Programme

Showing: Wednesday 12 June 2024 (entire day)
Tue 11 June
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Wed 12 June
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    14.00 - 15.30
    16.00 - 17.30

Thu 13 June
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Fri 14 June
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All days
Wednesday 12 June 2024 09.00 - 10.30
A138 -3 COE2 Sites of coercion
SAL 32.1
Network: Labour and Coercion Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
T. Petrik : Wages, Whips, and Prayers: Intersecting Fields of Coercion in the Vienna Prison Workhouse, 1760–1783
G. Rydén : Early Modern Wage Labour & Households as Coercive Sites: Householding in Early Modern Swedish Ironmaking
S. Suodenjoki : “Homes of misery”: Poorhouses as targets of labour campaigning in early twentieth-century Finland
H. Taylor : Exiting Apprenticeships in 17th- and 18th-century England


A144 -3 MIG2 Guest-workers’ organisation, resistance and protests
SAL 48.2
Network: Labour Migration History Chair: A. Batzeli
Organizers: A. Batzeli, C. Bernardi Discussants: -
I. Garcia-Colon : Guestworkers Versus Racialized Minorities: Reactions, Resistance and Impact of Guestworker Programs on U.S. Migrant Workers
S. Jacobson : “We are not sheep but human beings”: Housing Protests and Self-Organization Among Guest-Workers in 1970s West Germany
A. Knotter : Migrant strikes in the Netherlands 1961-1974
N. Stanimirovic : International tribunes. Political organising of the Yugoslav guest-workers in France 1970-1973


A156 -3 EMP2 The Global Left and Anti-imperialism
SAL 32.2
Network: Labour and Empire Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
L. Costaguta : Socialist Anti-imperialism and the Global Second International
D. Dyakonova : Caught between a Rock and a Hard Place: Chinese Women Workers, Revolutionary Internationalism, and Anti-imperialist Nationalism, 1923-1927
A. Rodd : Britain's Labour Party and the anti-colonial labour movement in Fiji (1945-1970)


B115-3 MIN4 Mining–Agriculture Relationships: Influences on labour organisation and labour markets: Panel I: Relations between mining and agriculture
SAL
Network: Labour in Mining Chair: A. Cohen
Organizer: J. J. Garcia Gomez Discussants: -
P. Guimarães : Mining and agricultural labour markets and labour organisation in Portugal from the Liberal Era to the New State
F. Sanna : In between fields : labour pluriactivity in mining and agriculture in Italy (XIX-XX)
E. Trescastro-López, M. T. a. A. Martinez : Food in the mining areas of southeastern Spain. Analysis of a manuscript of recipes from the 19th century
A. Turbanti : Relations between Mining and Agriculture in Italy


B139 -3 INDE2 Democracy on the Shopfloor
SAL 32.3
Network: Economic and Industrial Democracy Chair: S. Friedel
Organizers: - Discussants: -
R. Bachmann : The Intricacies of an Experiment in Workplace Democracy: Six Americans in a Swedish Plant, 1974
N. Binder : Democratic Atmospheres and Human Interrelations: On the Social Psychology of Groups in the Factory (1930s–1950s)
A. Brizzi, B. S. : An Alternative Power? The Struggles for Democratization of Social Policy and Surveillance at Fiat in the Afterwar Period
L. Rosenberg : Negotiation of Issues between Masters and Men’: Workers’ Representation on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway in the 1920s
B. Settis, a. brizzi : An Alternative Power? The Struggles for Democratization of Social Policy and Surveillance at Fiat in the Afterwar Period


B153 -3 FEM2 Women’s gendered forms of action and mobilization
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: L. Papastefanaki, S. Zimmermann
L. Azara : Women doing men's work. Italian policewomen in the 1960s and 1970s between discrimination, inequality and struggles for emancipation
S. Badgi : Beyond Trade Unions: Labour Activism Among Women Workers of the Újpest Jute Factory in the 1900s
E. Betti, L. Cerasi : Women Workers and the Cooperative Movement in Golden Age Italy between Production, Reproduction and Consumption: Forms of Mobilization and Representation
K. Linderoth : Wildcat strikes among public sector care workers in Sweden 1980-1990


B159 -3 FAM2 Labour, gender and social mobility during the industrialization. II: Education and social mobility
SAL 32.4
Network: Labour and Family Economy Chairs: -
Organizers: L. F. Alos, C. Lorandini Discussant: M. Martini
L. Henderson, M. Kaiser : The political economy of skills, occupational entitlements, and social immobility: evidence from industrialising Coventry, 1790-1830
R. Hettiarachchi : The social mobility of Indian immigrant plantation women workers of British colonial Sri Lanka (19th century)
M. Kaiser, L. Henderson : The political economy of skills, occupational entitlements, and social immobility: evidence from industrialising Coventry, 1790-1830
G. Kitsoleris : Intra-generational social mobility in terms of occupation in Greece. The effect of crisis and overeducation on career mobility in a segmented labour market
A. Mayer : Aspirations to social mobility among the working and lower middle classes in German-speaking Central Europe, 1840-1914


F416 -3 MIL2 Military labour in the early modern era
SAL 32.5
Network: Military Labour History Chair: A. Touloumtzidis
Organizers: - Discussants: -
F. Ansani : What is Military Labour? Evidence from the Italian Renaissance
J. Björklund : Mutiny and Discontent in the Swedish army 1605 – 1617
E. Larsson : Naval Officers as Merchant Skippers and Merchant Skippers as Naval Officers: The officers of the Swedish archipelago fleet 1756-1824
P. Nath : Military Labour and the Nature of the Mughal Empire
M. Neuding Skoog : Swedish Recruitment Agents on the German Military Market in 1543


H137 -3 CEE2 Unstable stability? Working class-life and the world of work in East-Central Europe after 1989-1991 II
SAL 32.6
Network: Central-East Europe Chairs: A. E. Bartha, T. Valuch
Organizers: - Discussants: -
P. Alaban : Deindustrial Images of Life in Northern Hungary after the Transition
A. E. Bartha : A Loss of Collective Consciousness? Working-class Images of Socialism and Capitalism in Two Generations in Post-1989 Hungary
M. Chmielewska : Making Sense of the 1990s: Global Economy in the Memories the Polish Corsetry Industry Workers
T. Valuch : Workers' Life Strategies in the Post-Communist Transition in Hungary Eszterházy Károly University of Eger



Wednesday 12 June 2024 11.00 - 12.30
A138 -4 COE3 ROUND Roundtable: Connecting the dots: Sites and fields of labour coercion
SAL 32.1
Network: Labour and Coercion Chair: T. Petrik
Organizers: - Discussants: J. Heinsen, N. Pizzolato, G. Rydén


A144 -4 MIG3 Between past and future: memory and workers’ perspective
SAL 48.2
Network: Labour Migration History Chair: C. Bernardi
Organizers: A. Batzeli, C. Bernardi Discussants: -
A. Batzeli : Erinnerung / ????? / Memory: The Gastarbeiter Agreement between Greece and Germany revisited
A. Ibricevic : Returns of retirement: The Gastarbeiter reflect on working abroad to retire at home
N. Korkmaz : German-Turkish Guest-worker Agreement and the Reasons for Increasing Mobility from Turkey to Germany
M. Maeva : : Bulgarian Medical Staff as Guest Workers during Socialist Period


A156 -4 EMP3 The Caribbean: Bedrock of Anti-imperialism?
SAL 32.2
Network: Labour and Empire Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
Z. Edwards : The “Ethiopian Tent:” Pan-Africanism, Anti-imperialism, and Multiracialism in the Interwar Labor Movement of Trinidad and Tobago
J. Nevill : Writing Their Wrongs: I.T.A. Wallace-Johnson and the Global Intellectual History of Colonial Radical Utopianism
T. V. Gaalen : Breaking Borders. Solidarity as Radical Strategy in the Interwar Caribbean


B115-4 MIN5 Environmental and social effects derived from the Mining and Agriculture relations
SAL
Network: Labour in Mining Chair: J. J. Garcia Gomez
Organizers: A. Cohen, J. J. Garcia Gomez, M. P. Perceval Verde Discussants: -
A. Cohen : Gran minería, pequeño campesinado: transición al capitalismo en un área de la Andalucía “profunda” (fines siglo XIX-siglo XX)
S. Dimitriadis : Land Ownership, Mining and Labour Market Fragmentation in Northern Euboea, 1850-1920
A. Fleta, G. B. A. Cohen : Minería y conflictos por el agua. Miradas cruzadas desde España y Canadá
J. D. Perez-Cebada, P. G. Silva : Mining, Agriculture and Pollution
O. Sacramento, P. G. S. : Between mining and farming: social and ecological transforma3ons of wolfram extrac3on in a Portuguese agrarian context (1930s-1970s)
P. G. Silva, O. Sacramento : Between mining and farming: social and ecological transforma3ons of wolfram extrac3on in a Portuguese agrarian context (1930s-1970s)


B139 -4 JOU round Journals for Labour History, Roundtable
SAL 32.3
Network: round table Chair: S. Neunsinger
Organizer: S. Neunsinger Discussants: N. T. Andersen, F. Azevedo Souza, A. Blok, K. Karpozilos, D. Kirkby, K. Niergarth


B153 -4 FEM3 Struggles around women’s un/paid work and social reproduction
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: L. Papastefanaki
G. Beck, C. Boss : Struggle over paid and unpaid domestic work within the Women’s liberation movement (WLM) in Geneva, Switzerland. Internal debates and strategies between subgroups (1971-1980)
E. Boris : Work Visas for Live-In Maids: Race, Gender, Citizenship, and the Crisis of Social Reproduction, the United States, 1965-1970
C. Boss, G. Beck : Struggle over paid and unpaid domestic work within the Women’s liberation movement (WLM) in Geneva, Switzerland. Internal debates and strategies between subgroups (1971-1980)
S. Karatepe : Breadwinner Family Model, Social Reproduction and the Semi-Proleterinization in the Late Ottoman Empire
O. Opassi : Gender Roles in the Yugoslav Fish Canning Industry: The Case of Delamaris


B159 -4 FAM3 Labour and Old Age / Labouring Elderly
SAL 32.4
Network: Labour and Family Economy Chair: M. Papathanassiou
Organizers: - Discussants: C. Borderias, C. Mutos Xicola
J. McFarland : Elderly workers, the household, and the parish in seventeenth-century Venice
M. Papathanassiou : Poverty, labour and family economy in old age: Street-workers in mid-19th century London / Rural servants in the early 20th century Austrian Alps
L. Pelzl : Social Mobility between Middle and Old Age in 17th and 18th-century Germany
C. Uppenberg : Challenging the domestic: Care work, generation change and the gendered social reproduction of a semi-landless class in 19th century Sweden.
B. Zucca : Elderly people at work in preindustrial urban Piedmont: an overview from families and charity institutions


F416 -4 MIL3 Nations, states and empires: Military labour, gender, race and identity I
SAL 32.5
Network: Military Labour History Chair: O. Siitonen
Organizers: - Discussants: -
H. Droessler : Solomon Islanders “Going G.I. in the Matter of Clothes”: Taking Another Look at the Visual Archive of the Battle of Guadalcanal
P. Johansson, F. S. a. S. Strand : Military Conscription, Settler-Colonialism and Discrimination of the Sami People in 1900s Sweden
J. Lande : ‘To Go See My Relations’: Deserting Black soldiers and the negotiation of military labour, emancipation, and masculinity during the US Civil War
P. Pevetmi Amza : Participation in Military Service in the Premodern African armies: Case study of the royal Bamoun army between 1517 and 1813
S. Schiavone : The Utilisation of Scottish officers and Troops in the Swedish Military Apparatus during the Northern Twenty-five Years War
S. S. Ashraf : Metamorphosis of Weapon Makers from the Mughal regime to the British Indian Army
S. Strand, P. J. e. F. Sundevall : Military Conscription, Settler-Colonialism and Discrimination of the Sami People in 1900s Sweden
F. Sundevall, P. J. e. S. Strand : Military Conscription, Settler-Colonialism and Discrimination of the Sami People in 1900s Sweden
P. Wawrzeniuk : The Final Destination: The Royal Institution for Disabled Veterans in Ulriksdal, 1821–1849



Wednesday 12 June 2024 14.00 - 15.30
A138 -5 COE4 Book Launch
SAL 32.1
Network: Labour and Coercion Chair: G. Rydén
Organizers: - Discussants: C. Bernardi, J. Heinsen, G. Marcon


A144 -5 MIG4 Politicised labour migration: Between policies and practices
SAL 48.2
Network: Labour Migration History Chair: R. Archer
Organizers: - Discussants: -
M. Damilakou : Planning a selective labour migration to South American countries: national state policies and international migration management in the 1950s and 1960s
F. Hoxha : A quiet mediator: Kosovar Diaspora as a catalyst of labour migration to Germany amid recent German labour migration policies.
N. Latif : Precarious Circulation: Palestinian refugee labour from Lebanon to the Gulf and back during the 1960s-1970s
Y. Papadopoulos, L. V. : Greek workers in the Federal Republic of Germany during the Cold War: Economic priorities and political vigilance


A156 -5 EMP4 Anti-imperialist Solidarity: Multiple Realities
SAL 32.2
Network: Labour and Empire Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
H. Droessler : Coconut Capitalism: Copra Cooperatives in Colonial Samoa
D. Hyde : The ‘Labour Question’, Trade Unionism and the Problem of Labour Bureaucracy during Kenya’ Decolonisation
I. Tomren : Mobilising Solidarity in 1920s Egypt: A Mass Musical Manifesto
S. V. Jan : South Asian Working-class Anti-imperialism in Hamburg


B115-5 MIL-MAR Military and Maritime Recruitment
SAL
Network: Military Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -
J. Aguilera-López : From Pen to Sword: The Superintendent Position and the Incorporation of Military Expertise into the Barcelona Shipbuilding Industry (1560–1620)
M. Antypas : Tracing the relationship between conscription during the Greek Revolution and the formation of maritime labour market on the island of Hydra, 1821-1860
T. Peláez : "The recruitment of rowers in the Galleys of Spain during the 16th century"
D. Salvatore : “Building an Empire: mobilisation and conscription in the Italian fascist empire (1935-1940)”


B139 -5 INDE3 Industrial Democracy in National Economies
SAL 32.3
Network: Economic and Industrial Democracy Chair: P. Reick
Organizers: - Discussants: -
A. Andry, V. Unkovski-Korica : Yugoslav self-management and the British workers’ control movement, 1960s-1980s
J. Burek : Who are the masters of the factory? The Polish Communists’ Debate over the Idea and Practice of Self-Management, 1945–1947
T. Koutroukis : Participation, Socialization and Social Change: The Greek Experience of Industrial Democracy in the 1980s
M. Sharma : Democratizing Labour Relations: Experiments in Post-Independence India
R. Šustrová : Rights and Democratic Vibes: Workplace Justice in Czechoslovakia and Austria, 1930s–1980s


B153 -5 FEM4 International platforms of women’s labour activism: Tensions and collaborations
SAL 48.1
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: E. Betti
S. Cagatay : Gendering labour internationalism: Turkish trade unionists and women in AID educational programs in the 1960s
J. Tesija : Social democrats and communists in the International Co-operative Women’s Guild, 1921-1939: Tensions and collaborations
J. Wolf : The founding of the Women’s Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation


B159 -5 PRE1 Conceptual debates on precarity
SAL 32.4
Network: Precarious Labour Chair: S. Marti
Organizers: - Discussant: S. Marti
C. Garland : ‘In inverse ratio to the duration of its expenditure’ – compressing the wage relation into as few hours as possible: ‘independent contactors’, employees and zero-hours contracts
D. Karlsson : ‘At least I’ve got this freedom’: self-precarization and subjectivity among digital freelance workers in the cultural industries
L. Mathlouthi : “Our Poor Little White Slaves”: Victorian child labour between precariousness and marginalisation from the 1830’s to the 1880’s
P. Ray : Care Work and Precarity of Life: The Kinship of Gender, Caste and Stigma


F416 -5 MIL4 Recruitment and refusal in military labour: Gender, race and identity II
SAL 32.5
Network: Military Labour History Chair: C. de Matos
Organizers: - Discussants: -
O. Aura : Planning of Recruiting Women as Military Labour in Finland during the Cold War
K. Bootsma : Voluntary Women and Involuntary Men: Gender, military labour and discussions on voluntary conscription for women in contemporary Dutch history
J. Kim : ‘Holidays on Duty’: Pan Am female flight Attendants’ service labour for R&R Soldiers during the Vietnam War
L. Robinson : The Masculinity of Refusal: World War I US conscientious objectors and the spectre of maligned manhood
M. Tsirtsikou : Civil workers and gendering military labour through the case study of the Military Clothing-Footwear Factory (MF 700) at Piraeus (1909-1951)


H137 -5 DEI-CEE1 Ethnic Identities and Industrial Memory 1
SAL 32.6
Network: Memory and Deindustrialisation Chair: M. Harlov-Csortán
Organizers: S. Moitra, T. Valuch, C. Wicke Discussant: S. Berger
M. Baumert : „I'm a miner, who's more?“ Lignite Mining and Identity in East Germany
O. Klípa : The defeat of memory. Anger and politics in a Polish lignite-fired power plant



Wednesday 12 June 2024 16.00 - 17.30
A138 -6 MIN1 Mining Mobilities across the Globe: Labour, Science, and Knowledge Circulation in Mining (15th-21st Century)
SAL 32.1
Network: Labour in Mining Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: F. Sanna
A. Binnenkade : Golden Links. Mobility through the Lens of Prospectors: Knowledge, Money, and Local Agency in the 19th Century
L. D’Angelo : Mining Mobilities in Colonial West Africa: Circulation of Technology, Knowledge, Experience in Diamond Mining
C. Mamaloukaki : Heut and Geyler’s Agency in the Global Mining and Metallurgical Industry in the late 19th century
L. Ugbudian : Mining Mobilities and Circulation of Knowledge in Nigeria


A144 -6 MIG5 Labour migration, national development and international narratives
SAL 48.2
Network: Labour Migration History Chair: Y. Papadopoulos
Organizers: - Discussants: -
S. Bernard : Yugoslavism in the workplace: self-managing employment abroad
D. Iordanidou : Year 1922 Refugees in Greece and Trade Unions: Stories the Judicial Archives can tell us
K. Vestergaard : Organising Solidarity in the Danish Labour Movement: ‘Social Dumping’ and Multi-Scalar Formations of Precarious Migrant Labour
S. Zeric : "Workers abroad can also help the development of their local region": Yugoslavs' remittances factories


A156 -6 WPL1 Making and Remaking the Workplace: Gender, Technology and Power
SAL 32.2
Network: Workplaces: pasts and presents Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: A. Odman
J. Cousin : British Steamships and Colonial Seafarers: Spatial Dynamics and Connected Spaces (1914-1946)
B. Curtis : “Mining is Not Like Working in the Factory”: A Spatial History of Work in the Collieries of South Wales in the Twentieth Century
S. Ioannidis : The Spatial Aspect of Work in The Postwar White Goods Industry in Greece, 1950-1977
A. Odman : Waste Ships of the World as the Workspace: Shipbreaking Yards in Alia?a/?zmir, Turkey


B115-6 FEM-WPL Women negotiating change in industrial workplaces across the 20th century
SAL
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: G. Akgöz
M. Chmielewska : The history of capitalism from below: Undergarment production in socialist and postsocialist small-town Poland, 1949-2023
D. Kirkby : Waterfront Women Navigating Male-Dominated Work
E. Robertson : On the Buses: Women Conductors and Drivers in the Australian Motorbus Industry
K. Wood : “Simply as cock and hen”: Australian women workers in the automobile industry


B139 -6 INDE4 Lessons from the Past and Challenges of the Future
SAL 32.3
Network: Economic and Industrial Democracy Chair: P. Reick
Organizers: - Discussants: -
S. Friedel : Industrial Democracy in Western Europe: Fantasy, Fiction, or Fact?
T. Jessen Adams : Social Compulsion, Workplace Democracy, and Political Economy in the U.S.: Notes for Critical-Historical Synthesis
M. Kabat : Argentine taken factories movement: A retrospective balance in the Latin American context
U. Rehfeldt : Co-determination at the level of the Board of Directors or Supervisory Board: An Unfinished European Project
S. Rutar : Shop Floor Self-Management between the Blocks – and beyond? The Yugoslav Model in Hindsight and in Perspective


B153 -6 PUB-Round Anything new under the sun? Highlights from and reflec??ons on ELHN-related publica??ons. A Roundtable across Working Groups
SAL 48.1
Network: round table Chairs: -
Organizer: S. Zimmermann Discussants: A. Knotter, M. Martini, L. Papastefanaki, T. Petrik


B159 -6 PRE2 Social groups that work under precarious conditions I: State and business actors creating precarity
SAL 32.4
Network: Precarious Labour Chair: N. T. Andersen
Organizers: - Discussant: N. T. Andersen
D. Antunes, M. Tunes : Labor Market Disorganization and Precariousness: The Occupational Profile of the Poor in Contemporary Brazil
T. Bergholm : Giving access to winter employment
A. Panagopoulos : Precarious Labour in the construction of Digital Society: the case of Digitalization Projects’ workers in Greece, 2004-2020
R. Thyagarajan : Sanitation at Whose Cost? Environmental Public Interest Litigation in 1990s India and the Judicial Construction of Precarity in Public Employment
M. Tunes, D. Antunes : Faculdades de Campinas


H137 -6 FEM5 Tensions around women’s labour leadership: A biographical approach to the history of women’s labour activism
SAL 32.6
Network: Feminist Labour History Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussant: F. Laot
A. Cova : Cécile Brunschvicg (1877-1946) and the politics of women’s work in a transnational gender perspective
R. Percy : ‘The good woman leader is the most womanly person. She doesn’t imitate men’: Female labour leadership in the early twentieth century
M. Tamboukou : The agonistics of love: eros in the labour movement
E. Varsa : “No one has raised their voice for the Gypsy, who works honestly and has always been outsider the law”: Mária László’s labour activism in 1930s-1950s Hungary


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