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8th European Social Science History Conference Ghent, Belgium April 2010
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Tuesday 13 April
Wednesday 14 April
Thursday 15 April
Friday 16 April

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  Tuesday 13 April 8.30 

A-1  -  EDU01: Education and World War
Auditorium, muziekcentrum

    Network: Education and Childhood
Chair: Margot Hillel
Discussant: Ning De Coninck-Smith
Sarah Van Ruyskensvelde Church, occupation and schools in Belgium, 1940-1944
Mathieu Roeges The New Order school. The Ideological Battle about Education in Belgium during the Second World War
Korppi-Tommola Aura Children and Foreign Soldiers in Finland 1939-1945
Vasiloudi Vasiliki, Theodorou Vasiliki Children’s Mobilization in Greece during World War II: “the Children’s Movement” (1943-1946)

B-1  -  POL01: After the Purge. Re-integrating Collaborators in Post-war Society: Failure of Success?
Bibliotheek, muziekcentrum

    Network: Politics, Citizenship and Nations
Chair: Bruno De Wever
Discussant: Bruno De Wever
Koen Aerts From scaffold to liberty. Setting free the last WWII-collaborators in Belgium
Baard Herman Borge The reconciliation that never came: Norway's settlement with the quislings after WWII
Helen Grevers Preparations for encompassment into 'good citizenship': special probation service in the internment camps for political delinquents in the Netherlands and Belgium, 1945-1950
Bram Enning, Helen Grevers Role of psychiatry in post-war trials

C-1  -  MAT02: Life Stories of Consumption
Kraakhuis, muziekcentrum

    Network: Material and Consumer Culture
Chair: Lewis Siegelbaum
Discussant: Lewis Siegelbaum
Matleena Frisk New consumer goods, adolescent identities and embodied gender in mid 20th century Finland
Joeri Januarius Keeping Up Appearances? Clothing, Haircuts, and Material Culture of Mineworkers’ Families in the 1950s
Lesley Whitworth The American Notebooks: Natasha Kroll's 1948 US retail research trip

D-1  -  LAB04: Rural class relations and radical politics in 20th century Ireland
Artiestenfoyer, muziekcentrum

    Network: Labour
Network: Rural
Organiser: Conor Mccabe
Chair: Lars Olsson
Discussant: Lars Olsson
Conor Mccabe 'Fair Play' for the Ranchers: Cattle and Class in Ireland, 1922-1975
Caitriona Clear Women's household work and power in Ireland 1921-61
Emmet O'Connor Mutiny in the International Brigades: The Irish defection to the Abraham Lincoln Battalion in the Spanish Civil War
Donnacha Sean Lucey Class, welfare and politics in Ireland, 1918-32

E-1  -  CRI01:The Ideal Policeman
Zaal L 4, muziekcentrum

    Network: Criminal Justice
Organiser: Joanne Klein
Chair: Herbert Reinke
Discussant: Wilbur Miller
Joanne Klein The Evolution of the Ideal English Constable: Portrayals in Police Instruction Books from the 19th century to the present
Jonathan Dunnage Representatives of the modern authoritarian state or agents of the ‘Revolution'? Constructions of the ideal policeman in fascist Italy
Anja Johansen Shaping the Perfect Policeman
Haia Shpayer-Makov France as the 'other' in public debates about law enforcement in Victorian England

F-1  -  REL01: Methodological, Conceptual and Theoretical Issues in the Study of Religion
Vestibule, muziekcentrum

    Network: Religion
Chair: Peter Versteeg
Discussant: Edwin Koster
Johan Roeland, Peter Versteeg In and out of experiential religiosity: Implications for Participatory fieldwork
Aline Coutinho Compared "post-life sociology" in a same religous matrix: how Hell and Heaven can tell us about Earth
Jan Bleyen Materialities of Absence and the Study of Religion

H-1  -  LAB10: Working for the film and tv industry part I (double session)
Hortazaal, Pauli

    Network: Labour
Organiser: Andrew Dawson
Andrew Dawson ’Flexible Specialisation’ and New Hollywood: Time for a Paradigm Shift?
Sean Holmes No Room for Manoeuvre: Star Images and the Regulation of Actors’ Labour in Silent-Era Hollywood
Olof Hedling New Creative Cities in Scandinavia? Or, is the European Creative Class too Underprivileged, Undercompensated and Reluctant to Leave their Urban Backgrounds to Contribute to Regional Regeneration?
Katrien Pype Fathers, Patrons and Clients: Social and Economic Aspects in the Production of Television Drama in Post-Mobutu Kinshasa
Clare Wilkinson-Weber Making Faces: Competition and Change in the Production of Bollywood Film Star Looks.
Ikechukwu Obiaya Behind the Scenes: The Hidden Face of Nollywood
Alison Smith A Place Behind the Camera: Women Working as Cinematographers in France

J-1  -  HIS01: Framing the Spatial Humanities: Religion and the Atlantic World as a Testbed
Room D11, Pauli

    Network: Historical Computing and GIS
Network: Geography
Chair: Paul Ell
Discussant: Paul Ell
Trevor Harris Crossing Worlds and Colonizing the Humanities: Geographic Information Science, Pareto GIS, and the Spatial Turn in the Humanities
David Bodenhamer The Atlantic World, Religion, and the Perspective of Spatial Humanities
John Corrigan Applying the Spatial Humanities: Religion in the Atlantic World

K-1  -  CUL02: Media and Societies in Europe since the 17th Century
Room D13, Pauli

    Network: Culture
Chair: Joris van Eijnatten
Discussant: Joris van Eijnatten
Frank Bösch Media, Politics and Society in the 19th Century
Joop W. Koopmans The importance of eighteenth century newsbooks in Western Europe
Corey Ross Media and Society in 20th-century Europe: Developments and Methodologies in Diachronic Perspective
José de Kruif Textmining Media Hypes of the Nineteenth Century

N-1  -  ELI01: Fascist Elites
Auditorium D2, Pauli

    Network: Elites
Chair: Marja Vuorinen
Discussant: Sabil Francis
Antonio Costa Pinto Ruling Elites and Decision-Making in Fascist-Era Dictatorships. Comparative Perpectives
Goffredo Adinolfi The Fascist Elites, Government and the Grand Council
Heikki Länsisalo The National Socialist Idea of the "Man of Culture" ? An Analysis of the Propaganda Movie Friedrich Schiller
Alexandre Rocha The Portuguese Ruling Class after the Defeat of Hitler’s Germany: an Elite to be Seduced

O-1  -  LAB24: The making of the welfare state. Working conditions and labour regulations in international perspective
Auditorium D3, Pauli

    Network: Labour
Chair: Widukind De Ridder
Discussant: Geert Van Goethem
Ruediger Von Krosigk Mastering the Labour Market: The Emergence of Employment Exchanges in Britain and Germany, 1890-1945
David Lyddon From Gowers to Robens: health and safety reform in the UK, 1945–74
Seth Wigderson Labor Movements Respond to Beveridge

P-1  -  SOC01: European Almshouses
Auditorium D5, Pauli

    Network: Social Inequality
Organiser: Thomas M. Adams
Chair: Thomas M. Adams
Discussant: Frank Hatje
Henk Looijesteijn Founding almshouses in the Netherlands, ca. 1500-1800
Angela Schwarz Jewish foundations in Hamburg against homelessness
Nigel Goose The English almshouse and the mixed economy of welfare c. 1500-1900
Christina Vanja Hospitals and care for the Elderly in Hesse, 1500-1800

S-1  -  CUL13: Inter-Faith Commerce in Medieval and Early Modern Times (I): Culture, Normes and Negotiations
M101, Marissal

    Network: Culture
Chair: Francesca Trivellato
Discussant: Francesca Trivellato
Leor Halevi Religion and cross-cultural trade: interdisciplinary reflections
David Harris Sacks The Blessings of Exchange: economic theology and religious accomodation in the making of the English Atlantic world
Yvonne Friedman Trade as a factor in peace treaties in the Latin East
Giuseppe Marcocci Trade and Commerce with the Muslim World: Moral Limits and Proscriptions in the Portuguese Empire, ca. 1540-1560

T-1  -  WOM08: Gendering Combat
M202, Marissal

    Network: Women and Gender
Chair: Maria Sjöberg
Discussant: Jutta Schwarzkopf
Jutta Schwarzkopf Gendering Combat: Women in Mixed Heavy Anti-Aircraft Batteries in Second-World-War Britain
Beate Fieseler Gendering Combat: Soviet Women in the Red Army and in Partisan Units during World War II
M. Michaela Hampf Sexuality, Combat, and Gender in Great Britain and the United States During World War II

U-1  -  THE07: Politics, Memory and Historical Consciousness
M207, Marissal

    Network: Theory and Historiography
Chair: Stefan Berger
Nora Rabotnikof Conmemoration: history, national identity and political uses of the past: Mexican Bicentennaries
Francisco Naishtat Memory and hope in post-historical politics
María Inés Mudrovcic Historical Time, Memory Time: the Political Heart of History
Daniel Brauer Memory, history and the experience of the past

V-1  -  ETH01:Austrian Migration after 1945
M209, Marissal

    Network: Ethnicity and Migration
Chair: Karin Schmidlechner
Discussant: Karin Schmidlechner
Isabel Schropper The Blue Danube Scheme – ‘Woman’power for Britain’s economy
Ute Sonnleitner "I Had Only Good Experiences - But I Never Would have Wanted to Stay": Research-Project "Female Styrian Emigrant Work 1945 - 1955"
Andrea Strutz Return Migration from Canada: Migratory Experiences of Austrian Female and Male Labour Migrants in the Post-World War II Period
Astrid Tumpold-Juri "Skim off the Cream"

W-1  -  FAM01: Fertily and Migration
M210, Marissal

    Network: Family and Demography
Organiser: Peter Teibenbacher
Chair: Tamas Faragó
Discussant: Peter Teibenbacher
Sarah Moreels Immigration to the port city of Antwerp (1846-1920). A detailed analysis of immigrants’ spacing behaviour in an urbanizing context
Siegfried Gruber The influence of migration on fertility in Albania around 1900
Péter Öri Ethnicity, integration and fertility differences in 19th century Hungary in the neighbourhood of Budapest
Hanna Snellman To More Barren Spaces: The Case of Rural Finns in Urban Sweden

X-1  -  CUL07: Civillian and Military Encounters during the First World War
M211, Marissal

    Network: Culture
Chair: Conny Kristel
Michael Roper Beyond containing: the First World War and the psychoanalytic theories of Wilfred Bion
Angela Smith Waiting for the Allies: British Civilian Women as Prisoners of War
Eva Krivanec Theatre Censorship in the First World War. A comparative view.
Krista Cowman, James Chapman “A Wonderful & Most Realistic Production”: watching The Battle of the Somme on the Western Front.

Y-1  -  ORA01: Truth and the Construction of Stories
M212, Marissal

    Network: Oral History
Chair: Evelien Gans
Bea Lewkowicz Changing Stories ? Interviewers and the Interviewees’ Narratives
Albert Lichtblau Political Envolvement, Espionage & Exile
Miguel Cardina Politics, Punishment and Silencing in the Radical Oppositions to the Portuguese New State