ESHD Webinar series

Seminars of the European Society of Historical Demography

Population and Family History 2021

Tuesday at 3 pm Central European Time

16 March 2021

Speaker: Tommy Bengtsson (Lund University)

Title: When did the health gradient emerge? Social class and mortality in Southern Sweden, 1813-2015

Discussant: Lionel Kesztenbaum (INED, Paris)

Host: Diego Ramiro Fariñas (Spanish Research Council, Madrid)

13 April 2021

Speaker: David Hacker (University of Minnesota), with Jonas Helgertz, Matt Nelson and Evan Roberts

Title: The influence of kin availability on the reproductive success of American couples, 1900-1910

Discussant: Kai Pierre Willführ (University of Oldenburg)

Host: Luciana Quaranta (Lund University)

18 May 2021

Speaker: Sarah Rafferty (Cambridge University)

Title: Class or place? A quantitative analysis of child mortality in early twentieth century London

Discussant: Barbara Revuelta Eugercios (University of Copenhagen)

Host: Michel Oris (University of Geneva)

8 June 2021

Speakers: Mikolaj Szoltysek (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute), Francisco Beltran Tapia, Bartosz Ogórek, Siegfried Gruber

Title: Patriarchy, family types and child sex ratios in historical Europe, 1750-1930

Discussant: Jan Kok (Radboud University, Nijmegen)

Host: Irina Troitskaya (Lomonosov Moscow State University)

14 September 2021

Speaker: Catherine Guirkinger (University of Namur)

Title: The effect of pro-natalist policies (implemented by catholic missions) on fertility in colonial Congo

Discussant: Sarah Walters (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

Host: Mikolaj Szoltysek (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute)

19 October 2021

Speaker: Ingrid K. Van Dijk (Lund University)

Title: The reproductive career and later life survival: Women’s post-reproductive survival in Scania, Sweden, 1813-2015

Discussant: Matteo Manfredini (University of Parma)

Host: Tim Riswick (Radboud University, Nijmegen)

23 November 2021

Speaker: Hilde Bras (Groningen University)

Title: Starting, Spacing, Stopping, or Postponing? Women’s Childbearing Trajectories in Niakhar, Senegal, 1948-present

Discussant: George Alter (University of Michigan)

Host: Tim Riswick (Radboud University, Nijmegen)

14 December 2021

Speaker: Bartosz Ogorek (Pedagogical University of Cracow)

Title: The Fertility Decline in the Interwar Poland

Discussant: TBC

Host: Michel Oris