Block 3: 14:00-15:30

Block 3: 14:00-15:30


13 Event history approaches to birth control

Willem Van Croy Room in Convent of Chièvres building

Chair and discussant: Martin Dribe

Rural living standards and demographic responses to short-term economic stress. An event history analysis of fertility in 19th century Wittgenstein (Westphalia, Germany)

Stephanie Klages

Deliberate spacing, family capital, and body: fertility in north-western Germany, 1750-1870

Christine Fertig and Georg Fertig

Malthus in the bedroom: birth spacing as birth control in pre-modern England

Francesco Cinnirella, Marc Klemp and Jacob Weisdorf

Shared practices? Class, community and fertility in the Skellefteå region 1850-1950

Johan Junkka


14 Marriage in a long-term perspective

Lemaire Room in Infirmerie building

Chair and discussant: Satomi Kurosu & Christine Schnor

Marriage patterns in Victorian England and Wales: an analysis based on registration sub-district data, 1851-1911

Eilidh Garrett, Kevin Schürer, Joe Day and Alice Reid

Wealth, marriage and prenuptial agreements in France (1855-2010)

Nicolas Frémeaux and Marion Leturcq

The history of cohabitation in Mexico since 1930

Ron Lesthaeghe, Albert Estevez, Julieta Quilodran, Antonio Lopez-Gay and Julian Lopez-Colas

Cohabitation and marriage in China: past and present

Li Ma and Ester Rizzi


16 Old age and longevity

Bisschopskamer in Infirmerie building

Chair and discussant: Giambattista Salinari

Reproduction and old age: revisiting the definition of longevity

Niels van den Berg

Anthropometric traits at military medical examination associated with longevity of conscripts

Michel Poulain, Dany Chambre, Anne Herm and Gianni Pes

Populations where men outlived women. A study of the gender gap in survival after age 50 for the 1812-1862 cohort from Drenthe, Groningen and Zeeland

Rick Mourits

A long-term analysis of the determinants of population ageing in European countries

Michael Murphy


17 Family systems

H. Geesttafel Room in Infirmerie building

Chair and discussant: Cristina Munno

Peasant families in the Urals in the 1920s-1960s: a reconstruction based on budget survey data

Lyudmila Mazur and Oleg Gorbachev

Family, patriarchy, and human capital inequalities in preindustrial Europe

Mikołaj Szołtysek, Siegfried Gruber and Radosław Poniat

Extended family norms, post-marital co-residence and reproduction in East Asia, 1678-1945

Hao Dong


18 Analyses of the intergenerational transfers in infant mortality on databases using the Intermediate Data Structure (2) 

Sint Barbara Room in Convent van Chièvres building

Chair and discussant: George Alter & Anders Brändström

Intergenerational transmission of infant mortality risk in late 19th- and early 20th century Antwerp

Robyn Donrovich, Paul Puschmann and Koen Matthijs

Intergenerational transfer in infant mortality in northern Norway during 19th and early 20th century

Hilde L. Sommerseth

Intergenerational mortality risks in adult years during the 19th century in the Sundsvall and Skellefteå area in Northern Sweden

Angélique Janssens and Ben Pelzer