Tim Riswick

ESHD Conference 2022 in Madrid

From 2-5 March the European Society for Historical Demography Conference 2022 in Madrid took place. It was a great conferences: very interesting presentations, constructive discussions, and incredibly nice and friendly people!

I was active in the following sessions:

  • Chair ‘Academic Publishing: Meet the Editors’.
  • Chair ‘Facing infectious disease and epidemics’
  • Commentator ‘How conditions in early life affect height and old-age mortality’.
  • Chair and Commentator ‘Health and Mortality’.
  • Presentation ‘A Deadly Tale of Two Port Cities: Smallpox, Urban Space, and Social Inequalities in Amsterdam and Antwerp, 1870-1872’.
  • Presentation: ‘From Sick Bed to Death Bed? Investigating Patient Composition and Mortality in the Amsterdam Binnengasthuis, 1856-1896’.