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KASS-EU conference - draft programme

at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology,
Advokatenweg 36, 06114 Halle/Saale, Germany

Friday, 2nd November 2007

09.00 - 10.30 Session 1 - European kinship in time and space
Chair and discussant: David Sabean
Patrick Heady:
household, network and community - some findings from the KNQ

Carolin Leutloff-Grandits:
kinship and community - the rural urban contrast in Croatia

Paolo Viazzo:
Macro-regional differences in European kinship culture
10.30 - 10.45Short break
10.45 - 12.15 Session 2 - kinship and community: ethnographic accounts
Chair and discussant: Georg Fertig
Elisabeth Strasser:
community lost? Family, neighbourhood and social networks in an Austrian urban setting

Andres Barrera Gonzales:
combining historical and ethnographic perspectives- kin assistance and mutuality in stem and nuclear family systems in Spain

Carlo Capello and Nevill Colclough:
a moral familism? Family clusters, neighbourhood and social welfare in a south Italian community
12.15 - 14.00Lunch break
14.00 - 15.30 Session 3 - network ties: maintaining and breaking connections
Chair and discussant: Keebet von Benda-Beckmann
Georg Fertig:
kinship and the land market under a liberal property system

Sophie Chevalier:
mandatory and elective kin ties - the French experience

Alexander Nikulin and Constantin Poleshuk:
networks in rural Russia - the case of Kalikino
15.30 - 15.45Short break
15.45 - 17.15 Session 4 - Strategy, identity and care
Chair and discussant: Hannes Grandits
Hans Marks:
kinship as a framework for personal identity

Peter Schweitzer:
material motives and kinship ties

Patrick Heady:
reciprocity, biology and belonging - KNQ micro-analysis of the propensity to help
20.00Dinner at Steakhouse 'Matador'

organised by Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale, Germany
funded by the European Community