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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: room Q (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
Q-1 - CUL17 : Animals in the Family
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Culture , Family and Demography Chair: Kathleen Kete
Organizer: Jane HamlettDiscussant: Kathleen Kete
Jane Hamlett : 'It was Quite Extraordinary how the Little Animal had Inserted herself into our Lives': Pets in Families and Households in England and Wales, 1837-1939
Claudia Soares : 'The Many Lessons which the Care of Some Gentle, Loveable Animal would give': Animals and Pet keeping in the Waifs and Strays Society, 1881-1914
Julie-Marie Strange : How much is that Doggy in the Window? Pets, the Market, Emotion and Morality in the Long Nineteenth Century
Ingrid Tague : Pets and the Evolution of the Eighteenth-Century Family



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
Q-2 - ETH24 : Captivity in the Napoleonic Wars
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Networks: Culture , Ethnicity and Migration Chair: Guido Hausmann
Organizer: Guido HausmannDiscussant: Guido Hausmann
Aleksandr Lavrov : The Lost Soldiers of Suvorov. Russian Prisoners of War of the Swiss Campaign1799
Marie-Pierre Rey : The Prisoners of the Grand Armée in Russia 1812-1814
Sybille Scheipers : ‘I don’t despair at our fate’: Carl von Clausewitz in French Captivity, 1806-1807



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Q-3 - FAM03 : 'Mixed Marriages, Binational and Interracial Couples, and Divorce from a Comparative Perspective
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Hanan Kholoussy
Organizers: Julia Moses, Julia MosesDiscussant: Hanan Kholoussy
Sandra Bree , Cristina Munno : Divorce in France and Italy between the End of the 19th Century and the Second World War
Betty de Hart : Chinese Exclusion in Europe? Regulating Dutch-Chinese Marriages in the 1930s and 1940s
Christoph Lorke : Highly Undesired Relations: German-Asian Couples in Germany and Beyond (1900s-1940s)
Julia Moses : From Faith to Race: ‘Mixed Marriage’ and the Politics of Difference in Imperial Germany
Julia Woesthoff : The State’s Response to Intermarriage between ‘German Girls and Orientals’ in Postwar West Germany



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
Q-4 - FAM18 : Crisis, Pressure and Adaption over Generations
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chairs: -
Organizers: Per Axelsson, Lisa DillonDiscussants: -
Tim Bruckner , Samantha Gailey & Stacey Hallman & Marilyn Amorevieta-Gentil & Lisa Dillon & Alain Gagnon : Epidemic Cycles and Environmental Pressure in Colonial Quebec
Lisa Dillon , Per Axelsson & Lotta Vikström & Sören Edvinsson & Glenn Sandström & Cecily Kelleher : Births Amid Disasters: International Comparisons of the Trans-generational Effect of Historic Climate Crises on Reproductive Outcomes
Ólöf Garðarsdóttir : The Effects of the Volcanic Eruption of Laki in Iceland 1783-1785
Lena Karlsson : Infant Mortality and Birth Seasonality of the Sami and non-Sami populations, 19th-century Sweden
Janet McCalman , Rebecca Kippen : The Great Irish Famine Transported



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
Q-5 - FAM19 : Family Systems and Kinship Systems: Exploring a Conundrum
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chairs: -
Organizer: Mikolaj SzoltysekDiscussants: -
Fabrice Boudjaaba : Family Links and Neighborhood in the Context of Urbanization (Paris Suburbs, 19th Cent.)
Réka Gyimesi , Péter Öri : East of the Hajnal-line: Household Structure, First Marriage and Out-migration in Hungary (Zsámbék and Bonyhád in the 1850s and 1860s)
Mary Louise Nagata : Intersecting Communities: Household, Family and Neighborhood in Early Modern Kyoto
Christopher Neumaier : From Patriarchy to Partnership: a Path Not Taken? The Negotiation of Gender Roles in West German Families, 1950s – 1980s
Mikolaj Szoltysek , Radoslaw Poniat & Siegfried Gruber : Family Systems and the “Woman’s Property Complex”: Testing the Unity of Western Eurasia with Historical Census Microdata Samples



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
Q-6 - FAM20 : Perspectives on Fertility Decline
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Eilidh Garrett : Fertility Decline in England and Wales 1851 and 1911: Two Views from the 1911 Census
Shoko Hirai : Population Growth and Fertility Increase in Pre-Industrial Japan: Infanticide and Sex Ratio at Birth
Bartosz Ogórek : “Because of the Hard Times”. Induced Abortion and Fertility Decline in the Interwar Poland
Péter Öri , Levente Pakot : Fertility Transition in 19th and Early 20th Century Hungary: Spatial and Social Differences at the Micro-level, a Comparative Study
Katerina Piro : The Taboo of Family Planning: Germany’s Fertility Transition in Ego-documents
Alice Reid , Hannaliis Jaadla & Eilidh Garrett : A Spatial Analysis of Fertility Decline in England and Wales, 1851-1911



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Q-7 - FAM21 : Perspectives on Marriage across Countries and Centuries
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora
Organizers: -Discussant: Peter Teibenbacher
Lóránt Bódi : The Documents of Resumption. Marriage Advertisements in the Jewish Newspaper Új Élet between 1945-1952
Mihaela Gotea : Attitudes towards Marital Conflict in Romanian Contemporary Society
Hideko Matsuo , Koen Matthijs : Role of Secularisation on Marriage Seasonality through Daily Marriage Index from 19 th to Early 20th Century, Belgium, Province of West Flanders
Nicholas Michael Sy : Did the Local Elite Intermarry? Measuring Endogamy among the Political Elite in San Pablo, Laguna, 1853–1854



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
Q-8 - FAM23ab : Long Term Perspectives on Family I
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Diana-Cristina Bodi : The Role of Elderly in Family and Society
Shannon Devlin : Sibling Separation in Nineteenth-century Ulster
Marius Eppel , Andreea Dancila-Ineoan : The Concealed Instruments of Nation-building: Wives, Daughters, and Widows of the Romanian Middle Clergy in Transylvania during Dualism
Sigríður Hjördís Jörundsdóttir , Ólöf Garðarsdóttir : Coming of Age in an Early 18th Century Agrarian Society. The Case of Iceland
Cezary Kuklo , Piotr Guzowski, Rados?aw Poniat : The Influence of the Emancipation Reforms on the Family Size and Structures in 19th-century Polish Lands
Marzena Liedke : Family Strategies of Aristocratic Kins in the 16th – 18th Centuries. Political Program and Demographic Results.
Peter Teibenbacher : Laws, Norms and Living Conditions as Background of Demographic Behaviour
Raquel Tovar Pulido : Family and Widows in Southern Spain in the Eighteenth Century



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
Q-9 - FAM23b : Long Term Perspectives on Family II
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
Q-10 - FAM24 : Mortality
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Hiroshi Kawaguchi : Large Gap in Smallpox Mortality between Urban and Rural Areas in Tokyo Metropolitan Area, 1880-1900
Satoshi Murayama : Mortality transitions in Bangladesh since 1990: Kanchanpur Union at Tangail District
Levente Pakot : Mortality Differentials and Vulnerability to Economic Stress in Western Hungary, 1828-1934
Irina Troitskaia , Alexandre Avdeev, Alain Blum : Confessional and Social Differences in Mortality in Russia in the 19th Century



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Q-11 - FAM15 : The Role of Wealth in Shaping Social Relations in Early Modern Europe
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Raffaella Sarti
Organizers: Margareth Lanzinger, Janine MaegraithDiscussant: Marie-Pierre Arrizabalaga
Siglinde Clementi : Seperately Managed and Controlled: the Assets of Women. Marriage Portions, Inheritance and Testamentary Dispositions of Tyrolian Noble Women in the Early Modern Period
Helena Iwasinski : Property Transfers between Family Members of the Lower Nobility in Eighteenth Century
Cinzia Lorandini : Merchant Families and Undivided Patrimonies: a Case Study from the Prince Bishopric of Trento (Eigteenth Century)
Janine Maegraith , Margareth Lanzinger : The Role of Inherited Wealth among Siblings in Early Modern Southern Tyrol



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
Q-12 - ETH17 : Migration and Professionals
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Ethnicity and Migration Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Vibha Bhalla , Dr. Ved Gossain : Life in the U.S: Asian Indian Physicians Perspectives
Per-Olof Grönberg , Fay Lundh Nilsson, Lund University : Where did you come from, where did you go? Student Migration to and from Sweden’s Technical Secondary Schools, 1854-1920
Olle Jansson : Organized Interests and the International Mobility of Health Care Professionals. The Case of Organisations for Phycians and Nurses in Sweden
Timo Särkkä : Men of the Congo River: Finnish Sailors in the Service of the Colonial Economy in the Congo, 1885 to 1939
Elena Zaitseva(Baum) : Public Organizations of Russian Scientific Emigration in Paris (an Example of the Russian Academic Group and the Society of Russian Chemists)



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
Q-13 - FAM25 : The Economic and Demographic Benefits of Family Co-operation- Making the Invisible Visible
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Family and Demography Chair: Marie Clark Nelson
Organizer: Beatrice MoringDiscussant: Marie Clark Nelson
Dan Bäcklund , Kristina Lilja : Working children’s impact on family economy during the first decades of the 20th c. in Sweden
Matteo Manfredini : Maternal mortality in 19th and early 20th century Italy Abstract
Beatrice Moring : Economy and the Household – Female Contributions to the Household Economy in 19th and Early 20th Century Finland
Matt Nelson : Improving the Big Woods: Families, Farm Laborers and Neighbors in Nineteenth Century Minnesota
Kai Willführ : The Impact of Kinship on Maternal Mortality



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
Q-14 - WOM20 : Religion and Gender
PFC/03/005 Sir Peter Froggatt Centre
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Dominika Gruziel : European Roman Catholic Social Reformers’ “Turn to Habit” as a Strategy of Developing Modern Pious Womanhood at the Turn of the XIX and XX Century
David Martínez Vilches : The Immaculate Conception as a Model of Femininity in Nineteenth-century Spain: a Gender Perspective