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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: Labour (all days)
Wed 4 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Thu 5 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Fri 6 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

Sat 7 April
    8.30 - 10.30
    11.00 - 13.00
    14.00 - 16.00
    16.30 - 18.30

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
B-1 - LAB19 : Roundtable:Wobblies of the World
LAN/OG/074 Lanyon Building
Networks: Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: David Struthers
Organizer: David StruthersDiscussant: Peter Cole
Marjorie Murphy : Jim Larkin, James Connolly, and the Dublin Lockout of 1913: the Transnational Path of Global Syndicalism
Dominique Pinsolle : How the American Reinterpretation of a French Concept Gave Rise to a New International Conception of Sabotage
Johan Pries : Tracing the Translocal Effects of the Early IWW’s Defeat: P.J. Welinder and “American Syndicalism” in Interwar Sweden


G-1 - RUR11 : Specialisation or Diversification? Income Strategies of Farmers in Times of Economic Downturn
MAP/OG/017 Maths and Physics
Networks: Labour , Rural Chairs: -
Organizer: Pieter De GraefDiscussants: -
Elisa Botella-Rodríquez : Inward-looking Development in Cuba (1990-2008): Income and Employment Opportunities for Small Farmers
Christiane Cheneaux-Berthelot : Vegetable Growers on the Outskirts of Paris during the 19th Century: Competition or Emulation between Small-scale and Large-scale Agriculture?
Omar Mazzotti : Sharecroppers and Farmers of Romagna facing Agricultural Invasion: Income or Survival Strategies?
Mats Morell : Smallholders’ and Large Estates’ Reaction to Changed Market Conditions in the Late 19th Century


V-1 - LAB28 : People, Trade and Society in Sicily and Calabria between Middle and Modern Ages
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chairs: -
Organizer: Salvatore BottariDiscussants: -
Alessandro Abbate : Expansion and Decline of the Sicilian Manna between the Modern and Contemporary Ages
Giuseppe Campagna : The Slave Trade in a Mediterranean Emporium: Messina in the Early Modern Age
Mirella Mafrici : Calabrian Cities Trading in the Mediterranean between 18th and 19th Centuries
Elisa Vermiglio : Sericulture in Valdemone: Production, Organization and Trade in the Middle Ages


W-1 - LAB15a : Rethinking Oil, Labour and Politics
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Marcel van der Linden
Organizer: Peyman JafariDiscussants: -
Elisabetta Bini : Decolonizing Labor: Oil Workers’ Challenge to American Corporate Politics in Libya, 1950s-1980s
Peyman Jafari : Linkages of Oil and Politics: Oil Strikes and Dual Power in the Iranian Revolution
Gemma Jennings : Oil, Identity and Inequality: a Transnational History of Labour
Jennifer O'Neil , Vaughan Ellis : Unheard Voices of Decline in the Oil Industry
Shira Pinhas : From the ‘a’ in Haifa to the Last ‘k’ in Kirkuk: Oil Workers', Infrastructure and the Structuring of the Post-Ottoman Middle East



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-2 - LAB02 : Commercial Farming and Rural Relations in a Global Context
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Rural Chair: Mats Greiff
Organizer: Fredrik LiljaDiscussant: Lars Olsson
Onur Ada : Making the Roads of the Turkish Republic: Resistance of the Peasants against the Road Tax as a Matter of Life and Death
Mark Hailwood : The Gender Division of Labour in Rural England, 1500-1700: New Evidence from Court Depositions
Fredrik Lilja : Land and Labour in Zambia from the 1920s to the 1990s. Settler Farmers, Investments and Resistance towards Proletarianisation
Dionicio Valdés : Entre Boss y Vaca. The New Mexico Dairy Worker from Family Farm to Corporate Industry


W-2 - LAB15b : Rethinking Oil, Labour and Politics II
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Peyman Jafari
Organizers: -Discussant: Touraj Atabaki
Maral Jefroudi : Embeddedness in the Iranian Oil Industry before Revolution: Labour, Capital , and State
Marta Musso : Algerian Oil Workers' and the Independence War



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
V-3 - LAB03 : Democracy, Economy and Employment: Political and Ideological Evolution of Nordic and Iberian Socialists after the Economic Crisis of the 1970s
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Pauli Kettunen
Organizer: Sami OutinenDiscussants: -
Alan Granadino : The Economic Policy of the Portuguese Socialist Party, the Carnation Revolution and the Crises of the 1970s. From Autogestão to Social-Liberalism
Ilkka Kärrylä : From Democratization to Marketization - Social Democrats and Economic Democracy in Finland and Sweden, 1970s-1980s
António Muñoz Sánchez : West German Influence in the Shaping of the Labour Relations in Iberia during the Transitions to Democracy (1975-1980)
Sami Outinen : Vanguards of Social Democratic Third Way Policy: Nordic Social Democrats, Employment and Emerging Economic Globalization 1975?1986


W-3 - LAB18 : Varieties of Resistance: Exploring the Diversity of Strike Action
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Heiner Dribbusch
Organizer: Heiner DribbuschDiscussant: Heiner Dribbusch
Sabrina Apicella : Divided we Stand! Reasons for Strike Participation in Amazon’s Distribution Centers in Germany
Ralph Darlington : Reevaluating the Dynamic Relationship between Leadership and Collective Mobilisation
Stephen Mustchin : Strikes, Workplace Occupations and Resistance to Job Destruction in 1980s Britain: the Gardner, Cammell Laird and Silentnight Strikes in their Wider Context
Sjaak Van der Velden : Diverging Movements, Strike Activity in Developed and Developing Countries
Johanna Wolf : Cross-movement Strike Actions. The Works Council and the Communist Groups at the Bremer Vulkan Shipyard in the 1970s


X-3 - WOM09a : Women’s Wages and Time Allocation in Western Europe during Pre-industrial and Industrial Times (16th- Early 20th Centuries) I
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Manuela Martini
Organizers: Manuela Martini, Anne Montenach, Ariadne SchmidtDiscussants: Raffaella Sarti, Ariadne Schmidt
Imogene Dudley : Women's Wages in the Early Modern South-west of England
Christof Jeggle : Gendered Remuneration? Producing and Selling Linen in Early Modern Münster / Westphalia
Suzanne Lassalle : The Books of Manufacture of Companies: an Observatory of Women Wages in the Silk Industry of Early Modern Florence
Anne Montenach : “The Bazaar Economy of the Trades”: Gender and Wage Systems in the Late Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Lyon Textile Industry



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
V-4 - LAB07 : Labour in the Empire: Colonialisms, Modes of Exploitation and Workers’ Experiences in the Colonial City
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Urban Chair: Nitin Varma
Organizers: Zaen Alkazi, Juliana BossletDiscussant: Nitin Varma
Prerna Agarwal : The Resentments of Oppression, the Confidence of Labouring: the Political Potency of the Wartime Experiences of Indian Labour at the Port of Calcutta
Zaen Alkazi : Labour and Decolonisation: Nation-making and Labour Politics on the Cusp of Indian Independence 1945-1947
Juliana Bosslet : Workers’ Experiences in the Colonial City: a Social History of Labour in Luanda, Angola
Naina Manjrekar : Maritime Labour and the End of Empire: the 1946 Naval Mutiny that Shook the Raj
Vidhya Raveendranathan : Powder Mills and Public Works: Labour in Nineteenth Century Madras



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
V-5 - LAB04a : Domestic Service and Regulation in Colonial Societies
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Family and Demography , Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Raffaella Sarti
Organizer: Nitin VarmaDiscussant: Raffaella Sarti
Shireen Ally : White Mother's Baby, Black Nanny's Maybe? Race and Maternity in Colonial Domestic Service
Claire Lowrie : Protectors or Perpetrators? White Masters and the Colonial Implications of Violence by and towards Domestic Servants in the Northern Territory of Australia and Singapore, 1880s-1930s.
Nitin Sinha : The Power of Failure: Colonial Regulations and Domestic Servants in Early Colonial India
Nitin Varma : Masters of Home: Regulating Master Servant Relationship in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century India


W-5 - LAB20 : Workers’ Education: Enlightenment, Education, and Empowerment
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Networks: Education and Childhood , Labour , Social Inequality Chair: Fia Sundevall
Organizers: Jenny Jansson, Jonas SöderqvistDiscussant: Jane Kenway
Jenny Jansson : Portraying Organized Labor in Workers’ Education: a Comparison of Self-images in German and Swedish Educational Material
Jan Kellershohn : Vocational Retraining and De-industrialisation. Trade Unions, Lifelong Learning and Workers’ Subjectification in Germany during the 1960s
Elena Musiani : Popular Education and Vocational Training in Italy in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: a Comparative Analysis
Jonas Söderqvist : Social Mobility or Class Formation? Goals and Ambitions among the Students at Brunnsvik Folk College, Sweden 1906-­1920



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-6 - LAB04b : Roundtable: Domestic Service and Regulation in Colonial Societies
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Family and Demography , Labour , Social Inequality Chair: Raffaella Sarti
Organizer: Nitin VarmaDiscussants: Alan Granadino, Victoria Haskins, Raffaella Sarti, Samita Sen


W-6 - LAB21 : Contemporary Labour: Crises, Precariousness, Resistance
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Networks: Asia , Labour Chair: Sjaak Van der Velden
Organizers: -Discussant: Sjaak Van der Velden
Lori Flores : The Laboring and Activist Experiences of Latino Farmworkers' and Maritime Workers' in Maine
Marcelo Mattos , Paulo Terra : Precariousness, Informality and Recent Changes in Brazilian Labour Relations (2000-2016)
Ravi Tripathi : The Historical Transformation of the German Labour Market: Questioning the “German Model”
Aliki Vaxevanoglou : Work and “Underground” Economy in Greece: a Family Affair


ZA-6 - SOC07 : Nomadic Livelihoods: Norms and Practices of Labour, Peddling, and Mobility in Pre-Industrial Nordic Societies
Music Lecture Theatre School of Music
Networks: Labour , Social Inequality Chair: Matias Kaihovirta
Organizer: Hanna LindbergDiscussant: Ariadne Schmidt
Theresa Johnsson : Our Not So Peaceful Society: Compulsory Service and Vagrancy in Sweden during the 1830s
Hanna Lindberg , Jutta Ahlbeck : Trading with Strangers. Roma and Karelian Peddlers and the Regulation of Peddling in Nineteenth-Century Finland
Hanne Østhus : Forced into Farm Service? Compulsory Service in Norway in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries
Vilhelm Vilhelmsson : The Survival Tactics of Vagrants and Daylabourers in 19th Century Rural Iceland



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
K-7 - ECO09a : Institutions of Labour Coercion: Towards a Global Perspective I
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Erik Green
Organizer: Mikolaj MalinowskiDiscussant: Gareth Austin
Piotr Guzowski : How to Measure the Level of Serfdom? The Index of Serfdom
Alexander Klein : Understanding Serfdom: Methodology for Limited Access Societies
Mats Olsson , Mikolaj Malinowski : Feudalism and the Economic Development of the Baltic Region


P-7 - FAM07 : Midwives and Midwifery at the Nexus between State Interest, Women’s Health, and the Decline in Infant Mortality
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Family and Demography , Labour Chair: Oana Sorescu-Iudean
Organizers: Luminita Dumanescu, Oana Sorescu-IudeanDiscussant: Christa Matthys
Luminita Dumanescu : The Politics of Birth in Composite States: Midwives in Transylvania (19th – 20th Century)
Minghui Li : Childbirth, Midwives and Communities: Midwifery Transformation in Beijing, 1926-1937
Dolores Ruiz-Berdún : Risky Business: to be a Midwife in Spain after the Spanish Civil War
Claudia Septimia Sabau : Was she the "Certified" Midwife or the "Skilled" One? About Midwives and Midwifery between Legislation and Tradition in the N?s?ud District (1861-1876)


V-7 - LAB06 : Gender, Military Labour and War Labour
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Giulio Ongaro
Organizer: Fia SundevallDiscussant: Aurelia Martín Casares
Anders Ahlbäck : Military Officers as Paragons of Manly Virtue and Incarnations of Manly Vice in the Nordic Countries, circa 1920
Christine de Matos : The Occupied Home: Domestic Work, Gender and Power in the Allied Occupation of Germany, 1945-1950s
Esbjörn Larsson : On the Changing Perceptions of Women’s Role in the Nation’s Defence during the Age of Total War: the Introduction of Defence Service Training for Girls in Sweden during World War II
Fia Sundevall : Gender, Military Labour, and Swedish Cold War Economy: Challenging the ‘Peace Came, Women Left’ Paradigm


W-7 - LAB22 : Labour and Collective Memory: Forgetting, Remembering and Commemorating Labour
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Networks: Culture , Labour Chair: Fathi Bourmeche
Organizers: -Discussant: Fathi Bourmeche
Irene Diaz , Rubén Vega García-Amaya Caunedo : Facing Plants Closures. Tenneco, Suzuki and Coke Workers in Asturias (2013-2014)
Hans Hulling : Iron Works History: a Matter of Class Interests and Uses of History?
Peter McInnis : A Remembrance of Things Past: the Commemoration of Industrialization and Deindustrialization at the Nova Scotia Museum of Industry
Valerie Wright , Jim Phillips & Jim Tomlinson : The Moral Economy and Deindustrialisation: how Workers in Scotland made Sense of Economic Changes from the 1950s to the 1990s


ZA-7 - SOC08 : Regulating the Labouring Poor: Discourses and Practices of Inclusion and Exclusion in 18th and 19th Century Europe
Music Lecture Theatre School of Music
Networks: Labour , Social Inequality Chair: Nick Van den Broeck
Organizers: Marjolein Schepers, Linn SprossDiscussant: Thijs Lambrecht
Nik Ribianszky : “‘Tell Them that My Dayly Thoughts are with Them as Though I was Amidst Them All’: Friendship among Free People of Color in Natchez, Mississippi, 1779-1870”
Olga Salamatova : Current Charity: Financial Activities of Prikaz Obshchestvennogo Prizrenia (the Social Welfare Board) and Economic Interests of Estate and Socio-Professional Groups in Arkhangelsk Gubernia in the Era of Great Reforms, 1860s-1870s
Marjolein Schepers : The Problematization of Poor Migrants: Discourses Versus Quantitative Data at the Borders of Eighteenth-Century Flanders and France
Linn Spross : The Dangers of a Free Labour Market – Poor-Relief, Mobility and Regulations in Sweden during the 19th Century
Carolina Uppenberg : Gender at Work: Servants and Free Labour in 18th and 19th Century Sweden



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
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)


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?


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



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
C-9 - MAT06 : Workers as Consumers: Identities, Practices and Collective Action
OSCR Lanyon Building
Networks: Economic History , Labour , Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Sean O'Connell
Organizer: Jackie ClarkeDiscussant: Sean O'Connell
Anaïs Albert : Consumption as “Hidden Text” in the 1917 Midinettes’ Strike in Paris
Amélie Beaumont : Producing and Consuming Services: Luxury Hotel Workers as Customers
Jackie Clarke : Mobilising Workers' as Consumers in Post-68 France
Fanny Gallot : Engaging Workers through Cosmetic Products: the Case of l’Oréal in the 1960s and 1970s


H-9 - LAT04 : Maritime Crossings, Continental Networks: Port Cities and Labor Organization in the Southern Americas
MAP/OG/018 Maths and Physics
Networks: Labour , Latin America Chair: Raymond Craib
Organizer: Geoffroy de LaforcadeDiscussants: -
Geoffroy de Laforcade : La Boca del Riachuelo, Buenos Aires: Webs of Anarchist and Syndicalist Activism in a Local Cosmopolitan Port City Barrio of the Río de la Plata Region
Steven Hirsch : Ports, Worker Solidarity, and Competing Labor Internationalisms in Early 20th Century Peru
Josh Savala : Pacific Connections and Labor Organizing in Early 20th Century Valparaíso, Chile and Mollendo, Peru
Kirwin Shaffer : Caribbean Ports in the Construction of Anarchist Networks: a Case Study of Canal Zone Anarchists in Panama City and the Panama Canal, 1905-1925


R-9 - EDU08a : The Politics, Policy and Practice of Childcare Records - Session 1
PFC/03/006A Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Education and Childhood , Labour Chair: Jacqueline Wilson
Organizer: Suellen MurrayDiscussants: -
Andrew Kendrick : Reclaiming Lost Childhoods: Child Care Records and the Historical Abuse of Children in Care in Scotland
Suellen Murray : Finding Lost Childhoods: Constructing Life History from Childcare Records
Jacob Rasmussen : Negotiating the Childcare Record


V-9 - LAB09 : New Perspectives in Unfree Labour History: a Comparative Approach from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Antiquity , Labour , Middle Ages Chair: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Organizers: Lisa Hagelin, Birgitta SjöbergDiscussant: Jesper Carlsen
Lisa Hagelin : Freedmen, Labour and Masculinity in Ancient Rome
Lena Roos : Unspeakable Abominations. Christian Servants in Jewish Families during the Middle Ages
Birgitta Sjöberg : To be Old and Unfree in the Ancient Society
Hedvig von Ehrenheim : Free at Last - and Able to Prove it. Greek Manumission Inscriptions Set up in Sanctuaries


W-9 - LAB24 : Critical Perspectives on the Working Class Movement
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Görkem Akgöz
Organizers: -Discussant: Peyman Jafari
Jule Ehms : The Role and Organization of Women within German Anarcho-Syndicalism
Frances Galt : ‘I was very disillusioned’: Class Divisions in the Women’s Struggle within the Association of Cinematograph, Television and Allied Technicians (ACTT), 1973-1989
Ethan Hosking : Partnership, Paternalism and Peace
Hazel Perry : ‘Hats off to the Past, Coats off to the Future’, the Missing History of British Trades Councils



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-10 - LAB10a : New Perspectives on International Mining: I
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Stefan Berger
Organizer: James JaffeDiscussant: Stefan Berger
Peter Alexander : Myth and History: the Massacre at the Marikana Mine
James Jaffe : The Anthropology of Coalminers in the Nineteenth Century
Quentin Outram : The Featherstone Massacre and the People’s Martyrology: an Exploration of Christian Cultures in British Coal Strikes
Robin Philips , Zipeng Zhang : A Dutch Entrepreneur in China: FDI in the Chinese Mining Industry (approx. 1890 – 1920)


W-10 - LAB25 : Labour in Transnational Perspective
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Networks: Culture , Ethnicity and Migration , Labour Chair: Adrian Grant
Organizers: -Discussant: Adrian Grant
Touraj Atabaki : The Profintern and the Labour Militancy in Interwar Iran
Laura Cerasi : The Metamorphic Citizenship of Labour: its Emergence as Political-institutional Concept during the Inter-war Crisis in Italy and France
Paco Ruzzante : The International Labour Organisation and Southern Europe. Transnational Influences on the Welfare Systems of Italy and Spain, 1945-1960s
Niall Whelehan : From the Irish Land League to Argentine Anarchism: the Transnational Life of John Creaghe (1842-1920)
Kenyon Zimmer : Dispersing Subversion: Transnational Impacts of America's First Red Scare



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
V-11 - LAB10b : New Perspectives on International Mining: II
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: James Jaffe
Organizer: James JaffeDiscussant: Quentin Outram
Cosku Celik : Job Opportunity or Conviction?: History and Future of Soma Coal-Mining Community
Gaelle Collombier : ‘Charity Leisure’: Performing for Relief Effort in the Late Nineteenth-century Durham and Northumberland Coalfields
Peter Hodson : "There's bugger all left, except in wor hearts": Durham Pit Closures, Landscape Change and Embedded Memories


W-11 - LAB27 : Worker's Identity in Relation to Work and the Workplace
6CP/01/037 6 Collega Park/ School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Christian G. De Vito
Organizers: -Discussant: Nitin Varma
Görkem Akgöz : Gender, Labour and National Modernity on the Shop Floor: Representations of Female Factory Workers' in Early Turkish Trade Union Press
Lars Olsson : "The Munsingwear Family" in Minneapolis at War. Class, Gender, and Ethnicity at Work in the Political Economy of Minneapolis in World War I.
Nisha Poyyaprath Rayaroth : Battles in Tents: Tales of Labour from Indian Circus
Irina Shilnikova : Strikes at the Soviet Industrial Enterprises in 1918-1929: the Dynamics, Causes and Results of Labour Conflicts



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
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)?


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)



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
V-13 - LAB13 : Can Changes in Remuneration Cause Changes in Labour Relations?
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Erik Green
Organizer: Karin HofmeesterDiscussant: Erik Green
Michiel de Haas : The Paradox of Low Wages in a Land Abundant Economy: Poverty, Policy and Labour Migration from Colonial Ruanda-Urundi to Buganda
Karin Hofmeester : Brief Introduction
Jan Lucassen , Paulo Teodoro de Matos & Pim de Zwart : Wage Levels and Labour Relations in India and Ceylon c. 1515-1870
Rombert Stapel : Coin Evidence as a Proxy for Spatial and Temporal Changes in Wage Labour in Late Medieval England and Wales



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-14 - LAB14 : Rethinking Labour in Eastern Europe: Workers under State Socialism
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Anikó Eszter Bartha
Organizers: Anikó Eszter Bartha, Tibor ValuchDiscussant: Anikó Eszter Bartha
Anna Delius : Vernacular Human Rights under State Socialism: Negotiating Labor Rights in Polish Workers’ Press in the 1980s
Oksana Klymenko : The Image of the “New” Woman in the Soviet Memoirs about the «Building of Socialism»
Natalia Koulinka : Workers' Life in the Soviet Union
Tibor Valuch : Everyday Life of Hungarian Factory Workers after WWII
Hubert Wilk : Driving towards Socialism. Workers', Cars and State. Case of Poland


Y-14 - SOC17 : Social Stratification and Mobility
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Labour , Social Inequality Chair: David Kilgannon
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Raluca Botos : Education as a Vehicle for Social Mobility in 19th Century in Transylvania a Comparative View on Romanians and Hungarians in the Gurghiu Valley.
Sudhi Mandloi : Social Inequality, Stratification and the Hindu Social Order: the Socio-Cultural Mobility among the Mahar Community
Wouter Marchand , Winnie van Dijk, John Eric Humphries : The Multi-Generational Returns to Higher Education. The Case of Higher-Education Scholarships in the Netherlands in the 20th Century
Anne Mccants , Dan Seligson : Polygamy, Social Institutions and Long Run Economic Growth
Ulla Rosén : Marital Status, Gender and Class.



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
V-15 - LAB17 : Transformations in Labour and Labour Control in the Age of Revolution
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , World History Chair: Marjolein Hart, 't
Organizers: Pepijn Brandon, Niklas FrykmanDiscussant: Marjolein Hart, 't
Pepijn Brandon : Workplace Wars: Rebellious Shipwrights and Rationalizing Managers in Naval Shipyards during the Age of Revolutions
Niklas Frykman : To be like a Stationary Navy: Empire and Naval Governance in the Age of Revolution
Johan Heinsen : The Riot of 1817: Convict Labour and Resistance in Denmark
Evelyn Jennings : Indenture in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Cuba
Nicole Ulrich : Contesting Labour Freedom at the Cape Colony in the Age of Revolution: Disorderly European Servants and the Changing Colonial Labour Regime, c. 1795- 1815