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


Showing: room B (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
B-1 - SOC22 : Fashion, Luxury, Credit and Trust. Early-modern and Modern Bankruptcies in Europe, North America or Elsewhere
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Heiko Droste
Organizers: Heiko Droste, Klas NybergDiscussant: Heiko Droste
Axel Hagberg : The Argumentation in Bankruptcy Proceedings. Social and Financial Networks in Stockholm 1760-1850
Mats Hayen : Bankruptcies in the Book Printing Industry in Stockholm, 1750-1850
Håkan Jakobsson : The Economic and Social Argumentation in Bankruptcy Proceedings Relating to the Stockholm Silk Textile Industry, c. 1800-1850
Klas Nyberg : Credit and Trust in Early Modern Stockholm
Paula von Wachenfeldt : Luxury and Credit in Nineteenth-Century France

Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
B-2 - CRI18 : Crime Victims in the Twentieth-century Justice System
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Louise Jackson
Organizer: Andy KaladelfosDiscussant: Louise Jackson
Robyn Blewer : The Testimony of Child Victims: Reform and Corroboration in Twentieth Century Australia
Andy Kaladelfos : Comparing Victimisation in Trials of Personal and Property Crimes
Tanya Mitchell : Victims in the Summary Courts: Eroding Agency to Increase Effectiveness
Sarah Wilson : Financial Crime and its Victims in ‘Mother England’ and her ‘Unruly Child’

Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
B-3 - MID11 : Medieval Urban Women in Legal Norms and Social Practice – East Central Europe in Comparison
OSCR Lanyon Building
Networks: Middle Ages , Women and Gender Chair: Michaela Antonín Malaníková
Organizer: Michaela Antonín MalaníkováDiscussants: -
Irena Benyovsky Latin : Residential Mobility of Patrician Women in Late Medieval Dubrovnik (Ragusa)
Marija Mogorovic Crljenko : The Legal Status of Women in Istrian Coastal Towns in the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period
Beata Mozejko : Legal Status of Men and Women in Medieval Gdansk as Compared withH Other Polish and Prussian Towns
Nada Zecevic : Maximum vilipendium, dedecus et scandalum? Gender Violence in the Towns in Albania Veneta, 14th-15th c.

Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
B-4 - CRI19 : Criminal Offenders in the Twentieth-century Justice System
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Criminal Justice Chair: Heather Shore
Organizer: Alana PiperDiscussant: Heather Shore
Lisa Durnian , Mark Finnane : True Confessions: their Fall and Rise
Lisa Featherstone : Medicalising Sexual Offenders: Psychiatry in the Courtroom in Late Twentieth Century Australia
Arlie Loughnan : Women’s Responsibility for Crime in Twentieth-century Australia
Alana Piper : Co-offenders before the Courts: the Joinder Effect

Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
B-5 - MAT01a : Daily Lives and Daily Routines: Spaces, Practices and Material Cultures, c.1650–1850
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Jon Stobart
Organizers: Gudrun Andersson, Jon StobartDiscussants: -
Gudrun Andersson : At Home: Daily Life in a Magistrate’s House in Early Nineteenth-century Sweden
Topi Artukka : Food and Festivities – the Assembly House and Daily Practices in Early 19th Century Finland
Panu Savolainen : Daily Practices of Artificial Light and Nocturnal Culture in 19th Century Nordic Towns
Hannah Wallace : Absent Masters: Servants and Community on the Country House Estate

Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
B-6 - MAT01b : Daily Lives and Daily Routines: Spaces, Practices and Material Cultures, c. 1650-1850
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Gudrun Andersson
Organizers: Gudrun Andersson, Jon StobartDiscussants: -
Johanna Ilmakunnas : Spaces and Places for Handiwork at Country Houses in Sweden and Finland, c. 1750–1850
Thomas McGrath , Jon Stobart : Convenient and Ornamental: Producing Domestic Space in Eighteenth-century England
Catherine Richardson , Tara Hamling : Middling Domestic Routines in Seventeenth-century England
Brodie Waddell : Making Sense of Working Life: the Everyday Writings of ‘Ordinary People’ in England, c.1600-1750

Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
B-7 - MAT03 : Textile Value Reused
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Lili-Annè Aldman
Organizer: Lena DahrénDiscussant: Mikael Alm
Cecilia Aneer : Fabric Economy and the Reuse of Garments and Textiles at the Court of King Gustav I of Sweden c. 1540-1560
Lena Dahrén : Early Modern Fashionable Golden Bobbin-made Passementerie Reused in Preserved Swedish Church Textiles
Ingela Wahlberg : Interior Valances Made for Weddings Reused as Liturgical Textiles – an Opportunity for Dating?
Elizabeth Walsh : Words and Pictures: Some Purposes of Reusing Lace in the Later Seventeenth Century

Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
B-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: Tim Soens
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

Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
B-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

Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
B-10 - MAT07 : Gender, Status and Consumption
OSCR Lanyon Building
Networks: Material and Consumer Culture , Women and Gender Chair: Ilja Van Damme
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Aris Kafantogias : The Appearance of Vienna’s Middle Classes, Consumption and Group Identity on the Cusp of Industrialization
Iryna Skubii : Ukrainian Male Consumer: between Soviet Ideology and Desire
Merja Uotila : Tailor-made Man. Men’s Clothing in the Early Nineteenth Century Finnish Countryside

Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
B-11 - MAT08 : Shaping, Dyeing and Mixing Wool, Linen, Cotton and Silk: Textile Production and Consumption in Europe 1670-1830
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Jon Stobart
Organizer: Miki SugiuraDiscussants: -
Manuel González Mariscal , Isabel Bartolomé Rodríguez : The Textile Consumption in Seville 1679-1827
Alice Reininger : The Cameralist Cloth Factory and the Produced Fabrics in Apatin, 1764-1771
Miki Sugiura : The Reconfiguration of Dutch Textile Industries and its Global Connections 1670-1820
Sally Tuckett : Osnaburg Linens, Woollen Stockings and Printed Cottons: Scottish Textiles on a Global Stage, c.1720-1820

Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
B-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

Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
B-13 - MAT10 : Pre-industrial Textiles: Geographic Mobility, Innovation and Networks
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Material and Consumer Culture Chair: Lena Dahrén
Organizer: Lili-Annè AldmanDiscussants: -
Lili-Annè Aldman : Imitation or Innovation in Textiles: Distinguishing Regional Swedish Production from Imported Textiles c1690-1760
Hanna Bäckström : The Publication and Mediation of Knitting and Crochet Patterns c1800-1850: International Transfer of Norms, Ideals and Values
Cecilia Candréus : Textile Guilds in the Baltic Sea Region - Mobility, Conflict and Collaboration during the 17th Century
Vibe Martens : Industrial Espionage, Privilege and State-supported Textile Manufactures of Eighteenth-century Denmark-Norway

Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
B-14 - MAT11 : Energising the Home: the Role of Women in Energy Choices
OSCR Lanyon Building
Networks: Material and Consumer Culture , Science & Technology Chair: Graeme Gooday
Organizer: Abigail Harrison MooreDiscussant: Graeme Gooday
Abigail Harrison Moore : Suggestions for Domestic Energy Decisions: a Womens’ Guide to Lighting the Home.
Sorcha O'Brien : Electrical Demonstrators and Irish Countrywomen: Official and Voluntary Promotion of Irish Rural Electrification
Ruth Sandwell : Women as Energy Agents: the Case of Rural Canada, 1880-1950
Karen Sayer : Light Assembling and Reflecting Gender in the Provincial English Middle Class Home, 1815-1900

Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
B-15 - ETH20 : Migrants Communities
OSCR Lanyon Building
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Catherina Wilson
Organizers: -Discussant: Catherina Wilson
Spela Drnovsek Zorko : “We’ve always had the Same Attitude”: on Translating ‘Bosnia’ into ‘Britain’ among Former Yugoslav Migrants
Kristina Hodelin-ter Wal : The Intersection of Christianity, Migration, and Mobility in the Long Nineteenth Century: the Ceylonese Tamils of Malaya, 1816-1985
Oran Kennedy : Impelled Migrations: Black Refugees, Insecurity, and the Search for Independence in Upper Canada, 1820-1860
Tuomas Martikainen : Historical and Contemporary Islam in Finland