HEX on show in the ESSHC 2018

Several HEX members will make their appearance in the European Social Science History Conference in Belfast at Queen’s University, 4–7 April 2018.

Wednesday 4 April

Riikka Miettinen: Pleading Insanity in Criminal Trials: Establishing the Insanity Defense in the Early Modern Swedish and Finnish Rural District Courts (17th Early 18th Century)

Pirjo Markkola & Antti Malinen: Child Welfare or Poor Relief? Missed Opportunities in Finland in the 1920s

Friday 6 April

Raisa Maria Toivo: Taming the Mother of God: Virgin Mary, the Lived Reformation and Bodily Practices in the North?

Johanna Annola: Poor Relief Records in England and Finland: the Agency and Experiences of Female Workhouse Staff, 1840–1920

Saturday 7 April

Kirsi-Maria Hytönen: “My mom was a whore, but I am a good mother”: Emotions Connected to Parenthood in Life Stories of Care Leavers

Full programme of the ESSHC 2018.

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