Preliminary Programme

Showing: Friday 20 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
Friday 20 September 2019 09.00 - 10.30
A-8 L&E01 Knowing and not-knowing colonial violence
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Network: Chairs: -
Organizers: - Discussants: -

E-9 L&E02 Labour, Class and Colonialism
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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

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