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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Friday 6 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
Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
A-12 - AFR07 : Control, Discipline and Revolt in Africa, 1900-Present
LAN/OG/047 Lanyon Building
Network: Africa Chair: Mark McQuinn
Organizers: -Discussant: Mark McQuinn
Samuel Andreas Admasie : Cycles of Labour Radicalism in Ethiopia: Causes and Effects, 1960-2010
Djamila Aissat , Yasmina Djafri : Civilization or Subjugation: on Understanding Cultural Trauma the Role of Christian Missionaries in British West Africa
Pedro Cerdeira : African Chiefs under PAIGC Rule – War and Transition in Guinea-Bissau
David Damtar : Imagining Sub-Saharan Gold Mining Communities in Colonial and Post-Colonial Perspectives: the Case of Obuasi in Ghana (1950-1970)
Ermelinda Liberato : The New Angolan Man. The Building of a Concept
Julius Nyiawung : Leveraging from the Shifting Geopolitical Landscape: the Role of the Government in the Adoption of Indigenous HRM Practices in Cameroon
Massimo Zaccaria : Punctuality, Productivity and Profit. Time and Work Ethics in Eritrea's 20th Century: the Local Sources


B-12 - LAB01 : Roundtable: A Phase of Global Revolution (mid 1900s-mid 1920)?
LAN/OG/074 Lanyon Building
Networks: Labour , Theory , World History Chair: Christian G. De Vito
Organizers: Stefan Berger, Klaus WeinhauerDiscussants: Christian G. De Vito, Dagmar Ellerbrock, Marcel van der Linden
Stefan Berger , Klaus Weinhauer : A Phase of Global Revolution (mid 1900s-mid 1920)
Klaus Weinhauer , Stefan Berger : A Phase of Global Revolution (mid 1900s-mid 1920)?


C-12 - MAT09 : Politics and Consumption
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Ilja Van Damme
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Irina Mukhina : The Shuttle Trade of the Post-Soviet Russia: a Case Study of Historical and Multi-Disciplinary Research
John Porter : ‘Burn everything British but their Coal’: Boycotts of British Goods in 1930s Ireland
Donald Weber : The Birth of a Commuter Society: Mass Transportation and the Labour Market in Belgium, 1870-1910


D-12 - HEA12 : Managing Infectious Diseases
Senate Room Lanyon Building
Network: Health and Environment Chair: Svenn-Erik Mamelund
Organizer: Ida MilneDiscussant: Svenn-Erik Mamelund
R.G. Divya : Venereal Diseases: Threat to ‘Public Health’? : a Brief Study of 'Public Health', and Sanitary Measures in Nineteenth Century Madras Presidency
Patricia Marsh : ‘A Serious Menace to the Public Health of the City’: Management of the 1918-19 Influenza Pandemic by Belfast Corporation
Ida Milne : Managing the Pandemic Patient: Interpreting the Context of Contemporary Medicine
Kaspar Staub , Joël Floris & Nicole Bender& Gina Gemperle & Frank Rühli : Were Language Borders “Cultural” Barriers for the Spread of Influenza 1889-94 and 1918-19 in the Canton of Bern, Switzerland?


E-12 - LAT07 : New Research on Latin American Politics
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Network: Latin America Chair: Jadwiga E. Pieper Mooney
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Raymond Craib : Libertarian Noir: Anarcho-capitalist Archipelagoes of the Americas
Joren Janssens : In Search of the Subaltern Voice a Critical Assessment and Ethnographical Adaption of Subaltern Theory for 20th Century Revolutionary Latin America
Jorge Nallim : History, Memory, and Politics: Contemporary Debates on Human Rights in Argentina
Brett Troyan : Memories of Marxism and the Colombian Indigenous Movement


F-12 - CRI14 : Imprisonment and Penal Cultures
MAP/OG/006 Maths and Physics
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Heather Shore
Organizers: -Discussant: Heather Shore
Louise E Brangan : Tolerance, Trust and Authoritarianism: Prisons and Political Culture in 1970s Ireland
Roddy Nilsson : "The Walls should be Demolished from the Inside". The Struggle for Prison Democracy in Sweden around 1970
Klaas Stutje : Nusakambangan and the Making of a Notorious Prison Island


G-12 - RUR12 : Crisis in the Countryside: Managing Problems of Food and Agriculture in the Low Countries, 19th-20th Century
MAP/OG/017 Maths and Physics
Network: Rural Chairs: -
Organizers: Dries Claeys, Laura EskensDiscussants: -
Dries Claeys : Governing the Reconstruction of the Belgian Countryside after the First World War
Laura Eskens : From Farmers to Forks. Belgium’s Changing Agro-Food Policy of the 1930s
Floor Haalboom : Disease as Disaster: Public Debate about Foot-and-mouth Disease Crises in the 1960s and 2001 in the Netherlands
Anton Schuurman : Three is the Magic Number. Dutch Agriculture and the Crises of 1840s, 1880s and 1930s


H-12 - MID07b : Land, Houses and Mortgage Credit: towards a Comparative Perspective II (1600-1800)
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Economic History , Middle Ages Chair: Heidi Deneweth
Organizer: Jaco ZuijderduijnDiscussants: -
Marcella Lorenzini , Giuseppe De Luca : The Rise of Capitalistic Agriculture and the Role of Credit in 18th-century Northern Italy: Mortgages for Canal Building in the Cremona Countryside
José Luis Peña-Mir : Regulation and Reality. Mortgage Credit and Contract Design in Spain from the Ancien Régime to the Liberal State
Richard Yntema : Industrial Finance and the Mortgage Market in Amsterdam during the Dutch Republic
Jaco Zuijderduijn : The Long Walk to Court. Access to Law Courts in East and West


I-12 - CUL12 : Gender, Age and Race in Art, Culture and Journalism
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Heidi Kurvinen
Organizers: -Discussant: Emre Güler
Nuno Ferreira : The 4th Marchioness of Alorna (Alcipe) and the Treaty of Old Age
Reetta Hänninen : “I am now the First Man in the Editing Office”. A Female Reporter and the Opportunities in the Field on Journalism in the 1930’s Finland
Elisabeth Kuebler-Wolf : Catharine Sedgwick and ‘Mumbet’: Domestic Intimacy, Race, and Slavery in Antebellum Massachusetts
Isabel Machado : Black Bodies in a White Spectacle: Using Mardi Gras to Understand Racial Relations in Mobile, Alabama in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century


J-12 - SPA08 : Comparing Transport Networks, Geographies of Political and Economic Organisation in England/Wales, France and in the Ottoman Empire 1600-1900
MST/OG/010 Main Site Tower
Network: Spatial and Digital History Chair: Leigh Shaw-Taylor
Organizers: Oliver Dunn, Uygar KaracaDiscussant: Dan Bogart
Eduard J Alvarez-Palau : Multi-modal Models of the Transport Network in England and Wales, 1680-1830-1911
Oliver Dunn : Coastal Shipping and Transport Change in England and Wales, 1680-1830
Turgay Koçak , Grigor Boykov & Uygar Karaca : Transport Networks and Surplus Extraction in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire
Christophe Mimeur : Looking for Endogenous and Exogenous Factors in the Diffusion of the French Railway Network
Osman Özkan , Petrus J. Gerrits & Sinan Çetin : Development of Maritime Trade Networks in the Eastern Mediterranean and their Hinterlands


K-12 - ECO11 : Societal Responses to Food Crises: Revealing Coping Mechanisms in Pre-Industrial Africa, Asia and Europe.
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Michiel de Haas
Organizers: Michiel de Haas, Kostadis PapaioannouDiscussant: Michiel de Haas
Cedric Chambru : Weather Variations, Social Distress and Institutions in Pre-Indusrial France (1661-1789)
Jessica Dijkman : Urban Grain Stocks and Subsidized Bread Distribution in Towns in the Dutch Republic in the 16th-18th Centuries
Kostadis Papaioannou : Resource Endowments and Agricultural Commercialization in Colonial Africa: did Labour Seasonality and Food Security Drive Uganda’s Cotton Revolution?
Bram van Besouw : Warfare and the Rural Market for Recovery: Lease Markets and Sharecroppers in the Guelders River Area, 1520-1543


L-12 - SEX14 : New Books on the History of Sexuality in Europe
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Sexuality Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: Alana Harris, Andrew Shield


M-12 - ELI13 : Regimes in Transition: Elite Reorginasation as Symptom of Change
PFC/02/017 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Elites and Forerunners , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Marja Vuorinen
Organizers: -Discussant: Marja Vuorinen
Pauli Heikkilä : Federation for Central Europeans? Regional Plans by Eastern European Emigrants during the Cold War
Adrian Magaldi : Clientelism and Elections in Spain. From Franco Dictatorship to Democracy
Kristiina Silvan : From Komsomol to Pro-governmental Youth Organisations: Forging Cadres for Future Political Elites in Russia and Belarus
Anna Soulsby : Organizational Elites: Managerial Survival and Changing Reputations in Post-Communist Societies


N-12 - POL27 : Roundtable: Antifascism in the Nordic Countries: New Perspectives, Comparisons and Transnational Connections
PFC/02/018 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Johan Lundin
Organizer: Johan LundinDiscussant: Nigel Copsey
Knut Dørum : Conservative Fascist-sympathy and Antifascism in Norway in the 1930s
Matias Kaihovirta : Social Democratic and Conservative Anti-Fascism in Interwar Finland: Karl Harald Wiik and Eirik Hornborg and the Transnational Fascist Threat
Charlie Krautwald : Three Arrows against Swastika: Social Democratic Youth and the Radical Opposition to Fascism in Denmark 1932-35
Ragnheiður Kristjánsdóttir : Antifascism in Iceland during the Interwar Period
Victor Lundberg : The Field of Anti-Fascism in Sweden, 1924-1950


O-12 - POL13 : Two, Three, Many Vietnams": Protest against the Vietnam War as Part of Other Emancipatory and Revolutionary Struggles
PFC/02/016 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Alexander Sedlmaier
Organizer: Alexander SedlmaierDiscussant: Alexander Sedlmaier
Freia Anders : Between Protest and Belligerency: the West-German Militant Left and the Vietnam War during the Early 1970s
Fabian Hilfrich : Shifting Loyalties: Performing a Transnational Identity in the Vietnam War
Judy Wu : Patsy for President: Cold War Racial Liberalism and the Viet Nam War


P-12 - FAM12 : Socialist Family and Parenting. Ideal, Practices and Traumas
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Melanie Ilic
Organizer: Helene CarlbäckDiscussant: Dalia Lenarte
Helene Carlbäck : Fatherly Emotions in Soviet Russia
Ivana Dobrivojevic : Family Planning in Yugoslavia
Oleg Gorbachev , Lyudmila Mazur : Communal Family as a Socio-Demographic Phenomenon of the Modernity Epoch
Peter Hallama : The “Re-education” of Men: towards Socialist Fathers. Experiences from East Germany
Leena Kurvet-Käosaar : „The Banished People“: Handling the Impact of Deportations on Family in Baltic Women’s Life Narratives
Maija Runcis : Interchangeable Fathers. A Case Study on Divorced Fathers in 1960s Soviet Latvia


Q-12 - ETH17 : Migration and Professionals
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Vibha Bhalla , Dr. Ved Gossain : Life in the U.S: Asian Indian Physicians Perspectives
Per-Olof Grönberg , Fay Lundh Nilsson, Lund University : Where did you come from, where did you go? Student Migration to and from Sweden’s Technical Secondary Schools, 1854-1920
Olle Jansson : Organized Interests and the International Mobility of Health Care Professionals. The Case of Organisations for Phycians and Nurses in Sweden
Timo Särkkä : Men of the Congo River: Finnish Sailors in the Service of the Colonial Economy in the Congo, 1885 to 1939
Elena Zaitseva(Baum) : Public Organizations of Russian Scientific Emigration in Paris (an Example of the Russian Academic Group and the Society of Russian Chemists)


R-12 - EDU11 : Play, Gender and Development
PFC/03/006A Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Education and Childhood Chair: Karin Zetterqvist Nelson
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Sara Backman Prytz : Playing House. Gender Socialization in Early Childhood Education. The Case of Sweden ca. 1900-1950
Nihal Lindberg , Mehmet Akif Cingi, Hande Güzel, Bekir Onur : Cultural and Developmental Aspects of Child Play
Kajsa Ohrlander : The Construction of a Male Intellectual. A Feminist Analysis of the Debate over Dialogue Pedagogy in the 1970s Preschool Reform in Sweden
Magda-Elena Samoila : Education of Romanian Elite Girls and Women (1832-1866). Debuts in Formal, Non-formal and Informal Education for Girls and Women


S-12 - SEX13 : Sex and Cultural Expression
PFC/03/006B Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Sexuality Chair: Annette Timm
Organizers: -Discussant: Annette Timm
Bakarne Altonaga : About Prudish Ladies and Meek Men: Sexual Enlightenment in Samaniego’s Erotic Poems El Jardín de Venus
Karla Bessa : Go looking for Flying Saucers in the Sky. Experimental Films and the Shaping of New Sexual and Gendered Borders in the 70's
Michael Rosenfeld : André Gide and Henri Ghéon's Correspondence; the Compartmentalization of Gay Bourgeois Life at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century


T-12 - ETH12 : How to Boot Out Undesired Immigrants? State Practices of Monitoring and Expelling Foreigners during the 19th Century
PFC/03/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizers: Delphine Diaz, Torsten Feys, Romy SanchezDiscussants: -
Delphine Diaz : Expelling Foreign Refugees from 19th-century France
Torsten Feys : Kicking Out the Unwanted through the Door of their Choosing: Belgian Expulsion Practices during the Long 19th Century
Elie-Benjamin Loyer : Policing Migrants in France Before and After the Great War: Public Order and Migration Control
Romy Sanchez : Expelling Foreigners from Overseas: the Case of Cuba, 1840 - 1880
Hugo Vermeren : Discretionary Power, Exceptional Practices: Irregularities within the French Expulsion Procedures during the 19th-century


U-12 - REL08 : Life Histories
PFC/03/030 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Religion Chair: Yvonne Maria Werner
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Mary Clare Martin : Catechising and Family Relationships in Britain, 1740-1870: Instruction, Communication and Denomination
Alexander Maurits : At his Side – the Changing Role of the Pastor’s Wife during the Course of the Twentieth Century
Galina Novikova : Spirituality and Religiosity in Transformation: Lived Orthodoxy in Biographies of Rrthodox Christians in Post-soviet Russia
Ilona Pajari : Cemeteries: Location, Use, and Social and Emotional Significance
Matleena Sopanen : Division of Work between Lay Preachers and Priests of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church at the Beginning of the 20th Century


V-12 - LAB12 : Occupations and Labour Relations in the Mediterranean Basin, c. 1800-2000: Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece in Comparative Perspective
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Karin Hofmeester
Organizers: Paulo Teodoro de Matos, Filipa Ribeiro da SilvaDiscussant: Jan Lucassen
Andrea Caracausi , Giulio Ongaro : Occupational Structure in Early Modern Italy
Hélder Carvalhal , Filipa Ribeiro da Silva & Paulo Teodoro de Matos : Shifts in Occupations and Labour Relations in Portugal, 1800 and Beyond
Jose Miguel Lana : Iberian Occupations and Labour Relations, c.1800-2000: a Regional Approach
José A. Nieto Sánchez : Labour Markets, Guilds, and Artisans’ Mobility in Castille and Aragon (Spain) in the Late Early Modern Period: a Comparison


W-12 - LAB26 : Labour Coercion, Labour Control, Worker's Agency
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Stefano Bellucci
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Dana Landress : "Cheap and Contented Labor": Eugenics and Industrial Dislocation in the Depression-Era South
David Lyddon : Continuities in the Use of the Criminal Law against British and Irish Unions until 1875: Tactical Prosecutions and Sentencing Flexibility
Viola Müller : Slave Refugees on the Labor Markets of the American Urban South, 1800-1860
Paola Revilla : “He sold me and bought me, but I am free because the king says so”: Chiriguanos Held in Bondage Facing the Courts of Justice XVIth-XVIIIth Century Charcas (Bolivia)
Martino Sacchi Landriani : The Salary Regime of Labor in the French Atlantic (XIX Century France – Antilles)


X-12 - WOM04 : Roundtable: Gender Revisited: How Do We Use Gender in Academia and Beyond
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Marianna Muravyeva
Organizer: Marianna MuravyevaDiscussants: Marie Bennedahl, Eileen Boris, Bettina Brandt, Daniel Grey, Karen Offen, Andrea Peto, Julia Roth, Raisa Maria Toivo


Y-12 - WOM16 : Modelling the Body: Gender, Representation and Consumtion
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Material and Consumer Culture , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Matleena Frisk : Consumer Products Shaping Gender in the Mid-20th Century Finland: Disposable Menstrual Products and Men’s Deodorants
Conor Heffernan : Body Work, Empowerment and the Female Form: the Case of Irish Physical Culture
Marina Hilber : Female Bodies in Scholarly Practice. On the Representation of Women in Gynaecological and Obstetric Case Studies (1870-1900)
Charlotte Keighron : Barbara Johnson’s Fashion Album: Dress and Female Identity in England, 1746-1823


Z-12 - ORA12 : Letters and Autobiographical Materials in Life Stories
Mc Mordie Hall School of Music
Network: Oral History Chair: Kirsi-Maria Hytönen
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Deborah Bernstein , Talia Pfefferman : Constructing Subjectivity: Class and Gender in Family
Tiiu Jaago : A Contemporary Glimpse into the Stalinist Period in Estonia: the Dynamics of the Traumatic Experience in Life-story Narratives
Tea Sindbæk Andersen : The Great War as First Person Narratives and Informal Newsfeeds
Penny Summerfield : Historians and the Leter: Historical Practice and Epistolarity since the 1970s
Ilari Taskinen : Male Intimacy in Letters between Finnish World War II Soldiers


ZA-12 - SOC13b : Women in Changing Labour Markets II
Music Lecture Theatre School of Music
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Tim Riswick
Organizer: Marco H.D. van LeeuwenDiscussants: -
Constance Hsiung : Occupational Mobility and Gender Composition in the U.S., 1971-2009
Nigel Kragten , Marco van Leeuwen & Ineke Maas : Women’s Occupational Status in a Modernizing Society: the Effect of Selective Labour Force Participation in Sweden, 1800-1900
Faustine Perrin , Mickael Benaim : Regional Patterns of Economic Development. A Typology of French Departments during the Industrialization


ZC-12 - FAM01 : Fetus and Stillborn. Handling Corpses, Registration Practices and Family Experience
PFC/03/028 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Matthias Rosenbaum-Feldbrügge
Organizers: Ólöf Garðarsdóttir, Vincent GourdonDiscussants: -
Jolien Gijbels : Life before Death: Stillborn Babies in Belgium (1850-1914)
Vincent Gourdon , Ólöf Garðarsdóttir : Stillbirths and Stillbirth Registration in Iceland during the 19th Century
Andreea Iancu : Corrupted Blood, Uncorrupted Soul: Canonical Perspectives on Embryo and their Manuscript Circulation in Wallachia of the 18th Century
Nathalie Sage Pranchere , Vincent Gourdon : Registering and Handling Fetal Corpses: an Urban Policy (Paris, XIXth Century)
Margherita Sulas : “The Right to be Born". Italian Legislation on Abortion