
Organizers: Yuliya Hilevych, Jan Kok, Nynke van den Boomen, Evelien WalhoutDiscussant: Paul-André Rosental
Lucy Bland : Britain’s ‘Brown Babies’ of World War II and their Limited Adoption
Sangwoo Han , Byunggiu Son & Keuntae Kim : Result and Effect of Sharing Sons: Adoption and Family System of the 17-19th Century Korea
Ying-Hui Hsieh : Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in the Mortality Chances of Adopted and Non-Adopted Daughters in Taiwan (1906-1946)
Jean-François Mignot : Child Adoption in Western Europe, 1900-2015
Nynke van den Boomen , Jacques Dane & Yuliya Hilevich & Evelien Walhout & Jan Kok : Adoption Practices and Birth Mothers’ Experiences of Forced Adoption in the Netherlands, 1956-1984


Q-8 - FAM23ab : Long Term Perspectives on Family I
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Shannon Devlin : Sibling Separation in Nineteenth-century Ulster
Sigríður Hjördís Jörundsdóttir , Ólöf Garðarsdóttir : Coming of Age in an Early 18th Century Agrarian Society. The Case of Iceland
Marzena Liedke : Family Strategies of Aristocratic Kins in the 16th – 18th Centuries. Political Program and Demographic Results.
Raquel Tovar Pulido : Family and Widows in Southern Spain in the Eighteenth Century


R-8 - EDU05b : School Acts and the Emergence of Modern School Systems II
PFC/03/006A Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Education and Childhood Chair: Ingrid Brühwiler
Organizer: Lukas BoserDiscussant: Patrick Bühler
Nancy Beadie : ‘Hidden’ Governance or Counterfactual Case? Assessing Causes and Consequences of the U.S. Failure to Pass a National Education Act, 1870-1940
Gabriele Capelli : A Struggling Nation in the Making? Liberal Italy and the Cost of Neglecting Primary Education
Nuria Mallorqui : School Acts and Elementary Education in 19th Century Spain
Johannes Westberg : Simple Beginnings: the School Act of 1842 and the Rise of Mass Schooling in Sweden


S-8 - SEX09 : Sexuality and Expertise under State Socialism
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Judit Takács
Organizer: Katerina LiskovaDiscussant: Judit Takács
Natalia Jarska : Modern Marriage and the Culture of Sexual Relations – Experts Shaping Marital Sex in Poland, 1957-1970
Katerina Liskova : Until Divorce do Us Part. Marriage Troubles and the Rise and Fall of Marital Counseling in Late Socialist Czechoslovakia
Lucia Moravanska : Spousal Murder as an Act Threatening the Socialist Way of Life. An Analysis of Criminological Discourse after 1968 in Czechoslovakia
Gabor Szegedi : The Community and the Individual in the Sexological Discourse on Self-Pleasure in Socialist Hungary 1958 – 1985


T-8 - ETH08 : Migrations from a Regional Perspective
PFC/03/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizer: Ute SonnleitnerDiscussants: -
Ida Al Fakir : ’Rise up and Walk!’ The Swedish Church and the Social in Early 20th Century
Verena Lorber : Recruited. Everyday Life of Guest Workers in Styria (1960-1980)
Daniel Nilsson Ranta : Wanted or not – The 1912 remigration from Argentina to Sweden
Ute Sonnleitner : Artists in the Region - Migration, Politics and Business
Sabine Veits-Falk : Visibility and perception of migration history


U-8 - REL12b : The Man Behind the Curtain. The Social Life of Clergy
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Material and Consumer Culture , Religion Chair: Jon Stobart
Organizers: Jon Stobart, Beverly TjerngrenDiscussants: -
Jackie Eales : The Social Identity of the Clergy Family in Early Modern England
Craig Kelly : On the Frontline of a Social Disciplinary Revolution: the Case of Church Ministers in Aberdeen and Perth
Beverly Tjerngren : If these Walls could Talk: the Rectory, the Clergy Household, and Social Identity in Early Modern Sweden


V-8 - LAB08 : Labour on the Margins – Gender and the Complexities of Provision 1890-2016
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Dorothy Sue Cobble
Organizer: Yvonne SvanströmDiscussant: Silke Neunsinger
Magaly Rodríguez García : Is Sex Work Work? The Debate Continues (1920s to the Present).
Yvonne Svanström : Unemployed and Forced to Labour: Vagrancy, Legislation and Gender in Sweden 1920s - 1950s
Frode Ulvund : Idle Women? Vagrancy, Forced Labour and Gender in Norway, c 1890-1940
Gillian Wylie : Devoured by a (Celtic) Tiger? Forced Labour in the Context of Ireland's Globalization and Beyond


W-8 - LAB23 : Workers, Employers, Companies: a Dialogue between Labour History and Business History
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Stefan Berger
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Knud Andresen : Multinational Companies in South Africa during Apartheid: a Case of Labour Regulation or of Human Rights?
Linda Clarke , Ian Fitzgerald : Blacklisting and the Free Movement of Labour, with Particular Reference to the British Construction Industry
Jose Rowell Tapac Corpuz : Competition and Rent-Seeking During the Slave Trade: the Royal African Company and Chiefs in the Seventeenth-Century Gold Coast
Jordi Ibarz , Brendan von Briesen : From Corporations to Companies: the Development of Capitalism in Maritime Cargo-handling in the Port of Barcelona (c. 1760-1863)
Rohan Dominic Mathews : Construction Industry in Mumbai: Locating Labour within the Business


X-8 - CUL16 : (Trans)national Feminist Practices in the Nordic Countries since the 1960s
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Culture , Women and Gender Chair: Trine Rogg Korsvik
Organizers: Heidi Kurvinen, Arja TurunenDiscussant: Trine Rogg Korsvik
Elisabeth Elgán : 1970’s Feminist Activism: Archives vs Testimonies
Heidi Kurvinen : Feminist Practices in Swedish and Finnish Newsrooms 1970–1990: Interpreting Oral Histories and Media Texts
Arja Turunen : “I am a Feminist because I don’t fit in”: Life Stories of Finnish Second Wave Feminists
Hannah Yoken : Transnational Influences & Connections: Exploring Finnish and Swedish Feminist Magazines, 1970s–1990s.


Y-8 - SOC23 : Unwed Motherhood in 18th- and 19th-century History. Contextualizing Pauper and Female Agency
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Manon van der Heijden
Organizers: Ariadne Schmidt, Griet VermeeschDiscussant: Manon van der Heijden
Loraine Chappuis : Unwed Mothers and their Illegitimate Child in 18th Century Geneva
Ariadne Schmidt , Sanne Muurling & Jeanette Kamp : Unwed Mothers, Urban Institutions and Female Agency in Northern and Southern European Towns
Griet Vermeesch : Contextualising Pauper Agency. Unwed Motherhood in Eighteenth-Century Antwerp
Marian Weevers : Unwed Mothers in the State Labour Institution the Netherlands, Late 19th Century


Z-8 - ORA08 : Methodological Explorations
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Graham Smith
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Andrea Althaus : Second Analysis in Oral History. Old Interviews and New Questions
Linde Apel : Searching for Home. A Secondary Analysis of West-German Jewish/non-Jewish Oral History Interviews
Sabine Kittel : In the Jungle of Truths and Realities: the „Stasi” in Archival Files and in Personal Accounts
Maria Pohn-Lauggas : Remembering in Words, Speaking in Images: Combining Biography Research and Image Analysis
Olga Tabachnikova , Natalia Vinokurova : Narrative Strategies of Russian Scientists: Interview Analysis


ZA-8 - MAT12 : Material Loss in Eighteenth-Century Britain's Homes and Cities
Music Lecture Theatre School of Music
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Jane Hamlett
Organizer: Kate SmithDiscussants: -
Leonie Hannan : Investigating Material Worlds and Confronting Absence in Eighteenth-Century Homes
Sara Pennell : Lost in Transit? The Materialities of Domestic Mobility in England, c. 1700-1840
Kate Smith : Lost Property and the Significance of Dispossession in London


ZC-8 - ECO19b : Well-being and Inequality in Modern Europe II
PFC/03/028 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chairs: -
Organizers: Herman J. de Jong, Stefan NikolicDiscussants: -
Herman J. de Jong , María Gómez-León : Income Inequality in Germany and Britain, 1900-1950
Giacomo Gabbuti : A Noi! Economic Inequality and the Political Economy of Italian Fascism
Stefan Nikolic , Filip Novokmet : Income Inequality in Eastern Europe, 1900-1950