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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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: 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
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
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
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
Network: Exploring Workers' Education Chair: Jonas Söderqvist
Organizers: Jenny Jansson, Jonas Söderqvist Discussant: Jan Kellershohn
Marisa De Picker : 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
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
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
Network: Family Economy Chair: Paula Rodriguez Modrono
Organizers: Cristina Borderias, Luisa Muñoz Abeledo 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
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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