First Conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN)


Se celebró en Turín del 14 al 16 de diciembre de 2015 First Conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN). Se puede descargar el programa pulsando aqui.

La comunicaciones relacionadas con España fueron las siguientes:

Parallel Sessions Program


  1. Free and Unfree Labour

Participants: Alain Blum (Paris), Ludolf Kuchenbuch (Berlin), Maria Luisa Pesante (Turin), Aurelia Martín Casares (Granada), Klaus Weber (Frankfurt/Oder)

Thematic session 1 Spatializing Free and Unfree Labour: Households, Workshops and Sex Industry. Responsible: Jesús Agua de la Roza Chair: Rebekka von Mallinckrodt

– Jesús Agua de la Roza/Victoria López Barahona, Between Free and Unfree, Paid and Unpaid Labour: Workshop-Schools in Eighteenth-Century Madrid

– Juan Carlos García Funes, Prisoners of War for After War Needs: the Keys of Spatial Location of the Discipline Battalions of Worker Soldiers (BDST) in After War Spain (1940–1945)

– Fernando Mendiola, Coercion, Unfree Labour and Skill Levels During Spanish Civil War: Railway Enterprises, Mining and Iron and Steel Industry in Comparative Perspective


  1. Gender, Labour and Modern History: What’s new in Europe?

Organisers: Cristina Borderías (U of Barcelona) and Manuela Martini (Paris Diderot-Paris 7 University)


1) Historiographical and theoretical proposals

– Mercedes Arbaiza (University of the Basque Country), Economy in the post-metaphysics time. A feminist perspective

– Pilar Pérez-Fuentes (University of the Basque Country), Cristina Borderías (University of Barcelona), Labour history and gender history in Spain (18th-20th century)

– Lidia Torra (University of Barcelona), Women as partners and administrators in businesses in urban Catalonia in the 18th century


  • Empirical proposals

– Montserrat Carbonell (University of Barcelona), Gender and family economies at times of crisis: – Lina Gálvez Muñoz, Paula Rodríguez-Modroño y Mauricio Matus López (Pablo de Olavide University), Female labour force participation in Spain after WWII


  1. Historical Cultures of Labour under Conditions of Deindustrialisation


– Ruben Vega Garcia (Universidad de Oviedo), Asturian Labour Movement Soundtrack from Strength to Decline

– Irene Diaz (Universidad de Oviedo), Helping to Build the Memory of Desindustrialisation

  1. Maritime Labour History


  • – Literature and interpretation

– Ibarz, Jordi (Universitat de Barcelona), Recent trends in dockers history

  • – Labor Market

– Brendan J. von Briesen (Universitat de Barcelona), Contradictions, conflicts, and controls: internal mechanisms of labor-market regulation by guilds in the port of Barcelona during the liberalization of the trades (1760-1840)

4 – Cultures and subcultures

– Castillo, Daniel (Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), Dock Labor Subculture in Dakar (19141946)

5- Experiences

– De la Fuente, Pablo y Pujol, Marcel (Vistula University), Foreign workers in the Spanish Royal Shipyards. British and French shipwrighting: links, mimesis, shadows and counterpoints (1715-1765)

– Garcia, Enric (University of Barcelona), Discipline and resistance in the Spanish merchant navy (18021909)


  1. Labour in European Transport before the Coming of the


– José U. Bernardos (University of Madrid), The activities of a carrier community linked to the supply of Madrid: The segovian muleteers of Sangarcía and Etreros during the XVII and XVIII centuries


  1. Women and Gender Relations in the Labour Force: The

Case of Mining, 1500-2000

– Ángel Pascual Martínez Soto (Universidad de Murcia, Spain), Miguel Pérez de Perceval Verde (Universidad de Murcia, Spain) & José Joaquín García Gómez (Universidad de Almería), The women’s work at the Spanish mining, 1860-1940


  1. Wage Equality, Pay Equity and Equal Pay

Part II. Chair Cristina Borderías

– Maria Jesús Espuny Tomàs and Daniel Vallès Muñío (Historia del Derecho y de las Instituciones, Departamento de Derecho Público y Ciencias Histórico-jurídicas, Facultad de Derecho – Universitat

Autònoma de Barcelona), The gender wage gap of Barcelona sale workers

– Fernando Vicente Albarrán (Sciences Po Lyon), Santiago de Miguel Salanova (Université ParisSorbonne, Paris IV) and Borja Carballo Barral (Doctor en Historia), The wage inequality evolution in urban Spain.Madrid’s labour market as a case of study (1900-1936)

– Nadia Varo (Treballs, Institucions i Gènere (TIG)-University of Barcelona) and Concepción Villar (CED), Forging Equal Pay in the Metallurgical Industry in Barcelona


  1. Occupational Health and Safety: Collective Conflicts and Individual Litigations


– Aron Cohen, Université de Grenade, Espagne, Contentieux autour des maladies des mineurs : une approche sectorielle de la jurisprudence dans l’Espagne du XXe siècle

– Alfredo Menéndez-Navarro, University of Granada, Spain, Montserrat García-Gómez, Unit of Occupational Health. Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality, Madrid, Spain. Coping with asbestos legacy in Spain: the failure of workers’ compensation (1962-2011)


  1. History and Historiography of Remuneration in the Longterm

– Enric Garcia Domingo (Universitat de Barcelona), Forms of remuneration in the Spanish merchant marine: from sailor-tradesman to sea wage-earner (XVIII-XIX centuries)

– Miguel Á. Pérez de Perceval Verde (Universidad de Murcia) & Ángel Pascual Martínez Soto (Universidad de Murcia), Work manners, hiring and salaries at the Spanish mining in the long-term, 1850-1930

– Lluís Virós (Université de Barcelone), Du travail à forfait à la prime de productivité. Le salaire dans l’industrie textile catalane pendant le Franquisme

– Ramon Molina de Dios (University of Balearic Islands), Factories, workshops and wages in the footwear’s industry of Mallorca


  1. Women Work in Rural Areas: A Long-term Perspective (XII-XXI Centuries)


– Alberto Morán Corte (Universidad de León / Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) and Patricia Suárez Álvarez (Universidad de León), “They are in charge of cultivating the land and do it with determination and vigour”:  the rural women livelihoods in the 18th century in Asturias

– José A. Nieto Sánchez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid), Rural industry in eighteenth-century

New Castile: the women’s role in the organization of production

– Gabriel Jover-Avella (University of Girona) and Joana Maria Pujadas-Mora (Center for Demographic Studies – Autonomous University of Barcelona), Female labour-demand seasonality, geographical mobility and family reproduction in a Mediterranean agrarian system: Majorca, 1650 – 1700

– Gloria Martinez Dorado, Women at work and war in three rural villages of the Kingdom of Navarre: Spain, 1833-1839


  1. Women and Trade Unions in Europe


Panel 1: Trade Union Women’s Activism: Gender, Class, and Political System

– Nadia Varo Moral (Labour, Institutions and Gender-University of Barcelona), Women and Labour Movement under a Dictatorship Comisiones Obreras (Workers’ Comissions) in the area of Barcelona during Franco’s dictatorship (1964-1976)


  1. Internal Migrations and Labour History


Organisers: Enrique Tudela (Universitat de Barcelona) and Anna Badino (Maison des Sciences de l’Homme)


– Rubén Pallol Trigueros, Carlos Hernández Quero and Cristina de Pedro Álvarez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Immigrant workers in early 20th century in Madrid: survival strategies and employment niches in a city in transformation.