Keynote by Katherine Jellison chaired by Gérard Béaur in the Amphitheatre Liard (Sorbonne) during the Rural History 2019.
From 10 to 13 September 2019, Paris (France) hosted the Rural History 2019. This is the fourth biennial conference of the European Rural History Organisation (EURHO), organized by the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS). It is also one more step towards the consolidation of a broader perspective for rural studies in Europe.
EURHO was officially launched in the Rural History 2010, the first European meeting for rural historians that took place in Brighton (England). Three years later, Bern (Switzerland) hosted the first Rural History conference under EURHO supervision, in 2013.
Rural History conference aims at promoting “a dialogue between rural history researchers which aims to surpass national frontiers, cross chronological barriers and break down disciplinary boundaries”. The path to getting to this larger approach, renewing rural history studies in Europe, has its origin in another important network: CORN.
Rural History 2019: the four biennial conference of EURHO.
One of the main
“If the COST project is the father of EURHO, there is a grandfather which is CORN. I was very satisfied with that purpose, but we needed to enlarge, to broaden the studies. People could not do it at that time but now we can”, remarks Béaur.
ReSEED´s principal investigator, Dulce Freire, is part of EURHO´s Management Committee as a representative of the Rural
EURHO´s next conferences will take place in Uppsala (Sweden) in 2021 and in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) in 2023.