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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: room L (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
L-1 - SPA11 : Connectedness
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Spatial and Digital History Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Aleksandra Dul : Popularity and Socialising in Early 19th Century Poland Rural Community
Albertina Ferreira , Fernanda Olival : An Integrated Model to Analyse Geo-temporal Networks
Sebastian Klüsener , Martin Dribe & Francesco Scalone : Social and Spatial Connectivity in the Fertility Transition
Peter Meyer : A Wiki for Linking Records of Aeronautics and Early Aviation, 1800-1916
Diogo Paiva , Francisco Anguita : Filling the Gap: Completing Individual Life Courses by Linking Dutch and American Data



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
L-2 - WOM01 : Formal and Informal Networks of Migrant Women and Men in Settlement Process (14th-19th Centuries)
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Amy Erickson
Organizer: Beatrice Zucca MichelettoDiscussants: Amy Erickson, Beatrice Zucca Micheletto
Vittoria Fiorelli : Stateless Identities
Fabrice Langrognet : Gender in Crossings: Identifications and Networks of Migrant Men and Women in the Plaine-Saint-Denis, 1880-1914
Charmian Mansell : ‘I canne staye away no Longer’: Gendered Patterns of Servant Migration in the Church Court Depositions of Early Modern England
Thomas Verbruggen : The Strategies of Foreign Women and their Employers in the Belgian Domestic Service Labour Market (1850-1910)



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
L-3 - ECO17 : War, Blockade and the Evolution of Trade and Organization of Trading Networks during the Napoleonic Period
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Pepijn Brandon
Organizer: Marjolein Hart, 'tDiscussant: Christiaan van Bochove
Hilde Greefs : International Trade during a Period of Disruption and Change. The Case of Antwerp, 1795-1815
Marjolein Hart, 't : Wars, Blockades, and Economic Change in the Netherlands, 1795-1813
Johan Joor : Dutch North Sea Fishery in Times of Trouble and Turmoil. Fishing, Smuggling, ‘Forced Communication’ and the Maintenance of Trading Networks by Dutch Fishermen during the Napoleonic Continental Blockade, 1806-1813
Dirk Lueb : Smuggling Networks in the Southern Netherlands during the French Period, 1795 – 1814



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
L-4 - TEC06 : New STS Perspectives on Innovation and Resistance
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Science & Technology Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Viktor Borisov : A Steel Bullet for Russian Army (1760 – 1762): between Magic and Science
Lena Eckert-Erdheim : “Builds Muscles, Dams Tear Ducts”: the Promise of Testosterone in 1938
Francisco Molina Artaloytia : Interaction between Theory and Biography: Homosexuals under the Iberian Dictatorships of the Twentieth Century (1912- 1979)
Roberto Sala : So Similar, So Different. The Institutionalization of Sociology in Germany and the United States in the Early 20th Century
Felicitas Söhner : Social Ethical Implications and their Medical-historical Framework of Human Genetics in Germany – in the Memory of Contemporary Witnesses



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
L-5 - ECO25 : Financial Markets and Intermediation
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Christiaan van Bochove
Organizers: -Discussant: Christiaan van Bochove
Christos Desyllas : Strange and Powerful Forms of Credit
Adrian Leonard : The Merits of Joint Stock: Floating Marine Insurance Companies on a Bubble
Christopher Pihl : Between Personal and Institutional Trust? The Bank of Sweden in the Seventeenth Century Credit Market
Tonia Ruppenthal , Rosemarie Schade : A Historically Successful Business Model: Financing Benedictine Abbey’s



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
L-6 - THE06 : Anarchism and Republicanism: Theory
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Theory Chair: Bert Altena
Organizers: Bert Altena, Ruth KinnaDiscussant: Carl Levy
Guilherme Falleiros : Federalism in Anarchism, Republicanism and Amerindian Politics
Ruth Kinna , Alex Prichard : Anarchism Violence and Freedom: the Evolution of an Anarchist-republican Debate



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
L-7 - ECO18 : Was there Enough Food? Case Studies on the Availability of Foodstuffs in Times of Famine
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Timo Myllyntaus
Organizer: Timo MyllyntausDiscussant: Timo Myllyntaus
Declan Curran : Silver Coin Shortages during the Great Irish Famine (1845-1850) and Sen’s Food Entitlement Approach
Marja Erikson : Harvest Failure but no Famine: a Study of Relief Administration in East Central Sweden, 1840–1847
Gudmundur Jonsson : Food Availability in Iceland during the Famine of 1801–1805
Marten Seppel : How to Define and Determine the End Point of a Famine? The Comparison of Northern European Famines, 1603-1709



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
L-8 - TEC01 : Patents and Innovation
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Science & Technology Chair: Frank Schipper
Organizer: Alessandro NuvolariDiscussants: -
Ugo Gragnolati : Innovation, Localized Knowledge Spillovers and the British Industrial Revolution, 1700-1850
Mario Holzner , Stefan Jestl : State Capacity and European Technological and Economic Development from 1870 to 1913
Jochen Streb , Sybille Lehman-Hasemeyer : Inventors' Experience and Expectation in the German State of Wuerttemberg, 1818-1866



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
L-9 - TEC02 : Patents and Innovation in the European Periphery (Spain, Italy and Sweden)
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Science & Technology Chair: Alessandro Nuvolari
Organizers: -Discussants: -
David Andersson , Fredrik Tell : From Fighting Monopolies to Promoting Industry - Patent Laws and Innovation in Sweden 1819-1914
Patricio Saiz : "Use It or Lose It" - Innovation Under Short-Lived Patents: Evidence from 19th Century Working Clauses
Michelangelo Vasta : The Early Phases of the Italian Patent System (1861-1870)



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
L-10 - TEC03 : Science and Technology in Authoritarian Regimes: Implications for STS
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Science & Technology Chair: Pedro Ruiz-Castell
Organizers: Pedro Ruiz-Castell, Carlos TaberneroDiscussant: Carlos Tabernero
Dolores Augustine : The German Democratic Republic: a Technological Dictatorship
Lino Camprubí : Authoritarian or Capitalistic? Historical Categories for Spanish Cold War Science
Clara Florensa : Science and Science Communication in the Political Struggle between Different Francoist Factions
George N. Vlahakis : The Queen, the Junta and the Scientists. What happened with Physics in 1950s’ Greece and Afterwards



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
L-11 - ECO03 : Backlash by Nature or Backwardness? Comparison of Estonian and Finnish Famines in the 1860s
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Economic History Chair: Gudmundur Jonsson
Organizer: Timo MyllyntausDiscussant: Mats Morell
Henrik Forsberg : ‘If They Do Not Want To Work And Suffer, They Must Starve And Die.’ Irish and Finnish Famine Historiography Compared
Antti Häkkinen : The Great Famine of the 1860's in Finland: a Man-made Disaster?
Jan Kunnas : Finnish Agricultural Production Capacity, Import and Export of Food during and at the Dawn of the 1866-1868 Famine: any Lessons for the Present?
Timo Myllyntaus : Substitute Food in Copying with Famines Comparison of Survival Strategies in Preindustrial Estonia and Finland



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
L-12 - SEX14 : New Books on the History of Sexuality in Europe
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Ethnicity and Migration , Sexuality Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: Alana Harris, Andrew Shield



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
L-13 - TEC05 : Public Statistics and Quantification Tools to Measure the Rich and the Poor in Europe
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Science & Technology Chair: Cecilia Lanata Briones
Organizers: Cecilia Lanata Briones, Béatrice TouchelayDiscussant: Béatrice Touchelay
Helena Bergman , Johan Edman & Lena Erikson : Scientific State or State Science? The Knowledge-base of Swedish Welfare Research and Welfare Policy 1915–2015
Florence Jany-Catrice : Conflicts in Measuring and Using a Price Index - the Case of France over the Twentieth Century
Andrew Newell , Hector Gutierrez Rufrancos : Inequality among Working Households in Europe, 1890-1960
Benedicte Reynaud : Unemployment and Poverty in Britain (1601-1931): the Counting of the Unemployed
Elise Van Nederveen Meerkerk , Corinne Boter : Household Consumption in the Dutch Empire, 1890-1930



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
L-14 - TEC04 : Scientific and Technological Expertise about Natural Resources: Cases from Russia and Neighboring Countries
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Science & Technology Chairs: -
Organizer: Julia LajusDiscussants: -
Alexandra Bekasova : Emergence of Material Scientists’ Expert Community in Imperial Russia: Intensive Industrial and Transport Network Development, Quality of Construction Materials and “the Cement Question”, 1880-1915
Evgeniya Dolgova : Was the Scientific Community in the USSR Communist (?): Statistical Documents on Scientists in 1929-1937
Julia Lajus : Concept of ‘Natural Resources’ and Changing Attitudes towards Resources and its Users in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union
Jonathan Oldfield : The Commission for the Study of the Natural Productive Forces of Russia (KEPS) and the Development of Russian Geography, 1915-1930



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
L-15 - ECO27 : Mortality accross Europe
PFC/02/013 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Economic History , Family and Demography Chair: M. Erdem Kabadayi
Organizers: -Discussant: M. Erdem Kabadayi
Jonathan Chapman : The Contribution of Infrastructure Investment to Britain’s Urban Mortality Decline 1861-1900
Alan Fernihough , Mogan Kelly & Cormac Ó Gráda : Population and Poverty in Prefamine Ireland
Cristina Victoria Radu , Peter Sandholt Jensen, Battista Severgnini, Paul Richard Sharp : Looking for Malthusian Mechanisms in Denmark