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


Showing: Urban (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
    19.00 - 20.15
    20.30 - 22.00

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
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
J-1 - URB01 : Sinful Cities
MST/OG/010 Main Site Tower
Network: Urban Chair: John Davis
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Peter Jones : The Strange Case of Ann Copeland Corruption in the Belfast Public Housing Sector 1953-54
Christine Wall : Lost Lesbian Spaces: Memories of an Urban Community in 1970s London

Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
F-2 - WOM02a : Gender in the Global City. New Research on Gendered Urban Spaces I
MAP/OG/017 Maths and Physics
Networks: Urban , Women and Gender Chair: Sanne Muurling
Organizer: Danielle van den HeuvelDiscussant: Elizabeth Cohen
Bebio Amaro : Gender and Urban Space in Edo (1600-1850)
Lisa Hellman : The City of Women: the Gendered Spaces of Eighteenth-century Canton
Bob Pierik : Gender in the Streets of Amsterdam (1600-1850)
Danielle van den Heuvel : Freedom of the Streets. Some Thoughts on Gender and Urban Space in the Pre-modern Era

J-2 - URB02 : Shaping the City
MST/OG/010 Main Site Tower
Network: Urban Chair: David Do Paço
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Ros Costelo : Constructing the Ideal City: Public Works and Spain´s Sanitation Policy in the Philippines in the Nineteenth Century
Mika Mäkelä : Urban Renewal of Helsinki´s Kallio District between the 1930s and 1980s

Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
F-3 - WOM02b : Gender in the Global City: New Research on Gendered Urban Spaces II
MAP/OG/017 Maths and Physics
Networks: Urban , Women and Gender Chair: Sanne Muurling
Organizer: Danielle van den HeuvelDiscussant: Elizabeth Cohen
Emma Hart : Men and Women in the Eighteenth-Century British American Provisioning Trade
Miki Sugiura : Selling her Possessions Home: Women's Agencies in the Formation of Urban Space in 18th Century Cape Town
Antonia Weiss : Gender and Urban Nature in the Modernising City
Suze Zijlstra : Women in Trans-Atlantic News Networks in Dutch Port Towns

M-3 - ELI04 : Urban Hierarchisation Process in Castile. Late Medieval and Early Modern Period
PFC/02/017 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Elites and Forerunners , Middle Ages , Urban Chair: María Asenjo-González
Organizer: María Asenjo-GonzálezDiscussant: Jesus Angel Solorzano-Telechea
Susana Guijarro : Clerical Elites in Late Medieval Castile
David Igual : Merchant Groups and Urban Oligarchies in Late Medieval Castile: Different Models of Interrelationship?
Sean Perrone : The Council of the Cruzada and its Agents: the Limits on Royal Bureaucracy in the Early Sixteenth Century
Ángel Rozas : Merchants between Toledo and Madrid. Family Strategies of Social Mobility

Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
J-7 - URB03 : Integration and Segregation in Urban Settings
MST/OG/010 Main Site Tower
Network: Urban Chair: Peter Jones
Organizers: -Discussants: -
David Do Paço : The Community Illusion: Urban Diversity and Circles of Social Belonging in Trieste, 1717-c.1830
Adrian Grant , David Coyles & Brandon Hamber & Greg Lloyd : Housing the Working Classes of Belfast, 1945-1998: the Social, Cultural and Economic Consequences of Political, Sectarian, Security and Classist Forces
Philipp Reick : “We don’t want to move!” Working-class Notions of Urban Belonging in the late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century
Monika Stromberger : Architecture as an Expression of Social Segregation: The Eastern and the Western Part of the City of Graz

M-7 - ELI08 : The Urban Elite at Breaking Points in the Political History of Small European Nations in the 19th and 20th Centuries
PFC/02/017 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Elites and Forerunners , Urban Chairs: Martin Pekár, Andrea Pokludova
Organizers: Martin Pekár, Andrea PokludovaDiscussants: Martin Pekár, Andrea Pokludova
Ondrej Ficeri : The Urban Elite as an Agent of Nationalism: the Case Study of a Disputed City Košice/Kassa in the 1st Half of the 20th Century
Brendan Humphreys : Urbanicide as Politicide. Reflections on Urban/Rural Dynamics from Recent Conflicts
Pavel Kladiwa , Andrea Pokludova : Rural Towns in Moravia as the Channels of Modernisation Processes at the Turn of the 19th Century
Zuzana Tokárová : Interventions in the Composition of Municipal Self-Governance as an Instrument of Anti-Jewish Measures during the Holocaust Period (Comparative Analysis)
Lili Zach : The Irish Intelligentsia and the Self-determination of Small Nations: Links and Parallels between Ireland and Habsburg Central Europe in the Early Twentieth Century

Y-7 - POL09 : Rival State Projects, Citizenship, and Loyalty in Contested Regions
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Urban Chair: Nives Rumenjak
Organizers: Ivan Kosnica, Brigitte Le NormandDiscussants: Andreas Fahrmeir, Brigitte Le Normand
Ivan Jelicic : Searching for a Supranational Solution in an Age of Emerging Nation-States: Fiume/Rijeka in 1918-1924
Ivan Kosnica : Peace Treaties and the Issue of Loyalty in the First Yugoslav State (1919-1941)
Daniel Monterescu : The Banality of the Ghetto: Urban Enclaves and Ethnic Mix in Palestine and Israel in the 20th Century
Wladyslaw Peksa , Anna Kociolek - Peksa : Citizenships, Borders and Phantom-borders, Loyalty, Identity, Cooperation and Ethnical Cleansing. Legal Aspects of the Creation Citizenship of a “New” Network of Borders and New States in Central Europe between 1918 and 1945. Polish Example

Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
D-9 - RUR09 : Shock Cities: Medieval Cities Managing Food Crises
MAP/OG/005 Maths and Physics
Networks: Middle Ages , Rural , Urban Chair: Tim Soens
Organizer: Tim SoensDiscussants: -
Nicolas Barla : Political Responses to Food Crises in Narrative Sources. A Methodological and Comparative Analysis of Famine Narratives from the Southern Low Countries (XIth-XVth Century)
Antoine Bonnivert : Facing Food Crises in the Rheno-Mosan Area: the Political Responses of Medieval Bishops
Chantal Camenisch : Aldermen under Compulsion. Subsistence Crises, Coping Strategies and Market Regulation in the Town of Bern (Switzerland) from the 14th to the 16th Century
Stef Espeel : Shock Cities. Food Prices and Access to Food in Flemish Cities during the Age of Shocks (1280-1370)

J-9 - URB04 : Spaces and Sites
MST/OG/010 Main Site Tower
Network: Urban Chair: Tim Verlaan
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Clare Copley : 17th June 1953: The GDR in the Memorial Landscape
Preston Perluss : The Café Conti and its Sister Café : a Social Biography of Two Café Buildings and their Tenants
Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica : Re-writing the History of Urban Fabric: Autocratic Architectural-urban Statements in Twentieth-century Europe

Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
J-11 - URB05 : Living and Working in the Postwar City
MST/OG/010 Main Site Tower
Network: Urban Chair: Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Donna Carmichael : Culture-led Urban Regeneration and the Challenge of Inclusive Growth
Erika Hanna : Work Place Wellbeing and Office Space in Ireland, 1958-1998’
Mara Marginean : Apartments for a Youthful Future. Approaches to Housing for Young Urban Workers in the 1970s Romania
Tim Verlaan : The Discovery of Urban Living in Amsterdam 1966-1981