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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: room V (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
V-1 - LAB28 : People, Trade and Society in Sicily and Calabria between Middle and Modern Ages
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chairs: -
Organizer: Salvatore BottariDiscussants: -
Alessandro Abbate : Expansion and Decline of the Sicilian Manna between the Modern and Contemporary Ages
Giuseppe Campagna : The Slave Trade in a Mediterranean Emporium: Messina in the Early Modern Age
Mirella Mafrici : Calabrian Cities Trading in the Mediterranean between 18th and 19th Centuries
Elisa Vermiglio : Sericulture in Valdemone: Production, Organization and Trade in the Middle Ages



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-2 - LAB02 : Commercial Farming and Rural Relations in a Global Context
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Rural Chair: Mats Greiff
Organizer: Fredrik LiljaDiscussant: Lars Olsson
Onur Ada : Making the Roads of the Turkish Republic: Resistance of the Peasants against the Road Tax as a Matter of Life and Death
Mark Hailwood : The Gender Division of Labour in Rural England, 1500-1700: New Evidence from Court Depositions
Fredrik Lilja : Land and Labour in Zambia from the 1920s to the 1990s. Settler Farmers, Investments and Resistance towards Proletarianisation
Dionicio Valdés : Entre Boss y Vaca. The New Mexico Dairy Worker from Family Farm to Corporate Industry



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
V-3 - LAB03 : Democracy, Economy and Employment: Political and Ideological Evolution of Nordic and Iberian Socialists after the Economic Crisis of the 1970s
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour , Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Pauli Kettunen
Organizer: Sami OutinenDiscussants: -
Alan Granadino : The Economic Policy of the Portuguese Socialist Party, the Carnation Revolution and the Crises of the 1970s. From Autogestão to Social-Liberalism
Ilkka Kärrylä : From Democratization to Marketization - Social Democrats and Economic Democracy in Finland and Sweden, 1970s-1980s
António Muñoz Sánchez : West German Influence in the Shaping of the Labour Relations in Iberia during the Transitions to Democracy (1975-1980)
Sami Outinen : Vanguards of Social Democratic Third Way Policy: Nordic Social Democrats, Employment and Emerging Economic Globalization 1975?1986



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
V-4 - LAB07 : Labour in the Empire: Colonialisms, Modes of Exploitation and Workers’ Experiences in the Colonial City
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Urban Chair: Nitin Varma
Organizers: Zaen Alkazi, Juliana BossletDiscussant: Nitin Varma
Prerna Agarwal : The Resentments of Oppression, the Confidence of Labouring: the Political Potency of the Wartime Experiences of Indian Labour at the Port of Calcutta
Zaen Alkazi : Labour and Decolonisation: Nation-making and Labour Politics on the Cusp of Indian Independence 1945-1947
Juliana Bosslet : Workers’ Experiences in the Colonial City: a Social History of Labour in Luanda, Angola
Naina Manjrekar : Maritime Labour and the End of Empire: the 1946 Naval Mutiny that Shook the Raj
Vidhya Raveendranathan : Powder Mills and Public Works: Labour in Nineteenth Century Madras



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
V-5 - LAB04a : Domestic Service and Regulation in Colonial Societies
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Family and Demography , Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Raffaella Sarti
Organizer: Nitin VarmaDiscussant: Raffaella Sarti
Shireen Ally : White Mother's Baby, Black Nanny's Maybe? Race and Maternity in Colonial Domestic Service
Claire Lowrie : Protectors or Perpetrators? White Masters and the Colonial Implications of Violence by and towards Domestic Servants in the Northern Territory of Australia and Singapore, 1880s-1930s.
Nitin Sinha : The Power of Failure: Colonial Regulations and Domestic Servants in Early Colonial India
Nitin Varma : Masters of Home: Regulating Master Servant Relationship in Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century India



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-6 - LAB04b : Roundtable: Domestic Service and Regulation in Colonial Societies
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Family and Demography , Labour , Social Inequality Chair: Raffaella Sarti
Organizer: Nitin VarmaDiscussants: Alan Granadino, Victoria Haskins, Raffaella Sarti, Samita Sen



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
V-7 - LAB06 : Gender, Military Labour and War Labour
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Giulio Ongaro
Organizer: Fia SundevallDiscussant: Aurelia Martín Casares
Anders Ahlbäck : Military Officers as Paragons of Manly Virtue and Incarnations of Manly Vice in the Nordic Countries, circa 1920
Christine de Matos : The Occupied Home: Domestic Work, Gender and Power in the Allied Occupation of Germany, 1945-1950s
Esbjörn Larsson : On the Changing Perceptions of Women’s Role in the Nation’s Defence during the Age of Total War: the Introduction of Defence Service Training for Girls in Sweden during World War II
Fia Sundevall : Gender, Military Labour, and Swedish Cold War Economy: Challenging the ‘Peace Came, Women Left’ Paradigm



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
V-8 - LAB08 : Labour on the Margins – Gender and the Complexities of Provision 1890-2016
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Dorothy Sue Cobble
Organizer: Yvonne SvanströmDiscussant: Silke Neunsinger
Magaly Rodríguez García : Is Sex Work Work? The Debate Continues (1920s to the Present).
Yvonne Svanström : Unemployed and Forced to Labour: Vagrancy, Legislation and Gender in Sweden 1920s - 1950s
Frode Ulvund : Idle Women? Vagrancy, Forced Labour and Gender in Norway, c 1890-1940
Gillian Wylie : Devoured by a (Celtic) Tiger? Forced Labour in the Context of Ireland's Globalization and Beyond



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
V-9 - LAB09 : New Perspectives in Unfree Labour History: a Comparative Approach from Antiquity to the Middle Ages
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Antiquity , Labour , Middle Ages Chair: Arjan Zuiderhoek
Organizers: Lisa Hagelin, Birgitta SjöbergDiscussant: Jesper Carlsen
Lisa Hagelin : Freedmen, Labour and Masculinity in Ancient Rome
Lena Roos : Unspeakable Abominations. Christian Servants in Jewish Families during the Middle Ages
Birgitta Sjöberg : To be Old and Unfree in the Ancient Society
Hedvig von Ehrenheim : Free at Last - and Able to Prove it. Greek Manumission Inscriptions Set up in Sanctuaries



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-10 - LAB10a : New Perspectives on International Mining: I
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Stefan Berger
Organizer: James JaffeDiscussant: Stefan Berger
Peter Alexander : Myth and History: the Massacre at the Marikana Mine
James Jaffe : The Anthropology of Coalminers in the Nineteenth Century
Quentin Outram : The Featherstone Massacre and the People’s Martyrology: an Exploration of Christian Cultures in British Coal Strikes
Robin Philips , Zipeng Zhang : A Dutch Entrepreneur in China: FDI in the Chinese Mining Industry (approx. 1890 – 1920)



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
V-11 - LAB10b : New Perspectives on International Mining: II
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: James Jaffe
Organizer: James JaffeDiscussant: Quentin Outram
Cosku Celik : Job Opportunity or Conviction?: History and Future of Soma Coal-Mining Community
Gaelle Collombier : ‘Charity Leisure’: Performing for Relief Effort in the Late Nineteenth-century Durham and Northumberland Coalfields
Peter Hodson : "There's bugger all left, except in wor hearts": Durham Pit Closures, Landscape Change and Embedded Memories



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
V-12 - LAB12 : Occupations and Labour Relations in the Mediterranean Basin, c. 1800-2000: Portugal, Spain, Italy and Greece in Comparative Perspective
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Karin Hofmeester
Organizers: Paulo Teodoro de Matos, Filipa Ribeiro da SilvaDiscussant: Jan Lucassen
Andrea Caracausi , Giulio Ongaro : Occupational Structure in Early Modern Italy
Hélder Carvalhal , Filipa Ribeiro da Silva & Paulo Teodoro de Matos : Shifts in Occupations and Labour Relations in Portugal, 1800 and Beyond
Jose Miguel Lana : Iberian Occupations and Labour Relations, c.1800-2000: a Regional Approach
José A. Nieto Sánchez : Labour Markets, Guilds, and Artisans’ Mobility in Castille and Aragon (Spain) in the Late Early Modern Period: a Comparison



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
V-13 - LAB13 : Can Changes in Remuneration Cause Changes in Labour Relations?
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Economic History , Labour Chair: Erik Green
Organizer: Karin HofmeesterDiscussant: Erik Green
Michiel de Haas : The Paradox of Low Wages in a Land Abundant Economy: Poverty, Policy and Labour Migration from Colonial Ruanda-Urundi to Buganda
Karin Hofmeester : Brief Introduction
Jan Lucassen , Paulo Teodoro de Matos & Pim de Zwart : Wage Levels and Labour Relations in India and Ceylon c. 1515-1870
Rombert Stapel : Coin Evidence as a Proxy for Spatial and Temporal Changes in Wage Labour in Late Medieval England and Wales



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
V-14 - LAB14 : Rethinking Labour in Eastern Europe: Workers under State Socialism
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Network: Labour Chair: Anikó Eszter Bartha
Organizers: Anikó Eszter Bartha, Tibor ValuchDiscussant: Anikó Eszter Bartha
Anna Delius : Vernacular Human Rights under State Socialism: Negotiating Labor Rights in Polish Workers’ Press in the 1980s
Oksana Klymenko : The Image of the “New” Woman in the Soviet Memoirs about the «Building of Socialism»
Natalia Koulinka : Workers' Life in the Soviet Union
Tibor Valuch : Everyday Life of Hungarian Factory Workers after WWII
Hubert Wilk : Driving towards Socialism. Workers', Cars and State. Case of Poland



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
V-15 - LAB17 : Transformations in Labour and Labour Control in the Age of Revolution
6CP/01/035 6 College park, School of Sociology
Networks: Labour , World History Chair: Marjolein Hart, 't
Organizers: Pepijn Brandon, Niklas FrykmanDiscussant: Marjolein Hart, 't
Pepijn Brandon : Workplace Wars: Rebellious Shipwrights and Rationalizing Managers in Naval Shipyards during the Age of Revolutions
Niklas Frykman : To be like a Stationary Navy: Empire and Naval Governance in the Age of Revolution
Johan Heinsen : The Riot of 1817: Convict Labour and Resistance in Denmark
Evelyn Jennings : Indenture in Nineteenth-Century Spanish Cuba
Nicole Ulrich : Contesting Labour Freedom at the Cape Colony in the Age of Revolution: Disorderly European Servants and the Changing Colonial Labour Regime, c. 1795- 1815