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Monday 19 February 2018

  • Josje Schnitzeler (Utrecht University)Private money, public oversight. Orphan chambers of Holland in a European context.
  • Anke Verbeke (VUB)'Wat bedroeft lot het is oud, stijf ende arm te wesen': coping strategieen in verzoekschriften van verarmde Brusselse ouderen, ca. 1750-1850.

Monday 5 March 2018

  • Matthijs Korevaar (Maastricht University), Thies Lindenthal (University of Cambridge) and Piet Eichholz (Maastricht University)500 years of urban rents, housing quality and affordability in Europe.
  • Frederik Dhondt (Faculty of Law, VUB)A pragmatic Utopian? Saint-Pierre and the practical diplomacy after the Peace of Utrecht.

Monday 19 March 2018

  • Laura Nys (UGent/ Department of Criminology, VUB)"Ik was kwaad en ik kon mij niet meer houden." Zelfbeheersing in het Rijksopvoedingsgesticht voor 'weerspannige' jongens te Mol, 1927-1960.
  • Torsten Feys (VUB)Riding the rails of deportation: the impact of railroads on border controls and expulsion practices.

Monday 16 April 2018

  • Davide Cristoferi (UGent)Coping with the crisis: the Sienese state and the development of Transhumance in the Late Middle Ages (Southern Tuscany, 1353-1419).

Monday 30 April 2018

  • Nick van den Broeck (VUB)'One has to know the roots of evil in order to reduce them’. Explaining rural poor relief practices: the Campine and Coastal area in the Southern Low Countries compared during the first quarter of the 19th century.

Monday 14 May 2018

  • Ayfer Erkul (VUB), “Onder dwang toe te dienen: ½ melk, 2 eieren, 10st suiker”. Hongerstakingen in Belgische gevangenissen: een verkennend onderzoek (1920-1940).

Monday 10 September 2018

  • Ellen Debackere (UA & VUB) and Anne Winter (VUB), ‘Poor migrants between belonging and expulsion’
  • Griet Vermeesch (VUB), ‘De poortwachters van de stedelijke rechtspraak’

Monday 24 September 2018

  • Bart Lambert (VUB), ‘Migration, Gender and Economic Opportunity in England during the Later Middle Ages’

Monday 8 October 2018

  • Wouter Ryckbosch (VUB), ‘Governance, regulation and the state’

Monday 22 October 2018

  • Rik Vosters (VUB), ‘Historical sociolinguistics: a view from below’

Monday 19 November 2018

  • Anke Verbeke (VUB), 'The social demography of old age, 1797'
  • Yasmina Zian (ULB)

Monday 3 December 2018

  • Bart Lambert (VUB), ‘Citizenry and Nationality: immigrants and Urban Politics in Later Medieval England’

Monday 17 December 2018

  • Gerrit Verhoeven (University of Antwerp)