Preliminary Programme

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Wed 18 September
    14.00 - 18.00
    19.30 - 19.45
    19.45 - 21.00

Thu 19 September
    09.00 - 10.30
    11.00 - 12.30
    13.45 - 15.15
    15.45 - 17.15
    17.30 - 18.30

Fri 20 September
    09.00 - 10.30
    11.00 - 12.30
    13.45 - 15.15
    15.45 - 17.15
    17.30 - 19.00

Sat 21 September
    09.00 - 10.30
    11.00 - 12.30
    13.45 - 15.15

All days
Wednesday 18 September 2019 14.00 - 18.00
IIRE-0 WGMEETINGS Working Group Meetings
IIRE
Networks: Feminist Labour History , Free and Unfree Labour , Maritime Labour History , Military Labour Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -



Wednesday 18 September 2019 19.30 - 19.45
A-1 KEY00 Opening and welcome
Nettlau
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -



Wednesday 18 September 2019 19.45 - 21.00
A-2 KEY01 Key Note I: Marcel van der Linden - Why are traditional labour movements in trouble?
Nettlau
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -



Thursday 19 September 2019 09.00 - 10.30
A-3 MAR04 Front Office, Back Office: Old and New Jobs in the Shipping Industry after 1850
Nettlau
Network: Maritime Labour History Chair: Jordi Ibarz
Organizers: Enric Garcia Domingo, Jordi Ibarz Discussants: -
Karel Davids : Passenger Pigeons. The Rise and Decline of Radio-operators in the Dutch Mercantile Marine in the 20th Century
Apostolos Delis, Thomas Kalesios : Working the Greek cargo steamers in late nineteenth, early twentieth century.
Enric Garcia Domingo : Between Sea and Land. Seamen in Port Services. Barcelona, 1870-1930
Kristof Loockx : From Sail to Steam: Labour Composition, Wage Distribution and Career Perspectives on Belgian Merchant Vessels, 1850-1900
Sari Mäenpää : From the Captain’s Tiger to the Chief Steward. Career Patterns of the Catering Personnel working on British Passenger Liners, 1860–1938


B-3 CEE02 The Questions of Social Transformation in the Process of East-Central-European Deindustrialization
Scheltema
Network: Central-East Europe Chair: Tibor Valuch
Organizers: Anikó Eszter Bartha, Tibor Valuch Discussants: -
Peter Alaban : Social History Changes of De- and Post Industrialization in East and Central-Europe. Concepts, Research and Case Studies
Natalia Koulinka : Deindustrialization in the U.S. and the USSR: a Field for Class Struggle
Tibor Valuch : Workers in Transition in Hungary and East-Central-Europe – Approaches and Conceptual Questions
Hubert Wilk : Oases of Capitalism in Socialism. Workers and Car Exchanges at the Turn of the Eighties and Nineties


C-3 FUL02 Grammars of Dependency
Posthumus
Network: Free and Unfree Labour Chair: Juliane Schiel
Organizer: Juliane Schiel Discussants: -
Clara Almagro-Vidal : A Polysemic Problem? Words and Contexts of Muslims Working for Military Orders in the Iberian Peninsula in the Middle Ages
Claude Chevalyere : Service and Servility: the Evolution of Two Notions in Late Imperial Chinese Legal Sources
Uiran Gebara da Silva : Free Citizens and Rural Labor Coercion: the Roman Colonate
Undine Ott : People as Potential Commodities in the Medieval Islamicate Mediterranean World (10th to 13th Centuries)
Hayri Göksin Özkoray : Semantics of Labour Relations in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (15th-17th Centuries)


E-3 IHE01 Industrial Heritage Activism: Memory Politics in Public Labour History I
Souvarine
Network: Chair: Gertjan Plets
Organizers: Gertjan Plets, Christian Wicke Discussants: -
Kamil Smiechowski : Neoliberalisation of Memory: The case of industrial heritage of ?ód? after 1989
Laurajane Smith, Gary Campbell : Weaponized Nostalgia: heritage, populism and recognition
Huma Tulce : Actors in the Transformation of Industrial Heritage: The Eskesehir Brick and Tile Factories
Rubén Vega Garcia : Artistic creation and social memories around a shipyard
Christian Wicke, Gertjan Plets : Memory Politics and Industrial Heritage



Thursday 19 September 2019 11.00 - 12.30
A-4 R&B05 Social Forces and Bargaining I
Nettlau
Network: Remuneration and Bargaining Chair: Michel Pigenet
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Andrea Caracausi
Samuel Andreas Admasie : Agency, Orientation and Position of Labour in the Ethiopian Political Economy: Strikes, Struggles and Wages, 1960-2010
Katalin Mária Kincses : Journeymen in the Hungarian Guilds in the 16-19th Centuries: their Organisations and Opportunities
Mercè Renom : Remunerations, Bargaining and Struggle in the Bakery Jobs in Seventeenth-nineteenth Century Barcelona: Changes and Continuities
Leonard Rosenband : Wages, Workload, and Labor Markets in Old Regime Papermaking: A Preliminary Sketch


B-4 FUL01 Ambiguous Boundaries: Varieties of unfree labour in the Nordix countries in the early modern period
Scheltema
Network: Free and Unfree Labour Chair: Vilhelm Vilhelmsson
Organizer: Vilhelm Vilhelmsson Discussants: -
Johan Heinsen : On the Run in Eighteenth-century Denmark
Hanne Osthus : Servant or Slave? Black Slaves in Eighteenth-century Denmark-Norway
Peeter Tammisto : Conflict of Interest in Absolutism: the Swedish Crown as Mediator in Nobility-peasant Relations and as Owner of Serfs in Estland and Livland in 1680–1710
Vilhelm Vilhelmsson : Contested Boundaries: Compulsory Service and Casual Labour in Rural Iceland in the Early 19th Century


C-4 FAM01 Child Labour I: Europe
Posthumus
Network: Family Economy Chair: Maria Papathanasiou
Organizers: Jesús Agua de la Roza, Martin Iturralde Valls, Maria Papathanasiou Discussants: -
Ioanna Bampe : “The Aspiotis Factory in Corfu”: Was Child Work Gender Specific and how did Compulsory School Attendance change the Scene?
Martin Iturralde Valls : Child Labour after and before the Industrial Revolution in Cotton Industry: Barcelona, 1768-1856
Maria Papathanasiou : Historical Reflections on Children’s Role in European Family Economies : Some Short Introductory Remarks
Beatrice Robic : ‘On the Lap of the Gods’: the Uncertain Fate of Child Labour Laws in Edwardian England. The Case of Chesterfield Wage-earning Schoolboys
Sietske Van den Wyngaert : The Pre-industrial Transformation of Child Labour. From Learning through Apprenticeships to being Employed as an Unskilled, Cheap Workforce? (1550-1800)


D-4 CEE01 Approaches to the working class culture in the period of transition
Nikolaevsky
Network: Central-East Europe Chair: Anikó Eszter Bartha
Organizers: Anikó Eszter Bartha, Tibor Valuch Discussants: -
Toth Andras : Warheit und Dichtung (and Calculation)– Relationship between Workers and Trade Unions
Anikó Eszter Bartha, Judit Acsády : Family Ideology and Gender Relations in the Life-history Interviews of Working Class Women in the Peak Years of State Socialism in Hungary
Sonja Dragovic : Glamorous Vacation, Plain Exploitation: How Montenegrin Tourism Industry let its Workers Down
Pavlina Vogelova : Viktor Kolá? & Ostrava: Czech Industrial Photography 1950s–1990s


E-4 IHE02 Industrial Heritage Activism: Memory Politics in Public Labour History II
Souvarine
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: Gertjan Plets, Christian Wicke Discussants: -
Erik Eklund, Keir Reeves, Antoinette Holm : Remembering and forgetting community and place? Industrial heritage activism in Ballarat, the La Trobe Valley and Broken Hill
Lachlan MacKinnon : It’s not a park, it’s a cemetery’: Industrial Heritage as Funerary Commemoration
Stefan Moitra, Katarzyna Nogueira : History from below? Agency and authorship in the industrial narrative of the Ruhr
Paul Pickering : Foot-stepping with Engels: contesting Manchester’s urban-industrial landscape 1844 – 2018



Thursday 19 September 2019 13.45 - 15.15
A-5 R&B06 Social Forces and Bargaining II
Nettlau
Network: Remuneration and Bargaining Chair: Brian Shaev
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Michel Pigenet
Mario Grassi : Exaudita Sunt Verba Tua Opere Pie and the Remuneration of Silk Workers during Economic Crisis (Turin, 18th Century)
Mohamed Kasdi, Didier Terrier : Determination of Wages in the Large Textile Factories in France and Belgium (1850-1900)
Roberto Rossi : The Obrajes of the New Spain: Work Organization and Salary Structure between Free Bargaining and State Regulation (XVII – XVIII Centuries)
Renaud Seyfried : From the Mixed Wage to the Monetary Wage: the Conflict about the Embezzlement of Raw Material in Textiles Industries (Reims and Lyon, 18th and 19th Centuries)


B-5 MIL02 Free/unfree military labour
Scheltema
Networks: Free and Unfree Labour , Military Labour Chairs: -
Organizers: Giulio Ongaro, Fia Sundevall Discussant: Giulio Ongaro
Otto Aura : Free and Unfree Military Labour in Finnish Fortification Works 1939–44
Jeannine Bischoff : Rewarding a Paid Sword: a 1904 Letter of Honour by the Tibetian Council of Ministers
Christine de Matos : Labour under Military Occupation: Free or Unfree?
Fia Sundevall : Women’s Right and Men’s Obligation: Gender Equality and Military Conscription in Contemporary Swedish History


C-5 FAM02 Child Labour II: Europe and Beyond
Posthumus
Network: Family Economy Chair: Maria Papathanasiou
Organizers: Jesús Agua de la Roza, Martin Iturralde Valls, Maria Papathanasiou Discussants: -
Miriam Forman-Brunell : Girlhoods, Girls’ Cultures and the Girling of Work in the US
Pedro Goulart : Child Labour, Cocoa and Plantation Farming in São Tomé and Principe
Krystallia Markaki : Child Labour and Toy Making in Interwar Greece
Pedro Martins, Pedro Goulart : Children, schooling and labour in Portugal: The view from the opposition (1926-1974)
Ludmilla Scheinkman : Childhood Experiences in Turn of the Century Argentina: Autobiographies, Work and Migration in a Peripheral Economy


D-5 MIN03 Mining communities in Europe
Nikolaevsky
Network: Labour in Mining Chairs: -
Organizers: Leda Papastefanaki, Miguel Perez Perceval Verde, Francesca Sanna Discussant: Ad Knotter
Roger Burt : The role of fraternities and benevolent societies in the creation of social capital in western mining communities during the second half of the nineteenth century
Ben Curtis, Keith Gildart, Andrew Perchard, Grace Millar : On Behalf of the People: Revisiting the History of the Nationalised British Coal Industry, 1947–1994
Jose Joaquin Garcia Gomez, Antonio Escudero Gutierrez; Angel Pascual Martinez Soto : Urban Penalty: The case of a Spanish mining town. La Unión (1870 - 1913)
Hannah Elizabeth Martin : Overcoming spaces of class inhibition: Agency and activism from below in communities of the East Durham Coalfield, 1820-1850.
David Selway : ‘Mining is Dead’ – Time and the end of work in the South Wales coalfield, 1921-1945


E-5 EDU03 Vocational Training: From above and from below
Souvarine
Network: Exploring Workers' Education Chair: Jonas Söderqvist
Organizers: Jenny Jansson, Jonas Söderqvist Discussant: Jan Kellershohn
Marisa Depicker : Snatch the Crippled and Injured from Misery’s and Mendicity’s Grasp”. Re-education of Male Labourers with Physical Disabilities in Belgium, 1900-1915
Stefan Moitra : Great Expectations: German Coal Mining, the Labour Movement and the Question of Vocational Schools
Lina Rahm : The Trade Union Computer



Thursday 19 September 2019 15.45 - 17.15
A-6 R&B01 Labor Organisations and Unions
Nettlau
Network: Remuneration and Bargaining Chair: Stefano Bellucci
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Stefano Bellucci
Tuza Csilla : Apprenticeship in the Hungarian Guilds in the 16-19th Centuries: Remuneration and Punishment
Giovanni Favero : Making Corporatism Work: Wage Statistics and Wage Policy in Fascist Italy
Miguel Gabriel Garí Pallicer : The Worse, the Better? Bakers' Remuneration in a Mediterranean City (Palma de Mallorca. 16th-17th Centuries)
Craig Phelan : When too Little is too Much? Public Sector Remuneration in Francophone Africa
Francois Riviere : The Regulation of Remuneration and the Craft Institutions of Medieval Normandy (XIVth-XVth C.)


B-6 MIL01 Military Labour I
Scheltema
Network: Military Labour Chair: Fia Sundevall
Organizers: Giulio Ongaro, Fia Sundevall Discussant: Giulio Ongaro
Kim Bootsma : The integration of women in the Dutch armed forces and the politics of ‘combat’
Marisa Depicker : Mobilising War-Shattered Bodies for the Return to Civilian Employment. The Vocational Rehabilitation of Belgian Physically Disabled Soldiers and Prisoners of the Great War, 1914-1919
Lawrence McDonnell : The “Bloody Work” of Battle: Military Labor and the American Civil War
Olli Siitonen : The Psychology of Killing and the Experiences of American Soldiers in the Vietnam War


C-6 FAM03 Gender and Household Budgets in Contemporary European History
Posthumus
Network: Family Economy Chair: Paula Rodriguez Modrono
Organizers: Cristina Borderias, Luisa Muñoz Discussant: Veronica Canal
Daniel Castillo Hidalgo : Working hard and living worse. The living conditions of dockers at Dakar, 1910-1960
Gabriel Jover-Avella, Joana Maria Pujadas-Mora : Wages and earnings of female daily-workers at Early Modern Majorca
Celine Mutos Xicola : Family Budget of Textil Workers, the Exemple of Girona Workhouse (1780-1808)
Miguel Perez Perceval Verde, Ángel Pascual Martínez Soto, & Eva Trescastro López : Family Income in Spanish Mining, an Approximation (1870-1930)
Francesca Sanna : Quantify to control: the “rationalizing” use of family budgets by european mining companies during the interwar period.


D-6 MIN04 Forms of Labour and Living conditions in mining communities
Nikolaevsky
Network: Labour in Mining Chair: Jose Joaquin Garcia Gomez
Organizers: Leda Papastefanaki, Miguel Perez Perceval Verde, Francesca Sanna Discussant: Christos Efstathiou
David Baillargeon : Mining the Town: Race, Labor Migration, and Sanitation in British Southeast Asia, 1910-1930
Lloyd Carpenter : Vernacular comfort: Miners’ homes and mining towns in the goldfields of Otago, New Zealand
Gabriele Marcon : Immigrant labour in two 16th century Italian mining districts
Hayri Göksin Özkoray : Living conditions and workforce at the copper mines of Küre in Ottoman Kastamonu (16th-18th c.)
Bozidar Zarkovic : Mining Market-places – Representatives of the Urban Development of the Medieval Serbia


E-6 FEM03 New perspective in feminist labour history: work and activism
Souvarine
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -



Thursday 19 September 2019 17.30 - 18.30
A-7 KEY02 Key Note II: Samita Sen - Care, Domesticity and Work: Some Critical Questions from the Global South
Nettlau
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -



Friday 20 September 2019 09.00 - 10.30
A-8 L&E01 Knowing and not-knowing colonial violence
Nettlau
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Yann Béliard : Colonial strikes and their metropolitan perceptions 1900-1920s
Justine Cousin : Colonial exploitation in the maritime industry. What was known and what was done
Gareth Curless : Colonial violence in the age of decolonisation
Nicholas Owen : Knowing and not-knowing colonial violence


B-8 R&B02 Wage-Levels
Scheltema
Network: Remuneration and Bargaining Chair: Andrea Caracausi
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Andrea Caracausi
Vittoria Bufiano : Builders Wages in 14th Century Piedmont. The Role of Labour Market and Seigneurial Dependency in Semi-urban Areas
Maral Jefroudi : Pay Scales, Allowances and Subsidies in the Iranian Oil Industry before and after Nationalization (1951)
Thomas Max Safley : Miners and Metal-Workers in Early Modern Europe: Vertical Integration, Batch Production, Shift Organization and the Question of Remuneration
Matthieu Schermann : Big Companies and Remuneration: the Example of the Salviati Agency in London in the 15th Century
Amal Shahid : Colonialism versus Labour: a Temporal Comparison of Famine and Non-famine Public Works Construction Wages in 19th Century North India


C-8 MAR02 Seafarers and Seafarers
Posthumus
Network: Maritime Labour History Chair: Katerina Galani
Organizers: Enric Garcia Domingo, Jordi Ibarz Discussants: -
Matteo Barbano : Crime and Class Struggle between Decks: the case of Che Austrian Lloyd
Alkis Kapokakis : The Social Insurance for Seafarers in the Early Years of the Foundation of the Greek State. Some Preliminary Thoughts about Greek Seamen’ s Pensions Fund.
David Lacerda : Shipbuilding and Labour History: the Case of Brazilian Naval Shipyards in the Nineteenth Century
Tomas Nilson : Moving in, moving out and moving about” – Migration Flows of Seafarers as seen by the Census Records, Gothenburg ca. 1880-1930


E-8 FAC01 Representing the Factory and its Workers: Texts, Images, Discourse
Souvarine
Network: Factory History Chair: Lars Christensen
Organizers: Gorkem Akgoz, Nicola Pizzolato Discussants: -
Stefan Guzvica : Model (Self-) Managers: a Comparative Analysis of Worker and Manager Biographies in a Yugoslav Factory Newspaper
Rick Halpern : Camera Work: Shop Floor Photography in the United States Photography Made an Early Appearance in the American Industrial Landscape
Adelheid Voskuhl : The Factory as Engineers’ Life-Worlds and Philosophies in the Second Industrial Revolution
Yuan Yi : The Skills of “Unskilled” Workers: Factory Work in Early Twentieth-century China



Friday 20 September 2019 11.00 - 12.30
A-9 FUL03 Sites and fields of coercion I
Nettlau
Network: Free and Unfree Labour Chairs: -
Organizer: Christian G. De Vito Discussant: Christian G. De Vito
Adam Fagbore : The Temple as Site of Coercion in Pharaonic Egypt
Julia Giessler : Coercion in Babylonian Temples (7th – 5th c. B.C.E.)
Lisa Hagelin, Birgitta Leppänen Sjöberg : Constructing Differentiation of Masculinity within the Ancient Household- a Site of Coercion
Arjan Zuiderhoek : Ancient Greek Farms as Sites of Coercion? Free and Unfree Labour in the Ancient Greek Countryside


B-9 R&B04 Fair Wages
Scheltema
Network: Remuneration and Bargaining Chair: Corine Maitte
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Brian Shaev
Daniele Andreozzi : The "Workers, the Father, the Uncle, the Relative" came out crying from the Arsenal. Mercantilism, Wage Levels and Dignities in the Venetian and Trieste Working World (18th Century)
Claire Boer : Provence Sailors Wages Conflicts. Economic Strategies and Moral Considerations of a Group of Workers during the 18th Century
Federico Del Giudice : Conflicts on Remuneration in French Labor Courts (1919-1939)
Clair Juilliet : Negotiate Wages in the Aerospace Industry. The Case of a French Nationalized Aircraft Factory (1940s-1970s)


C-9 MAR01 Ports and Maritime Communities
Posthumus
Network: Maritime Labour History Chair: Álvaro Garrido
Organizers: Enric Garcia Domingo, Jordi Ibarz Discussants: -
Marco Caligari : The Sea in the Factories. The Containerization and the FIAT Transformations. (1967 -2000)
Daniel Castillo Hidalgo, Veronica Canal : Working for the Empire: the Structure of Wages of the Public Sector at the Port of Dakar (1911-1960)
Jordi Ibarz : Proletarization and Social Ascent in Maritime Loading and Unloading. Boats and Cranes in the Port of Barcelona, 1835-1880
Eduard Page : The Socio-professional Transformation of la Barceloneta in the XIXth Century: Labor Strategies and Demographic Behavior in the Twilight of the Age of Sail
Shai Srougo : Great Entrepreneurs, Medium-sized Businessmen and Workers: the Jews and Sea in Thessaloniki (1920-1925)


D-9 WRI-FILM Film Screening
Nikolaevsky
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -


E-9 L&E02 Labour, Class and Colonialism
Souvarine
Network: Chairs: Yann Béliard, Gareth Curless
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Geoff Brown : Anti-imperialism and anti-racism in Manchester at the end of Empire, 1944-1950'
Olivier Esteves : 'Writing as if from the colonial frontier': (Post-) coloniality, race and class in letters of support to Enoch Powell (1968-1969)
Sugata Nandi : 'Workers' Nationalism. Labourers' Protest in the Non-Cooperation Movement in Colonial Calcutta, 1920-1922
Coqueline Olivier : Labour in the 1916-1923 Irish Revolution: Between Reformism and Syndicalism



Friday 20 September 2019 13.45 - 15.15
A-10 FUL04 Sites and fields of coercion II
Nettlau
Network: Free and Unfree Labour Chairs: -
Organizer: Christian G. De Vito Discussant: Johan Heinsen
Aleksander Panjek : The Bloody Kiss of Freedom. The Mutiny on a Venetian Galley (1605): Life and Work Conditions of the Rowers
Nicola Pizzolato : Reconceptualising the Factory as Plant-ation: Race, Power and Control in a Detroit Factory
Amal Shahid : Re-‘constructing’ Labour Relations: Coercion in Public Works Construction as Part of Famine Relief in Colonial India c.1870-1914
Veruschka Wagner : Labourers, Beneficiaries, Founders: Slaves involved in Pious Foundations in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire


B-10 R&B03 Forms of Remuneration
Scheltema
Network: Remuneration and Bargaining Chair: Corine Maitte
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Corine Maitte
Antara Chakrabarty : Sacred Labour, Subsistence Commodities: a Study of Jajmani System in Assam
Daryl Hafter : Skirting the Law: Illegal Work and Organization in 18th Century France
Joseph Lawson : Public-service Remuneration in Communist States: Gendered Career Paths in Mao’s China
Raffaella Sarti : Paid Maids vs. Unpaid Housewives? (Western Europe, Late 18th-early 20th Centuries)
Aliki Vaxevanoglou : Simple Commodity Production and the Diverse Ways of Labour Remuneration


C-10 MAR03 Labour Markets
Posthumus
Network: Maritime Labour History Chair: Karel Davids
Organizers: Enric Garcia Domingo, Jordi Ibarz Discussants: -
Justine Cousin : Colonial Seafarers Creating a Trans-imperial Space. British Empire and Steamship Labour Circulations (1850-1950)
Katerina Galani : From Shipowners to Engineers. Labour Market Trajectories during the Transition from Sail to Steam
Gila Hadar : From Sicily to Salonika Jewish Fishermen as part of Mediterranean Net(work)?
I.E. Johnson-White : Desertion & Destitution: Britain and Indian Merchant Seamen, 1939-45
Camilo Santibanez : From the Foremen’s Taverns to 'Redondilla' and 'Turno Numerado': the Emergence of the Rotating Systems at the Saltpeter and Coal Chilean Docks' in the Early 20th Century


D-10 WCP01 Working-Class contentious politics during and at the end at World War 1: strikes and plant occupations, food riots, workers’ councils, etc.
Nikolaevsky
Network: Working Class Politics Chair: Matt Perry
Organizers: Stefano Musso, Matt Perry, Xavier Vigna Discussants: -
Matias Kaihovirta : Making Resistance after the Finnish Civil War 1918: Hidden Transcripts and Everyday Resistance Among Red Workers in an Ironwork Community
Christos Karampatsos, Nikolaos Alexis : Between Moral Economy, Machinery and War: Workers and the Mechanization of the Greek Cigarette Making Industry, (1910-1925)
Nicolas Lepine : Le centenaire de la grève de La Canadiense : une action réussie des bases.
Christopher Loughlin : The Wages of Loyalty: the Politics of Reaction and the Plebeian Loyalty of the Ulster Unionist Labour Association, 1918-39
Wiktor Marzec : Contentious Politics behind the Eastern Front Line. The 1917 Strike of Tram Workers in Lodz, Russian Poland under the German Military Occupation


E-10 FAC04 Past achievements, current relevance, future potential
Souvarine
Network: Factory History Chair: Rick Halpern
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Gorkem Akgoz, Nicola Pizzolato, Richard Croucher : Factory History: Past Achievements, Current Relevance, Future Potential
Bridget Kenny : Servicing the ‘Workplace’, Producing Nation: Retail Labour in Johannesburg, South Africa across its 20th Century Transitions



Friday 20 September 2019 15.45 - 17.15
A-11 FEM01 Family labour in the long period. Gender roles, agency and boundaries
Nettlau
Networks: Family Economy , Feminist Labour History Chair: Cristina Borderias
Organizers: - Discussant: Leda Papastefanaki
Michalis Bardanis : Visible and Invisible Boundaries between the Household and the Workplace. The Case of the Family Brickworks in Athens, Greece, 1900 – 1940
Manuela Martini, Anne Montenach : Changing Family Workshops. Gender Roles and the Organization of Labour in Silk Fabrics (Lyon, 18th-19th Centuries)
Matthieu Schermann : A Family Business: Working and Trading at the End of the Middle Ages
Amal Shahid : Constructing Agency: Family Labour Migration and Informal Resistance on Construction Sites during 19th Century Famines in Colonial India
Beatrice Zucca Micheletto : Cottage Industry and Family Business: Paid and Unpaid Work in Middle and Lower Classes in Piedmont (18th-19th Centuries)


B-11 WCP02 1968 years and workers’ struggles: mobilizations, successes and failures.
Scheltema
Network: Working Class Politics Chair: Xavier Vigna
Organizers: Stefano Musso, Matt Perry, Xavier Vigna Discussants: -
Jenny Jansson, Katrin Uba : Contesting the Measure of Working-class Conflict: a Swedish Case Study
Fabrizio Loreto : Le “secondo biennio rosso” en Italie (1968-69): études de cas locales et tournant syndical national
Ottone Ovidi : “Lavoro di merda”: the Italian Operaismo from the Central Role of the Workers to the Struggle against the Factory
Gilda Zazzara : Closed Gates. Working-class Solidarity at the End of the Factory


C-11 FAC02 What happens at the factory does not stay at the factory. Shop Floor Politics and the Political Economy of Capitalism
Posthumus
Network: Factory History Chair: Gulhan Balsoy
Organizers: Gorkem Akgoz, Nicola Pizzolato Discussants: -
Robin Muhammad : The Shoreline Factory: Shipbuilding in the San Francisco Bay Areas during World War II and the Rise of Maritime Pre-Fabrication
Matthew Myers : "Adieux au prolétariat immigre? Immigrant workers, deindustrialisation, and the crisis of Fordism in France, Britain, and Italy seen through three factories in the long 1970s"
James Nealy : The Shchekino Method: Late Soviet Labor Relations in a Chemical Combine
Mariana Stoler : The Construction of an Identity: Workers´Collectivism in a Metallurgical Factory in Argentina


D-11 WRI01 Becoming Visible
Nikolaevsky
Network: Workers' Writing Chair: Timothy Ashplant
Organizers: Timothy Ashplant, Nathalie Ponsard, Michael Sanders, Luisa Veloso Discussants: -
Virginia Baptista, Paulo Marques Alves : The Daily Life of the Working Women of the Neighbourhood of Xabregas in Lisbon and its Representations (1880-1940)
Samuel Hayat : Dire, écrire et montrer la grève en France (1791-1884)
Dimitra Lampropoulou : Visualising “Work” in Early 20th Century Greece: Cultural and Political Interchange between Workers, Novelists, and Social Scientists
Anna Pellegrino : Chorégraphies prolétariennes. Autour de la documentation visuelle des messages et des langages dans les manifestations ouvrières en Italie 1900-1970.


E-11 L&E03 Labour, Empire and (Im)mobility
Souvarine
Network: Chair: Alexander Geelen
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Girija Joshi : Pax Britannica? Brigandage and the colonial transition, c.1800-1840
Samantha Sint Nicolaas : Forced mobility: reconstructing the supply of labour to Batavia 1650-1780
Merve Tosun : Sweet cinnamon, bitter labour: dynamics of negotiating corvée obligations under the Dutch East India Company in Ceylon



Friday 20 September 2019 17.30 - 19.00
A-12 ROUND02 Round Table: When reproductive/subsistence labour and coercion intermingle: rethinking the others of free labor
Nettlau
Networks: Feminist Labour History , Free and Unfree Labour Chairs: -
Organizers: Johan Heinsen, Susan Zimmermann Discussants: -
Eloisa Betti : Rethinking precarious work beyondfree wage labour Precarity, informality and reproduction in the history of global capitalism
Eileen Boris : Between Free and Unfree Labor: Migrant Domestic Workers and the Employment Agency
Camille Fauroux : Coercion and Reproductive Labour: French Women Workers as Mothers in Berlin (1940-1945)
Oksana Koshulko : Possibility of free labour in cases of female immigrants in Turkey
Maria Tamboukou : Home-based work without home: forced displacement, unfree labour and radical hope
Aliki Vaxevanoglou : Time, Money, Labour, and Family: the Simple Commodity Production System



Saturday 21 September 2019 09.00 - 10.30
A-13 FAC03 The factory and its Aftermath: Transforming Spaces and Scales
Nettlau
Network: Factory History Chair: Asli Odman
Organizers: Gorkem Akgoz, Nicola Pizzolato Discussants: -
Elena Dinubila : Dangerous Transactions: Controversies related to the Disposal of Radioactive Waste at the Trisaia-Itrec of Rotondella (South of Italy)
Alexandru Lesanu : State Bureaucracy and Commodity Flows at a Transnistrian Sugar Factory (1898-2003)
Sandra Lourenço : From Textile Manufacturing to a Post-industrial Future: an Insight into Hong Kong’s Workplace “The Mills” and its European Partners
Zdenek Nebrensky : Spaces of Work and Industrial Capitalism on the Edge of the Empire: the Case of Cotton Mills in the Bohemian Lands during the Gründerzeit


B-13 EDU01 Institutions and Practices for Workers' Education I
Scheltema
Network: Exploring Workers' Education Chair: Jonas Söderqvist
Organizers: Jenny Jansson, Jonas Söderqvist Discussant: Jenny Jansson
Anna Frisone : Cultural paths in working women’s hands. 1970s labor feminism in Northern Italy: the separatist ‘150-hour’ workshops
Elina Hakoniemi : Education as a Societal Force: Aspects to Education within the Finnish Worker’s Educational Association
Johanna Ringarp, Anne Berg : Civic Education for the Working Women of Stockholm. A Study of the Activities of Tolfterna focusing on Citizenship and Class, 1892-1921


C-13 MIN01 Health, Environment and Labour in Mining I
Posthumus
Networks: Labour in Mining , Occupational Health and Environmental Labour History Chair: Francesca Sanna
Organizers: Leda Papastefanaki, Miguel Perez Perceval Verde, Francesca Sanna Discussant: Judith Rainhorn
Aron Cohen, Agustin Fleta : From Accident to Sickness: on the Notion of Labour Risk and its Evolution in the 20th Century through a Historical Analysis of Judicial Litigious in Spain
Eric Geerkens : The Development of the Coalmining Medicine (20th Century, Belgium)
Paulo Guimarães : The Ore is Gone but the Silicosis Stay: Health and Risk Perception in the Institutional Setting of Labor Medicine and Social Support in Portugal in the 20th Century
Leda Papastefanaki : Lead Poisoning of Miners and Cultural Confrontation in Greece, 1860s – 1950s
Juan Diego Perez-Cebada, Miguel Perez de Perceval : Health, Environment and Labour Mining in Spain


D-13 WRI02 Finding Form (1): Literature, Diary, Memoir
Nikolaevsky
Network: Workers' Writing Chair: Nathalie Ponsard
Organizers: Timothy Ashplant, Michael Sanders, Luisa Veloso Discussants: -
Neil Jenkings, Rachel Woodward : Military Memoirs as Representational Accounts of Working-class Occupational Choices, Life and Communities
Eliane Le Port : Ecrire le travail à toutes les heures: les usages du journal par les ouvrier.ère.s diaristes au XXe siècle
Dinah Ribard, samia myers : Ecritures du travail, littératures d’ouvriers (XVIIe et XXe siècles)


E-13 ETU02 The ETUC and Economic and Monetary Union
Souvarine
Network: European Trade Unionism Chairs: -
Organizers: Sigfrido Ramirez Perez, Claude Roccati Discussant: Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol
Aurelie Andry : Trade Unions and the European Economic and Monetary Union: the creation of the EMS and the battle for a ‘social union’
António Muñoz Sánchez : (The Uniao Geral de Trabalhadores (UGT-P): from Revolution to European integration (1974-1986).
Miguel Angel Pérez Suárez : The Portuguese CGT-P and European integration: a constrained relationship : 1974-1986
Sigfrido Ramirez Perez : Spanish trade unions and European economic and monetary Union: from the democratic transition to the Treaty of Maastricht (1973-1992)



Saturday 21 September 2019 11.00 - 12.30
A-14 FEM02 Women in Trade Unions: obstacles, agency, resistance and personal constraints
Nettlau
Networks: Family Economy , Feminist Labour History Chair: Manuela Martini
Organizers: - Discussant: Silke Neunsinger
Fanny Gallot, Paula Lenguita : The insubordination of the women workers in France and Argentina during wildcat strikes (1968-1975)
Paulo Marques Alves : One century of a difficult relationship between trade unions and women in Portugal
Sazzad Parwez : Women in Trade Union Movement of India
Shobhana Warrier : Work, regulation, union and women: A case study of cotton mills in colonial India, Madura 1914-1951.


B-14 EDU02 Institutions and Practices for Workers' Education II
Scheltema
Network: Exploring Workers' Education Chair: Jenny Jansson
Organizers: Jenny Jansson, Jonas Söderqvist Discussant: Jonas Söderqvist
Samuel Edquist : The Swedish Workers Education Association and the State, 1912–2019
Francoise Laot : Films and International Workers' Education in the Context of the Decolonization and the Cold War. The International Labour Film Institute (ILFI) 1953-1972
Martin Stolare, Stefan Backius : ABF in the 1970s: Expanding Swedish Popular Adult Education?


C-14 MIN02 Health, Environment and Labour in Mining II
Posthumus
Networks: Labour in Mining , Occupational Health and Environmental Labour History Chair: Eric Geerkens
Organizer: Eric Geerkens Discussant: Aron Cohen
Sreeparna Chatterjee : Politics of Denial: a History of Diseases in Coal Mines of Colonial India
Iva Pesa : Mining, Health and Environmental Thought on the Central African Copperbelt, 1950s-2000
Francesca Sanna : The Value of the Health. Imagine, Evaluate and Deal with Professional Diseases in Mediterranean Lead/Zinc Mining during the Interwar Period
Adolfo Turbanti : Security, Exploitation of Labor and Industrial Relations in an Italian Mine in the Twentieth Century


D-14 WRI04 Filming Labour
Nikolaevsky
Network: Workers' Writing Chair: Luisa Veloso
Organizers: Timothy Ashplant, Nathalie Ponsard, Michael Sanders, Luisa Veloso Discussants: -
Vanesa Coscia : Labour and the Workers in Contemporary Mass Media and Cinematographic Representations
Caroline Lardy : Du travail de l’ouvrier à l’ouvrier au travail: représentations corps, espace, matière en cinéma documentaire
Marc Leleux : La difficile critique d’une mythologie ouvrière
Giorgio Luigi Risso, Giulia Piscitelli, Paolo Orlando Ferrara, Reggio Emilia : Short on Work: the Audiovisual Presentation of Work in Short Films as a Narrative Form for the Cinema on Work in Industrial Societies


E-14 ETU01 The History of the European Trade Union Confederation and its European Federations
Souvarine
Network: European Trade Unionism Chairs: -
Organizers: Sigfrido Ramirez Perez, Claude Roccati Discussant: Sigfrido Ramirez Perez
Kevin Crochemore : Between European Community and Regional part of the world: the European transportworkers’ Federation in the Eurosyndicalism
Carola Fischbach-Pyttel : Building the European Federation of Public Service Unions: the history of EPSU from 1978
Ceyhun Guler, Burak Faik Emirgil : Discussing European Union and Turkey Relations In the Context of Relations Between Turkey Trade Unions and ETUC
Claude Roccati : European Metal workers dealing with multinational companies: from “Group committees” (or Works council) to European works councils



Saturday 21 September 2019 13.45 - 15.15
A-15 ROUND01 Round Table: 1919-2019 ILO, Ideology and Labour Internationalism
Nettlau
Network: Chair: Nira Wickramasinghe
Organizers: - Discussants: Stefano Bellucci, Eileen Boris, Isabelle Lespinet-Moret, Holger Weiss


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