Rural History 2015

Call for papers

The conference is structured around panel sessions on a specific topic. 71 panels were selected after the call for panels announced in May 2014. We invite historians and related scholars to submit proposals for papers (up to 1,000 words). The deadline for submission is January 31, 2015. Corresponding authors will be informed of the outcome of the review and selection process by February 28, 2015. In case your paper does not fit the topics currently available on the list of panels, there is an open subject panel (panel No. 72) to submit your paper. It is also envisaged a panel (Panel No. 73) for graduate students (master or doctoral) who wish to present their research in progress.

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Deadline for paper submission is 31 January 2015


Panel Sessions

Panel 1: Bandits, Outlaws, Highwaymen: Are they beneficial to rural society? [+]

Panel 2: The rise of agribusiness in the second half of the 20th century [+]

Panel 3: Transnational networks, institutions and models in the shaping of national agrarian questions and agendas (1870-1940) [+]

Panel 4: Use of GIS in Agricultural and Landscape History: balance and perspectives [+]

Panel 5: Land Reform: from the State to the Village, or the Village to the State? [+]

Panel 6: The role of technology in the expansion of the High Middle Ages [+]

Panel 7: Women and Rural Credit in Early Modern Europe (1500-1800) [+]

Panel 8: Technical change in agriculture, XIX-XX centuries [+]

Panel 9: Rural servants: comparisons and contrasts [+]

Panel 10: Rural cooperatives and their relationship with the State [+]

Panel 11: Women and Daily Life in Medieval and Early Modern Rural Society I and II [+]

Panel 12: Gender, labour and wartime agriculture in the 20th century [+]

Panel 13: The impact of extreme weather events on farming and the countryside with special reference to the twentieth century. [+]

Panel 14: Transforming the countryside and rural life? Rural electrification in Canada, Sweden and England [+]

Panel 15: Land reform programs in Europe in the 18th-20th centuries: a comparative perspective [+]

Panel 16: Economic clusters of agriculture industries, 19th and 20th centuries [+]

Panel 17: Crises and Changes in the European Countryside: Challenges, Achievements and Doubts of the International Research Network CRICEC (2012-2015) [+]

Panel 18: The provision of poor relief in rural Europe [+]

Panel 19: Wine: consumption, production and trade in the modern world (19th and 20th centuries) [+]

Panel 20: The making and the diffusion of agricultural progress in Europe (1760-1870) [+]

Panel 21: Ideologies and doctrines of the peasant and folk parties and movements in Europe [+]

Panel 22: Integrated peasant economy: the uplands of Europe compared [+]

Panel 23: To go where the grass is greener - the crossing of geographical and administrative borders in an agricultural context [+]

Panel 24: Storage of Staple Food and Commercial Networks from the late Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century (Part 2). Laurent Herment and Wouter Ronsijn [+]

Panel 25: Feeding and Starving the Nation in WWI [+]

Panel 26: Post-war agricultural rationalization and the welfare state [+]

Panel 27: Survival strategies in the early modern European countryside [+]

Panel 28: Accountable commons. Rural communities and accounting records in historical perspective [+]

Panel 29: Rural elites in medieval and early modern Europe [+]

Panel 30: Storage of Staple Food and Commercial Networks from the late Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century (Part 1) Laurent Herment and Wouter Ronsijn [+]

Panel 31: Neither elite nor poor. Middle classes and social change in countryside in historical perspective [+]

Panel 32: Land and natural resources appropriation and re-appropriation, and their dynamics, 16th-20th centuries [+]

Panel 33: Inequality in rural societies of the 19th and 20th centuries: approaches from a biophysical perspective [+]

Panel 34: Conceptions of Space and Time: Some Insights in the village [+]

Panel 35: Pre-industrial agriculture between nature and society: the handling of stress and crises of local levels [+]

Panel 36: The Socio-ecological Transition of Mediterranean Agriculture from a soil fertility point of view (1750-2010) [+]

Panel 37: Looking to the rural comunities from the retable [+]

Panel 38: The management of natural resources in the medieval Iberian Peninsula. Common institutions? [+]

Panel 39: The Land Question in retrospective: from colonisation to land grabbing (1700-2014) [+]

Panel 40: Castles and Fields of Grain: A Medieval Lord, a Rural Archaeological Site, and Digital Imaging to Synthesize Data [+]

Panel 41: Agrarian Virtues in Troubled Times: Food and Wine Production during War and Depression [+]

Panel 42: The making of the modern dairy chain: an economic and social perspective [+]

Panel 43: Property and the common good in the luso brazilian world [+]

Panel 44: Agricultural fairs in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries [+]

Panel 45: Ruralizing Soviet Russia: The Countryside after the End of the Stalinist Period [+]

Panel 46: Rural Land Markets in Late Medieval and Early Modern Times: Central, Southern and North-Western Europe Compared [+]

Panel 47: The ‘embellishment of rural life’ in Europe, first half of the 20th century [+]

Panel 48: Continuity and change in the crops diffusion and land uses in early modern period: a quantitative and spatial approach [+]

Panel 49: Famine and the village society in the context of international comparison: Revisited [+]

Panel 50: Climatic variability and agriculture during past centuries [+]

Panel 51: Tropical farming and agricultural knowledge networks in (post)colonial Africa, 1920s-1970s [+]

Panel 52: Credit and Consumption in the Late Medieval countryside [+]

Panel 53: Globalisation - the midwife of the interventionist state in European and North American agriculture, 1875-1914? [+]

Panel 54: "The Transformation of Religious Practices and Ethnic Landscapes in Rural Latin America" [+]

Panel 55: Transport improvements between city and countryside, Middle Ages-19th century [+]

Panel 56: Common-lands and conflicts: Historical and archaeological perspectives [+]

Panel 57: East Central European Agrarian Elites ca. 1900: between globalization pressure, national identity and economic interest [+]

Panel 58: The difficulties in renewing the Rural History in Europe. Clichés, stereotypes and historiographical routines, from XVI to XX century [+]

Panel 59: House, family and Social History. New proposals and lines of research in the rural Europe, from XVI to XIX century [+]

Panel 60: Rural Citizens: representations of people and politics in the 20th century [+]

Panel 61: The long road towards a new rural history synthesis and comparison: Rural economy and society in the North –Western Europe 1500-2000 [+]

Panel 62: Rural Home Fronts: Women's work, voluntary action and wartime experience [+]

Panel 63: The blurry boundaries between town and countryside in pre-modern Europe [+]

Panel 64: Citizens and Corporations: Equalities and Inequalities on the efinition of the Land Property in the liberal State in Latin America (s. XIX-XX)D [+]

Panel 65: Contract choice and (European) rural history [+]

Panel 66: FAO actions in the rural peripheries of Europe [+]

Panel 67: The creation of national parks in England [+]

Panel 68: Rural pluralities in Europe. Histories from the countryside since the Interwar years [+]

Panel 69: Appraising the Rural History of the United States [+]

Panel 70: Social, political and economic agency in 19th century rural Europe: histories of children and women [+]

Panel 71: Storage silos during the Iberian period [+]

Panel 72: Open subject panel [+]

Panel 73: Panel for postgraduate students [+]

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