ELHN-WORCK Conference _ LiM Sessions

LiM organises 4 sessions:

  • Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining in Time and Space I
  • Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining in Time and Space II
  • Economic and Social Impacts of Mining. The case of Spain
  • Economic and Social Impacts of Mining. Case Studies from USA, Africa, Europe

Here the list of speakers selected and papers’ titles (abstracts will be soon released):

Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining in Time and Space I – 31st of August 2021 from 11 to 12h30 am

“Potosí and its logic of long-term extraction” by Rossana Barragán (International Institute of Social History, Netherlands) & Paula Zagalsky (National Council of Scientific and Technical Research, CONICET, and Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina)

“Timber, Food, and Metals. Comparing impacts of mining extraction in two early modern Italian districts, 1400-1800” by Gabriele Marcon (European University Institute, Italy)

“Farmers, Miners and Pollution” by Juan D. Pérez-Cebada (Universidad de Huelva, Spain) and Pedro G. Silva (Universidade do Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal)

Environmental and Social Impacts of Mining in Time and Space II – 31st of August 2021 from 4 to 5h30 pm

“The enviromental mining impact in the Mediterranean, first half of the 20th century” by Francesca Sanna (UPEC University of Paris-Créteil, Lab’Urba)

“The sea, the forest, the village. Economic, social and environmental impact of mining in north Euboea, Greece (1860s-2000s)” by Leda Papastefanaki (University of Ioannina & IMS/FORTH)

Economic and social impact of mining: the case of Spain         1st of Septembre 2021 from 11 to 12h30 am

Labour markets formation in Golden Age Spanish mining (1850-1920): evolution and specificities of the labour force” by Ángel Pascual Martínez Soto (University of Murcia, Spain), Lluís Torró Gil (University of Alicante, Spain), Miguel Á. Pérez de Perceval Verde (University of Murcia, Spain) and Ignacio Suay-Matallana (Miguel Hernández University of Elche, Spain)

Migratory networks in the configuration of mining communities in Spain in the 19th century: Linares (1840-1890)” by Andrés Sánchez-Picón (Universidad de Almería), Víctor Luque de Haro (Universidad de Almería) and María del Carmen Pérez Artés

Education and the Mining Industry in Spain in the late 19th century” by Adrian Palacios (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Economic and Social Impacts of Mining. Case Studies from USA, Africa, Europe
1st of Septembre 2021 from 4 to 5h30 pm 

Unravelling the resource curse: The impact of mining activities on local human welfare and within-country inequality, 1920s to 2000s” Dácil Juif (Universidad Carlos III, Spain)

Determinants in the Adoption of a Non Labor-Substitution Technology: Mechanical Ventilation in West Virginia Coal Mines, 1898-1906” by John Murray (Rhodes College, United States of America) Javier Silvestre (Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain)

Contextualising social and ethnopolitical unrest in late socialist Kosovo against the life cycle of mining” by Pieter Troch (Ghent University, Belgium)


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