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


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
    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
I-1 - CUL01 : Cultural Transfers among Early Modern Courts (16th - 18th Centuries)
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Gloria Alonso de la Higuera
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
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Steven Thompson
Organizer: Nikos PotamianosDiscussant: Steven Thompson
Stelios Georgiades : 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 - ELI02 : From Central Power to Local "Powers": the Government of a Territory
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Elites and Forerunners Chair: Saara Hilpinen
Organizer: Idamaria FuscoDiscussant: Saara Hilpinen
Idamaria Fusco : Governing during an Emergency. The Control of the Territory in the 17th-century Southern Italy
Jacopo Lorenzini : Élites and Institutional Trauma. The Officer Corps of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies before, through and after Italian Unification
Mariarosaria Rescigno : Local Finance and Territorial Government in Southern Italy in the 19th Century. Centre vs. Periphery

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

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: Jaap Verheul
Organizers: Pim Huijnen, Joris van EijnattenDiscussant: Jaap Verheul
Pim Huijnen : Opportunities and Challenges of Data-driven Approaches for the Study of Conceptual Change
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
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

Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
I-6 - POL21 : A Fresh Look at Political Parties and Populism in the 19th and 20th Centuries
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Theory Chair: Laura Cerasi
Organizers: -Discussant: Laura Cerasi
Nathaniël Kunkeler : The Organisation of Fascist Myth-making in Sweden and the Netherlands, 1933-40
Patrícia Lucas : Conservatives, or not so much? An Analysis of the Ideology of a Portuguese Monarchic Party
Maren Lytje : Right-Wing Populisms – the Old and the New: the role of authoritarianism
Susi Meret : Right-Wing Populisms – comparing the Old and the New

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: Julia Lajus
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: Kirsti Niskanen
Organizer: Kirsti NiskanenDiscussant: Mineke Bosch
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?

Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
I-10 - CUL10 : Intangible Cultural Heritage: a (hi)story of Identity and Politics in Europe
MST/OG/009 Main Site Tower
Network: Culture Chair: Nikolai Vukov
Organizer: Nikolai VukovDiscussant: Nikolai Vukov
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
Steven Thompson : The ‘Carnival Craze’ in South Wales during the Coal Lockout of 1926

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: Kristina Hodelin-ter Wal
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Elizabeth Buckley : Visible and Invisible Cultural Heritage Destruction
Eira Capelan : Popular Monumentality – urban fragments and commemoration practices in Montevideo, Uruguay
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
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
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 - ETH13 : The Making of Nationalised Labour Markets. Restriction and Regulation of Labour Migration vs. Everyday Practice in the 20th Century
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Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Veronika Helfert
Organizers: Jessica Richter, Anne UnterwurzacherDiscussant: Annemarie Steidl
Marcel Berlinghoff : Migration.Regime.Change – Origins and Outcome of the European Immigration Stops in the Early 1970s
Thierry Hinger : The “Portuguese Communities” – the Imperial Background of a Central Semantic Figure in Portugal’s Emigration Policy since April 25 1974
Jessica Richter : Nationalising the Agricultural Labour-market: Struggles over Migration Policy in Austria (1919-1938)
Johan Svanberg : Migration at the Crossroads of Internationalism and Nationalism: European Integration, Labour Mobility and International Trade Unionism in the Engineering, Textile and Garment Industry 1947-2009
Anne Unterwurzacher : "Thirty Foreign Workers needed Immediately": the Austrian „Guest Worker“-Scheme in Practice – a Case Study (1962 – 1975)

Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
I-14 - CUL14 : Media, Society and Consumer Culture
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Network: Culture Chair: Emre Güler
Organizers: -Discussant: Jukka Kortti
Marguerite Corporaal , Lotte Jensen : European Disasters, Identity Formation and Periodical Cultures, 1840-90.
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
David Meier : Historicism: Friedrich Meinecke's New Historical Outlook
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