13 June 2018

Venue: Babeș-Bolyai University, 1 M. Kogălniceanu st.

Room: Aula Magna (2nd floor)

15:00 – 16:00 – Ceremony for awarding the title of Professor Honoris Causa to Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux, Maître de conferences, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales

16:00 – 16:15 Coffee break

16:15 – 16:30 Opening Ceremony

Ioan Bolovan, Vice-rector of Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Helena Da Silva, NOVA University of Lisbon, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, Institute of Contemporary History, Portugal


Keynote speaker: Professor Liviu Maior

Plenary Session:

Alma Hannig, Christopher Brennan, Austro-Hungarian Cultural Elites and the Perception of ‘Others’ during and after the First World War

Alina Branda, Gender, Family and War Narratives. Case Studies

 18.30 – Cocktail, Piramida Restaurant (1 Em. de Martonne st.)


14 June 2018

Venue: Institute of History, 11 Napoca st.

8:30 – 09:45

Room: Aula Ferdinand

Reinventing Family Continuity after a War Hecatomb

Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux

Amy Carney, Proactive Population Policies in the Nazi SS during World War II

Catherine Dol, First World War Hecatomb Effects on Adoptive Practices in France

Grazyna Liczbinska, Poznań Family before, during and after the First World War: Changes in Marriage and Fertility Patterns

 Room: Francisc Pall

Identities and Loyalties in Transylvania

Chair: Diana Covaci

Ana Victoria Sima, The Manifold Identities of Ordinary Romanians in Transylvania during World War I

Florian Dumitru Soporan, Revolution, War and Restauration: Identity, Loyalty and social developments in Eastern Europe (1848-1856)

Georgeta Fodor, Maria Tătar-Dan, From the Great War to Great Romania. Identities on the Move in the Interwar Period

Claudia Septimia Sabău, Oana-Ramona Ilovan, Identity Issues and Coping Mechanisms in The Former Military Border District of Năsăud, During World War I

Gabriel Moisa, Feminist Movement and Fashion in the Bihor County of the 1920s: Clues for a Change in Mentality

9:45 – 10:00 Coffee break

10:00 – 11:20

Room: Aula Ferdinand

 Reinventing Family Continuity after a War Hecatomb

Chair: Antoinette Fauve-Chamoux

Paul Gary, Strategies of Family Continuity after the Tragedy of the Hundred-Years War in Saintonge Province

Derya F. Agis, Ecofeminism and Family Continuity during the Liberation War of Turkey from Internal and External Enemies: Westernization of Turkey after the Ottoman Empire in The Current Turkish Series, Entitled “You Are My Country”

       Marius Eppel, Empowering Family Continuity: Parish Priests’ Families Supporting the Bereaved and Memorializing the Dead during the First World War in Transylvania

 Room: Francisc Pall

Great War: Images, Reflections, Perceptions

Chair: Grażyna Liczbińska

Mari Janke, Paths of Glory” or How the Great War Reshaped the Notion of Art

Ferenț Iuliana Maria, The First World War as Seen in the Romanian Inter-War Literature

Vlad Popovici, World War I and its Aftermath in Nowadays Romanian On-line Environment

 11:30 – 13:00

Room: Aula Ferdinand

War Impacts on Health

Chair: Helena da Silva

Grażyna Liczbińska, Zbigniew Czapla, Janusz Piontek, Robert M. Malina, The Impact of WWII on Age at Menarche of Women in Poland

Mihaela Mehedinti-Beiean, The Queen of Nurses: Queen Marie’s Activity as a Nurse during World War I Reflected in the Transylvanian Press

Valeria Sorostineanu, Sickness and Health in First World War. A Case Study: Sibiu County

Helena da Silva, Tuberculosis among Portuguese Soldiers and Veterans (1914-1944)

Room: Francisc Pall

Through Church and School to Nation

Chair: Marius Eppel

Mirela Popa Andrei, Inter Arma Musae Non Silent. Romanian Denominational Schools in Transylvania under Siege, 1914-1918

Ion Cârja, Cecilia Cârja, Church and Nation. The Romanian Bi-confessionalism in Transylvania and the Great Union

Iosif Marin Balog, Ioan Lumperdean, Economic and Financial Implications of the First World War in Transylvania. Case Study: War Loans

       Lucian Turcu, About Loyalism, Family, Morality and Faith to the Transylvanian Romanians in the First World War

Maria Ghitta, The Children of the War. A students’ struggle at Cluj University (1922-1923)

13:00 – 14:00 -Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

Room: Aula Ferdinand

Demographic and Social Consequences of First World War

Chair: Elena Crinela Holom

Daniela Mârza, The Great War and the Children in Transylvania

Izabela Georgiana Coroian, The Impact of First World War on Cause-Specific Mortality Trends in Rural Transylvania. Case Study Mureș Valley

Vojtěch Pojar, From “Biological” to “Sociological” Eugenics: The Experience of Food Shortage and the Paradigm Shift in Czech Eugenics during the First World War, 1914-1918

Anastasios Zografos, The Orphans in Greece after a Decade of War: Governement’s Measures, Civilians’ role, Hosting Institutions and Children’s Adaptation (1922-1925)

15:30 – 17:00

Room: Aula Ferdinand

Conflicts, Effects, Consequences

Chair: Daniela Mârza

Cristian Bârsu, Aspects of the Sanitary Situation in Bessarabia, Bukovina and Transylvania in 1918, Described by General Dr. Nicolae Vicol

Mihai D. Drecin, Raluca Lenarth, The Retreat of Romanians from Territory Occupied during the First World War. Case Study: the Emigration of the Partenie Cosma Family to Italy (Autumn 1917 – Autumn 1919)

Ela Cosma, The Forgotten Wars of the Romanians in 1848-1849

Alina – Oana Smigun, The End Of Innocence – A Change Of Perspective On Love, Sexuality and Morality – The First World War catalyst

 17:00 – 17:15 Coffee break

17:15 – 18:30

Room: Aula Ferdinand 

Wars and Political Thought

Chair: Ioan Bolovan

        Mihai Constantinescu, The Russian-Chechen Conflict. A Brief Analysis Causes, Evolutions, Effects

Lönhárt Tamás, The Impact of War on Political Thinking: Reflections Regarding the Idea and Practice of Social Engineering After 1945

João Freitas, “The Enemy is in Your Own Country” – The First World War and the International Socialist Movement

Mihai Stelian Rusu, From Student Thugs to Legionary Martyrs: The Sacralization of Violence in the Romanian Iron Guard”

18:30 – 19:00

Room: Ferdinand Aula

Endnote speaker:  Peter Teibenbacher, Austrian Demography 1900-1938: Transition, Civil Losses due to World War War I and Recovery until 1938


15 June 2018

Trip to Alba-Iulia – Bucerdea Vinoasă