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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: room K (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
K-1 - ECO04 : Comparative Historical Analyses of Economic, Occupational, and Geographical Change in Europe, Latin America, and Canada
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Leigh Shaw-Taylor
Organizer: Keith SugdenDiscussant: Carmen Sarasua
Marc Badia-Miró : Latin America Occupational Structure: a Case Study of Chile, 1854-1907
M. Erdem Kabadayi , Uygar Karaca : A Comparative Analysis of Regional Economic Development and Urbanisation in Southeast Europe and West Anatolia, 1840-2000
Keith Sugden , Sebastian Keibek & Leigh Shaw-Taylor : Adam Smith Revisited: The Importance of Coal to the Location of the Woollen Manufacture in England Before Mechanization, c. 1500-1800
Roger Sugden : Economic Development and the Long Run Occupational Structure of Canada, British Columbia, and the Okanagan, British Columbia, 1881 - 2011



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
K-2 - ECO05 : Economic Inequality in Preindustrial Europe
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Cormac O'Grada
Organizer: Guido AlfaniDiscussant: Wouter Ryckbosch
Erik Bengtsson : Peasant Aristocrats? Wealth Inequality between Parliamentarians and their Voters in Sweden before 1865
Gabriel Brea Martinez , Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora : (De)composing Inequality along Four Centuries in the Barcelona Area, 1481-1880
Matteo Di Tullio : Long-term Trends in Wealth Inequality and the Rise of the Fiscal-military State in the Republic of Venice (ca. 1450-1800)
Alpay Filiztekin , Hulya Canbakal & Irfan Kokdas : Inequality in the Ottoman Balkans 1660-1840
Walter Scheidel : Income and Wealth Inequality in the Ancient Greco-Roman World: what can we know?



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
K-3 - ECO06 : Energy, Development and Sustainability
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Sofia Henriques
Organizers: Cristián Ducoing, Sofia HenriquesDiscussant: Sofia Henriques
Ann-Kristin Bergquist , Magnus Lindmark : The Growth of the Green Sector in Sweden c 1970-2014
Cristián Ducoing : Machinery Prices and Wealth Measures
Diego Sesma : Water: the Overlooked Energy Resource
Dimitrios Theodoridis : The White Man’s Relief - the Ecological Foundations of British Trade in the Nineteenth Century



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
K-4 - ECO07 : Epidemiological Shocks with not so Inevitable Consequences? Capturing and Explaining the Economic Effects of Pre-industrial Plague Outbreaks
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Health and Environment Chair: Maarten Prak
Organizers: Daniel Curtis, Bram van BesouwDiscussant: Wouter Ryckbosch
Daniel Curtis : Reconstructing Mortality in the Face of Plagues and Warfare during the Seventeenth Century Low Countries
Joris Roosen : Plague, Death-blow or Window of Opportunity? Market Speculation in Times of Plague in the County of Hainaut, 1349-1500
Tarek Sabraa , Stuart Borsch : Charting the Population Effects of the Black Death throughout the Middle East
Nukhet Varlik : The Black Death and its Long Term Political Consequences in the Ottoman Empire



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
K-5 - ECO08 : Finance, the State and Development in Independent Africa
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Gareth Austin
Organizer: Gareth AustinDiscussants: -
Denis Cogneau , Yannick Dupraz, Justine Knebelmann, Sandrine Mesple-Somps : The Evolution of Public Finance from Colonial Times to Today, through Structural Adjustment
Hannan Marwah : Institutional Failure or an Unsustainable Foreign Debt Burden? Financing and Management of Ghana State-owned Electricity Distribution 1960-2002
Chibuike Uche : Nigeria and the Sterling Area 1967-80



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



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
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?



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
K-9 - ECO15 : Transnational Connections of Slave-based Activities in the 18th and 19th Century
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Pepijn Brandon
Organizers: Tamira Combrink, Gerhard de Kok, Karin LurvinkDiscussant: Catia Antunes
Tamira Combrink : Mapping Slave-based Commodity Chains
Nick Draper : Transnational Slave-ownership in Europe's Caribbean Colonies
Karin Lurvink , Gerhard Kok : International Involvement of Dutch Merchants in the Slave Trade and Insurance of Slavery in the 18th Century
Göran Rydén , Chris Evans : From the Forge to the Field: a Commodity Chain from Scandinavia to the Gold Coast
Anka Steffen : Silesian Serfs and their Contribution to the Atlantic Trade



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
K-10 - ECO26 : Workers as Consumers
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Tamas Vonyo
Organizers: -Discussant: Tamas Vonyo
Ernesto López , Mario García-Zuñiga : Building Wages in Madrid (1737-1800). On the Complexity of Wage Formation in Preindustrial Times
Jørgen Modalsli : Estimating Nineteenth-century Income Mobility
Jacob Weisdorf , Jane Humphries : Unreal Wages? A New Empirical Foundation for the Study of Real Income and Economic Growth in England, 1260-1860



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
K-11 - ECO12 : The Origins of Neoliberalism: Economic Thought and International Relations in the 1930s
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chairs: -
Organizer: Hagen Schulz-ForbergDiscussants: -
Martin Beddeleem : Embedding Liberalism within Science: the Epistemological Groundwork of Early Neoliberalism
Marie-Christine Boilard : Revisiting the Invention of Development: Debating the Economic and Social Reconstruction of Europe
Søren Friis : The Peaceful Science? Economics, Politics and Social Science Networking at a Nordic Interwar Think-Tank
Hagen Schulz-Forberg : The Institutional and Intellectual Birth of Neoliberalism



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
K-12 - ECO11 : Societal Responses to Food Crises: Revealing Coping Mechanisms in Pre-Industrial Africa, Asia and Europe.
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Michiel de Haas
Organizers: Michiel de Haas, Kostadis PapaioannouDiscussant: Michiel de Haas
Cedric Chambru : Weather Variations, Social Distress and Institutions in Pre-Indusrial France (1661-1789)
Jessica Dijkman : Urban Grain Stocks and Subsidized Bread Distribution in Towns in the Dutch Republic in the 16th-18th Centuries
Kostadis Papaioannou : Resource Endowments and Agricultural Commercialization in Colonial Africa: did Labour Seasonality and Food Security Drive Uganda’s Cotton Revolution?
Bram van Besouw : Warfare and the Rural Market for Recovery: Lease Markets and Sharecroppers in the Guelders River Area, 1520-1543



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
K-13 - ECO13a : Towards an Integrated Quantitative Account of European Economic Development at the Regional Level 1500-1914: the Promise of Occupational Structure. I
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Erik Buyst
Organizers: Sebastian Keibek, Leigh Shaw-TaylorDiscussant: Guido Alfani
Maciej Bukowski , Piotr Korys, Maciej Tyminski : Late Feudalism or Start to Development? Evolution of Regional Occupational Structure of Polish Lands during Partitions (1750-1810)
Sebastian Keibek , Leigh Shaw-Taylor : The Occupational Structure in England and Wales 1580-1911: an Integrated Quantitative Account of Economic Development at National, Regional and Local Levels
Piotr Korys , Maciej Bukowski & Maciej Tyminski : The Road from Serfdom. Regional Occupational Structure of Polish Lands in the Nineteenth Century (1810-1921)
Carmen Sarasua : More Industrial than once thought. Occupational Structure in Eighteenth Century Spain



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
K-14 - ECO13b : Towards an Integrated Quantitative Account of European Economic Development at the Regional Level 1500-1914: the Promise of Occupational Structure. II
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Sebastian Keibek
Organizers: Sebastian Keibek, Leigh Shaw-TaylorDiscussant: Leigh Shaw-Taylor
Erik Buyst : Changes in the Occupational Structure of the Belgian Provinces, 1846-1910
Stanislav Knob : Occupational Structure of Austrian Silesia 1880-1910
Alexis Litvine , Laurent Heyberger : Reconstructing French Occupational Structure before the Censuses. A Case for using Conscription Records (1818-1901)
Michael Pammer : The Occupational Structure of Austrian Districts: a Comparison of Census Records and Church Registers, 1890



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
K-15 - POL08 : Collaboration in WWII and Self-images of European Nations in Historiography
PFC/02/011 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Marius Turda
Organizer: Radka SustrovaDiscussant: Marius Turda
Claus Bundgård Christensen : Collaboration, National Self-Image and Historiography in Denmark
Nicola Kristin Karcher : Collaboration and Resistance during the Nazi Occupation of Norway
Radka Sustrova : Occupation without Czechs? The Political Players and Imagining of ‘National Interest’ in Czech Historiography
Ulf Zander : Utopia, Dystopia or Somewhere In-between? Sweden, the Second World War and the Moral Turn