RURAL HISTORY 2013, BERN

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Panels

This page provides an overview of all panels and papers. The abstracts of each panel and paper as well as a short CV of those participating in the panel are available in the pdf-file next to the title of each panel. The papers or the presentations which are sent to the organisers are attached as a pdf-file next to the title of the paper.

 

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1.1. Consumption of wood, energy transitions and woodland management from a historical perspective. Part I

Panel organizer

Infante-Amate, Juan

Iriarte-Goñi, Iñaki

Chair

Schwarz, Ulrich

1.1.1. The exploitation of wood resources from the wood-pasture commons of Shropshire between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries

Bowen, James

1.1.2. Effects on vegetation of historical charcoal making in Central Spain: The "Montes de Toledo" Case

González y González de Linares, Víctor

García-Viñas, Juan Ignacio

Carrero Díez, Leticia

Cuevas Moreno, Jorge

González-Doncel, Inés

Gil Sánchez, Luis

1.1.3. Are rural women to blame for misusing wood for livelihood and household use
in Burnt Forest Area, Kenya

Chabeda-Barthe, Jemaiyo

 

1.2. Continuing tensions in respect of common land in European high-mountain areas (17th-21st centuries)

Panel organizer

Head-König, Anne-Lise

Chair

Mocarelli, Luca

1.2.1. Management of common land in western alpine regions, 18th-19th centuries

Vivier, Nadine

1.2.2. Nature and Culture: tensions and challenges regarding landed property in High Alpine areas in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Granet-Abisset, Anne-Marie

1.2.3.Common land and collective property in prealpine Switzerland. Tensions with regard to access and the allocution of resources

Head-König, Anne-Lise

1.2.4. The various problems with common land in Tyrol (Austria) from the 19th to the 21st century

Siegl, Gerhard

 

1.3. The provision of poor relief in rural Europe. Part I

Panel organizer

Marfany, Julie

Chair

Marfany, Julie

1.3.1. Rural poor relief in the coastal Netherlands: from a 'collective insurance' to a 'supplement-system' (Groningen 1770-1860)

Paping, Richard

1.3.2. Poverty and the Fabric of Daily Life in Rural England, 1762-1834: a case study

French, Henry

1.3.3. Rural poor relief in the Netherlands around 1800

Looijesteijn, Henk

van Leeuwen, Marco

 

1.4. "Virgin Lands": Land Reclamation Campaigns in the Twentieth Century.

A Rural Development History

Panel organizer

Unger, Corinna

Frey, Marc

Chair

Unger, Corinna

1.4.1. Dutch Land Reclamation and Settlement Projects in the Interwar Period

Van de Grift, Liesbeth

1.4.2. Agrarian Development in sub-Saharan Africa from the 1920s to the Present: The Office du Niger in Mali

Frey, Marc

1.4.3. The Virgin Lands Campaign, Khrushchev's Secret Rehabilitation of the Gulag

Pohl, Michaela

 

1.5. The open fields of Europe in their social and economic context: origins and use. Part I: Continental Europe and Scandinavia

Panel organizer

Thoen, Erik

Dyer, Christopher

Williamson, Tom

Chair

Williamson, Tom

1.5.1. Open fields, environment, peasants and manors. Medieval and early modern field-systems between the Meuse and the Ardennes

Schroeder, Nicolas

1.5.2. Micro-openfields in Flanders in the middle ages. New hypotheses on their origin and functioning

Thoen, Erik

1.5.3. The development and function of Scandinavian open fields

Gadd, Carl-Johan

1.5.4. Openfield systems in 17th century Sweden. Regular and irregular strip field systems in the Swedish lage scale maps; 1630-1655 & 1680-1700

Jupiter, Kristofer

1.5.5. Externalities of the Sun Division

Talvitie, Petri

 

1.6. Women on the land: Gender, patriarchy, ethnicity and nationhood in modern agrarian history

Panel organizer

Verdon, Nicola

Chair

Verdon, Nicola

1.6.1. "…With A Stout Wife": Doukhobor Women's Challenge to the Canadian

Androsoff, Ashleigh

1.6.2. "Disastrous for the Woman and for the Reputation of Canada": Debating Women as Farmers in Western Canada 1900 - 1930

Carter, Sarah

1.6.3. 'I cannot be idle': Patriarchy, Gender and the Yeoman Farmer Ideal in Nineteenth-Century Victoria, Australia

Nixon, Kerry

1.6.4. Willing and capable: Women as farmers in late Victorian British agriculture

Sayer, Karen

Verdon, Nicola

 

2.1. Subsistence strategies of single women in the European countryside, 17th-early 19th century

Panel organizer

Devos, Isabelle

Chair

Devos, Isabelle

2.1.1. Single women and the rural credit market in 18th century France

Dermineur, Elise M.

2.1.2. Labor division in an early modern transhumance system: a Swedish case

Larsson, Jesper

2.1.3. Survival strategies of single women in the countryside around Bruges, 1814

Devos, Isabelle

 

2.2. How Mechanization and Mountains Have Been Interacting (19th/20th Century)

Panel organizer

Abt, Roman K.

Chair

Mooser, Josef

2.2.1. The 'Armament of the Village': Agricultural Restructuring in Mountainous Areas in Nazi Germany

Langthaler, Ernst

2.2.2. Dealing with Mechanization: Perspectives and Strategies of Farmers and Local Institutions in the Central Alps of Switzerland

Wunderli Götschi, Rahel

2.2.3. From „Nightingale" and „Helvetia" to Single-Axle-Machines. The Adaption of Agricultural Machinery to Steep Slopes

Abt, Roman K.

 

2.3. Protest(ing) Rural Heritages: The Making and Remaking of Heritage. Part I

Panel organizer

Griffin, Carl

Jones, Roy

Robertson, Iain

Chair

Griffin, Carl

2.3.1. Invoking Rural Heritage as Protest? The Western Australian 'Shack' Settlements of Wedge and Grey

Jones, Roy

Selwood, H. John

2.3.2. 'Old Events' as a Resource for Action in Times of Political Change: The Example of 'Ecovillage Brodowin'

Scholze-Irrlitz, Leonore

2.3.3. Creating Something From Very Little: Manufacturing a Protest Heritage Icon

Robertson, Iain

 

2.4. Rural Elites: towards a comparative history of rural elites in pre-modern Europe, Part I

Panel organizer

Soens, Tim

Thoen, Erik

Chair

Van Molle, Leen

2.4.1. Rural Elites in the East-Frisian Coastal Marshes (1648- 1806)

Cronshagen, Jessica

Schmekel, Frank

2.4.2. British farmers and the public sphere, 1815-1914

Hoyle, Richard W.

2.4.3. Gardens as exponents of rural élites. Peasant miners and ironmasters in Sweden 1600-1830

Ahrland, Åsa

 

2.5. Rural resilience to disaster: explaining regional divergences (Middle Ages - c. 1850). Part III: Welfare effects of climate anomalies

Panel organizer

Pfister, Ulrich

Chair

Pfister, Ulrich

2.5.1. Social and economic vulnerability to climatic fluctuations in the Burgundian Low Countries during the fifteenth century

Camenisch, Chantal

2.5.2. Why did welfare improve during the Little Ice Age? Famines, integration of grain markets and nutritional status in early-modern France (17th-18th centuries)

Ewert, Ulf Christian

2.5.3. Climate variability and transatlantic migration from Southwest Germany in the nineteenth century

Mauelshagen, Franz

 

2.6. Consumption of wood, energy transitions and woodland management from a historical perspective. Part II

Panel organizer

Infante-Amate, Juan

Iriarte-Goñi, Iñaki

Chair

Iriarte-Goñi, Iñaki

2.6.1. Seeing the wood for the trees: the diversity of local fuel sources and the transition to a coal-burning economy in England

Williamson, Tom

Warde, Paul

2.6.2. Fuel supply to Madrid and forest transformations in an organic economy

Hernando Ortego, Javier

Madrazo García de Lomana, Gonzalo

2.6.3. Wood and fuelwood in Spain: production and final uses in the long run (1850-2000)

Iriarte-Goñi, Iñaki

Infante-Amate, Juan

González de Molina, Manuel

Soto Fernández, David

 

2.7. Agricultural exports and economic growth during the first wave of globalisation, 1850-1929. Part I

Panel organizer

Kuntz-Ficker, Sandra

Pinilla, Vicente

Chair

Brassley, Paul

2.7.1. Tropical Agricultural Exports: Changing Agrarian Structures and Long-run Development

Byerlee, Derek

2.7.2. Agriculture - the engine of growth in the Hungarian economy in the second half of the 19th century

Nagy, Mariann

2.7.3. Agricultural exports and economic development in Spain, during the first wave of globalization

Pinilla, Vicente

Ayuda, María Isabel

 

3.1. Intensification of animal husbandry in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Part I

Panel organizer

Jonasson, Maren

Chair

Bächi, Beat

3.1.1. Modern Livestock and Animal Technology: Livestock Exposition with a Global Mission, 1893-1920

Knapp, Neal

3.1.2. Horse breeding in Finland in the nineteenth century

Toivio, Hilja

3.1.3. Blinded by the beauty of science? - François Guénon's method of predicting milk yield

Jonasson, Maren

 

3.2. New Studies in Alpiculture: Moments of Change

Panel organizer

Mathieu, Jon

Chair

Mathieu, Jon

3.2.1. Prehistoric alpine animal husbandry - recent discoveries in the Silvretta range (Switzerland / Austria)

Reitmaier, Thomas

3.2.2. The intensification of alpiculture in the early modern period: the case of haversting „wild hay" in the high mountains

Blatter, Michael

3.2.3. Swiss alpine pasture farming since 1880 - a landscape historical assessment

Bürgi, Matthias

3.2.4. Adapting the management of alpine pastures to changes in the 20th century: the case of Ursern Corporation

Wunderli Götschi, Rahel

 

3.3. The provision of poor relief in rural Europe. Part II

Panel organizer

Marfany, Julie

Chair

Vanhaute, Eric

3.3.1. Poor relief in eighteenth-century rural Spain: a case study of Catalonia

Marfany, Julie

3.3.2. The provision of poor relief in the Polish countryside during the preindustrial period. A case study of Cracow and its surroundings.

Wyżga, Mateusz

3.3.3. Poor relief and taxation in the Southern Low Countries during the eighteenth century.

Lambrecht, Thijs

Winter, Anne

 

3.4. Ruling the Commons. Part I

Panel organizer

Alfani, Guido

De Moor, Tine

Chair

Alfani, Guido

3.4.1. Commons and Inequality in Renaissance Lombardy

Di Tullio, Matteo

3.4.2. The changing culture of commons governance in northern England, medieval to modern

Winchester, Angus

3.4.3. Participation versus punishment. The relationship between institutional longevity and sanctioning in the early modern times (case studies from the East of the Netherlands) 

De Moor, Tine

3.4.4. Local governance: controversy over distributive justice of the commons in early modern England, focusing on Gillingham Royal Forest dispute, c. 1620s-1650s

Inui, Hideaki

 

3.5. The open fields of Europe in their social and economic context: origins and use. Part II: General papers and UK

Panel organizer

Thoen, Erik

Dyer, Christopher

Williamson, Tom

Chair

Thoen, Erik

3.5.1. Open-field landscapes in Europe

Renes, Hans

3.5.2. Open fields, "planning" and the evironment

Williamson, Tom

3.5.3. Manorialization and demographic pressure in landscape areas in thirteenth-century England

Kanzaka, Junichi

3.5.4. The village meeting in organizing open fields in medieval England

Dyer, Christopher

3.5.5. Four new indicators for the origins and development of open-field farming in England

Jones, Richard

 

3.6. Agricultural politics in Europe between WWII and 1957. Part I

Panel organizer

Martiin, Carin

Pan-Montojo, Juan

Chair

Pan-Montojo, Juan

3.6.1. British Agriculture in transition: Food Shortages to Food Surpluses (1947-57)

Martin, John

3.6.2. Cold War Farm: international contexts for British farming in the 1940s and 1950s

Griffiths, Clare

3.6.3. Modernized farming but stagnated production: Swedish farming from WWII to the late 1950s

Martiin, Carin

3.6.4. Agricultural politics and production in the British West African colonies during and after World War II to 1960: Reflection on Nigeria's agro-production

Chimee, Ihediwa Nkemjika

 

3.7. Agrarian reforms or markets - causes of agricultural growth in comparative perspective

Panel organizer

Olsson, Mats

Chair

Pinilla, Vicente

3.7.1. Agricultural growth without agrarian reforms? The case of early industrializing Saxony c. 1770-1850

Kopsidis, Michael

3.7.2. Agrarian reform, markets and agricultural growth in Westphalia, 1820-1870

Fertig, Georg

3.7.3. Interaction between institutional change and market forces in Hungary in the second half of the 19th century

Nagy, Mariann

3.7.4. Institutional change, markets and agricultural growth in south Sweden 1750-1850

Olsson, Mats

Svensson, Patrick

 

4.1. Childhood and the Countryside in the Twentieth Century

Panel organizer

Griffiths, Clare

Chair

Griffiths, Clare

4.1.1. Country childhood in twentieth-century rural England: perceptions and experiences

Burchardt, Jeremy

4.1.2. Overwork and empowerment in the daily life of children on Swiss farms in the middle of the 20th century

Moser, Peter

4.1.3. Visiting 'farm' animals: 1940-2000

Sayer, Karen

4.1.4. 'It's not a big part of me but I know it's where I come from': Farm youth and their changing relationship with the countryside

Cassidy, Anne

 

4.2. Rural Health Tourism: a New Domain for Rural History

Panel organizer

van der Burg, Margreet

Chair

Keller, Irene

4.2.1. Rural Welcome for Health Activities and Medical Treatment: Connecting Histories of Health Tourism and Rural Change

van der Burg, Margreet

4.2.2. Magic Mountains: Rural Health Tourism in Early Twentieth Century United States

Jensen, Joan

4.2.3. The Search for Health in the High Alps of Switzerland: Sanatoria Treatments in Davos and Leysin

Barton, Susan

 

4.3. 'God is in the detail' - Agrarian technology 1000-1600

Panel organizer

Sapoznik, Alex

Chair

Brassley, Paul

4.3.1. The forgotten female agrarian revolution 1000-1300: Weaving, churning and cheese-making

Myrdal, Janken

4.3.2. Aspects of peasant arable productivity in late medieval England

Sapoznik, Alex

4.3.3. Learning by doing or expert knowledge? Technological innovations in dike-building in coastal Flanders (13th-18th centuries AD)

Soens, Tim

 

4.4. Peasants and their relationship to land. Part I

Panel organizer

Congost, Rosa

Béaur, Gérard

Chair

Béaur, Gérard

4.4.1. Which property? The rise of a class of powerful emfiteutes in Catalonia (15-18 centuries)

Congost, Rosa

4.4.2. English farmers and the land 1500-1926

Broad, John

4.4.3. Owning Land and Building "A Great Rural Civilization" for White Farmers in the U.S. South

Herbin-Triant, Elizabeth

 

4.5. Social movements and popular political participation in rural societies. Part II: XXth century

Panel organizer

Guzzi-Heeb, Sandro

Brassart, Laurent

Chair

Brassart, Laurent

4.5.1. "Individualizing" social research. Conflicts, kinship and sexuality in the Swiss Alps at the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century

Guzzi-Heeb, Sandro

4.5.2. Bauern, Bonzen, und Bomben: Peasant protest in northwest Germany, 1927-1930

Vascik, George S.

4.5.3. Political Organization of the Peasantry in Communist Romania: the Case of Ploughmen's Front (1945-1953)

Radu, Sorin

 

4.6. Commons in premodern Europe: Uses, management and conflicts in comparative view

Panel organizer

Baydal, Vicent

Chair

Aparisi, Frederic

4.6.1. Commons in the late medieval Crown of Aragon: Regulation, uses and conflicts, 13th-15th centuries

Baydal, Vicent

Royo, Vicent

4.6.2. Managing the Commons: The role of the elites in the uses of common lands in the Midlands of the kingdom of Valencia during the Middle Ages

Aparisi, Frederic

Esquilache, Ferran

4.6.3. The common denominator: The regulation of the community of users within the Campine area during the 16th century

De Keyzer, Maïka

4.6.4. A new Mezzogiorno? Exploring the diverse and dynamic paths towards the inequitable distribution of property in Southern Italy through an examination of institutions for the collective management of resources in Apulia, 1600-1900

Curtis, Daniel R.

 

4.7. The evolution of productivity in agriculture, 16th to 19th century: the case of Germany

Panel organizer

Pfister, Ulrich

Chair

Svensson, Patrick

4.7.1. Land rental values in north-western German in a European context, c. 1600-1920

Bracht, Johannes

4.7.2. Agricultural development in a low-wage industrial setting: Saxony, c. 1790-1830

Kopsidis, Michael

Pfister, Ulrich

4.7.3. Labour productivity in agriculture: Germany, 1500-1850

Pfister, Ulrich

 

5.1. Agro-Food Chains in the First World War

Panel organizer

Langthaler, Ernst

Chair

Langthaler, Ernst

5.1.1. The Heroic Age of Food Control in Britain, 1917-18

Martin, John

5.1.2. New Zealand and the United Kingdom's 'Atlantic Orientation' during World War One

Watson, James

5.1.3. Food Provisioning and Culinary Recommendations in Belgium during the First World War

Segers, Yves

5.1.4. Famine in Lebanon: the Bloodiest Episode of the First World War

Pitts, Graham

 

5.2. Intensification of animal husbandry in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. Part II

Panel organizer

Jonasson, Maren

Chair

Martiin, Carin

5.2.1. Cattle husbandry and breeding in Northern Italy (19th-early 20th century): the search for improvement

Fumi, Gianpiero

5.2.2. Agromania and Animal husbandry: The rise and decline of large-scale animal husbandry in Hungary in the 18-19th centuries

Kürti, László

5.2.3. Dutch Cows under the Mediterranean Sun: Friesian Cattle and the Formation of a Dairy Herd in Barcelona, 1865-1936

Hernández Adell, Ismael

5.2.4. Manors and the regulations on milk trade in Tampere

Mäntylä, Mirja

 

5.3. Social networks in rural society

Panel organizer

Fertig, Christine

Chair

Mathieu, Jon

5.3.1. Pyrenean households. Power, familiy and land

Deering, Dermot

5.3.2. Social Networks and Classes in Northwestern Germany, 18th and 19th centuries

Fertig, Christine

5.3.3. Sexuality, Networks, Social and Political Change in a rural Society. Western Valais (Switzerland) in the 18th and 19th centuries

Guzzi-Heeb, Sandro

5.3.4. Landholding and Kinship Networks in Nineteenth-Century Minas Gerais, Brazil

Mendes, Fabio Faria

 

5.4. Ruling the Commons. Part II

Panel organizer

De Moor, Tine

Alfani, Guido

Chair

De Moor, Tine

5.4.1. Managing the commons in unequal societies. The case of Lombard Alps in XVIIIth century

Mocarelli, Luca

5.4.2. Who, when, how and how much: The transformation of common property rights in alpine farming in early modern and modern times

Landolt, Gabriela

5.4.3. Village Federations. Institutional diversity and polycentric governance in northern Spain (Navarre, 14th-20th centuries)

Laborda Peman, Miguel

Lana-Berasain, Jose-Miguel

5.4.4. From total State to anarchical market. Lessons from the past for a collective action approach - the Albanian mountainous commons

Bernard, Claire

Lerin, Francois

Hoxha, Valter

 

5.5. Rural Elites: towards a comparative history of rural elites in pre-modern Europe, Part II

Panel organizer

Soens, Tim

Thoen, Erik

Chair

Thoen, Erik

5.5.1. Coqs de villages or ugly ducklings? Tenant farmers and their role in late medieval village communities: the Campine area (Low Countries)

Van Onacker, Eline

5.5.2. Between the countryside and the city. Rural Elites in the Midlands of Valencia in the 15th Century

Aparisi, Frederic

5.5.3. Rural elites in transition? Local upper classes in western Tyrol and Vorarlberg 1750-1850

Kasper, Michael

5.5.4. Rural 'bourgeoisie' in the 18th century Low Countries?

Vermoesen, Reinoud

 

5.6. Cotton, Race, and Labor in the Post-Civil War South

Panel organizer

Whayne, Jeannie

Chair

Hahn, Steven

5.6.1. The King is Dead: The Culture of Cotton in Memphis, Tennessee

Giesen, James

5.6.2. Capturing Cotton's Metropolis: The Struggle for Political Control of Memphis Government, 1865-1900

Whayne, Jeannie

5.6.3. The Politics of Rural Violence in Comparative Perspective: South Carolina vs. Sicily in the late 1860s

Dal Lago, Enrico

5.6.4. Challenging the Southern Elite: Small White Farmers' Visions for a New and Segregated Rural South

Herbin-Triant, Elizabeth

 

5.7. Transforming Village Culture: Village Halls and Cultural Centres in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century. Part I

Panel organizer

Musat, Raluca

Chair

Burchardt, Jeremy

5.7.1. The Cultural Propaganda of the Ploughmen's Front and the Role of the Cultural Guides in Communist Romania (1945-1953)

Radu, Sorin

5.7.2. An Institutional Approach toward the Transformation of Countryside: the Collective Farms and Cultural Centers in the Communist Romania

Micu, Cornel

5.7.3. Comment

Burchardt, Jeremy

 

5.8. Agricultural exports and economic growth during the first wave of globalisation, 1850-1929.

Part II

Panel organizer

Kuntz-Ficker, Sandra

Pinilla, Vicente

Chair

Brassley, Paul

5.8.1. The impact of export's booms on the structure of land tenure: the case of tobacco in Montes de María (Colombia), 1850-1917

Colmenares, Santiago

5.8.2. Agro-climate suitability and comparative advantage in Mexico's agricultural exports during the first export era (1870-1929)

Kuntz-Ficker, Sandra

5.8.3. Tobacco exports and economic growth in Greece (ca 1900-1940)

Petmezas, Socrates

 

6.1. Authority, agency, autonomy? Change for rural women in Europe 1850-1914

Panel organizer

Clear, Caitriona

Chair

Clear, Caitriona

6.1.1. Public Women in Rural Ireland: Exploring the West, 1880-1918.

Clancy, Mary

6.1.2. Women, farm and family 1850-1922.

Clear, Caitriona

6.1.3. Comment

Verdon, Nicola

 

6.2. The Great Outdoors - 150 years of mountain sports and tourism in the Alps. Part I

Panel organizer

Barton, Susan

Chair

Roche, Clare

6.2.1. Löwenplatz in Lucerne - a factory for tourist photographs

Bürgi, Andreas

6.2.2. The symbiotic relationship between tourism and winter sports

Barton, Susan

6.2.3. Alpine Communities as Entrepreneurs: The Cultural Capital of 'Backwardness' and the Coercion of Urban Alpinists, 1890-1914

Anderson, Ben

 

6.3. Protest(ing) Rural Heritages: Land and Community Memory. Part II

Panel organizer

Griffin, Carl

Jones, Roy

Robertson, Iain

Chair

Robertson, Iain

6.3.1. Folklore, Collective Memory and Popular Protest in Seventeenth-Century Forest of Dean

Sandall, Simon

6.3.2. Landscapes of Conflict and Commemoration: Mousehold Heath, Norfolk

Whyte, Nicola

6.3.3. Community Memories of Protest History in Rural England: Forgetting, Un-forgetting and the Politics of 'Instant History'

Griffin, Carl

 

6.4. Peasants and their relationship to land. Part II

Panel organizer

Béaur, Gérard

Congost, Rosa

Chair

Congost, Rosa

6.4.1. Land ownership, an unattainable horizon for French peasants in the early modern and modern periods?

Béaur, Gérard

6.4.2. Retaining possession of the family farm and the interference of the Swiss State (19th-21st centuries)

Head-König, Anne-Lise

6.4.3. 'If my brother sold the farm in the future I'd probably be the first one trying to buy it back off him': an exploration of the relationship between non-inheritors and land in Irish farming families.

Cassidy, Anne

 

6.5. Conflict and Negotiating Conflict in Pre-Modern Rural Societies. Part I

Panel organizer

Muller, Miriam

Chair

Muller, Miriam

6.5.1. Fighting Drainage: local resistance to wetland drainage across the North Sea Area

Soens, Tim

6.5.2. The common denominator: Institutions of collective action as the result of continuous negotiation between various stakeholders within the Campine area (Southern Low Countries, 14th to 16th centuries)

De Keyzer, Maika

6.5.3. Conflict Correspondence and the medial structure of late medieval rural lordship

Schuerch, Isabelle

 

6.6. Agricultural politics in Europe between World War II and 1957. Part II

Panel organizer

Martiin, Carin

Pan-Montojo, Juan

Chair

Brassley, Paul

6.6.1. Agriculture and agricultural policies in Spain (1939 - 1959)

Fernández Prieto, Lourenzo

Cabana Iglesia, Ana; Díaz Geada, Alba; Freire Cedeira, Araceli; Lanero Táboas, Daniel; Soto Fernández, David

6.6.2. Changing Colors: the Green Law of 1955 and the Integration of German Peasants

Gerhard, Gesine

6.6.3. International recommendations and national decisions: Portuguese agriculture policies after WWII

Freire, Dulce

6.6.4. Agricultural politics in the Netherlands from WWII till 1957

Schuurman, Anton

 

6.7. Social movements and popular political participation in rural societies. Part I: 14th to 19th century

Panel organizer

Guzzi-Heeb, Sandro

Brassart, Laurent

Chair

Guzzi-Heeb, Sandro

6.7.1. A Failed Political Movement? The 1381 Peasants' Revolt in Rural Cambridgeshire 

Xu, Mingjie

6.7.2. Political Participation in Early Modern Rural Switzerland and Germany

Würgler, Andreas

6.7.3. Social Conflicts an Rural State-Building: Popular Political Participation in Pre-Constitutional South-West Germany

Grüne, Niels

6.7.4. Popular political actors and their communities during the French Revolution

Brassart, Laurent

 

6.8. Reproduction and Production: Sex and Gender in Rural Economies

Panel organizer

Bächi, Beat

Chair

Joris, Elisabeth

6.8.1. A women's domain? Sex and gender in poultry breeding

Heitholt, Ulrike

6.8.2. From Numan to Texel: A century of science in Dutch sheep breeding

Oldenburger, Jesper

6.8.3. The Organization of Pig Breeding: from women's towards men's business

van der Laan, Steven

6.8.4. Sex, Gender, and Cattle Breeding. An Outline for a Symmetrical Anthropology of Animal (Re-)Production.

Bächi, Beat

 

7.1. Female Activism in Rural Civil Society: Women on Farms and in Agricultural Organisations in the Twentieth Century

Panel organizer

Varley, Tony

Moser, Peter

Chair

Clear, Caitriona

7.1.1. An Irish Country Woman's Life: 'Miss Nora', a woman in a woman's world?

Byrne, Anne

7.1.2. On the margin of the centre? Comparing the activist careers of Elizabeth Bobbett in Ireland and Augusta Gillabert-Randin in Switzerland

Varley, Tony

Moser, Peter

7.1.3. Agricultural Internationalism: the pioneering efforts of Louise Howard at the ILO in the Interwar Years

Ribi Forclaz, Amalia

 

7.2. The Great Outdoors - 150 years of mountain sports and tourism in the Alps. Part II

Panel organizer

Barton, Susan

Chair

Barton, Susan

7.2.1. The British attitude to mountain guides through the eyes of Elizabeth Le Blond (Burnaby/Main) (1860- 1934) mountaineer, photographer and writer

Armstrong, Madie

7.2.2. Enabling Women: the influence of the Alpine environment

Roche, Clare

 

7.3. Rural history and "reenactment history": Challenges, questions, opportunities. Part I: Museums and beyond

Panel organizer

Sayre, Laura

Chair

Martin, John

7.3.1. Where have all the farmers gone? Gone to living history's greener fields?

Reid, Debra

7.3.2. Reenactment, reconstruction and performance at the Museum of English Rural Life, 1951-1956

Douglas, Ollie Angus

7.3.3. Toys, trials and information technologies: Miniaturization and virtualization as reenactment

Sayre, Laura

 

7.4. Conflict and Negotiating Conflicts in Pre-Modern Rural Societies. Part II

Panel organizer

Muller, Miriam

Chair

Van Bavel, Bas

7.4.1. Negotiating the common fields: making and breaking boundaries in Norfolk villages in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries

Whyte, Nicola

7.4.2. Irrigation and Rural Conflict in Medieval Iberia

Furio, Antoni

7.4.3. Water, boundaries, local economies and conflict in 13th and 14th century English villages

Muller, Miriam

 

7.5. Rural Russia: 1880s to present day

Panel organizer

Bruisch, Katja

Chair

Katzer, Nikolaus

7.5.1. Where is the backward peasant? Regional crop yields on peasant and private land in Russia 1883-1913

Kopsidis, Michael

Shilnikova, Irina

Bruisch, Katjasia

Bromley, Daniel W.

7.5.2. Russia's rural modernity and how it was sacrifized

Bruisch, Katja

7.5.3. From Heartland to Hinterland: Transformation of the Russian Countryside in the late Soviet and Post-Soviet Period

Nikulin, Alexander

 

7.6. Transforming Village Culture: Village Halls and Cultural Centres in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century. Part II

Panel organizer

Musat, Raluca

Chair

Burchardt, Jeremy

7.6.1. Village Halls, local leisure cultures and sense of place in 1930s Lakeland

Andrew, Rebecca

7.6.2. Landownership and Village Cultural Centres in Mid Nineteenth Century England

Holland, Sarah

7.6.3. New moralities, new peasants, new rituals: the place of folklore in the hearth and home of socialist culture

Urdea, Alexandra

 

8.1. Gender and other diversities. The empirical, scholarly, written and tacit knowledge and its transfers in plantology, ecology and agriculture (Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century)

Panel organizer

Rippmann Tauber, Dorothee

Chair

van der Burg, Margreet

8.1.1. „...quod terra est mater et sol est pater plantarum". Bartholomäus Anglicus' Book of Plants

Rippmann Tauber, Dorothee

8.1.2. Diversity of media - diversity of gender and social strata

Schlude, Ursula

8.1.3. Deviant Concepts of Knowledge: Women Pioneers in Organic Farming and Gardening

Spieker, Ira

Schmitt, Mathilde

8.1.4. "For the Edification of the Common People": The Parish Library in Eighteenth-Century England

Allen, David

 

8.2. Social and economic convergences and divergences in the rural world: the Alpine space (16th-19th Century)

Panel organizer

Lorenzetti, Luigi

Mocarelli, Luca

Chair

Mocarelli, Luca

8.2.1. Territorial systems and political idioms: diverging pathways in the Western Alps

Albera, Dionigi

8.2.2. Notes on the Rural World in the Alpine valleys of Lombardy (18th-19th Centuries)

Tedeschi, Paolo

8.2.3. Continuity and change: economy and institutions in the rural space in Friuli and Trentino-Tyrol (16th-19th Century)

Bonoldi, Andrea

8.2.4. Rural economy in the Julian Alps: a Slovenian model?

Panjek, Aleksander

 

8.3. Rural history and "reenactment history": Challenges, questions, opportunities. Part II: Rural development and oral history projects

Panel organizer

Sayre, Laura

Chair

Sayre, Laura

8.3.1. Agro-sylvo-pastoralism in Albania: From past to present

Bernard, Claire

Lerin, François

8.3.2. Meadows and pastures in the Italian Alps: New opportunities for traditional agricultural systems

Lorenzini, Claudio

Ambrosoli, Mauro

8.3.3. "Rude, rough and lawless": Reinterpreting the field woman's story through scholarly research and performance art

Hunt, Abigail

Martin, Nicola

Blair, Annie

8.3.4. Landscape and Youth: An oral history project on local knowledge and landscape

Strohmeier, Gerhard

Sieber, Andrea

 

8.4. Land rights and rural development in the non-European world in the long 20th century

Panel organizer

Vanhaute, Eric

Chair

Langthaler, Ernst

8.4.1. Regressive rights to personhood and property on the Canadian Prairies, 1870 to 1910

Ward, Tony

8.4.2. Social Structure and Land Reforms in the Yangzi Delta between 1940 and 1980

Wang, Yang (John)

8.4.3. Global land commodification, national land reform and communal land tenure in Carangas (Bolivia, 19th-20th centuries)

Cottyn, Hanne

 

8.5. Crises, fluctuations, land-use changes and its long term consequences 1300-1870. Multidisciplinary approaches

Panel organizer

Morell, Mats

Isacson, Maths

Chair

Morell, Mats

8.5.1. Agricultural and social responses to the Black Death in Sweden

Lagerås, Per

8.5.2. The agrarian household as a social-ecological system

Lennartsson, Tommy

8.5.3. Settlement and desertion processes in the Northern Harz region

Küntzel, Thomas

8.5.4. Pre-industrial agrarian households' adaptions to harvest crises and fluctuations: a social-ecological approach

Dahlström, Anna

Isacson, Maths

 

8.6. Cadastral sources from Scandinavia as gateway to Rural History

Panel organizer

Dam, Peder

Chair

Rasmussen, Carsten Porskrog

8.6.1. The total registration of farms in Sweden 1530-1630

Karsvall, Olof

8.6.2. Old Swedish geometrical maps

Tollin, Clas

8.6.3. Danish land registers

Dam, Peder

8.6.4. Finding agrarian capitalism in Norway c. 1500-1800

Dørum, Knut

 

8.7. Rural Resilience to Disaster: explaining regional divergences (Middle Ages - c. 1850).

Part I: Epizootics

Panel organizer

Soens, Tim

Chair

Soens, Tim

8.7.1. Power, Economics and the Seasons. Local Differences in the Perception of Cattle Plagues in 18th Century Schleswig and Holstein

Huenniger, Dominik

8.7.2. God's Hand striking the Netherlands? The Dutch response to Cattle Plague in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Looijesteijn, Henk

Van Leeuwen, Marco H.D.

8.7.3. Explaining regional variations in the impact of rinderpest. Flanders and Brabant in the 18th century

Van Roosbroeck, Filip

8.7.4. Tradition, Judgment, and Response: Combatting Cattle Plague during an Era of Disaster

Sundberg, Adam

 

9.1. Land- and credit-market participation and inequality - a self-sustaining process?

Panel organizer

Limberger, Michael

De Vijlder, Nicolas

Chair

Limberger, Michael

9.1.1. Rural credit, peasant land market and inequality in Eastern Spain in the late Middle Ages. The kingdom of Valencia, 14th-15th centuries

Furio, Antoni

9.1.2. The "Interessegulden" of 1635 - Styria`s First Tax on Credit Transactions

Khull-Kholwald, Martin

9.1.3. Land markets in Early Modern Inland Flanders and Brabant. Two contrasting experiences?

De Vijlder, Nicolas

9.1.4. Integrated rural economy in Early Modern Western Slovenia

Panjek, Aleksander

 

9.2. Nature control and land use in flood areas

 Panel organizer

Takahashi, Motoyasu

Yamauchi, Futoshi

Chair

Yamauchi, Futoshi

9.2.1. Communal Organisations in the English Fen-edge Area: for a Study of Historical Parallel and Contrast with the Warichi (Land Distribution) System in Echigo, Japan

Takahashi, Motoyasu

9.2.2. Nature control and land use in flood areas: a case study of Naka-go-ya, Nishi-kanbara, Niigata, Japan

Yamauchi, Futoshi

Murayama, Yoshiyuki

9.2.3. Governance System of Flood Control in Tokugawa Japan: a case study on the coexisting system of human beings and nature in Echigo Plain

Hasebe, Hiroshi

 

9.3. The economic enlightenment and beyond. Collecting, evaluating and spreading knowledge to exploit agrarian resources, 1750-1850

Panel organizer

Dauser, Regina

Stuber, Martin

Popplow, Marcus

Chair

Popplow, Marcus

9.3.1. Hands-on Agriculture. Conceptualizing the Empirical in German Agricultural Enlightenment

Lehmbrock, Verena

9.3.2. The more Information - the more Expertise? Collecting, Evaluating, and Implementing advanced Agrarian Knowledge in the Electoral Palatinate, c. 1776-1800

Dauser, Regina

9.3.3. From «Pflantz-Gart» to «Stammregister» - On the history of knowledge of fruit cultivation in the canton of Bern

Stuber, Martin

9.3.4. From mobilizing knowledge, to sustained productivity growth? Agricultural prizes in Geneva during the long 19th century

Wenger, Sylvain

 

9.4. Wetland reclamation in Early Modern Europe

Panel organizer

Van Cruyningen, Piet

Chair

Hoyle, Richard W.

9.4.1. Managing the risks of drainage. A micro-perspective on risk assessment in early modern Flemish drainage projects

Soens, Tim

De Graef, Pieter

9.4.2. Dutch investors and the drainage of Hatfield Chase, 1626-1656

van Cruyningen, Piet

9.4.3. Draining the coastal marshes of North West Norfolk. The Le Stranges of Hunstanton, 1604-1724

Griffiths, Elizabeth

 

9.5. Rural Resilience to Disaster. Part II: Warfare

Panel organizer

van Bavel, Bas

Chair

van Bavel, Bas

9.5.1. The impact of the Italian Wars (1494-1559) on the rural areas of northern Italy

Alfani, Guido

Di Tullio, Matteo

9.5.2. The effects of military destruction in late medieval Flanders: explaining regional differences

Thoen, Eric

Dombrecht, Kristof

Vervaet, Lies

Soens, Tim

9.5.3. Venetian rural communities during the "Italian Wars": Institutional evolution and tightness of the rural economic system

Ongaro, Giulio

9.5.4. Rurality and Warfare: Portugal in the context of the Peninsular War (1807-1811)

Couceiro, Pedro

 

9.6. Long-term effects of agrarian crisis and agrarian depressions on commercial networks

(1750-2000)

Panel organizer

Herment, Laurent

Chair

Chatriot, Alain

9.6.1. The Great Depression and the Greek rural economy: agrarian crisis and rural production's commercialisation

Brégianni, Catherine

9.6.2. Harvest crises and dearth crises: a comparison of the causes and effects of the food crises of the 1840s and 1850s in Belgium

Ronsijn, Wouter

9.6.3. What about subsistence crisis in the middle of nineteenth century in England?

Herment, Laurent

 

9.7. Knowledge networks in rural Europe, 1700-2000. Part I

Panel organizer

Segers, Yves

Chair

Fernández - Prieto, Lourenzo

9.7.1. Knowledge networks in rural Europe: theories, concepts and historiographies

Segers, Yves

Van Molle, Leen

9.7.2. Agrarian press and its contribution to technical change in Galicia, 1900-1975

Cabo Villaverde, Miguel

9.7.3. Diffusion of agricultural science and technologies: the innovation system in Galicia (Spain),
1880 - 1936

Fernández - Prieto, Lourenzo

Soto Fernandez, David

Cabo Villaverde, Miguel

Lanero Táboas, Daniel

9.7.4. Technical change and knowledge networks in Great Britain 1945-1980s

Brassley, Paul

 

10.1. Knowledge networks in rural Europe, 1700-2000. Part II

Panel organizer

Segers, Yves

Chair

Brassley, Paul

10.1.1. Agricultural literature in Scandinavia and Anglo-Saxon countries c. 1700-1800

Myrdal, Janken

10.1.2. Julien Gabriel Sugy's agrarian knowledge

Herment, Laurent

10.1.3. Learning to farm: the diffusion of the agronomical knowledge in the Eastern Lombardy from the Napoleonic age to the WWI

Tedeschi, Paolo

10.1.4. The contribution of human capital to agricultural growth in Germany, 1870-1939. Research strategy

Albers, Hakon

 

10.2. Imagining the Rural: The Politics of Rural Representation

Panel organizer

Hartman, Rebecca

Chair

Ineichen, Martina

10.2.1. "Look in her Eyes": Cultural, Political and Personal Constructions of Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother"

Cannon, Brian

10.2.2. The Aesthetics of Improvement in Rural Domestic Art and Architecture

Samson, Daniel

10.2.3. Toward an Indigenous Parkland: Saskatchewan Métis beyond the official story, in photograph and narrative

Andersen, Chris

10.2.4. Gender Implications in Representations of the Rural in 1950s Photo Reportages

Joris, Elisabeth

 

10.3. Innovation and change in European agriculture via the spread of new crops from the 16th to the 19th century. Part I

Panel organizer

Moriceau, Jean-Marc

Olivier, Sylvain

Chaussat, Alain-Gilles

Chair

Moriceau, Jean-Marc

10.3.1. A plant for the planet : a contribution towards a world history of herba medica, alfalfa, luzerne

Ambrosoli, Mauro

10.3.2. Alfalfa in the agricultural manuals of the Eastern Mediterranean

Sopov, Aleksandar

10.3.3. Artificial pastures and tithes in Normandy (17-18th centuries)

Poncet, Fabrice

10.3.4. Spanish Broom in the changes of Southern France agriculture, from the 17th to the 19th century

Olivier, Sylvain

 

10.4. This land is not quite your land: tenancy and leaseholding in the pre-industrial period. Part I

Panel organizer

González Agudo, David

Vervaet, Lies

Chair

van Bavel, Bas J.P.

10.4.1. Long and short term tenancies. Catalonia and Valencia

Garrido, Samuel

10.4.2. Sharecropping leaseholds organized by village communities in pre-World War II Japan

Kanzaka, Junichi

10.4.3. Land rent and lease markets in Central Spain, 1500-1600

González Agudo, David

 

10.5. Towards a comparative approach to rural inequality in the transition debate

Panel organizer

Ryckbosch, Wouter

Furio, Antoni

Chair

Ryckbosch, Wouter

10.5.1. Long-term trends in economic inequality in rural areas. Central and northern Italy, fifteenth-eighteenth centuries

Alfani, Guido

10.5.2. Patterns of economic inequality in town and countryside: Holland and Flanders (15th-16th centuries)

Ryckbosch, Wouter

10.5.3. Comment

Furio, Antoni

 

10.6. Institutional encounters: European property rights in colonial contexts. Part I: Asia and Latin America

Panel organizer

Serrao, Jose Vicente

Chair

Serrao, Jose Vicente

10.6.1. European property rights in colonial contexts: overview and topics for debate

Serrao, Jose Vicente

10.6.2. Constructing a legal language: the Landraad and the thombo in Dutch Colonial Sri Lanka

Seneviratne, Nadeera

10.6.3. Property rights and land use in the Portuguese Empire of the East, 16th-18th centuries

Münch Miranda, Susana

 

10.7. Co-operatives under authoritarian (socialist and capitalist) regimes in Europe in the 20th century

Panel organizer

Varga, Zsuzsanna

Chair

Swain, Nigel

10.7.1. The liberal, democratic and authoritarian regulation of co-operatives in Spain, 1906-1950

Pan-Montojo, Juan

10.7.2. Diverging roads from the Soviet kolkhoz-model inside and outside the Soviet Union

Jörgensen, Hans

Varga, Zsuzsanna

10.7.3. Co-operatives, peasants and agriculture in fascist Italy: from self-organization to social control

Mignemi, Niccolò

10.7.4. The agrarian co-operatives and the policy of the Greek governments: from the enactment of the law of 1914 until the establishment of the compulsory co-operatives

Angelis-Dimakis, Dimitris

 

11.1. Why were some pre-industrial societies resilient over the long-term while other pre-industrial societies were vulnerable to exogenous crises?

Panel organizer

Curtis, Daniel

Chair

Curtis, Daniel

11.1.1. Irrigation and social structure in medieval Egypt

Borsch, Stuart

11.1.2. Why India was vulnerable to famines during British rule. Local power structures and 'forced incorporation' into a world market in the case of opium production in northern India, ca. 1800-1900

Bauer, Rolf

11.1.3. Medieval land reclamation: The creation of new societies and their environmental problems. Comparing Holland and the Po Valley, c. 800 - c. 1500

Curtis, Daniel

11.1.4. Rural Risks in the Netherlands 16th-19th centuries

van Leeuwen, Marco

Looijesteijn, Henk

 

11.2. Cheese Making in the Alpine Space from the 18th to the 21st Century

Panel organizer

Roth, Ernst

Chair

Roth, Ernst

11.2.1. The history of Cheese Making and the development of cheese-dairies in Switzerland from the 18th to the 21st Century.

Eichenberger, Ernst

11.2.2. The dairy in Lombardy, between mountains and plains, during the nineteenth century

Besana, Claudio

Locatelli, Andrea Maria

11.2.3. The Development of Cheese-Export in Switzerland in the 19th century

Roth, Ernst

 

11.3. Innovation and change in European agriculture via the spread of new crops from the 16th to the 19th century. Part II

Panel organizer

Moriceau, Jean-Marc

Olivier, Sylvain

Chaussat, Alain-Gilles

Chair

Moriceau, Jean-Marc

11.3.1. Study of the changes arised from the introduction of buckwheat in the rural population in Western France (16th to the 19th century)

Chaussat, Alain-Gilles

11.3.2. The story of the relationship between farmers and the potato in France (16th to the 19th century)

Charras, Florian

11.3.3. Creation of a factory farm in Normandy with the object of cultivating the beetroot for distillation to produce 90° alcohol, 1858-1879

Birée, Patrick

11.3.4. Potatoes in southern Poland: spread and impact on demography to the mid-19th century

Miodunka, Piotr

 

11.4. This land is not quite your land: tenancy and leaseholding in the pre-industrial period. Part II

Panel organizer

González Agudo, David

Vervaet, Lies

Chair

van Bavel, Bas J.P.

11.4.1. Property, exploitation and land-rent prices in Western Andalusia, 1500-1700

González Mariscal, Manuel

11.4.2. Leasehold in Sweden 1500-1800, the intersection between Nordic user rights and property rights inherited from Roman law

Wästfelt, Anders

11.4.3. Every little bit helps? The leasehold of small parcels of land in late medieval Flanders

Vervaet, Lies

 

11.5. Everyday Relations between Tenant Farmers and Landlords in the Middle Ages

Panel organizer

Sonderegger, Stefan

Chair

Sonderegger, Stefan

11.5.1. Entails - greater dependency on landlords or more freedom for tenant farmers?

Krauer, Rezia

11.5.2. A convent and its farmers - conflict and consensus

Sutter, Claudia

11.5.3. Micro-history - an important approach to the everyday history of Late Medieval rural society

Zwahlen, Adrian

 

11.6. Institutional encounters: European property rights in colonial contexts. Part II: Africa

Panel organizer

Serrao, Jose Vicente

Chair

Serrao, Jose Vicente

11.6.1. Explaining the diversity of property rights regimes in the Tropics within the British Empire, 1850-1950

Byerlee, Derek

11.6.2. Endogenous Colonial Institutions: lessons from fiscal capacity building in British and French Africa, 1880-1940

Frankema, Ewout

11.6.3. How European concepts of marriage and land ownership excluded rural women in Kenya from accessing and owning property

Chabeda-Barthe, Jemaiyo

11.6.4. The 'registro de inmuebles' as a tool of colonization in the Spanish Protectorate of Northern Morocco (1912-1956)

Marchán, Jesús

 

11.7. Agricultural Policies in the 20th Century

Panel organizer

Federico, Giovanni

Spoerer, Mark

Chair

Spoerer, Mark

11.7.1. Lobbies and state intervention in wine markets in the early twentieth century. Why were Spain and France so different?

Planas, Jordi

11.7.2. From data to policy: statistics, enquiries, and monographs in the 1930s

D'Onofrio, Federico

11.7.3. The Institutionalization of Support Purchases in the Turkish Tobacco Market, 1940-1961

Gürsoy, Özgür

11.7.4. Agricultural Protection in the European Economic Community, 1962-1992: Rent-seeking or Welfare Policy?

Spoerer, Mark