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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: room P (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
P-1 - FAM16a : Disabilities, Partnership and Family across Time and Space
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Family and Demography , Social Inequality Chair: Sören Edvinsson
Organizer: Lotta VikströmDiscussants: Lisa Dillon, Sonali Shah
Pierre Brasseur : A Calling to Love the Disabled. Jean Adnet and the Failure to Mobilize
Gildas Bregain : The Changing Status of Blind Women in France (1900-1975): from Godly Celibate to Recognized ‘Housewives and Mothers’
Kristin Bylund : Ableist Life-paths, Possible and Impossible Family Formations for People with Dis/abilities in the Pre Peak and Austerity Swedish Welfare State
Karin Ljuslinder , Josefine Wälivaara : Families, Relationships, and Futures: Portrayals of Disability in Swedish Cinema
Paul van Trigt : Equal Reproduction Rights? The Right to have a Family in the United Nations’ Disability Policy since the 1970s



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
P-2 - FAM16b : Disabilities, Partnership and Family across Time and Space II
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Sören Edvinsson
Organizer: Lotta VikströmDiscussants: -
Carol-Ann Howson : Older Parents of Adults with Learning Disabilities: Perspectives on Caregiving and Quality of Life
Fredinah Namatovu , Erling Häggström Lundevaller & Lotta Vikström : The Impact of Disability on Family Formation in Recent Sweden: a Life Course Perspective
Jon Symonds , Daryl Dugdale : Fathers with Learning Disabilities: Experiences of Fatherhood



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
P-3 - SOC27 : Social Fragmentation and New Dividing Lines in the 20th Century
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Marjolein Schepers
Organizers: Matti Hannikainen, Jeroen TouwenDiscussants: -
Henric Haggqvist : Openness to Trade and Unemployment in the Nordic Countries – Divergences and Convergences, 1920-2000
Matti Hannikainen : Tensions and Compromises between Agrarian and Wage-Work Interests in the Finnish Pension Policy
Ilaria Pavan : A Fascist Heritage? Continuity and Discontinuity in the Italian Welfare State between WWII and the Seventies
Jeroen Touwen : Losing Jobs during a Boom: Unemployment and Foreign Trade in the Netherlands since 1950



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
P-4 - FAM04 : The History of Health in European Port Cities
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Hideko Matsuo
Organizer: Angelique JanssensDiscussants: -
Renzo Derosas , Cristina Munno : Nineteenth-century Venice: Mortality and Health Disparities in a Port City
Yannis Gonatidis : Public Health in a New Port City: the Case of Hermoupolis (Syros) in the First Half of the 19th Century (1821-1854)
Angelique Janssens , Evelien Walhout : The Epidemiological Profile of Amsterdam, 1875-1899. An Analysis of Causes of Death and Public Health Interventions
Michail Raftakis : Mortality Patterns in a Greek Port-city, Hermoupolis (1859-1940)



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
P-5 - FAM06 : Demography, Health and Great War
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Family and Demography , World History Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Organizers: Ioan Bolovan, Helena da SilvaDiscussant: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Elena Crinela Holom : After Four Years of Conflict: Romanian Soldiers from Transylvania and their Families Fighting with the Experience and the Consequences of the First World War
Daniela Marza : The Influence of the Great War on Family Life in Transylvania
Emilia Musumeci : 'Venus at the Front': Syphilis and Prostitution during the WWI in Italy
Nicolas Todd : Transmission of Father’s First Name to Prenatal Orphans during World War One



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
P-6 - FAM05 : Life Course Approaches to Human Stature
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Tim Riswick
Organizer: Jan KokDiscussant: Bernard Harris
Ewout Depauw : Toddlers, Teenagers and Terminal Heights: the Importance of Puberty for Adult Stature, Flanders 1800-76
Jan Kok : Early Life Conditions and Young Adult Height in 19th Century Netherlands
France Portrait , Kristina Thompson : The Association between Body Height and Socio-economic Status of Mid-19th Century Males
Kim Price : Visualising Nineteenth-century Prisoner Health using Twenty-first-century ‘Patient Pathways’
Vincent Tassenaar : Regional Variety in Stature in the Netherlands (1840-1925)



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
P-7 - FAM07 : Midwives and Midwifery at the Nexus between State Interest, Women’s Health, and the Decline in Infant Mortality
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Family and Demography , Labour Chair: Oana Sorescu-Iudean
Organizers: Luminita Dumanescu, Oana Sorescu-IudeanDiscussant: Christa Matthys
Luminita Dumanescu : The Politics of Birth in Composite States: Midwives in Transylvania (19th – 20th Century)
Minghui Li : Childbirth, Midwives and Communities: Midwifery Transformation in Beijing, 1926-1937
Dolores Ruiz-Berdún : Risky Business: to be a Midwife in Spain after the Spanish Civil War
Claudia Septimia Sabau : Was she the "Certified" Midwife or the "Skilled" One? About Midwives and Midwifery between Legislation and Tradition in the N?s?ud District (1861-1876)



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
P-8 - FAM08 : Child Adoption Practices in the Long 20th Century: Trends and Outcomes
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Caroline Rusterholz
Organizers: Yuliya Hilevych, Jan Kok, Nynke van den Boomen, Evelien WalhoutDiscussant: Paul-André Rosental
Lucy Bland : Britain’s ‘Brown Babies’ of World War II and their Limited Adoption
Sangwoo Han , Byunggiu Son & Keuntae Kim : Result and Effect of Sharing Sons: Adoption and Family System of the 17-19th Century Korea
Ying-Hui Hsieh : Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in the Mortality Chances of Adopted and Non-Adopted Daughters in Taiwan (1906-1946)
Jean-François Mignot : Child Adoption in Western Europe, 1900-2015
Nynke van den Boomen , Jacques Dane & Yuliya Hilevich & Evelien Walhout & Jan Kok : Adoption Practices and Birth Mothers’ Experiences of Forced Adoption in the Netherlands, 1956-1984



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
P-9 - FAM11 : Crisis and Family as a Main Incentive to Migrate (15th-21th Centuries) I
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Organizer: Antoinette Fauve-ChamouxDiscussant: Béatrice Craig
Paulo Teodoro de Matos : The Azorean Intra-mobility in Hard Times. The Impacts of the Liberal Wars on Internal Migrations, thought the Lens of the Cities (1825-1832)
Violetta Hionidou : ‘If we hadn’t left … we would have all died’: Escaping Famine from the Greek Island of Chios, 1941-44
Grazyna Liczbinska : Migration as an Opportunity to find a New Spouse after Widowhood in Catholic and Lutheran
Mateusz Wyzga : Were Peasants able to Move in Feudal Poland? Tracking Determinants of their Internal Migrations, 1500-1800



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
P-10 - FAM11b : Crisis and Family as a Main Incentive to Migrate (15th-21th Centuries) II
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Béatrice Craig
Organizers: -Discussant: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Ioan Bolovan : The Consequences of the Baby Boom at the End of the 19th Century on Migration in Transylvania
Claudia Contente : Families, Crisis and Migration in Rural Buenos Aires during the Nineteenth Century
Donggue Lee , Son Byung Giu & Kim Keun Tae : A Study on the Foreigners’ Settlement in Joseon, Korea after the 17th Century



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
P-11 - FAM11c : Crisis and Family as a Main Incentive to Migrate (15th-21th Centuries) III
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux
Organizer: Antoinette Fauve-ChamouxDiscussant: Mary Louise Nagata
Sally Bould , Roxana di Philippis : Migration of Grandparents
Kenneth Pitarch Calero , Conchi Villar & Toni López-Gay : Being Migrant in Barcelona in 1930: the Case Valencian Immigration in la Barceloneta
Matthias Rosenbaum-Feldbrügge : Coping Strategies in Response to Crisis: Family Split and Migration Following Parental Death in the Netherlands, 1863-1910
Dolores Sesma Carlos , Paul Puschman & Jan Kok : The Effects of Internal Migrations on Mortality Outcomes over the Life Course, the Netherlands (1850-1940)



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
P-12 - FAM12 : Socialist Family and Parenting. Ideal, Practices and Traumas
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Melanie Ilic
Organizer: Helene CarlbäckDiscussant: Dalia Lenarte
Helene Carlbäck : Fatherly Emotions in Soviet Russia
Ivana Dobrivojevic : Family Planning in Yugoslavia
Oleg Gorbachev , Lyudmila Mazur : Communal Family as a Socio-Demographic Phenomenon of the Modernity Epoch
Peter Hallama : The “Re-education” of Men: towards Socialist Fathers. Experiences from East Germany
Leena Kurvet-Käosaar : „The Banished People“: Handling the Impact of Deportations on Family in Baltic Women’s Life Narratives
Maija Runcis : Interchangeable Fathers. A Case Study on Divorced Fathers in 1960s Soviet Latvia



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
P-13 - FAM09a : Stepfamily Relations in Europe I
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Gabriella Erdélyi
Organizers: Gabriella Erdélyi, Lyndan WarnerDiscussants: -
Grace E. Coolidge , Lyndan Warner : Evolving Families: Realities and Images of Stepfamilies, Remarriage, and Half-siblings in Early Modern Spain
Judit Majorossy : Remarriage and Kinship Networks in Late Medieval Central-European Urban Context
Mónika Mátay : Wicked Stepparents? Myth and Reality - Stories from the Archives
Sophie Ruppel : “I loved him, as if he had been my brother” - Morganatic Half-siblings in Aristocratic Families in Late Seventeenth-Century



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
P-14 - FAM09b : Stepfamily Relations in Europe II
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Lyndan Warner
Organizers: Gabriella Erdélyi, Lyndan WarnerDiscussant: Lyndan Warner
Maria Cannon : ‘For my Ladies your Daughters, and for my Lady’s Daughters’: Bonds of Affection between the Children of Blended Families in Early Modern England
Gabriella Erdélyi : Negotiating Aristocratic Stepfamily Relations in Early Modern Habsburg Hungary and Transylvania
Tim Stretton : Stepchildren and Inheritance in England 1500-1833
Adrienn Szilágyi : Interests and Emotions: the Making of Noble Stepfamilies and Kinship Networks in the First Half of the 19th Century.



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
P-15 - FAM13 : Marriage Markets, Mésalliances and Inequality
PFC/02/025 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Ólöf Garðarsdóttir
Organizer: Gunnar ThorvaldsenDiscussant: Peter Baskerville
Elena Glavatskaya , Iulia Borovik : Marriages and Mésalliances in the Late 19th to Early 20th Century: Comparing Russian and Norwegian Ethnically and Religiously Mixed Marriages
Kris Inwood , Fabio Mendes : Crossing Borders: Who Married Whom in a Nineteenth Century Settler Society
Kees Mandemakers : Dutch Social Mobility over Three Generations, 1812-1938
Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora , Gabriel Brea & Miquel Valls & Anna Cabre : Assortative Mating and Status Attainment in a Catalan Industrial Town, Sant Feliu de Llobregat, 19th- 20th Centuries