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

Preliminary Programme

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

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
Y-1 - SOC22 : Fashion, Luxury, Credit and Trust. Early-modern and Modern Bankruptcies in Europe, North America or Elsewhere
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Heiko Droste
Organizers: Heiko Droste, Klas NybergDiscussants: -



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: -
Elena Bryukhanova : Social and Occupational Identity of the Urban Population in Siberia at the Turn of the XIX-XX Centuries (Based on the 1897 Census Manuscripts)
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
Simon Seiler , Marco H.D. van Leeuwen : Marriage Ties and Social Mobility. The Cases of Lucerne and Glarus (Switzerland, 1834-75)
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



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
Y-4 - WOM22 : Women's Movement and Activism
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Nancy Forestell : Rethinking Canadian Suffrage Politics in the Context of British Settler Colonialism, 1914-1918
Luciana-Marioara Jinga : Women Nurture, Men Protect, or Not? Gender roles in the Transnational Humanitarian Commitment for Children in Romania (1980-2007)
Cristina Scheibe Wolff : Reason and Emotion: Women Activism against Dictatorships in Southern Cone do America. 1968-1985



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
Y-5 - WOM23 : Constructing Gender
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Dijana Dijanic : Politics of Leisure Time
Ramona Mihaila , George Lazaroiu : The Instrumental Function of Gendered Citizenship and Symbolic Politics in the Social Construction of Labor Rights for Migrants
Olga Porshneva : Bolshevik Design of Gender Relations in the Early Soviet Period: Official Discourse and Social Practices (based on Materials from the Urals Region)
Jaswandi Wamburkar : Feminist Thought as Reflected in Women’s Magazines in India (Case Study of ‘Gruhlakshmi’, ‘Navi Gruhlakshmi’ and ‘Mahila’)



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Y-7 - SOC12 : The Concept of the Welfare State and the Mixed Economy of Welfare ca 1930--1980
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Social Inequality Chair: Thomas M. Adams
Organizer: Nils EdlingDiscussant: Julia Moses
Nils Edling : The Four Different Welfare States of the Interwar Years
Irene Hardill , Georgina Brewis : Voluntary Action and the State: Debates within England’s Voluntary Organisations in the 1940s
Klaus Petersen , Pauli Kettunen : Welfare State Conceptualizations and the Cold War
Dan Wincott , Paul Chaney : When was the Welfare State? Voluntarism, the State and Welfare Policy, 1945-1980: a Case-Study of Wales



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 Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
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 11.00 - 13.00
Y-10 - SOC25 : Economic and Wealth Inequalities in the Long Run
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Social Inequality Chair: David Green
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Elizaveta Blagodeteleva , Olga Pavlenko : Income Inequality, Tax Collection, and Tax Evasion in Times of War and Revolution: a Case Study of Moscow
Michael Buchner : Income and Wealth Inequality in 18th Century South-Western Germany
Petri Roikonen , Sakari Heikkinen : Shocks, Growth and Social Classes. Income and Wealth Inequality in Finland, 1920–1966.
Peter Turchin : Inequality in Recent Times



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Y-11 - WOM21 : Women's Network
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Vera Bianchi : The Anarchist Women's Groups Syndikalistischer Frauenbund (Syndicalist Women's Union) and Mujeres Libres (Free Women) in the Interwar Period.
Susanna Erlandsson : Gendered Diplomacy in World War II London
Georgeta Nazarska : Social Networks of Educated Female Elites in Bulgaria (first half of 20th century)



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
Y-12 - WOM16 : Modelling the Body: Gender, Representation and Consumtion
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Material and Consumer Culture , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Matleena Frisk : Consumer Products Shaping Gender in the Mid-20th Century Finland: Disposable Menstrual Products and Men’s Deodorants
Conor Heffernan : Body Work, Empowerment and the Female Form: the Case of Irish Physical Culture
Marina Hilber : Female Bodies in Scholarly Practice. On the Representation of Women in Gynaecological and Obstetric Case Studies (1870-1900)
Charlotte Keighron : Barbara Johnson’s Fashion Album: Dress and Female Identity in England, 1746-1823



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
Martin Dackling : In Search of Fairness: Transformation of Inheritance Rules in Scandinavia, 1800-2000
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



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
Y-14 - SOC17 : Social Stratification and Mobility
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Networks: Labour , Social Inequality Chair: David Kilgannon
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Raluca Botos : Education as a Vehicle for Social Mobility in 19th Century in Transylvania a Comparative View on Romanians and Hungarians in the Gurghiu Valley.
Sudhi Mandloi : Social Inequality, Stratification and the Hindu Social Order: the Socio-Cultural Mobility among the Mahar Community
Wouter Marchand , Winnie van Dijk, John Eric Humphries : The Multi-Generational Returns to Higher Education. The Case of Higher-Education Scholarships in the Netherlands in the 20th Century
Anne Mccants , Dan Seligson : Polygamy, Social Institutions and Long Run Economic Growth
Ulla Rosén : Marital Status, Gender and Class.



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
Y-15 - POL17 : Moving towards Democracy, Late 19th - Early 20th Century: Liberal Reform, Autonomy and Rights (but not for everyone....)
11UQ/01/010 University Square
Network: Politics, Citizenship, and Nations Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Mikolaj Banaszkiewicz : The Idea of Citizenship in Russian Liberal Press in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century
Dalibor Cepulo : Autonomy, Institutions and Nation-building: Liberal Reforms in Croatia 1873-1880 and Nation-building
Christina Douglas , Per Bolin : The Democratic Nation State’s Dilemma: Nationalization and Minority Rights in the Latvian Republic, 1919-1934
Manuchar Guntsadze : Forming the Civil Rights during the First Democratic Republic of Georgia (1918-1921)
Nives Rumenjak : Modern Citizenship and Free Speech: Nationalism, Post-nationalism and Political Cartooning in Multicultural Europe