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Publié le lundi 24 novembre 2003 par Natalie Petiteau


Social History Society : Annual Conference 2004, with the University of Rouen, Haute Normandie.


Social History Society
Annual Conference 2004, with the University of Rouen, Haute Normandie

8-10 January 2004

Draft Programme

Thursday, 8 January

Registration: 9.00 on

Provisional Doctoral Sessions
9.30 - 10.30 a.m Plenary Round-table
11.00 - 12.30 p.m. Field Study Sessions
Or: 10.00 - 12.30 p.m. Tour of Rouen
12.30 -1.30 p.m. Lunch

1.30-2.00 Welcome: Pat Thane and President of University of Rouen

2.00-4.00 Parallel/Workshop Sessions
1. Story-telling and the law courts in early modern England
Dave Rollison, 'A man so in love': rural romance in an age of reformation;
Laura Gowing, Bodies in court in early modern England;
Andy Wood, Loyalty, betrayal and the politics of language in plebeian seditious speech, c.1520-1600

2. Criminal Fictions/Criminal Facts
- stay on 8th Chris Williams, PC49, the Eagle, and acceptable violence in the UK;
Delpine Cingal, Bobbies, justice, science, urbanization and the birth of detective fiction;
Cynthia Bouton, Narratives of Disorder: Identity and Storytelling in Mid-Nineteenth Century France

3. Social Order and Lifestyles
Jean-Pierre V. M. Hérubel, Disciplinary and Subject Dispersion in Medieval Studies: A Bibliometric
Hilary M. Carey, Astrology and the Cycles of Life in Later Medieval England;
Pierre Benoist, Conceptions sur l'ordre social

4. History and Built Environment
Laurent Turcot, La formation urbaine des boulevards parisiens dans la constitution d'un espace public de la promenade au 18e siècle;
Nigel Westbrook, The Octagon within the Great Palace of the Byzantine Emperors;
Nancy Stiebel, Visual Representations of the Urban Past: Amsterdam around 1900

5. Educating and Agitating Consumers
Stephan Schwartzkopf, Containment via edutainment: the British advertising industry's reaction to the rise of consumer movements in the US and the UK, 1930-1960;
Lesley Whitworth, The 'Buying Public' and the 'Shopping Public': Defining the audience for early Council of Industrial Design consumer initiatives,
Myriam Boussahba-Bravard, The Missing Link ? The Gendered Dynamics of Consumers and Producers in Billington-Greig's The Consumer in Revolt

6. National Identities
Ephraim Nimni, National-Cultural Autonomy in Late Imperial Austria as a Forerunner of Contemporary Multiculturalis;
Hana Lylova, Czech and Slovak identity - results of two different nation-building processes;
Wayne Thorpe, National Identity, Workers and War: An Internationalist Critique

4.00 - 4.30 p.m. Tea

4.30-6.30 Parallel/Workshop Sessions

1. Sexuality
Karen Huber, Women's Networks of Sexual Knowledge and Support in Early 20th-Century France;
Alison Oram, 'Woman Who Changed Sex!': Reports of Women's Cross-Dressing and Sex Change in the British Popular Press, 1920s-1960';
Matt Houlbrooke, Faking it: Social Change and Culture Anxiety in 1920s Britain

2. Punishment Regimes
Alan McKinlay & Jim Smyth, Power on the Scaffold: The practice of Execution in 19th Century Scotland;
Anne-Marie Kilday, Cruel to be Kind? Rethinking Histories of Punishment;
David Nash, Punishing the Profaners. The place of order and retribution in punishing blasphemous crimes.

3. Old Age: Who Cares?
Ayako Towatari, The emergence of professional care for the aged: the increasing responsibility of women and clergymen, c1830-1860;
Mark Freeman, 'The family lives of old people' after the second world war: new evidence from York;
Commentary: Pat Thane

4. Mythic Landscapes
Michael Penman, Reputations in Scottish History - as case study: Robert Bruce (1274-1239);
James Smyth, Reputations and National Identity: or, what our heroes say about us;
Michael Roberts, Representations of Britain

5. Working Class Finances
Sean O'Connell, The modern day shylocks? Moneylending in the UK since 1927;
Dil Porter, We are not ones to understand percentages ...':Daily Mirror readers and their money problems
in the 1980s;
Peter Scott, Consumption, credit, and `keeping up with the Jones's': credit's role in the development of working-class suburban life in interwar Britain

6. Managing the Public sphere
Dan Ringrose, Civil Servants and the scope of the public sphere in nineteenth-century France;
Jean-Claude Vimont, L'échec d'une alternative à la prison : l'expérimentation du patronage des mineurs délinquants pendant la monarchie de Juillet;
Marie Houllemare, L'avocat parisien dans la seconde moitié du 17 siecle. De l'expert en droit a humaniste: culture et identite d'un homee de discours

7.00 Reception (Hotel de Ville, Rouen)

8.00 Dinner

Friday, 9th January

8.45-10.30 Parallel Sessions

1. Gender and Work Identity
Deborah Thom; 'Of course the women do not actually dig the graves': women warriors and women workers identity and image 1911-1919;
Jane Neal-Smith, Gender, culture and the military influences in the commercial aviation industry: The changing image of the airline pilot
Lucy Delap, 'Thus does man prove his fitness to be the master of things': Shipwrecks and chivalry in Edwardian Britain

2. Sex Deviance and Mental Disorder
Jonathan Andrews, Bestiality, Broadmoor and Victorian Psychiatry - 1870-1914;
Peter Bartlett, Disordered Personalities? Psychiatric evidence and killings of gay men in England, 1975-2000;
Ezra Hasson, Children, mental deficiency and special schools in early twentieth century England.

3. Bigamy
Peter Park, John Pickton's widows?
Angus Ferguson, The duplicity of a duchess and the doctor's duty to tell;
June Belshaw

4. Contextualising Identities
Tunde Adeleke, Contemporary Relevance of the Du Boisian duality Construct;
Devin Fergus, Power to the system: Radical Black Nationalism, American Constitutional Law and the Search for context, 1972-1978;
Luiza Palancuic, De l'utopia et l'histoire: representations identitaires et circulation des idees dans l'est europeen

5. Panel Four: Artistic Exchanges
Emma Winter, Border Crossings: The Transfer of German Fresco Painting to England, 1841-1851;
Hélène Denis, France-Angleterre et la question de l'image. L'estampe sur acier au début du XIXe siècle;
Joanna de Groot, From Rouen to Aswan: Flaubert, his 'Orients', and Cultural Othering

6. Women in a Man's World
Androniki Dialeti, 'Identities of female speakers and models of female decorum in Italian dialogues of the 16th and first half of the 17th century;
Monica Riasa Schpun, 'Carlota Pereira de Queiroz (1892-1982): une femme parmi les hommes;

10.30 - 11.00 a.m. Coffee

11.00-1.00 Parallel/Workshop Sessions

1. Domestic Cultures (joint with Production & Consumption)
Leif Jerram, Domestic space, gender and modernity in 1920s German social housing;
Judy Giles, Women and domestic consumption, 1900-50;
Christine Gorby, Provisioning the City and the American Rural contrast: Co-operative extension films of 1917-1931

2. Cops and Robbers
Stephania Bernini, Caring for the Orphans of 'the soldiers of the street': The work of the London Metropolitan and City Police Orphanage between 1870 and 1914;
Nicola Montagna, Forms of Resistance in Italian Contemporary Movements;
P. Di Paola, 'Let Each Nation Look after Its Own Criminals and Semi-criminals', Italian Anarchists in London, 1870-1914

3. Perceptions of Jewish Lifestyles
Kara Ann Morrow, A Man full of Faith and the Holy Spirit: Meaning, Narrative and Anti-Jewish Polemic in the Saga of St. Stephen;
Reva Brown, The Family Life of Medieval Anglo-Jewry 1066-1290;
Georgios Plakotos, Encountering a culture of Deviance: Witnesses before the Inquisition in Venice and perceptions of Crypto- Judaism, 1550 - 1680

4. Landscape and Memory
Christina Pirinoli, Quand l'histoire produit l'espace: la mémoire du paysage palestinien comme outil de résistance;
Anna Efstathiadou-Adams, Greek Popular Images in the Second World War: History, Space and Popular Representations;
Fionna Barber, Alanna O'Kelly's Sanctuary / Wasteland: Location, Memory and Hunger in Recent Irish
Visual Culture

5. Medieval Culture and consumption I
Peter Stabel, Material culture and consumption in the Middle Ages
Laurent Vissière, The mouth and stomach of Paris: reflexions on the Cries of Paris (13th-16th centuries) in view of a critical edition of the texts;
Frédérique Lachaud, From rural domain to urban market: material culture in the educational literature of France and England in the 12th and 13th centuries

6. Class conflict, race and ethnicity
Anastasia Nikolopoulou, Representations of class, race, and ethnicity in popular culture, 1790-1840;
André Giraud, La naissance d'une identité de la classe des travailleurs au Brésil, 1889-1930;
Eric C. Oparoha, The 'Otokoto' riots of 1996 - the Owerri peoples' mass action against '419' fraudsters and ritual murderers in Nigeria

1.00 - 2.00 p.m. Lunch

2.00-4.00 Parallel/Workshop Sessions

1. Print Culture and the Self
Peter Catterall, The Prime Minister and His Trollope;
Steven Rowe, Literacy, self-formation and Modernity - Working-class writing in Nineteenth-century France
Malcolm Chase, Building Identity, building circulation: the Northern Star and Chartist iconography

2. Policing the counter culture
Jerome Dorvidal, Peace is a trade Union Business;
Klaus Weinhauer, The police, the countercultural drug scene and the media in the 1960s;
Line Chamberland, The Social regulation of Lesbianism in '50s and '60s Montreal

3. Symbols of elite status in late medieval and early modern Europe
Gareth Prosser, 'Naître, vivre, servir: lifestyle and lifecycle in rouennais lawsuits over Noblesse';
Sofia Valdez, 'L'image de Jean V et de la cour Portugaise vue par les Français (1706-1750)';
Colin Haydon, 'Weston House, Warwickshire, c.1660-c.1781: a symbol of status, power and Roman Catholicism

4. Cross Channel Travel & Tourism
Alain Lauzanne, London and Paris Presented to the French and the British in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century;
Roland Quinault, Cross-Channel Connections in the mid-Nineteenth Century;
Helen Norrie, The Flâneur Revived

5. Medieval Culture and consumption II
Derek Keene, Distribution and consumption in the medieval English city;
Thierry Dutour, The nobles in the trade and business life of towns (13th to the 15th centuries): the case of the duchy of Burgundy;
Fabien Faugeron, Feeding the town: the example of Venetian butchers in the late Middle Ages

6. Redefinition of self and identity in France
William Scott, "To be oneself at last!" - Individual and collective experience in the French Revolution and problems of socio-cultural identity;
Mary Kathryn Cooney, The monks of Saint-Ouen and the French Revolution in the Department of Seine-Inférieure;
C. B. Hays, 'Dangerous education in 19th-century France: reading's ruinous results in Le rouge et le noir and Madame Bovary'

4.00 - 4.30 p.m. Tea

4.30-6.00 Strand Plenary Sessions
1. Cultures and Deviance:
Frank Mort, 10 Rillington Place

2. Lifestyles: Childhood and Illness:
Alysa Levene, Practices and Policies: the Treatment of Ill-Health at the London Foundling Hospital in the Eighteenth Century
Mary Clare Martin, The impact of childhood illness on sibling relationships, 1800-2000

3. Diasporas and Discontents
Monica Janowski, Imagined Polands: Notions of Identity among Poles in the UK
Kimberly Bernard, Welcoming Home the Diaspora at the Eisteddfod

4. Eleanor Gordon; Lucy Robinson

6.00-7.00 p.m. Reception & Launch of Cultural and Social History (sponsored: Arnold Publishers)
8.00 p.m. Conference Dinner, La Coronne

Saturday, 10th January

8.45-10.30 Parallel/Workshop Sessions

1. Gender and Moral Panics
Bertram M. Gordon, Inclusion, Exclusion, or Some of Both: Gender and the May-June 1968 French Student
Revolt Carolyn Downs, Women and Bingo - Contemporary vice or traditional leisure?
Adrian Bingham, 'Into the twilight world': the portrayal of homosexuality in the British popular press, 1918-1970

2. Creating and Portraying Deviance
Barbara Morel, La mort acceptée. Le condamné dans l'iconographie judiciaire à la fin du Moyen Age;
Marina Daniel, L'infanticide, en Seine-infériere au XIXène siècle: regards sur une deviance particulière;
Abi Cox, 'I launched in to my Oedipus complex'. Delinquent Identities and the Institutional Experience, England 1950-1970

3. Woman Question
Megan Smitley, Women's Suffrage and National Identity: The National Union of Women's Suffrage Societies in Glasgow and London;
Kristin Doern, Clara Lucas Balfour (1818-1878) - Drinking, temperance and the 'woman question';
Robert Allen, Women Thieves in Revolutionary and Napoleonic France;

4. Cross-Channel perceptions of 20th Conflict
Chair : Paul Addison;
Discussant : Ben Pimlott.
Nicholas Deakin, Laffite;
John Ramsden, Football as a substitute for war in post-1945 Anglo-German relations;
K.O. Morgan, Lieux de memoire : The two world wars in Britain, the United States and France, 1919-2003

5. Consumption and Popular Culture
Jennifer Terni, A Night at the Vaudeville: new consumer practices and consumer identities as spectacle;
Andrew Walker, Idealising production and consumption? The English agricultural show, c. 1869-1939;
D.G. Simes, Deviancy in Technicolour: the Arizona Cowboys of the early 1880s.

6. Travel and Ethnography
Eugene Michail, Selecting Images of a Foreign Land: Agents of Balkan Images in Britain in the first half of the 20th century
Christine De Lorenzo, Between Memories and New Instincts': Désiré Charnay's Australia 1878-1880
Christopher Johnson, Into the Mirror: Values, Description and Meaning in Colonial American Travel Writings by Europeans

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-12.00 Plenary or Short Parallel Sessions

1. Cultures:
Wendy Webster, Englishness, Empire and Narratives of World War 2

2. Deviance:

Nigel Goose, Xenophobia in Early Modern England: An epithet too far?;
Mark Wallace, Scottish Freemasonary, 1725 -1810: Variations of a National Agenda - Treason, Conflict
and Sedition Production and Consumption:

3. Lifestyles:
Diana Jones, 'Gluckel of Hamelin 1646-1724: A Woman of Many Parts;

4. Production and consumption
Peter Bailey, Funny Business: Modern Leisure and the Language of Pleasure

12.00-1.00 Annual General Meeting of the Social History Society

1.00- 1.45 p.m. Lunch

1.45- 3.15 Parallel/Workshop Sessions

1. Religious Identities (joint with Lifestyles and Self and Society)
Annmarie Woodward, Wimples, Caps and Bonnets: Roman and Anglo-Catholic Sisterhoods, Anglican
Deaconesses and the Hallelujah Lasses of General Booth's Salvation Army;
Sarah Covington, Inside And Outside The One True Church;

2. Emergence of Modern Criminality
Cindy Moss, Popular Justice or Mob Rule? Fear and sympathy in Irish nineteenth century rural communities
Daniel Vyleta, Was early twentieth century criminology a science of exclusion? A re-evaluation of Austro-German criminological debates
Neil Davie, The Criminal Reconstructed? Historical approaches to penal policy in Britain, 1830-1914.

3. Early Modern Exiles:
Frans Ciappara, Christians in North Africa
Andrea Galdy, Count Rocco de' Linar: An Italian Protestant's Career in Sixteenth-Century France and Germany

4. Maritime Lifestyles
David Hopkin, Becoming a Sailor, becoming a man: the value of storytelling among Breton fishermen in
the nineteenth century;
Virginia Preston, Sailors and their Home Communities, c.1830-1860;

5. Consumption in C18 Britain
Charles Ludington, Universally preferred to the French Claret: How port became the Englishman's Wine,
c. 1713-1790s;
Jon Stobart & Andrew Hann, Buying and consuming: shoppers in mid eighteenth-century England;
Olivette Otele, Bristol and the triangular trade: A virtuous Circle?

6. Welfare and Social Policy
Christine Hallett; Industry and autonomy in early occupational health nursing: the role of the welfare officers in the Lancashire cotton mills, 1920-1970;
Simon Phillips, Social Responsibility, Business Cultures and Workplace Welfare: The case of Boots Pure Drug Company;
Rebecca Taylor, Social Inclusion or Assimilation? Travellers and British Social Policy, 1945-1960

3.15 - 3.45 p.m. Tea

3.45-5.00 Strand Plenary Sessions

1. Cultures:
Laura Doan, 'And that night they were not divided': Lesbian Sexuality and the New Cultural History;
Chris Waters. Why the Social History of Homosexuality needs a Cultural Turn

2. Deviance
Yannick Marec, Lutter contre la pauvreté et l'exclusion : villes et protection sociale en France au XIX è et début XX è siècle

3. Lifestyles: Transition to Adulthood:
Pat Thane, Higher Education
Selina Todd, Entering Employment and youthful identity in interwar England

4. Self and Society:
Cecile Doustaly, Local arts policies and activities in England since 1945: the example of Reading and
Sarah McNicol, The lifecycles of allotment holders: cultivation during childhood, working life and old age

5. Religion and Gendered Identities:
Hameed Agberemi, Competing Narratives of 'Secularism' and Human Rights: Crisis over the Niqaab (Muslim Woman's Face Veil) in a South-Western Nigerian University
Osman Tastan, On the Controversy in the Penalty for Adultery in Classical Islamic Law

6. Divergence/Convergence
Barak Kushner, 'Historical Typhoons', The Convergence of Historical Memory between Japan and Taiwan; Liora Moshe, Making Colonial Borders in British West Africa: From International to Intra-

Trains Depart to Paris;
5.30 Tour of Rouen

10-12 Tour of Rouen



  • Rouen, France


  • jeudi 08 janvier 2004


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