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


Showing: room Y (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
    19.00 - 20.15
    20.30 - 22.00

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
    16.00 - 17.00

All days
Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
Y-2 - SOC15a : Social Mobility I: Settlers Societies
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Elites and Forerunners , Family and Demography , Social Inequality Chair: Thomas M. Adams
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Heidi Ing : Social Mobility in Colonial South Australia: a Three-generation Study of Occupational and Geographic Mobility
Felix P. Meier zu Selhausen , Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, Jacob Weisdorf : Father-to-Son Mobility in British Africa: Long-Run Evidence from Anglican Marriage Registers, 1880-2010
Marco H.D. van Leeuwen , Ineke Maas : Who Benefits, Stayers in the Motherland or Movers to the Colonies? Social Mobility and Migration to Algeria 1870-1910.

Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Y-3 - SOC15b : Social Mobility II:Times of Crisis
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Elites and Forerunners , Family and Demography , Social Inequality Chair: Marco H.D. van Leeuwen
Organizer: Guido AlfaniDiscussant: Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora
Francesco Ammannati : Social Mobility and Inequality in Post-Black Death Tuscany
Stuart Borsch : Carpe Diem- Ightinâm al-yawm: Mobility and Immobility in Egypt's Landholding System in the Wake of the Black Death
Davide De Franco , Guido Alfani : Plague and Social Mobility in the Sabaudian State (Italy) during the Early Modern Period
Vincent Delabastita , Erik Buyst : A Dramatic Reversal of Fortune: Intergenerational Mobility of Sons and Daughters in 19th-century West Flanders, Belgium
Wouter Ryckbosch : Social Mobility and the Black Death in the Southern Low Countries

Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
Y-6 - WOM04 : Violence against Women
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Criminal Justice , Women and Gender Chair: Manon van der Heijden
Organizers: -Discussant: Manon van der Heijden
Martin Bergman : The Discovery, Construction, and Explanation of a Crime–differing Policies in Different Countries
Bonnie Clementsson : Testimonies of Swedish Convicts in 1840
Cinzia Meraviglia , Gabriele La Ros, Federica Mazzocco, Giulia Prandoni & Martina Toma : Femicide in Italy as a Modern Witch-craze?
Marianna Muravyeva : Killing Mothers: Violence against Women in a Modernising Society

Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Y-7 - POL09 : Rival State Projects, Citizenship, and Loyalty in Contested Regions
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations , Urban Chair: Nives Rumenjak
Organizers: Ivan Kosnica, Brigitte Le NormandDiscussants: Andreas Fahrmeir, Brigitte Le Normand
Ivan Jelicic : Searching for a Supranational Solution in an Age of Emerging Nation-States: Fiume/Rijeka in 1918-1924
Ivan Kosnica : Peace Treaties and the Issue of Loyalty in the First Yugoslav State (1919-1941)
Daniel Monterescu : The Banality of the Ghetto: Urban Enclaves and Ethnic Mix in Palestine and Israel in the 20th Century
Wladyslaw Peksa , Anna Kociolek - Peksa : Citizenships, Borders and Phantom-borders, Loyalty, Identity, Cooperation and Ethnical Cleansing. Legal Aspects of the Creation Citizenship of a “New” Network of Borders and New States in Central Europe between 1918 and 1945. Polish Example

Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
Y-8 - SOC23 : Unwed Motherhood in 18th- and 19th-century History. Contextualizing Pauper and Female Agency
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Manon van der Heijden
Organizers: Ariadne Schmidt, Griet VermeeschDiscussant: Manon van der Heijden
Loraine Chappuis : Unwed Mothers and their Illegitimate Child in 18th Century Geneva
Ariadne Schmidt , Sanne Muurling & Jeanette Kamp : Unwed Mothers, Urban Institutions and Female Agency in Northern and Southern European Towns
Griet Vermeesch : Contextualising Pauper Agency. Unwed Motherhood in Eighteenth-Century Antwerp
Marian Weevers : Unwed Mothers in the State Labour Institution the Netherlands, Late 19th Century

Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
Y-9 - WOM25 : Gender and Institutional Care
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Mary O'Dowd
Organizers: -Discussant: Pirjo Markkola
Johanna Annola : Poor Relief Records in England and Finland: the Agency and Experiences of Female Workhouse Staff, 1840–1920
Dragica Cec : Experiences of Old Age among Female Poor–relief Recipients in Ljubljana in First Half of 19th Century
Sarah McHugh : The Institutional Care of Ireland's Elderly Female Population, 1845 - 1908

Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
Y-12 - POL12 : Petitions and E-petitions in Historical Perspective
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chair: Anne Epstein
Organizer: Henry MillerDiscussant: Anne Epstein
Jean Gabriel Contamin : Are E-petitions a Continuation or a Break with Traditional Petitioning?
Henry Miller , Richard Huzzey : The Rise and Fall of Petitions to the House of Commons, 1780-1918
Diego Palacios Cerezales : Petitioning for Empire in Napoleonic Europe: the Paradoxes of Top-Down Mobilisation
Ciara Stewart : Petitioning against the Contagious Diseases Acts in Britain and Ireland: a Comparative Perspective

Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
Y-13 - SOC24 : Land, Housing, Property and Inheritance: Inequalities in the 19th and 20th Centuries
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Jeroen Touwen
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Mazhar Abbas : Role and Influence of Landed Aristocrats in the General Elections in Pakistan
Sinikka Okkola : Senior Housing – a Case Study of Socio-Economic Inequality in St. John`s, Newfoundland, Canada 1991 to 2011
Kjartan Emil Sigurðsson : The Icelandic "Million Homes Program". Housing and Social Corporativist Agreements 1964-65