LV Study Week

La mobilità sociale nelle società preindustriali: tendenze, cause ed effetti (secc. XIII-XVIII) • Social Mobility in pre-industrial societies: tendencies, causes and effects (13th-18th centuries)

Prato, 12-16 May, 2024

social mobility
Anonimo, XV sec.
Inner Temple library


PROGRAMME

Sunday, 12 May

18.00, Sala Maggiore - Palazzo Comunale
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OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE:

Greetings

Inaugural speech
Guido Alfani (Università Bocconi, Milano)



Monday, 13 May

09.00-13.00

I – FONTI E METODI/SOURCES AND METHODS

Francesco Ammannati (Università di Firenze), Misurare la mobilità sociale in Toscana tra Medio Evo ed Età Moderna
Benedetta Crivelli (Università di Udine), La mobilità occupazione a Verona tra tardo medioevo ed età moderna: fonti e questioni metodologiche
Matteo Di Tullio (Università di Pavia), La mobilità sociale a Bergamo e nel bergamasco tra tardo medioevo ed età moderna: fonti e metodi d'indagine
Luciano Maffi (Università di Parma), La mobilità sociale nel Basso Piemonte durante la prima età moderna. Gli estimi del territorio di Tortona: fonti e metodi d'indagine
Mattia Viale (Università Bocconi,  Milano), Gli estimi della Repubblica di Venezia come fonte per lo studio della mobilità sociale nelle aree rurali in età preindustriale

15.00-18.00

I – FONTI E METODI/SOURCES AND METHODS

Albert Reixach Sala, Pau Viciano (Universidad de Lleida, Universidad de València), Social mobility in the towns and countryside of Late Medieval Crown of Aragon (c.1300-c. 1550): detecting parameters and patterns from a wide range of archives

II - MOBILITÀ SOCIALE, CRESCITA ECONOMICA E DISUGUAGLIANZA ECONOMICA/SOCIAL MOBILITY, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

Marco H.D. van Leeuwen, Ineke Maas (Utrecht University), Social mobility in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
Jan Michael Goldberg (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg), Transformation of urban occupational structure and occupational mobility (Leipzig, 1550-1850)
José Antonio Mateos Royo (Universidad de Zaragoza), Peaceful conquest or skillful adaptation? The rise of Genoese merchants in Aragon (1580-1620)

• 18.00 - Meeting of the Scientific Committee

Tuesday, 14 May

09.00-13.00

II - MOBILITÀ SOCIALE, CRESCITA ECONOMICA E DISUGUAGLIANZA ECONOMICA/SOCIAL MOBILITY, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

David Carvajal De La Vega, Hilario Casado Alonso, Vanesa Abarca Abarca (Universidad de Valladolid), Economic inequality, social mobility and political tensions in Castile (fifteenth and sixteenth centuries)
Mikolaj Malinowski (Groningen University), Incredible Commitment: Social mobility, oligarchy and state failure in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth
Maïka De Keyzer (KU Leuven), Economic growth and prosperity: Two sides of the same coin? A comparison of the countryside of Antwerp and Piedmont in the long eighteenth century

15.00-18.00

II - MOBILITÀ SOCIALE, CRESCITA ECONOMICA E DISUGUAGLIANZA ECONOMICA/SOCIAL MOBILITY, ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ECONOMIC INEQUALITY

Wouter Ronsijn, Wouter Ryckbosch (Ghent University, Vrije Univ. Brussel), Dynamics of inequality and mobility in towns of the late medieval and early modern Low Countries: the Southern and Northern Netherlands compared
Sonia Schifano (Università Bocconi Milano), Intergenerational social mobility in pre-industrial Luxembourg (1766-1842): comparing the effects of the end of feudalism in rural and urban areas
Neil J Cummins (London School of Economics), The Evolution of Wealth Inequality, Social Mobility and Economic Growth in England, 1066-2022

• 18.00 - Meeting of the "Giunta" of the Scientific Committee

Wednesday, 15 May

09.00-13.00

III – MOBILITÀ SOCIALE, MOBILITÀ GEOGRAFICA E DINAMICHE DEMOGRAFICHE/SOCIAL MOBILITY, GEOGRAPHIC MOBILITY AND DEMOGRAPHIC DYNAMICS

Antoni Furió Diego, Carlos Laliena Corbera, Pere Verdés Pijuan (Univ. de València, Univ. de Zaragoza, CSIC-IMF), Social mobility, economic growth and inequality in the late medieval Crown of Aragon (Aragon, Catalonia, Valencia and Mallorca, 13th-15th centuries)
Gabriel Brea-Martínez, Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora (Lund University, Open Univ. of Catalonia), Socioeconomic mobility and inequality persistence. The role of class and demographic mechanisms: The area of Barcelona, 16th-19th centuries
Hannelore Pepke (Université de Bourgogne), Mobilités sociales dans le vignoble bourguignon aux XIVe et XVe siècles, entre stratégies individuelles et reconnaissance collective
Mattia Fochesato, Francesco Bettarini (Università Bocconi Milano), The impact of political and economic change on the occupational mobility in Renaissance Florence

15.00-18.00

IV – INTERAZIONI TRA LA MOBILITÀ SOCIALE E L'EVOLUZIONE DELLE STRUTTURE FAMILIARI E DEI SISTEMI EREDITARI/INTERACTION BETWEEN SOCIAL MOBILITY AND THE EVOLUTION OF FAMILY STRUCTURES AND INHERITANCE SYSTEMS

Gabriel Ramon-Molins (Universidad de Lleida-Universidad de Girona), Prosperare a credito, rovinarsi con i debiti: l'indebitamento come ascensore sociale nel nord della Catalogna (1785-1800)
Aristea Gratsea (University of Crete), Marriage alliances and socio-economic mobility in Venetian Crete (16th century)


Thursday, 16 May

09.00-13.00

IV – INTERAZIONI TRA LA MOBILITÀ SOCIALE E L'EVOLUZIONE DELLE STRUTTURE FAMILIARI E DEI SISTEMI EREDITARI/INTERACTION BETWEEN SOCIAL MOBILITY AND THE EVOLUTION OF FAMILY STRUCTURES AND INHERITANCE SYSTEMS

Mas Ferrer Josep (University of Girona), Female social mobility in an impartible inheritance society at the end of the pre-industrial era (north-eastern Catalonia, 1750-1825)
Javier Castaño (Spanish National Research Council, Madrid), Social Mobility and Family Structure within Hispano-Jewish Society
Sabrina Corbellini (University of Groningen), Reading and Writing for success: literacy, knowledge and social mobility

15.00-18.00

CONCLUSION – Round Table

Franco Franceschi
Guido Alfani
Wouter Ryckbosch
Antoni Furió

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