Previous Seminars ESDG
On this page, you can find previous seminars of the section Economic, Social and Demographic History of the Department of History. For more information and inquiries please contact the workshop organizers Rozemarijn Moes (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sanne Muurling (email@example.com).
|Date||Speaker & Topic|
Margo Groenewoud (University of Curaçao)
Unholy Alliances: Negotiation, Ideology and Morality in Twentieth-Century Dutch-Spanish Caribbean Affairs
Kate Ekama (Stellenbosh University)
Profiting from Slavery after Abolition: Emancipation and the business of compensation in the Cape Colony'
Fraying the Social Fabric. The Afterlives of Slavery at the Spanish Empire's eastern Frontier (1631–1699)
Piecing Together the Locality-Level Population Geography of the Netherlands and Belgium (1350-1800). Experience from a Replication Study
The long reach of the neighborhood: Health, education and earnings in Landskrona, Sweden, 1904-2015
Soldiers’ social background and war experiences in Finland, 1939–1945
To connect the present with the past: The genetics behind our ancestry revealed by the human Y-chromosome
De epidemiologische transitie in Amsterdam, een eerste verkenning van verschuivingen in sterfte en doodsoorzaken (1854-1926)
|23-11-2021||Jelle van Lottum
VOCation: modeling maritime careers in the Dutch East India Company in the eighteenth century
|26-10-2021||Begoña Candela Martinez
Secular trend of rural populations from Oriental Canary Islands: Lanzarote (cohorts 1886-1982)
Rick Mourits (RU Nijmegen, UU)
Unequal excess mortality and workplace infection during the Spanish flu pandemic in the Netherlands
Katalin Buzasi (LUMC)
Exploring the seasonality of mortality by wealth in Amsterdam, 1856-1891: the role of infectious diseases and infants
Hugo la Poutré (University of Groningen)
Simulating the demography of England in the fourteenth century.
Begoña Candela-Martínez (University of Murcia)
Sibship size and living standards in Iberia during the demographic transition: new evidences.
Daniel Gallardo Albarrán (Wageningen University & Research)
Global health inequality and the diffusion of sanitation since 1850.
Joana Maria Pujadas Mora (Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics, Barcelona)
Family and politics: Evaluating secularization through marriage seasonality in the Barcelona area, 18th - 19th centuries.
Paul Puschmann (Radboud University Nijmegen)
(Reflection on VIDI-proposal): The joy of (few) children! An inductive approach to understanding North-African fertility trends, 1950 – present.
Rozemarijn Moes (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Gelders volk: de bevolking van Gelderland van prehistorie tot heden (800 v. Chr. – 2020 n. Chr.).
Joël Edouard (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Information Networks and the Dutch Slave Trade in the Indian Ocean World (c.1640-1795).
Nira Wickramasinghe (Leiden University)
Book presentation: Slave in a Palanquin: Colonial Servitude and Resistance in Sri Lanka.
Legacies of bondage: towards a database of Surinamese life courses in a multigenerational perspective (1830-1950).
Matthias Rosenbaum-Feldbrügge (German Federal Institute for Population Research)
Did people in East Germany postpone migration to the West in the middle of the 1990s? An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis.
Bram Hilkens (Erasmus University Rotterdam)An empirical investigation of land and lease distribution in central Holland, 1600-1700.
Hilde Bras (University of Groningen)Maternal Education and Sibling Inequalities in Child Nutritional Status in Ethiopia: Reinforcement or Compensation?
Kristina Thompson (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
Marrying up: Height and marital outcomes in the Netherlands, 1841-1921.
Oscar Gelderblom (Utrecht University)The Dynamics of Inclusive Finance: The Case of The Netherlands in The Twentieth Century.
Mayra Murkens (Maastricht University)Saved by the Great War? Cause-specific infant mortality in the Dutch city of Maastricht 1864-1955.
Luciana Quaranta (Lund University)Disease exposure in early life affects female reproduction: Evidence from southern Sweden 1896-2000.
Ruben Schalk (Utrecht University)Reconstructing a country: Linking over 12 million lives in the Dutch civil registry, 1812-1967.
Owen Lammertink (Radboud University)The changing burden of disease: causes of death and social inequality in Amsterdam, 1854-1926
Laura Debyser (Ghent University)Who died from cancer? A history of victims of malignant tumours in Belgium, 1850-1950.
Henrik Aspengren (Swedish Institute of International Affairs)
Knowledge against Authority? What Activists did with Data, India 1870-1920
Elien van Dongen (Lund University)
The impact of mothers. Intergenerational mobility in Sweden 1880-2015
The politics of registration and recognition
Vormoderne Handelsstraßen: A digital map of pre-modern roads and waterways in northern Europe
Luc Bulten (Radboud University)
Understanding registration as a process: The Dutch East India Company’s documentation of land and population in 18th-century Sri Lanka
Gagan Sood (London School of Economics)
From Decline to Colonialism, or An Era of Unscripted Possibilities? Sovereign Governance in the Middle East and South Asia, 1680-1840
Minghui Li (University of Groningen)
Childbirth transformation and new style midwifery in Beijing, 1926-1937
Mayra Murkens (Maastricht University)
Escaping bad health and early death. Inequalities and time lags in the Maastricht health transition, 1864-1955
George Alter (University of Michigan)
From Data Scarcity to Data Abundance: The Role of Demographic Models in Historical Demography
Harm Zwarts (Wageningen University)
Cooperative Organization and Agricultural Innovation: the Dutch Sugar Industry, c. 1890-1970
Niels van der Berg (Leiden University/ Radboud University)
Misclassification risk of sporadically long lived individuals and families as genetically enriched
Maïka de Keyzer (KU Leuven)
Pre-modern welfare levels reconsidered. The benefits of mortality, health and length data for a new composite index of welfare
Stefan Öberg (University of Gothenburg)
Changing bodies: The role of nutritional status in the great mortality decline
Rick Mourits (Radboud University)
How to deal with social class? Radboud Group discussion on how to define and measure historical social strata
Björn Quanjer (Radboud University)
No second helpings. Household composition and nutritional status in the Netherlands 1860-1930
Rick Mourits (Radboud University)
Is parental longevity the only resource that counts? Moderating effects of parental mortality, fertility, and SES on the intergenerational transmission of longevity.
Ingrid van Dijk (Radboud University)
Early-life exposure to sibling mortality and offspring mortality
Paolo Teodoro de Matos (Universidade NOVA de Lisboa)
The Colonial Register: the issue of colonial categorisation
Kristina Hodelin- ter Wal (Radboud University)
The American Board and Wesleyan Churches in North Ceylon, 1814-1870
Dr. Mikolaj Szoltysek (University of Warsaw)
Family systems and developmental gradients: New data to link past and present (with R. Poniat)
Dr. Sangwoo Han (Sung Kyun Kwan University, South Korea)
Understanding Korean kinship through recording of genealogy patterns after the seventeenth century
Prof. Ken Smith (University of Utah)
The Pieces of Past that Form Future Families: The Achievements and Opportunities of the Utah Population Database in Historical Demography
Dr. Kai Willführ (Oldenburg University)
Behavior-related or structural kin effects? – Context-specific effects of the family