Tim Riswick

Conferences and Presentations

Organization

  • 19/3/2020: Session ‘East Asian Family History’ at ESSHC, Leiden. (cancelled due to COVID-19).
  • 14-15/10/2019: HLCS Conference ‘Is Europe inclusive? Politics, discourses and practices’, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
  • 28-31/10/2019: NWO-MOST Joint Seminar ‘Life at the Extremes 2.0: A New Research Agenda for Studying Historical Life Courses in the Netherlands and Taiwan’, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • 28/6/2019: Roundtable on ‘The Future of the Association for Young Historical Demographers’ at ESHC, Pécs.
  • 26/6/2019: Panels ‘Building an Academic Career: Tips and Tricks from Peers’ and ‘Academic Publishing: Ask the Editors’ at ESHC, Pécs.
  • 6-8/02/2019:Day for Young Historical Demographers and Conference for Young Demographersat Charles University, Prague.
  • 28/01/2019:N.W. Posthumus Masterclasswith George Alter, Radboud University, Nijmegen. 
  • 4/4/2018: Session on ‘Kinship and Child Mortality’, and presentation on ‘Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in the Mortality Chances of Brothers and Sisters in Taiwan (1906-1946) and the Netherlands (1863-1910)’ at the ESSHC, Belfast.
  • 13/09/2017: N.W. Posthumus Masterclass with Rebecca Sear, Nijmegen.
  • 30/03/2016: Double session on ‘Siblings and Life Transitions’, and presentation: ‘Differences in Mortality Chances of Brothers and Sisters in the Netherlands, 1860-1910’ at the ESSHC, Valencia.
  • 22/04/2016: Debatreeks ‘Criteria van Waarde in de Geschiedbeoefening: Bewaarplaatsen als onuitputtelijke bronnen voor de toekomst’, at Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden, Leiden.
  • 12/05/2016: Debatreeks ‘Criteria van Waarde in de Geschiedbeoefening: Erfgoed, waardevol perspectief en politiek instrument’, at Rijksdienst voor Cultureel Erfgoed, Amersfoort.
  • 17/06/2016: Debatreeks ‘Criteria van Waarde in de Geschiedbeoefening: Publieksgeschiedenis, geschiedcommunicatie en intermedialiteit’, at LUX, Nijmegen.

International Conferences

  • 29/10/2019: Presentation ‘Between Rivalry and Support: The Impact of Sibling Composition on Infant and Child Mortality in Taiwan and the Netherlands (1850-1945)’ at NWO-MOST Joint Seminar ‘Life at the Extremes 2.0: A New Research Agenda for Studying Historical Life Courses in the Netherlands and Taiwan’, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • 27/6/2019: Presentation at ‘Roundtable Reflecting on ‘The future of historical demography: Upside down and inside out’’ at ESHC, Pécs.
  • 27/6/2019: Presentation ‘Child Adoption in Taiwan, 1906-1940: Causes and Consequences’ at ESHC, Pécs.
  • 6/4/2018: Chair session, ‘Women in Changing Labour Markets I’, at ESSHC, Belfast.
  • 5/4/2018: Presentation of the paper ‘Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in the Mortality Chances of Adopted and Non-Adopted Daughters in Taiwan (1906-1946)’, at ESSHC, Belfast.
  • 5/4/2018: Chair session, ‘Life course approaches to human stature’, at ESSHC, Belfast.
  • 29/10/2017: Presentation, ‘Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in Infant and Child Mortality Chances of Brothers and Sisters in the Netherlands (1863-1910) and Taiwan (1906-1946)’ and poster presentation, ‘Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in the Mortality Chances of Adopted and Non-Adopted Daughters in Taiwan (1906-1946)’, at IUSSP International Population Conference, Cape Town.
  • 02/09/2016: Presentation, ‘Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in the Mortality Chances of Brothers and Sisters in Zhu Bei 1906 – 1946’, at the ESHD, Leuven.
  • 14/12/2012: Presentation, ‘Gender and/or Adoption: Infant and Child Mortality of Adopted Daughters in Haishan, 1906-1940’, at Day of Historical Demography, Leuven.

Dutch Conferences

  • 24/08/2017: Presentation, ‘Verschillen in Oost en West: de invloed van broers en zussen op de sterftekansen van jonge kinderen in Taiwan en Nederland, 1863-1945’, at Historicidagen 2017, Utrecht.
  • 10/03/2017: Moderator, KNHG-Kiest Conference, Amsterdam.
  • 04/11/2016: Moderator, ‘Code of Conduct for Historians’, at the Conference of the Royal Dutch Historical Society in Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.  
  • 28/10/2016: Presentation, ‘Criteria for Value in the Historical Sciences’, at the Moving Humanities Conference, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
  • 27/05/2016: Presentation, ‘Differences in Mortality Chances of Brothers and Sisters in the Netherlands, 1860-1910’ at the N.W. Posthumus Conference, Wageningen University.
  • 22/04/2016: Elevator pitch, ‘Debatreeks Criteria van Waarde in de Geschiedbeoefening: Bewaarplaatsen als onuitputtelijke bronnen voor de toekomst’, in Rijksmuseum voor Oudheden, Leiden.
  • 06/06/2014: PhD commentator, ‘Blurred copies: Eurasians in Dutch colonial and postcolonial literature’, at the Annual N.W. Posthumus Conference, Leeuwarden.
  • 19/04/2013: Student commentator, ‘Collecting information on prostitutes’ backgrounds in Geneva, 1920s-1930s’, at the Annual N.W. Posthumus Conference, Eindhoven.

Invited Talks

  • 18/11/2019: ‘Between Rivalry and Support: The Impact of Sibling Composition on Infant and Child Mortality in Taiwan, 1906-1945’, Colloquium Center for Historical Studies, University of Groningen.
  • 06/11/2019: ‘Marrying your adopted sister: Marriage strategies in Taiwan, 1906-1945’, ESDG Café, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
  • 30/11/2018: ‘Comparing Populations and Societies: a reflection on the series ‘Life at the Extremes’: the demography of Europe and China’ and how to move forward’, Program for Historical Demography, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • 13/02/2017: ‘Between Rivalry and Support: The impact of sibling composition on child mortality in Taiwan, 1906-1945’, Program for Historical Demography, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • 04/07/2016: ‘The story of a young historical demographer’, at the launch of the Radboud Group for Historical Demography and Family History, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
  • 03/03/2016:‘Between Rivalry and Support: The impact of sibling composition on child mortality in the Netherlands, 1863-1910’, Program for Historical Demography, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • 05/02/2015: ‘Marrying a female corpse? Ghost marriages in Asia’, ESDG Café, Radboud University, Nijmegen.
  • 22/07/2014: ‘Between Rivalry and Support: Differences in Mortality Chances of Brothers and Sisters in the Netherlands and Taiwan, 1883-1945’, Program for Historical Demography, Academia Sinica, Taipei.
  • 29/10/2013: ‘Beautiful angels in heaven? Mortality, gender and religion in nineteenth century Nijmegen and Arnhem’, 24 hours of Nijmeegse History, Nijmegen.