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: Family Economy , Feminist Labour History , Free and Unfree Labour , Maritime Labour History , Remuneration and Bargaining 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
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
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 Lodz after 1989
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: Stefano Bellucci
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Stefano Bellucci
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 Chairs: Manuela Martini, Maria Papathanasiou
Organizer: Maria Papathanasiou Discussant: Manuela Martini
Maria Papathanasiou : Historical Reflections on Children’s Role in European Family Economies : Some Short Introductory Remarks
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
Pavlina Vogelova : Viktor Kolár & 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: Andrea Caracausi
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Andrea Caracausi
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 Chair: Fia Sundevall
Organizers: Giulio Ongaro, Fia Sundevall Discussant: Olli Siitonen
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 Discussant: Maria Papathanasiou
Miriam Forman-Brunell : Girlhoods, Girls’ Cultures and the Girling of Work in the US
Pedro Martins : 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
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



Thursday 19 September 2019 15.45 - 17.15
A-6 R&B01 Labor Organisations and Unions
Nettlau
Network: Remuneration and Bargaining Chair: Andrea Caracausi
Organizers: Stefano Bellucci, Andrea Caracausi, Corine Maitte, Brian Shaev Discussant: Andrea Caracausi
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: Christine de Matos
Kim Bootsma : The integration of women in the Dutch armed forces and the politics of ‘combat’
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
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: Labour and Empire 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
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 Bufanio : 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.
Tomas Nilson : Moving in, moving out and moving about” – Migration Flows of Seafarers as seen by the Census Records, Gothenburg ca. 1880-1930


D-8 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


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: -
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: Corine Maitte
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: Apostolos Delis
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: Labour and Empire Chair: Yann Béliard
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Geoff Brown : Anti-imperialism and anti-racism in Manchester at the end of Empire, 1944-1950'
Olivier Coquelin : Labour in the 1916-1923 Irish Revolution: Between Reformism and Syndicalism
Olivier Esteves : 'Writing as if from the colonial frontier': (Post-) coloniality, race and class in letters of support to Enoch Powell (1968-1969)



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 FAC03 The factory and its Aftermath: Transforming Spaces and Scales
Souvarine
Network: Factory History Chair: Asli Odman
Organizer: Gorkem Akgoz Discussants: -
Elena Dinubila : Dangerous Transactions: Controversies related to the Disposal of Radioactive Waste at the Trisaia-Itrec of Rotondella (South of Italy)
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



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: Nicola Pizzolato
Organizers: Gorkem Akgoz, Nicola Pizzolato Discussant: Nicola Pizzolato
Alexandru Lesanu : State Bureaucracy and Commodity Flows at a Transnistrian Sugar Factory (1898-2003)
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)
Dimitra Lampropoulou : Visualising “Work” in Early 20th Century Greece: Cultural and Political Interchange between Workers, Novelists, and Social Scientists


E-11 L&E03 Labour, Empire and (Im)mobility
Souvarine
Network: Labour and Empire 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 FAC04 Past achievements, current relevance, future potential
Nettlau
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


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
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 Remains: 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
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)
Marvin Schnippering : The German DGB and the British TUC in the European Integration process: Side lined observers or active non-governmental actors?



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
Paulo Marques Alves : One century of a difficult relationship between trade unions and women in Portugal
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
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 WRI03 Finding Form (2): Song, Play, Novel, Film
Nikolaevsky
Network: Workers' Writing Chair: Michael Sanders
Organizers: Timothy Ashplant, Nathalie Ponsard, Michael Sanders, Luisa Veloso Discussants: -
David Hopkin : The Literary Song of the Lacemaker and Lacemakers’ Songs in Nineteenth-Century Flanders
Michael Pierse : Work, Creativity, and being Human: Labour in Irish Working-class Writing


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
Aurelie Andry : “The European trade unions’ struggle for a ‘European New Deal’ during the late 1970s and early 1980s”
Kevin Crochemore : Between European Community and Regional part of the world: the European transportworkers’ Federation in the Eurosyndicalism
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


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