Preliminary Programme

Showing: Thursday 19 September 2019 (entire day)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -

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