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

Preliminary Programme

Showing: room X (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
X-1 - WOM05 : Loss and Loneliness.
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Anne Montenach
Organizer: Katie BarclayDiscussants: -
Katie Barclay : Loneliness and Community in Early Modern Scotland
Elaine Chalus : Quite Alone? Considering Separation and Loneliness during the Napoleonic Wars
Marjo Kaartinen : “There is a trace of you in the air of that room” – Practices of Coping with Separation from a Friend. The Case of Vera Hjelt (1857–1947)
Nina Koefoed : Marriage, Protestantism and Loneliness
Deborah Leigh Simonton : Voices from Lost Homelands



Wednesday 4 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
X-2 - WOM06 : Militant Women. Gender, Class and Militancy in Revolutionary Movements 1916–1920
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Jessica Richter
Organizers: Veronika Helfert, Katharina HermannDiscussants: -
Veronika Helfert : Is there a Female Austrian Revolutionary? On the Configuration of the Revolutionary Worker, 1916–1920
Katharina Hermann : Without a Revolution – Militancy in the Workers Movement in Switzerland during First World War
Matthew Stibbe : Understanding Socialist Women’s Perspectives on Violence and Revolution: the Case of Germany and Austria, 1916–1920
Judith Szapor : Gender, Violence and Militancy: Reactions to Rosa Luxemburg’s Murder in Revolutionary Hungary, 1918–1919



Wednesday 4 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
X-3 - WOM09a : Women’s Wages and Time Allocation in Western Europe during Pre-industrial and Industrial Times (16th- Early 20th Centuries) I
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Labour , Women and Gender Chair: Manuela Martini
Organizers: Manuela Martini, Anne Montenach, Ariadne SchmidtDiscussants: Raffaella Sarti, Ariadne Schmidt
Imogene Dudley : Women's Wages in the Early Modern South-west of England
Christof Jeggle : Gendered Remuneration? Producing and Selling Linen in Early Modern Münster / Westphalia
Suzanne Lassalle : The Books of Manufacture of Companies: an Observatory of Women Wages in the Silk Industry of Early Modern Florence
Anne Montenach : “The Bazaar Economy of the Trades”: Gender and Wage Systems in the Late Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-century Lyon Textile Industry



Wednesday 4 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
X-4 - WOM09b : Women’s Wages and Time Allocation in Western Europe during Pre-industrial and Industrial Times (16th- Early 20th Centuries) II
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Cristina Borderías
Organizers: -Discussants: Raffaella Sarti, Ariadne Schmidt
Corinne Boter : Female Wages and the Gender Wage Gap: the Impact of Industrialization on Dutch Women’s Position in the Labour Market Mirrored in the British Experience, 1750-1914
Victoria López Barahona : Wool Hand-Spinning Wages in Eighteenth-Century Inland Spain
Manuela Martini : Gendered Division of Work and Wage Conflicts in the Lyon Slk Trades at the End of the 19th Century



Thursday 5 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
X-5 - WOM08 : Women Travellers in Europe and Far Beyond (1750-1830): Exploration, Experience, Reflection
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Leonie Hannan
Organizer: Nataliia VoloshkovaDiscussant: Leonie Hannan
Sutapa Dutta : Defining Female Space and Agency: British Women Travelers to India in the Eighteenth Century
Tania Robles Ballesteros : Travelling to Gain Freedom: Germaine de Staël and Exile
Barbara Tetti : Ruins, Remains and Monuments: Charlotte Eaton’s Correspondence from Rome, 1816-1817
Nataliia Voloshkova : 'A Competent Witness': Mary Holderness and her Ethnographic Exploration of Crimea in the Early Nineteenth Century



Thursday 5 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
X-6 - WOM07 : Secrets and Silences: Exploring the Hidden Lives of Families
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Shurlee Swain
Organizer: Birgitte SolandDiscussant: Shurlee Swain
Christina Benninghaus : Silence: Coping with Infertility in 19th Century Germany
Nara Milanich : Paternity Testing
Birgitte Soland : Vanishing Violence: The Mysterious Disappearance of Wife-Beating in Early-Twentieth Century Denmark
Mari Välimäki : Sons and Their Confidantes. The Relationship Between Sons and Mothers in a 17th Century Nordic Town
Karen Vallgårda : Ugly Intimacies and the Management of Knowledge in Danish 20th Century Divorces



Thursday 5 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
X-7 - WOM11 : Eastern Approaches to Gender
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Agnès Garcia-Ventura : The Myth of the Mesopotamian “Women’s Language”. Reflecting on the Relationship among Historiographical Myths, Gender Studies and Ancient History
Sophus Helle , Omar N'Shea : Between Soldier and Scholar: Competing Masculinities in Late Assyrian Royal Art
Sonia Wigh : From Rahasya to Lad?d?at – Translating Secrets of Sexuality in Early Modern India



Thursday 5 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
X-8 - CUL16 : (Trans)national Feminist Practices in the Nordic Countries since the 1960s
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Culture , Women and Gender Chair: Trine Rogg Korsvik
Organizers: Heidi Kurvinen, Arja TurunenDiscussant: Trine Rogg Korsvik
Elisabeth Elgán : 1970’s Feminist Activism: Archives vs Testimonies
Heidi Kurvinen : Feminist Practices in Swedish and Finnish Newsrooms 1970–1990: Interpreting Oral Histories and Media Texts
Arja Turunen : “I am a Feminist because I don’t fit in”: Life Stories of Finnish Second Wave Feminists
Hannah Yoken : Transnational Influences & Connections: Exploring Finnish and Swedish Feminist Magazines, 1970s–1990s.



Friday 6 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
X-9 - WOM13 : Women's History Reconstructed
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Kristina Puljizevic : 19th Century Women in Dubrovnik Archives
Natalia Pushkareva : What did Russian Revolution gave for Women? Russian Scholarship 1917-2017 about Women's Participation and Women's Agency Before and During the Russian Revolution
Maria Sjöberg : Digital Biographies and Gender Blind Historiography: from Particular to General
Lisa Spanka : Gender History in Museums - between Demands for Representation and Thinking about New Ways of Storytelling



Friday 6 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
X-10 - WOM14 : Forgotten Women
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Nicola Hille : Gender and Memory: Marie Curie, Lise Meitner, Hedy Lamarr
Juan Ramón Moreno-Vera , Santiago Ponsoda-López de Atalaya : Woman, War and Art. Women Invisibility during the Napoleonic Occupation of Spain (1807-14): a QR Experience in History Education
Patrícia Santos Pedrosa , Lia Antunes : Female Portuguese Architects History: a Fundamental Act of Citizenship
Santiago Ponsoda-López de Atalaya , Juan Ramón Moreno-Vera : Woman, War and Art. Women Invisibility during the Napoleonic Occupation of Spain (1807-14): a QR Experience in History Education
Merike Ristikivi : First Estonian Female Lawyers and their Publications



Friday 6 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
X-11 - WOM15 : Violence against Women
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Criminal Justice , Women and Gender Chair: Manon van der Heijden
Organizers: -Discussant: Manon van der Heijden
Cinzia Meraviglia , Martina Toma : Femicide in Italy as a Modern Witch-craze?



Friday 6 April 2018 16.30 - 18.30
X-12 - WOM04 : Roundtable: Gender Revisited: How Do We Use Gender in Academia and Beyond
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chair: Marianna Muravyeva
Organizer: Marianna MuravyevaDiscussants: Marie Bennedahl, Eileen Boris, Bettina Brandt, Karen Offen, Andrea Peto, Julia Roth, Raisa Maria Toivo



Saturday 7 April 2018 8.30 - 10.30
X-13 - WOM17 : Gender Ideologies and Stereotypes
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Audrey Bonvin : Faith, Family and Feminism Gender Expectations and Perceptions through the Revolution of Moral Re-Armament
Emre Güler : Being a Modern Man: Representations of Masculinity In Early Turkish Republican Novels (1924-1951)
Lenka Kratka : From Independence to Dependence and Back – Everyday Life of Czechoslovak Seafarers’ Wives under State Socialism



Saturday 7 April 2018 11.00 - 13.00
X-14 - WOM18 : Oral Histories and Representaion of Women's Work
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Network: Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Eloisa Betti , Liliosa Azara : Women and Mines in Sardinia Island (1920-1970): Archives, Oral History and Audio-visual Sources
Pilar Dominguez Prats , Pilar Dominguez : The Representation of Labor in the International Labor Organization (ILO) through Autobiographical Accounts of two Union Leaders Women



Saturday 7 April 2018 14.00 - 16.00
X-15 - WOM19 : LGBTQI and Same-sex Marriage
8UQ/OG/006 University Square
Networks: Sexuality , Women and Gender Chairs: -
Organizers: -Discussants: -
Jacobus A. Du Pisani : The Constitution, Churches and Gay Rights: South African Case Studies
Martin J. Goessl : Acceptable vs. Impossible: the Legal Introduction of a Same-sex Partnership Law in Austria and the Normative Power of Defining Political Positions
Sylvie Lausberg : Asymmetry between Belgian Laws on LGBT Rights and Abortion Legislation with Comparative Analysis of Neighbouring Countries. Why Belgium should Repeal Abortion of the Penal Code
Hanna Markusson Winkvist , Eva Borgström : Female Couples in the Swedish Women's Movement