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2014
 
 

October 11, Symposium 'Commons' (Ghent, Belgium)

Tine De Moor delivered a lecture at the Symposium 'Commons', which is part of the educational course 'Ecological philosophy and politics' of Aarde-Werk.

 

 

 

October 10, Third Think Tank Session 'Vergrijzing: probleem of kans voor Lokale Kracht?', Utrecht (The Netherlands)

On October 10, 2014, the Knowledge centre Institutions for the Open Society of Utrecht University, in co-operation with Aedes-Actiz Knowledge Centre on housing and care organized the Third Think Tank Session on the issue of an ageing population in relation to the emergence of new initiatives in housing and care. The Think Tank Session was focused on the search for new opportunities for collective action for the elderly, aiming to solve the problems caused by an ageing population and increased need for care. Invited speaker David Reher (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) lectured on the long-term European perspective and pointed out the differences between Northwest-Europe and southern European countries,whereas George de Kam (University of Groningen) focused on recent developments in The Netherlands in the fields of housing and care and on the effectiveness of new initiatives. Tine De Moor and Anita Boele of our research team were co-organizers of this meeting.

> Click here for more info [ In Dutch]

 

 

 

October 8, Famillement 2014 (Leiden, The Netherlands)

René van Weeren presented the project 'Ja, ik wil!' on the public genealogy event of 'Famillement 2014', organized by Erfgoed Leiden en Omstreken [Heritage of Leiden and Surroundings]

> click here for website [in Dutch]

 

 

 

September 25, Divosa Lecture 'Leren van het buitenland en van het verleden', Free University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

The Free University of Amsterdam, in cooperation with Divosa, organizes a new series of lectures on the transition from welfare state to participation society. The lectures delivered in these series focus on theoretical analyses and new horizons, but also focus on current-day management issues. The lectures are primarily intended for key players in local and regional decentralization processes. In the two lectures of September 25, 2014, entitled (translated) 'Lessons from abroad and from the past', prof. Tine De Moor (Utrecht University) focused on the institutionalization of collective action, both in the past and today, whereas prof. Paul Dekker (University of Twente) focused on the emergence and development of civil society.

Click here for more info [in Dutch]

Click here for the program [pdf, in Dutch]

 

 

 

September 19, ZLTO Dag van de Coöperatie 2014 'Alles draait om delen en doen' ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands)

The theme of the 'Day of the Cooperative' for 2014 was 'everything evolves around sharing and acting'. During this one-day conference, participants had the opportunity to share and exchange ideas about the opporunities cooperatives have to offer for present-day issues. Tine De Moor delivered the closing lecture of this conference.

Click here for more info [in Dutch]

 

 

 

September 16-19, IASC 3rd European Meeting, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Umeå, Sweden)

From September 16 until September 19, 2014, the 3rd European meeting of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) was held in Umea, Sweden. This conference, entitled 'From generation to generation - the use of commons in a changing society' will be hosted by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Tine De Moor presented a paper, entitled 'Three waves of Cooperation. A Millennium of Institutions for Collective Actions in European Perspective' and presented a summary of the meeting at the Closing Ceremony. Miguel Laborda Pemán presented a paper, entitled 'Back to the Future: The Institutional Determinants of Cooperation in Pre-Industrial Spain.'. Affiliated reseracher Josemiguel Lana presented his paper, entiled 'Memory and Recovery of the Commons. Multi-level Interactions and Land Ownership in 1930’s Spain'

> Click here for the conference website

> Click here for the paper by Miguel Laborda Pemán et al

> Click here for the paper by Josemiguel Lana et al

 

 

 

August 27-29, 5th International Conference on Sustainability Transitions (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

The IST conference is the central venue for scholars to share theoretical and empirical advances in the field of sustainability transitions: transformations of major socio-technical systems such as energy, water, transportation, and food towards more sustainable ways of production and consumption. Tine De Moor, as one of the keynote speakers at this conference, delivered a keynote lecture entitled 'More of the same? Present-day institutional innovation seen in the light of European History'. The conference is part of the activities of the STRN network and linked to Elsevier’s journal Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions.

> Click here for more info

 

 

 

August 21-23, 18th Annual Congress of the European Business History Association (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Several team members were involved in the organization of or took part in the 18th Annual Congress of the European Business History Association, hosted by Utrecht University in cooperation with the International Institute for Social History (IISH); this year's theme was 'Comparative Business History; Contrasting Regions, Sectors, and Centuries'. Winny Bierman was the congress secretary and in charge of all the practical details of the conference. Tine De Moor was one of the invited speakers at the opening session and debate of the conference and discussant at one of the sessions on cooperatives. Felix Meier zu Selhausen presented a paper, entitled 'What determines women’s participation in and within cooperatives? Evidence from a coffee cooperative in Uganda'.

> click here for the conference website

> click here for the conference paper by Fleix Meier zu Selhausen

> click here for the conference discussion paper by Tine De Moor

 

 

 

July 19, 25e Gentse Feestendebatten (Ghent, Belgium)

Tine De Moor was one of the invited speakers at the debate sessions 'Zonder dwarsliggers kunnen de treinen niet rijden', which forms part of the annual Gentse Feesten.

> Click here for website [In Dutch]

 

 

 

July 15-18, Conference Academia Europaea (Barcelona, Spain)

Tine De Moor, member of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE), attended the annual meeting of the YAE in Barcelona (July 15) and participated in the Annual General Conference of the Academia Europaea (July 16-18), entitled 'Young Europe: realities, dilemma's and opportunities for the new generation', hosted by the Barcelona Knowledge Hub. She presented a paper, entitled 'Cooperating for the future. The formation of citizens’ collectivities in the perspective of Europe’s past and present'

> Click here for conference website

> Click here for abstract of the paper presentation

 

 

 

June 29 - July 2, Workshop Deel& Ulrum (Ulrum, The Netherlands)

 

Thanks to the hospitality of the project Deel& Ulrum, our team members stayed some days at one of its project locations: Huize Luth in Ulrum.  The Deel& Ulrum project aims to transfer the village of Ulrum into a future-proof village, well in line with the current and future needs of its inhabitants. To obtain this goal, the project hosts various types of guests, who are invited to share their experiences and ideas on this issue with the local participants of the poject. During the team stay, our research team talked with representatives of some of the local intitiatives and shared our suggestions about making citizens' initiatives durable.

> Click here for the announcement

 

 

 

June 18-21, Workshop on the Ostrom Workshop 5 (WOW5) (Bloomington, IN, USA)

Tine De Moor was organizer of the Working Group 'Commons in Historical Perspective' at the 5th Workshop on the Ostrom Workshop. The WOW conference is an event held every five years by The Vincent and Elinor Ostrom Workshop in Political Theory and Policy Analysis.

> Click here for conference website

 

 

 

June 5-6, Posthumus Conference (Fryske Akademy, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands)

Anita Boele delivered the lecture "'If anyone sees his brother in need..." Cultural expectations about family and community responsibilities to the poor (the Netherlands, 15th-17th century)', based on her PhD thesis, at the annual Posthumus Conference. The 2014 conference was hosted by the Fryske Akademy in Leeuwarden. Miguel Laborda Pemán presented his paper 'Guilds and Skills. The Urban Economies of Italy and the Low Countries Compared, 12th-19th centuries'. Tine De Moor was discussant at one of the PhD sessions.

> Click here for conference website

 

 

 

June 2, Keynote lecture Emmanuel Todd (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Sarah Carmichael was one of the co-organizers of the keynote lecture, delivered by Emmanuel Todd at Utrecht University. The lecture was organized in cooperation with Utrecht University and the N.W. Posthumus Institute

> Click here for more info

 

 

May 8-9, International Research and Policy Seminar 'Promoting Women’s Entrepreneurship: Which Policies & Practices Work Best?' (Maastricht, The Netherlands)
Team member Felix Meier zu Selhausen co-presented a paper at this seminar with Erik Stam, entitled 'Husbands and Wives. The powers and perils of participation in a microfinance cooperative for female entrepreneurs'.

> Click here for seminar website

 

 

April 27, Meeting 'Het Groene Boek #4' (Brussels, Belgium)

Tine De Moor was one of the invited lecturers at this meeting, organized by a number of Flemish organisations involved in the transition to a socio-ecological society. Green Book Meetings are a platform for exchange of ideas and debates on themes regarding the transition to a soci0-ecological society, focusing on consciousness, innovative ideas, and an open dialogue.

> Click here for website

 

 

April 23-26, European Social Science History Conference (Vienna, Austria)

Richard Zijdeman and Tine De Moor together presented a paper, entitled 'Making the Household Work. Non-kin Deployment as a Survival Strategy in the Early Modern Household (The Netherlands, 18th Century)' at the biennial European Social Science History Conference. Team member Charlotte Störmer was discussant in the session on 'Childhood Crises and Later Outcomes' and together with Kai Willführ she was co-presenting a paper at the conference , entitled 'Reproductive Behavior of Landless Agricultural Workers, Small Farmers and of the Economic Elite in the Historical Krummhörn Region (East Frisia, Germany, 1720-1874)'. Miguel Laborda Pemán presented a paper, entitled 'Cooperating for the Market. The expansion of craft guilds in Italy and the Low Countries, 1000-1750'.

> Click here for conference website

> Click here for the conference paper by De Moor and Zijdeman

> Click here for the abstract of the paper by Willführ and Störmer

> Click here for the conference paper by Laborda Péman

 

 

April 4, Research Seminar, Seminar Series on European History (1300-1700), Leiden University (The Netherlands)

Anita Boele delivered a lecture for the Leiden University Seminar Series on European History (1300-1700), on premodern concepts on solidarity and charity in the Low Countries.

> Click here for more info

 

 

March 19, Conference Aedes-Actiz Knowledge Centre for housing and care 'Lokale Kracht: the next step' ('s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands)

Team members Anita Boele and Tine De Moor both participated in this conference. Tine De Moor was one of the lecturers in the first series of lectures on the co-operation between local initiatives and local government ('Lokale kracht en lokale overheid; samen sterk?!', Anita Boele was one of the lecturers in the second series of lectures, focusing on initiating and controlling local citizens' initiatives ('Wijk- en dorpskracht; over ontketenen en begrenzen').

> Click here for conference leaflet

   

March 13, Introductory Meeting Project 'Ja, ik wil!', Utrecht University (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Anita Boele, Tine De Moor, and René van Weeren organized, with the assistance of Fiene Leunissen, an introductory meeting for participants of the crowdsourcing concept 'Vele Handen' [transl. 'Many Hands'], in particular for those involved in the project 'Ja, ik wil!' [transl. 'Yes, I do!']. At this meeting, Tine De Moor delivered the public lecture 'Vrouwen & trouwen in vroegmodern Europe' [transl. 'Women and marriage in early-modern Europe'].

> Click here for an impression [in Dutch]

   

March 7, Workshop 'Historical Social Mobility in a Global Perspective', Utrecht University (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Felix Meier zu Selhausen co-presented, together with Marco van Leeuwen and Jacob Weisdorf, a paper, entitled 'From Farmers to Clerks: Intergenerational social mobility in colonial and post-colonial Uganda, 1895-2010' at the Workshop 'Historical Social Mobility in a Global Perspective, jointly organized by the Departments of Sociology and of Economic and Social History of Utrecht University

> Click here for the workshop program (pdf)

   

March 6, Invitational Seminar 'Lokale participatie in het sociale domein', Verwey-Jonker Instituut (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor was one of the invited speakers at this invitational seminar, organized by the Verwey-Jonker Institute, an independent national organisation for social scientific research.

> Click here for seminar program and info [in Dutch]

   

February 28, Seminar 'Citizenship and Co-operation - Trend or Hype?' (Start Seminar Series 'Citizenship 3.0'), Knowledge Centre Institutions of the Open Society in co-operation with the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor was one of the keynote speakers at this first of a series of seminars organized by Utrecht University’s interdisciplinary research group ‘Institutions: Understanding the Dynamics of Open Societies’ in cooperation with and under the aegis of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in Amsterdam. The focus of the first seminar was on the growing prevalence of informal, horizontal forms of cooperation by active, self-organizing citizens who seek to promote the collective interests of the participants in the absence of any government intervention.

> Click here for more info

   

February 26, Seminar lecture for the Oxford Economic & Social History Graduate Workshop (Oxford, UK)

Miguel Laborda Pemán presented a paper, entitled 'Drifting-away Craftsmen? Guilds and Skills in the Little Divergence, 1200-1800' at the seminar series of the Oxford Economic & Social History Graduate Workshop at Nuffield College, Oxford University.

   

February 19-21, Workshop 'Population Reconstruction', International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Research team member Corry Gellatly presented a paper on reconstructing historical populations from genealogical data.

> Click here for webpage about this workshop

> Click here for conference paper Corry Gellatly

> Click here for Powerpoint presentation Corry Gellatly

   

February 12, Debate 'Science in Transition' (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor was one of the speakers and participants in this debate of the Faculty of Humanities of Utrecht University, organized in cooperation with the Centre for the Humanities.

   
February 12, Workshop 'From welfare state to welfare society. New roles for citizens' agencies and governments', Scientific Council for Government Policy (Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid) (The Hague, The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor was invited expert and delivered the introductory speech for this closed workshop of the WRR. Keynote speaker at this meeting was Harry Boyte, co-director of the Center for Democracy and Citizenship at Augsburg College (Minneapolis, MN, USA).

 
   

February 5, Convention Vereniging Nederlandse Gemeenten 'Slim Samenwerken Dag' (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor was invited lecturer at the 'Slim Samenwerken Dag' ['Day of Smart Cooperation'] of the Vereniging Nederlandse Gemeenten.

> Click here for convention website

   

January 30, Second Think Tank Session 'Lokale Kracht: voorbij het applaus' (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

On 30 January 2014, the Knowledge Centre Institutions of the Open Society at Utrecht University and the Aedes-Actiz knowledge centre for housing and care organized the Second Think Tank Session 'Lokale Kracht, voorbij het applaus'. At this meeting, scientists, professionals, and representatives of citizen's collectivities discussed the dilemmas and other issues concerning citizens' collectivities for housing, well-being, and care. Tine De Moor was one of the co-organizers and also one of the co-chairs of this meeting. Winny Bierman was involved in the organization, Anita Boele (speaking on behalf of The Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP)) was one of the invited lecturers.

> Click here for workshop program [in Dutch]

January 23, Book launch 'Stedelingen veranderen de stad' (Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

On January 23, 2014, the new book Stedelingen veranderen de stad. Over nieuwe collectieven, publiek domein en transitie, written by Mariska van den Berg, has been launched. The book contains, next to an essay by the author, about 20 case studies of citizens' collectivities in The Netherlands and abroad. The book also contains interviews with several experts, among whom Tine De Moor. Tine De Moor also participated in the discussion panel at this launch meeting.

> Click here for webpage about this book launch

> Click here for editor's information on this book

   

January 15, Symposium 'Radicalizing the local' (Freehouse, Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Tine de Moor was one of the key-note speakers at this three-day conference (January 15-17, 2014), organized by Freehouse and celebrating the final transfer of the neighbourhood management of the Afrikaanderwijk in Rotterdam to a local cooperative of citizens.

> Conference webpage

> Program (pdf)

2013
 
December 19, Seminar of Economic History (University of Zaragoza, School of Economics and Business, Spain)

At this seminar, Miguel Laborda Pemán presented his paper entitled 'The Rise of Craft Guilds. The Urban Economies of the Low Countries and Italy compared, 1100-1800'.

   

 

 

December 12, Zesde Dag van de Historische Demografie (Ghent University, Belgium)

At this one-day conference on historical demography, Tine De Moor and Richard Zijdeman presented their paper on non-kin deployment as a survival strategy in the early modern household.

 

 

December 5, Lecture 'Homo Cooperans. Institutions for collective action and the compassionate society' (Lund University, Sweden)

Invited lecture by Tine De Moor.

 

 

December 4, Lecture 'Homo Cooperans. Institutions for collective action and the compassionate society' (Linnaeus University, Växjö, Sweden)

Invited lecture by Tine De Moor.

   

November 29, Workshop 'Historische vergelijkingen voor hedendaags gebruik' (The Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP), The Hague, The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor was one of the invited experts at this closed workshop on 'historical comparisons for present-day use'.

   

November 28, Seminar lecture 'Making the household work' (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

During this lunch seminar, Tine De Moor and Richard Zijdeman presented a first draft version of their paper, entitled 'Making the household work: non-kin deployment as coping mechanism for nuclear hardship in economic households (Gilze and Rijen, The Netherlands, 18th century)'. This seminar lecture was part of the Fall series of lunch seminars of the research group Social and Economic History of Utrecht University.

 

 

November 21, Seminar lecture Silvana Maubrigades on 'Marriage Patterns in Latin America' (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

During this lunch seminar, visiting PhD candidate Silvana Maubrigades (Universidad de la Républica, Montevideo, Uruguay) presented a first version of her paper on marriage patterns in Latin America. This seminar lecture was part of the Fall series of lunch seminars of the research group Social and Economic History of Utrecht University.

 

 

October 17, Think Tank Session 'Collectivities in Care' (Utrecht University in cooperation with Aedes-Actiz, The Netherlands)

In order to bring theory, practice and policy implications together, the Aedes-Actiz knowledge centre for living, well-being and care and the Institutions for Collective Action Research-team of Utrecht University addressed this topic in a joint effort by organizing a Think Tank Session. Winny Bierman and Tine De Moor were co-organizers of this event. Tine De Moor also delivered a lecture about the concept of the homo cooperans.

Click here for more info...

 

 

October 3, Seminar lecture on 'How much did English women earn in the past?' (Utrecht University, The Netherlands)

During this lunch seminar, Professor Jacob Weisdorf (University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark) presented on the research by Prof. Jane Humphries (University of Oxford) and himself on female wages in England, from before the Black Death through the Industrial Revolution. This seminar lecture was part of the Fall series of lunch seminars of the research group Social and Economic History of Utrecht University.

 

 

October 3, Lecture on 'Cooperaties: het businessmodel voor 2020?' (Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands)

Prof. Tine De Moor and Prof. Ruud Huirne (Wageningen University and Research / Rabobank) both lectured on the economic role of cooperatives within the near future. This lectures were organized as part of the Wereldlezing-lecture series.

> Click here for more info

 

 

October 3, Workshop '25 jaar Amsterdams Steunpunt Wonen' (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor was one of the keynote speakers at this workshop, organized by the Amsterdams Steunpunt Wonen on occasion of their 25th anniversary. Other spearkers were (a.o.) Freek Ossel (on behalf of the municipal government of Amsterdam) and Conny Heemskerk (on behalf of the housing corporation Ymere).

> Click here for more info

 

 

September 6-7, European Historical Economics Society Conference (London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom)

Tine De Moor and Miguel Laborda Pemán both participatedin this conference. Tine presented a paper she co-authored with Annemarie Bouman on 'The Commercial Household', whereas Miguel presented his paper on the economic impact of craft guilds system in Italian and Dutch cities.

> Click here for the conference website

> Click here for the conference paper by Tine De Moor (pdf)

> Click here for the conference paper by Miguel Laborda Pemán (pdf)

 

 

August 19-22, EURHO Rural History Conference 2013, University of Bern (Switzerland)

Miguel Laborda Pemán, René van Weeren, Tine De Moor, as well as affiliated researchers Jose-Miguel Lana Berasain, Angus Winchester, and Gabriela Landolt participated in the Rural History Conference 2013, organized by EURHO. Miguel Laborda Pemán presented a paper he co-authored with Jose-Miguel Lana Berasain on Institutional diversity and polycentric governance in northern Spain. Tine De Moor presented a paper (co-authored with Annelies Tukker) on the relationship between institutional longevity and sanctioning in the early modern times and also chaired one of the two sessions on 'Ruling the Commons'. In this session, affiliated researcher Gabriela Landolt delivered her presentation on the transformation of common property rights in alpine farming in early modern and modern times.

> click here for the overview of conference presentations

> click here for the conference paper of Miguel Laborda Pemán and José-Miguel Lana Berasain (pdf)

> click here for the conference paper of Tine De Moor and Annelies Tukker (pdf)

> click here for the conference paper of Gabriela Landolt (pdf)

 

 

July 26, Debates series 'Zonder dwarsliggers kan de trein niet rijden', Gentse Feesten 2013, Ghent (Belgium)

Tine De Moor participated as invited expert in the debate 'De grote energiezwendel van Electrabel en Co: wij worden allen opgelicht!' on the developments on the Belgian energy market and the role of consumer cooperatives.

> click here for the website of the debates series [in Dutch]

 

 

June 18, Utrecht Science Park Knowledge Debate, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor participated in a debate on the decreasing involvement of government, the emergence of collective initiatives, and the role both citizens and the governement should have within this process. Other participants were prof. Helianthe Kort (University of Professional Education Utrecht / Eindhoven University of Technology), Thekla Teunis (Move Foundation), Peter Steijn (program director Sustainability of the City of Utrecht), and Jiska de Wit (Unovate / Utrecht University Medical Centre)). The debate was organized for a thematic week on sustainable innovation within the city of Utrecht by Utrecht University, the University of Professional Education Utrecht, the Utrecht Valorisation Center, and Utrecht Science Park Foundation.

 

 

May 14-15, Intensive Workshop 'Using the Cambridge Group Family Reconstitutions', University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)

Felix Meier zu Selhausen, Tine De Moor, Jacob Weisdorf, and Richard Zijdeman participated in this workshop on the use of the so-called CAMPOP-date. Richard Zijdeman was also one of the organizers of this workshop. Jacob Weisdorf gave a presentation of 'Examples of Research projects with Campop data' and was co-presenter together with Felix Meier zu Selhausen of a presentation entitled 'Out of Africa - new data for exploring Africa's long-term welfare development, 1895-2010'.

> click here for info on the project 'Out of Africa'

 

 

April 23, Humanities Lectures, Graduate School of Humanities, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor gave a lecture on 'Dealing with the Digital World' for the research master students of the Graduate School of Humanities at Utrecht University.

> click here for an abstract of this lecture

 

 

March 21, Seminars in Economic History Series, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Annemarie Bouman and Tine De Moor together presented the paper The Commercial household. Market alternatives to intergenerational support in an EMP-area (the Netherlands, 17th century)' at the Seminars in Economic History Series (Spring) of the Research Institute for History and Culture at Utrecht University.

> click here for the seminar paper

 

 

March 14, Seminars in Economic History Series, Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Miguel Laborda Pemán presented his paper 'The Economic Impact of the Craft Guilds: A Quantitative Analysis for Dutch and Italian Cities, 1200-1800' at the Seminars in Economic History Series (Spring) of the Research Institute for History and Culture at Utrecht University.

> click here for the seminar paper

 

 

March 6-8, International Conference 'Singles in the Cities in North-West Europe, c. 1000 - 2000' (University of Antwerp, Belgium)
Tine De Moor has presented a paper, titled 'Single, safe, and sorry? An analysis of the motivations of women to join the early modern beguine movement in the Low Countries'. This presentation was part of a three-day conference on the subject of singles in the cities in North-West Europe during the second millennium.

> click here for the webpage of the conference

   

February 28, Workshop 'Publish or Perish', Utrecht University (The Netherlands)

Tine De Moor and Jacob Weisdorf were the organizers for the Workshop 'Publish or Perish', which was held at Utrecht University. The workshop for selected PhD-students from various universities across Europe offered these students the opportunity to gain knowledge on the ways which strategies can be used regarding the publication of your research results.

> click here for the program of the workshop

   

February 5, Seminar Lecture, Nuffield College, Oxford Unifersity (UK)

Tine De Moor gave a seminar lecture on 'The Commercial Household. Living-in-(non-)kin and household composition in an EMP-area (The Netherlands, 17th century)' for the Economic History Seminar Series at Nuffield College, Oxford University.

   

January 31, Debate 'Revolution at Point Zero', Utrecht (The Netherlands)

The notion of "the commons" is Casco's leitmotif for the 2013-2014 programme. On january 31 and Februar 1, 2013, Caso organized a two-day event on questions as What is the commons? How does it differ from the public sphere? Where does this concept emerge? Why do we use it? And where can we find examples of it? Tine De Moor was one of the two special guests on the debate on the first day of this event.

> click here for the event-webpage

> click here for the homepage of Cascoprojects

 

 

 

2012

 

December 19, Seminar of Economic History, University of Zaragoza (Spain)

Lecture 'Un análisis sobre el desarrollo a largo plazo de los gremios de artesanos y los campos comunales en la Europa pre-industrial’ by Miguel Laborda Pemán.

 

December 18, Debate 'If Mayors Ruled the World', Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Prof. Benjamin Barber, sociologist and political theorist, visited Utrecht to talk about the importance of mayors in a globalizing world. Together with prof. dr. Herman Wijffels (professor in Sustainability and Societal Change at Utrecht University), mayor of Heerlen Paul Depla, deputy mayor of Utrecht Frits Lintmeijer, Tine De Moor participated in the debate.

> click here for the videoregistration of this debate

> click here for an impression of this debate

 

December 18, University of Groningen (The Netherlands)

Invited lecture by Tine De Moor on rural history.

 

 

 

December 11, University of Antwerp (Belgium)

Invited lecture by Tine De Moor on Nuclear Hardship.

 

 

 

 

November 29 - December 1, Conference 'Design and Dynamics of Institutions for Collective Action' (2nd Thematic Conference of the IASC), Utrecht University, Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Several team members organized and supported this international conference, at which c. 60 participants from a large number of countries presented their research papers. The actual conference was preceded by a tribute to Elinor Ostrom (1933-2012), at which several renowned speakers commemorated her life, her work, and her personality.

> click here for the videoregistration of the Tribute

> click here for the conference website

 

November 12, Seminar Bocconi University, Milan (Italy)

Invited lecture by Tine De Moor.

 

 

 

November 12, Real World Economics Evening, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Lecture 'The Commons: A Historical perspective' by Miguel Laborda Pemán at the Real World Economics Evening 'Back to the Future: Reclaiming the Commons'.

> click here for introduction to this meeting

 

October 26, Symposium 'Visibility: building online scholarly presence', Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Workshop 'Data sharing: Experiences in the Faculty of Humanities' by René van Weeren.

> click here for more information on the symposium

> click here for the program of the symposium

 

October 25, The Netherlands Institute for Social Research (Sociaal Cultureel Planbureau)

Invited lecture by Tine De Moor.

 

 

 

September 24 - 28, XXXth International Congress for genealogical and heraldical Sciences, Maastricht (The Netherlands)

René van Weeren has given a presentation on the relation between genealogical research data and the use of these data for other scientific research purposes.

> click here for the website of this Congress

> click here for the summaries of the lectures

 

September 17, Posthumus-meeting, University of Ghent (Belgium)

Presentation of major Posthumus paper 'A Comparative Analysis of the Emergence and Long-term Development of Corporate Collective Action in Pre-Industrial Europe' by Miguel Laborda Pemán.

 

September 11-14, 1st IASC Thematic Conference on "the Knowledge Commons", Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

Tine De Moor was co-organizer of this conference together with Prof. Tom dedeurwaerdere of the Université catholique de Louvain. She also chaired several sessions and was in charge of co-ordinating the track 3: 'Historical experience of the knowledge commons'.

> click here for the website of this conference

> click here for PDF of the conference program

September 10, Closing Conference HI-POD Research Project, Brussels (Belgium)

Lecture by (a.o.) Tine De Moor at closing conference of the HI-POD research project.

> click here for info on this project

 

September 5, Meeting 'Lokale kracht: power in wonen, welzijn en zorg', 's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands)

Keynote-lecture by Tine De Moor.

> click here for website of the meeting (in Dutch)

 

August 28-September 1, "Green Academy", Heinrich Böll Foundation, Vis (Croatia)

Keynote lecture by Tine De Moor, entitled 'The cooperative continuum: collaborative consumption and production in long-term historical perspective'. Tine De Moor was also dicussant in the Workshop on Natural Resources.

> click here for the website of this conference

> click here for PDF of the conference program

> click here for PDF of the booklet of this conference

> click here for PDF of Workshop on Natural Resources

 

July 9-13, Sessions at the The XVIth World Economic History Congress, Stellenbosch, South-Africa

Participation and presentations by several members of our research team.

  • Session title: 'Marriage Patterns, Agency in Households, and Economic Growth', organized by Marie Camou (University of Montevideo) and Jaco Zuijderduijn (Utrecht University).

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  • Session title: 'Inequality, household risk management and economic development', participation by (a.o.) Jaco Zuijderduijn (Utrecht University).

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  • Poster Presentation by Miguel Laborda Pemán

 

> click here for website WEHC 2012

 

June 27, VII European Historical Economic Society Summer School, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain)

Presentation paper 'A Tale of Two Commons. Some Preliminary Hypotheses on the Long-Term Development of the Commons in western and Eastern Europe, 1000-1900' by Miguel Laborda Pemán.

 

June 21-23, 18th General Meeting of the Common Core of European Private Law, International University College of Turin (Italy)

Keynote lecture by Tine De Moor.

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May 24-25, Posthumus Conference 2012

Paper presentation by Miguel Laborda Pemán and Tine De Moor.

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February - June, Honours Class 'Community and Cooperation', Utrecht (The Netherlands)

New communities and forms of cooperation have dramatically altered society over the last decade. With 2012 being declared by the United Nations as the International Year of the cooperative, special attention will go to the functioning, role and potential of cooperatives in our society. A blend of international experts will act in biweekly seminars as lecturers, providing a mix of academic, business and societal insights into the role of community and cooperation in the economy. The program was coordinated by Codrin Kruijne (Utrecht School of Economics) and supervised by Tine de Moor (Department for Social and Economic History) and Erik Stam (Utrecht School of Economics / Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship). Participation was open for all Master and PhD-students at Utrecht University.

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April 11, Posthumus-meeting (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Presentation of minor Posthumus paper 'A Comparative Analysis of the Energence and Long-Term Development of the Commons in Western and Eastern Europe, 1000-1900' by Miguel laborda Pemán.

 

April 11-14, European Social Science History Conference, Glasgow University (United Kingdom)

Presentations and participation by several project members and affiliated researchers on the subjects "Common Rules", "Open Access", "Household Economy". and "Gender and Inequality" at the 9th European Social Science History Conference in Glasgow.

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> click here for link to papers by Tine De Moor and René van Weeren, Claudio Tagliapietra, Josemiguel Lana, and Fransisco Beltrán Tapia will be presenting their research in the presentations session "Common Rules. The Functioning and Regulation of Institutions for Collective Action at the European Countryside"

> click here for link to papers by Jaco Zuijderduijn and Annemarie Bouman in the session ""Nuclear Hardship Revisited"

> click here for paper by Sarah Carmichael, Jan Kok, and Jan Luiten van Zanden

 

March 21, Symposium 'De institutionele verbouwing van Nederland', Utrecht University, Knowledge centre Institutions of the Open Society, Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Lecture by Tine De Moor : 'Wat geeft de burger moed? Historische lessen over samenwerking en vertrouwen in de burger'.

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March 12, Posthumus-meeting (The Netherlands)

Lecture by Tine De Moor for MA-students Posthumus Institute.

 

 

 

 

March 9, Conference 'De Commons: hoe beheren wat van iedereen is?', Brussels

International conference, organized by Oikos. Introductory presentation by Tine De Moor.

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January 27, Seminar 'The Different Politics of the Commons', Utrecht (The Netherlands)

This seminar explores some of the relationships of the common to private property, on the hand, and public property, on the other. The common will thus be considered as opposed to and outside of property relations generally. Finally, the forms of organization and institution required to maintain the common will be addressed. Discussants: Michael Brant (Duke University, North Carolina) and Tine De Moor (Utrecht University). Chair: Rosi Braidotti, founding director of the Centre for the Humanities of Utrecht University.

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January 18, Workshop 'Asset Management of Households in Europe, 1300 - 1800', Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Workshop, organized by Jaco Zuiderduijn, Tine De Moor, and René van Weeren. Combined with this workshop, there was also a poster presentation by students of Research Seminar 'Keeping it in the Family?' of Utrecht University

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> click here for papers and presentations of the workshop

   
2011
 

December 12, Workshop 'Household Decision Making in History', All Souls College, Oxford (UK)

Presentation by Tine De Moor and Jaco Zuijderduijn: 'Squeezing the budget'.

 

 

December 1-2, Posthumus Sixth Low Countries Conference, Antwerp (Belgium)

(1) Presentation on the theme 'Rich and poor in the pre-industrial world' by Annemarie Bouman, Tine De Moor, and Jaco Zuijderduijn: 'From hardship to benefit; a critical review of the nuclear hardship theory and the emergence of the European Marriage Pattern'.

(2) Presentation by Tine De Moor and Jaco Zuijderduijn: 'The art of counting; reconstructing numeracy of the well-to-do on the basis of portraits in Early modern Holland'.

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October 7, Seminar PharmAccess: 'When markets fail: strategies for health, development and investment', Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Presentation by Tine de Moor: 'Institutions for collective action and risks in developing societies: lessons from the European past'.

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September 13-18, 2nd European IASC-meeting, Plovdiv (Bulgaria)

Key-note lecture by Tine De Moor: 'In tempore non suspecto; understanding the historical roots of Europe's commons dilemmas'.

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May 16, Symposium Studium Generale, 'Our common future - the future of our commons', Utrecht (The Netherlands)
Symposium, organized by Knowledge Center Institutions of the Open Society in collaboration with Studium Generale on the theme of commons. Tine De Moor delivered the introductory and closing speech and participated in the closing debate.

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> click here for videoregistration of the symposium

> click here for photo's made at the symposium

 

April 8, Conference 'Structure, Change and Discourse in Pre-Industrial Europe: towards a Cross-Disciplinary Study of Social Inequalities', Ghent/Antwerp (Belgium)

Key-note lecture by Tine De Moor: 'Industrious and/or religious. Motivating the choice for living as a beguine in (Low countries, early modern period)'.

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January 11-14, 13th IASC International Conference: 'Sustaining Our Commons, Sustaining Our Future', Hyderabad (India)

Presentation papers by Tine De Moor:

(1) 'Participating is more important than winning; the impact of socio-economic change on commoners' participation in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Flanders.'

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(2) 'From common pastures to global commons; a historical perspective on interdisciplinary approaches to commons.'

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2010

 

October 6 - 10, Conference 'Marriage Patterns, Household Formation and Economic Development', Utrecht (The Netherlands)

Organization by Tine De Moor, Jan Luiten van Zanden and Sarah Carmichael. A selection of the papers presented at this conference will be published in the next issue of History of the Family.

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> click here for online version of History of the Family

 

April 13-16, 8th European Social Science History Conference, Ghent (Belgium)

Presentation paper by Tine De Moor and Jaco Zuijderduin at session 'Using Tax Surveys for Microhistory in the Medieval and Early Modern Periods: A European Perspective mentioned': 'Households in the tax registers of Edam en De Zeevang (15th-16th centuries)'.

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> click here for session overview

> click here for full program of ESSHC 2010