Posthumus Conference 2023 (University of Antwerp, 24-25 May)

Research Network Sessions 24 May

24 May, 15:00-16:30 | Session N1 | Rodestraat 14, room 212
Research Network ‘Societies in Context:
Interactions between Humans and Rural-Urban Environments’
Fiscal sources for the study of inequality in the past: possibilities and pitfalls
abstract (pdf)
Sam Geens
Moving beyond the local. Reconstructing regional levels of inequality in the Southern Low Countries and the Republic of Florence (1300-1400)
Eva van der Heijden
Challenges in constructing large-scale economic microdata: the Historical Income Panel of the Netherlands, 1850-1920
Ruben Peeters
Past and future uses of Dutch inheritance taxation records
Wouter Ronsijn
Where are the landless? Evaluating the ommestellingen in rural Flanders, seventeenth-eighteenth century
24 May, 15:00-16:30 | Session N2 | Rodestraat 14, room 213
Research Network ‘Inclusion, Exclusion and Mobility’
Inclusion, exclusion and belonging of the socially vulnerable in the Southern Low Countries, 18th-20th centuries
abstract (pdf)
Anne Winter (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Begging as disaster management? Lettres de quête in the Austrian Netherlands, 1750s-1780s
Hilde Greefs (University of Antwerp) & Anne Winter (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
Migration trajectories and settlement patterns of Eastern-European newcomers in Antwerp at the turn of the twentieth century: the Jewish dimension?
Ann Vandenberghe (States Archives in Belgium)
Outsiders and the law: uncovering criminal justice trajectories in nineteenth and twentieth-century Belgium
24 May, 15:00-16:30 | Session N3 | Rodestraat 14, room 221
Research Network ‘Routes and Roots in Colonial and Global History’
Histories of slavery: local and global connections
abstract (pdf)
Dries Lyna
On solid ground? Suburban land ownership of freed slaves in 18th-century Sri Lanka
Gyllian Matthys
VIOLENCE WORK: Beyond the black box of the oppressive machinery of colonial violence
Alicia Schrikker
Entwined practices of colonial and local slavery in the Indonesian archipelago 1600 – 1860
Merve Tosun & Pascal Konings
Exploring slave trade in Asia: fostering new connections through a collaborative database