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

Phd Sessions

[latest update: 16 May 2023, 17:05]
Please note that a link to the full papers will be sent to all registered participants shortly after 12 May.

24 May, 13:30-15:00 | Session 1 A | Rodestraat 14, room 212
Yannis Skalli-Housseini [abstract (pdf)]
Between success and failure: government reform and the rise of the fiscal state in 18th century Flanders
chair: Cécile Bruyet, peer: Alberto Concina, senior: Christiaan van Bochove
Rose Southard [abstract (pdf)]
Food fight! The urban food supply through the lens of civil court cases in eighteenth-century Brussels
chair: Hanna te Velde, peer: Cécile Bruyet, senior: Maïka De Keyzer
Sietske van der Veen (online) [abstract (pdf)]
Novel opportunities, perpetual barriers: The integration of the Jewish Dutch elite, 1870-1940
chair: Alberto Concina, peer: Hanna te Velde, senior: Hilde Greefs
24 May, 13:30-15:00 | Session 1 B | Rodestraat 14, room 213
Jasper Segerink [abstract (pdf)]
Our lodging house in the middle of the street. Lodging housekeepers in an expanding port city, Antwerp (1850-1914)
chair: Pichayapat Naisupap, peer: Karoline da Silva Rodrigues, senior: Marlou Schrover
Melinda Susanto [abstract (pdf)]
Regulating health and medicine in the Dutch East India Company
chair: Dinos Sevdalakis, peer: Pichayapat Naisupap, senior: Dries Lyna
Stan Pannier [abstract (pdf)]
Outsiders and the empires of others: Frederic Romberg and the trade with West and Central Africa, 1776-1786
chair: Karoline da Silva Rodrigues, peer: Dinos Sevdalakis, senior: Elisabeth Heijmans
25 May, 09:30-11:00 | Session 2A | Rodestraat 14, room 112
Lena Walschap [abstract (pdf)]
Give a man a fish: Peasant fishing in late medieval Bosham from a socioeconomic and environmental perspective
chair: Mark Raat, peer: Afra de Mars, senior: Alexis Wilkin
Arnoud Jensen [abstract (pdf)]
Two hundred barrels of manure: short-term leasehold and care for the soil in Cambrésis, 1330-1400
chair: Afra de Mars, peer: Mark Raat, senior: Pieter De Graef
25 May, 09:30-11:00 | Session 2 B | Rodestraat 14, room 124
Bente Marschall [abstract (pdf)]
“An untaxed pint, please!” Enclaves and indirect beer and wine taxation in late medieval Maastricht
chair: Reinder Klinkhamer, peer: Bas Spliet, senior: Bart Lambert
Nicolas Brunmayr [abstract (pdf)]
Can food regulation lead to conflicts? A re-examination of the Holland-Deventer Conflict (1463-1473) and of the role of butter regulation in it
chair: Silke Geven, peer: Reinder Klinkhamer, senior: Jessica Dijkman
Jesse Hollestelle [abstract (pdf)]
Non-revolutionary abolition of the feudal system? A sketch of an alternative trajectory
chair: Max Quentin Bischoff, peer: Dinos Sevdalakis, senior: Jessica Dijkman
25 May, 14:00-15:30 | Session 3 A | Rodestraat 14, room 124
Adam Hall [abstract (pdf)]
Closing the distance: Hanseatic traders in Holland and at the Great Council, 1525-1545
chair: Sieben Feys, peer: Max Quentin Bischoff, senior: Jeroen Puttevils
Jurriaan Wink [abstract (pdf)]
Commerce and central courts: trade and traders from the north-eastern Low Countries and the Great Council of Malines (1470-1560) (1470-1560)
chair: Dinos Sevdalakis, peers: Sieben Feys, senior: Frederik Buylaert
25 May, 14:00-15:30 | Session 3 B | Rodestraat 14, room 213
Tom De Waele [abstract (pdf)]
“To avoid all further lawsuits and difficulties”: Conflict, dialogue and pragmatic strategies in seigneuries of Burgundian and Habsburg Flanders
chair: Bas Spliet, peer: Silke Geven, senior: Tim Soens
Karlijn Luk [abstract (pdf)]
Violent conflicts between migrants and locals in early modern Leiden and Rotterdam
chair: Philippe Paeps, peer: Vany Susanto, senior: Anne Winter