Fourth Flemish-Dutch Conference
The N.W. Posthumus Institute organizes its Fourth Flemish-Dutch conference on the economic and social history of the Low Countries before 1850 in Leyden, Cleveringaplaats 1, Lipsius Building 1175, conference room 148, 29-30 January 2009. The purpose of the two day meeting is to present recent findings and stimulate new research on the economy and society of the Low Countries before the Industrial Revolution.
A program is available.
- Cátia Antunes, Atlantic Entrepreneurship. Cross-cultural business networks, 1580-17761 [Leyden University email@example.com]
- Martijn van der Burg, Policing the Urban Space: Amsterdam, 1795-1820 [Leyden University]
- Tim De Doncker, The Role of the Guild and the Academy in the Position of Artists in Society (1500-1800) [Ghent University]
- Sophie De Langhe and Maja Mechant, Vulnerable Women? Unmarried Mothers in the Southern Netherlands during the Eighteenth and the first half of the Nineteenth Century [Ghent University].
- Victor Enthoven, Dutch Connections. The Circulation of People, Goods and Ideas in the Atlantic World, 1680-1795 [VU University, Amsterdam]
- Marco van Leeuwen, Machiel Bosman, Lex Heerma van Voss and Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk, 'Giving in the Golden Age': presentation of a new research project [International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam]
- Anne McCants, Wearing the World. Globally Traded Textiles during the ‘Industrious Revolution’ [Leyden firstname.lastname@example.org
- Richard Paping, The Eternal Quest for a Farmstead. The Transfer of Farms in the Eastern Marne (Groningen) from the 16th till the 20th Century [University of Groningen].
- Lodewijk Petram, The Evolution of the Market Microstructure of the World's first Stock Exchange : The Amsterdam market for VOC Shares 1602-1700 [University of Amsterdam L.O.Petram@uva.nl]
- Johan Poukens, Blue clouds of smoke above the duchy? Consumption and distribution of tobacco in small towns and rural areas in Brabant (eighteenth century) [Katholieke Universiteit Leuven]
- Wouter Ronsijn, Western Europe’s last food riots: a comparison of the market riots of the 1840’s and 1850’s in Flanders [Ghent University]
- Bram Vannieuwenhuyze, Evolutions in the commercial topography of medieval and early modern Brussels [Ghent University Bram.Vannieuwenhuyze@UGent.be]
- Johan Voets, The key to the scabinal archives of Liège (1409-1797): an opportunity for new perspectives in the History of Liège [University of Liège Johan.Voets@ulg.ac.be]
- Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz, Looking Twice. The Hollandish Expansion on Hanseatic Ground Revisited [Leyden University].
You can register for the conference simply by notifying the following email-address: Oscar.Gelderblom@let.uu.nl.
The deadline for papers is January 15th, 2009. All papers should be send to Oscar Gelderblom: Oscar.Gelderblom@let.uu.nl.
Route from Central Station Leyden to the Lipsius Building
You can easily reach the Lipsius building by foot (about 15 minutes walk from C.S.) or otherwise by bus 28 (5 min.), exit at Noordeinde, walk to Rapenburg, take the left at the Doelensteeg, then walk straight to the Lipsius Builiding.
Dr. Bruno Blondé (University of Anwerp) Bruno.email@example.com
Dr. Oscar Gelderblom (University of Utrecht) Oscar.firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Manon van der Heijden (Universiteit Leiden) email@example.com.