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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: room I (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
I-1 - CUL01 : Cultural Transfers among Early Modern Courts (16th - 18th Centuries)
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Gloria Franco Rubio
Organizer: Natalia González HerasDiscussant: Gloria Alonso de la Higuera
Stefano Boero : Circulation of Writings and Devotions. Comparisons between Religious Experiences at Court
Natalia González Heras : Material and Inmaterial Cultural Transfers among European Courts: Rome, Madrid and Paris in Eighteenth Century
Juan Jiménez Castillo : The Kingdom of Peru in the European Courts: Cultural and Material Contributions of a Transatlantic Court
Giuseppe Mrozek Eliszezynski : Spanish Viceroys and Neapolitan Nobility. Political Divisions and Cultural Exchanges in the XVII Century (1610-1665)



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
I-2 - CUL02 : Carnival, Class and Gender in the Mediterranean, 18th-20th Centuries
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Network: Culture Chair: Steven Thompson
Organizer: Nikos PotamianosDiscussant: Steven Thompson
Stelios Georgiadis : Class and Gender in the Limassol Carnival, 1898-2000
Panayota Noti Klagka : 18th Century Representations of Carnival in Italian Art
Nikos Potamianos : Gender Relations and the Transformation of the Urban Carnival Culture: Athens, 1800-1940
Katerina Sergidou : Seeking the Collective Memory in Cadiz Carnival. Gender Resistance in the Carnival Festivities



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
I-3 - CUL03 : The Politics of Carnival in Modern Europe
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Network: Culture Chair: Nikos Potamianos
Organizer: Steven ThompsonDiscussant: Nikos Potamianos
Dion Georgiou : Dr Stovin's Dismissal: Performance, Authority and Mockery in an Edwardian Suburb
Steven Thompson : The ‘Carnival Craze’ in South Wales during the Coal Lockout of 1926
Regina Zervou : From the Carnival of the Wagers to the Carnival of Civil Servants: Social Transformations through the Rite in a Northern Aegean Community in the 20th Century



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
I-4 - CUL04 : The Heritage of Cultural Opposition in the Former Socialist Countries
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Network: Culture Chair: Sándor Horváth
Organizers: Balazs Apor, Balazs AporDiscussant: Sándor Horváth
Balazs Apor : Jokes and Opposition in Hungary in the Stalinist 1950s
Anelia Kassabova : The Power of Images. Non-conformist Art in Bulgaria from the 1960s towards the 1980s
Orysia Kulick : Ukraine and its Dissidents: the ‘Sixtiers’ as Reformers, Rebels, and Freedom Fighters
Tamás Scheibner : "Flying Universities" and Its Functions: Underground Education in Hungary in the 1980s



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
I-5 - CUL05 : Using Computational Techniques to Account for Cultural Change over Time I
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Joris van Eijnatten
Organizers: Pim Huijnen, Joris van EijnattenDiscussant: Jaap Verheul
Pim Huijnen : Opportunities and Challenges of Data-driven Approaches for the Study of Conceptual Change
Matthias Lemke : Talking Economization. Neoliberal Language in the Post-democracy Era
Jani Marjanen : An Ecosystem of Newspapers: the Life and Death of Finnish Newspapers 1771–1920
Federico Nanni : Studying the Impact of Global Events Using Large-Scale Web Archives



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
I-6 - CUL06 : Using Computational Techniques to Account for Cultural Change over Time II
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Pim Huijnen
Organizers: Pim Huijnen, Joris van EijnattenDiscussant: Matthias Lemke
Jochen Hung : German Media Discourses in the Interwar Period: Magazines and Time
Mikko Tolonen : Octavo: A Tool for Text and Data Mining ECCO and ESTC
Joris van Eijnatten , Jaap Verheul : Visualising Broadcasts. Do-it-yourself Approaches to Timelines
Christophe Verbruggen : The International Scope of Belgian Socialist Newspapers, 1885-1940: a Digital Approach



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
I-7 - CUL07 : Cultural Networks over the Cold War boundaries
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Judith Devlin
Organizer: Simo MikkonenDiscussant: Geoffrey Roberts
Sonja Grossmann : All Friends of the Soviet Union United? Virtual and Real Networks of the Friends of the Soviet Union during the Cold War
Pia Koivunen : Who has the Right to Tell about Lenin? The Lenin Museum in Finland as Part of the International Network of Lenin Museums
Simo Mikkonen : Soviet Artistic Networks with the West
Annette Vowinckel : Cold War Photographic Networks



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
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



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
I-9 - CUL09 : The Methodologies of Media History. Approaches to the Meanings of Media in History
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Network: Culture Chair: Heidi Kurvinen
Organizer: Jukka KorttiDiscussant: Heidi Kurvinen
Klara Arnberg : The Media History of the “Porn Street”: Methodological Implications
Rasmus Fleischer : Writing the History of Spotify
Jukka Kortti : Revolution or Evolution?
Laura Saarenmaa : Interview as a Media Historical Method



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
I-10 - CUL10 : Intangible Cultural Heritage: a (hi)story of Identity and Politics in Europe
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Network: Culture Chair: Nikolai Vukov
Organizer: Nikolai VukovDiscussants: -
Valentina Lapiccirella Zingari : Tocatì. An International Festival as an Experience Good to think the Challenges of Intangible Cultural Heritage Poetics and Politics in Italy
Iglika Mishkova : Traditional Masquerade Games – New Discourses of Interpretation and Influences
Rossitza Ohridska-Olson : National Destination Branding and Intangible Cultural Heritage



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
I-11 - CUL11 : Constructing and Destructing Cultural Heritage
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Magdalena Elchinova
Organizers: -Discussant: Magdalena Elchinova
Magdalena af Hällström : Dying with Glory
Elizabeth Buckley : Visible and Invisible Cultural Heritage Destruction
Ann-Kathrin McLean : Millennials, Technology and Nazi Past: War Remembrance in the 21st Century
Nikolaos Papadogiannis : Travels of Guilt? Organised Youth Travel from West Germany to Israel and Memories of the Holocaust, 1950s-1980s
Valentin Voskresenski : Commemorations, Ritual Practices and Construction of Sacredness: the Cult of Catholic “New Martyrs” in Bulgaria after 1989



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
I-12 - CUL12 : Gender, Age and Race in Art, Culture and Journalism
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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



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
I-13 - CUL13 : Politics, Culture and Identity Formation
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Network: Culture Chair: Kristina Hodelin-ter Wal
Organizers: -Discussant: Ilona Pajari
Marguerite Corporaal , Lotte Jensen : European Disasters, Identity Formation and Periodical Cultures, 1840-90.
Magdalena Elchinova : Religion and National Politics in Turkey: the Case of an Unrecognized Minority
Anna Huhtala : Role of Death in the Construction of the New Nation—Public Handling of Violent and Accidental Death in Finland in the 1920s and 1930s



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
I-14 - CUL14 : Media, Society and Consumer Culture
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Network: Culture Chair: Jukka Kortti
Organizers: -Discussant: Jukka Kortti
Marusa Pusnik : Histories of Cinemagoing: Ritualization and Early Mediatisation of Slovenian Society
Mari-Leen Tammela : Portraying Party Leaders in Soviet Estonian Cinema from 1940s to 1980s: the Example of Viktor Kingissepp



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
I-15 - CUL15 : The Impact of History on Arts and Culture
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Network: Culture Chair: Emre Güler
Organizers: -Discussant: Jelena Dureinovic
David Meier : Historicism: Friedrich Meinecke's New Historical Outlook
Sergei Mosolkin : The Influence of Revolutionary Terrorism on Russian Culture in the Beginning of XX Century
Victor Quintero , Andrés González Novoa, Natalia País : The Creation of Power Through Visuals
Anca Elisabeta Tatay : Romanian Princes Represented in Lythographs Accomplished by Constantin Lecca in Books printed in Buda: Reality or Fiction