ESHD Webinar series

Seminars of the European Society of Historical Demography

Population and Family History 2022

Tuesday at 3 pm Central European Time

18 January 2022

Speaker: Leandro Prados de la Escosura (University Carlos III, Madrid)

Title: Well-Being beyond GDP: What Data on Life Expectancy Show

Discussant: Guido Alfani (Bocconi University, Milan)

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

 

15 February 2022

Speaker: Daniel Ramírez Smith (CSIC, Madrid, Spain).

Title: The Long Arm of Conflict: How Exposure to War During Critical Windows Shapes Prevalence and Age of Onset of Chronic Diseases

Discussant: Lambert Lumey (Columbia University)

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

 

22 March 2022

Speaker: Paulo Teodoro de Matos (University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal)

Title: Widowhood and remarriage in the Azores in the 18-19th centuries

Discussant: Paul Puschmann (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Host: Hideko Matsuo (University of Leuven, Belgium)

 

12 April 2022

Speaker: Albert Esteve Palós (Autonomous University of Barcelona)

Title: Long-term trends in intergenerational coresidence in Spain

Discussant: Mikolaj Szoltysek (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute)

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

 

17 May 2022

Speaker: Isabelle Devos (Gent University, Belgium)

Title: War, Peace and Epidemics: the Spanish flu in Belgium, 1918-19

Discussant: Svenn-Erik Mamelund (Oslo Met, Norway)

Host: Tim Riswick (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)

 

14 June 2022

Speakers: Michael Raftakis (University of Sassari, Italy)

Title: Maternal mortality in Greece and Italy

Discussant: Francesco Scalone (University of Bologna, Italy)

Host: Tim Riswick (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)

 

20 September 2022

Speaker: Nicolas Todd (CNRS, France)

Title: Environmental factors of fertility in the 18th century

Discussant: Sebastian Kluesener (Federal Institute for Population Research, Wiebaden, Germany)

Host: Mikolaj Szoltysek (Hungarian Demographic Research Institute)

 

18 October 2022

Speaker: Ciara Breathnach (University of Limerick, Ireland)

Title: Verdicts from the city coroner’s court, and registered cause of death: Dublin c1900-1902

Discussant: Lucia Pozzi (University of Sassari, Italy)

Host: Chris Dibben (University of Edinburgh, U.K.)

 

15 November 2022

Speaker: Kaspar Staub (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Title: Learning from the past or forgetting the past? Past and present pandemics and how to prepare for future challenges

Discussant: Maarten van Wijhe (Roskilde University, Denmark)

Host: Michel Oris (University of Geneva)

 

 

13 December 2022

Speaker: Grazyna Liczbinska (Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland)

Title: The short and long-term biological, demographic, and health effects of the cholera epidemic in Poznan in 1866

Discussant: Romola Davenport (Cambridge University, U.K.)

Host: Irina Troitskaya (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia)

 

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: Dr Yuliya Hilevych (University of Groningen)

Host: Michel Oris