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Pauper Letters and Petitions for Poor Relief in Germany and Great Britain, 1770 – 1914 (Andreas Gestrich and Steven King)

Papers given

  1. Andreas Gestrich, Ganz unten. Geschichte des Glasgower Nachtasyls im 19. Jahrhundert, Augsburg 31.1.2011.
  2. Gestrich, Andreas und Heinisch, Daniela: “… They sit for days and have only their sorrow to eat”. Old Age Poverty in German Pauper Narratives, London 11.5.2012.
  3. Andreas Gestrich, German Pauper letters. New perspectives on 19th century poor relief, Oxford 16.3.2012.
  4. Andreas Gestrich, Das Leben der Armen: Ego-Dokumente als Quellen zur Geschichte von Armut und Armenfürsorge im 19. Jahrhundert , Augsburg 20.September 2012.
  5. Heinisch, Daniela: Unterstützungsgesuche und Bittschreiben von Frauen an den Frankfurter Rat, 1770-1809, Augsburg 20.September 2012.
  6. Sebastian Felten, ‘Export von FuD nach DENQ aus Nutzersicht im Editionsprojekt ›Pauper Letters and Petitions for Poor Relief in Germany and Great Britain‹’. digital humanities. Wissenschaftliche Datenbanken und Editionsprojekte, Bonn, 29– 30 November 2012.
  7. Andreas Gestrich, Eröffnung und Begleitung: 10th Summer School in British History “From the New Poor Law to the Crisis of the Welfare State, München23.-27. Juli 2012.
  8. New Trends in Research on Poverty and Social Policy in Britain”, München, Historisches Seminar, 23 .- 27. Juli 2012.
  9. Andreas Gestrich, “Concepts of social justice and entitlement to relief in 19th and early 20th century petitions for poor relief in England and Germany”, German History Society Annual Con-ference 2012, Edinburgh, 13. - 15. 09. 2012.
  10. Andreas Gestrich, Presentation of Pauper Letters Project at Workshop of Transnational Research Group Poverty and Education in India’, Centre for Modern Indian Studies, Göttingen 3.-4. 6. 2013.
  11. Herbert Eiden, Pauper narratives in East Frisia and in the county of Erbach-Fürstenau: Expressions of poverty and needs in fenland and woodland communities, Writing the Lives of the Poor, German Historical Institute, London, 28-30 November 2013
  12. Sebastian Felten, ‘›Gnädiger Herr! I do not have the money‹: Poverty and low liquidity in petitions to the counts of Erbach-Fürstenau (1840-1920)’. Financial History Group,Utrecht, 14 April 2014 and Writing the Lives of the Poor, German Historical Institute, London, 28-30 November 2013;
  13. Andreas Gestrich, Einführung und ‚Thematic Wrap-up‘,Writing the Lives of the Poor, German Historical Institute London and Leicester University (DFG-AHRC-Project), GHIL 28.-30. November 2013.
  14. Andreas Gestrich, Writing for Relief. English and German Pauper Letters in the Long Ninteenth Century, 74th Indian History Congress, Ravenshaw University, Cuttack 28.-30. Dezember 2013.
  15. podcast Peter Jones, Steven King, and Ben Harvey (University of Leicester), “Mapping Sentiments Towards the Poor” http://www.pulse-project.org/node/542 .