Historical Sociology



Convenor:
Giovanna Procacci: Department of Social and Political Studies, University of Milan, Italy 

- ROOM 1.4

Wednesday September 24  (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 1
Nation State


Chair: Giovanna Procacci

Author(s): Nina G. Kheimets and Alek D. Epstein
Institution: Bar-Ilan University and Open University of Israel
Country: Israel
LANGUAGE OF SCIENCE IN THE ERA OF NATION-STATE FORMATION: THE ISRAELI ACADEMIA AND ITS (NON)PARTICIPATION IN THE REVIVAL OF HEBREW, 1924-1948
Author(s): José Arribas
Institution: UNED
Country: Spain
THE BEGINNING OF MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS: THE CASE OF SPAIN
Author(s): Cristina Rocha and Manuela Ferreira
Institution: Faculty of Psicology and Sciences of Education, University of Porto
Country: Portugal
WHAT STATISTICS "TELL" US WHEN CHILDREN ARE COUNTED OR, IN OTHER WORDS, CHILDREN AS OFFICIAL STATISTICS AND CHILDHOOD AS A SOCIAL CONSTRUCT IN PORTUGAL (1925-1950)
Author(s): Anu-Hanna Anttila
Institution: University of Turku
Country: Finland
THE QUESTION OF DEMOCRATIC VACATION FOR THE MASSES
Author(s): Dieter Reicher
Institution: University of Graz
Country: Austria
GEOPOLITICS AND INTERNAL FACTORS OF STATE-BUILDING





Wednesday September 24  (14.30 - 16.30)

Session 2
Theoretical Issues


Chair: Jack Barbalet

Author(s): Arpad Szakolczai
Institution: University College of Cork
Country: Ireland
TOWARDS A SOCIOLOGY OF EVENTS: THEMATISING THE ROLE OF EVENTS IN THE RISE OF MODERNITY
Author(s): Antonio Vallejos
Institution: Department of Sociology I, UNED
Country: Spain
'THE EVENT' AS A SOCIAL 'ANALYZER': JEREZ, 8 JAN 1892 AND THE BOURGEOISIE ORDER
Author(s): Guadalupe Valencia García
Institution: National Autonomous University of Mexico
Country: México
EL TIEMPO SOCIAL Y SUS FORMAS
Author(s): Gorm Harste
Institution: Department of Political Science, Aarhus University
Country: Denmark
THE EMERGENCE OF AUTOPOIETIC ORGANISATION






Wednesday September 25  (17.00 - 18.30)

Session 3
Capitalism


Chair: Valeriano Esteba

Author(s): Jack Barbalet
Institution: University of Leicester
Country: England
PASSIONS AND PROFITS: AFFECTIVE SOURCES OF CAPITALIST PRACTICES
Author(s): Giovanna Procacci
Institution: Department of Social and Political Studies, University of Milan
Country: Italy
THE ETHOS OF WELFARE
Author(s): María Gómez Garrido
Institution: European University Institute
Country: Italy
FROM THE 'INDUSTRIAL RESERVE ARMY' TO THE 'INVENTION OF UNEMPLOYMENT'. BETWEEN SOCIAL HISTORY AND HISTORICAL ONTOLOGY
Author(s): Lorenzo Bosi
Institution: Queen's University Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
PROGENITOR OF PEACE? THE LONG-TERM LEGACY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT IN NORTHERN IRELAND



Thursday September 25  (9:00 - 11:00)

Session 4
Transition


Chair: Arpàd Szakolczai

Author(s): Joseph Ruane
Institution: University College Cork
Country: Ireland
STRUCTURE AND CONJUNCTURE IN THE CONTEMPORARY TRANSITION
Author(s): Valeriano Esteban
Institution: University of La Laguna
Country: Spain
ERNEST GELLNER'S HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY: TRANSITIONS AND CONTRASTS
Author(s): Marja Suoninen
Institution: Department of Sociology, University of Turku
Country: Finland
GLOBAL DISCOURSES OR LOCAL DECISION MAKING: HOW TO UNDERSTAND CHANGE IN THE CULTURAL FIELD?
Author(s): Jan van Bavel
Institution: Department of Sociology, Catholic University of Leuven
Country: Belgium
INVESTING MORE IN FEWER CHILDREN? AN EMPIRICAL TEST OF THE EFFECT OF FERTILITY LIMITATION ON INTERGENERATIONAL SOCIAL MOBILITY DURING THE DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITION, BELGIUM, 1850-1910
Author(s): Hannu Ruonavaara
Institution: University of Turku
Country: Finland
HOW DIVERGENT HOUSING INSTITUTIONS EVOLVE. A COMPARISON OF SWEDISH HOUSING CO-OPERATIVE (BOSTADSRÄTT) AND FINNISH HOUSING COMPANY (ASUNTO-OSAKEYHTIÖ)