“History of European Agricultural Statistics”, Royal Statistical Society Workshop, Reading, Nov 4 2016

Bonjour à toutes et tous,
Je me permets de vous faire suivre cette annonce (programme reproduit plus bas) relative à une journée d’études sur l’histoire des statistiques agricoles organisée à Reading le 4 novembre prochain par le Center for institutions and economic history et le groupe histoire de la Royal statistical society. Pour tout renseignement complémentaire, merci de vous référer aux contacts indiqués dans le message infra.
Bien cordialement,
Émilien Ruiz
De: “Cecilia Lanata Briones” <clanata@gmail.com>
Envoyé: Lundi 19 Septembre 2016 21:06:59
Objet: Royal Statistical Society Workshop:”History of European Agricultural Statistics”, Reading, Nov 4 2016
-Apologies for cross-posting-
On Friday November 4 2016, the History Group of the Royal Statistical Society will be hosting the workshop History of European Agricultural Statistics at Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6UD
Please find attached the programme.
Please email Lisa Bud-Frierman (CIEH Associate) lisa.budfrierman@gmail.com if you’re interested in attending. Registration is free.
If you are interested in joining the History Group of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), please email clanata@gmail.com
Cecilia Lanata Briones,  Social Media Secretary of the History Group of the Royal Statistical Societyclanata@gmail.com

 

HISTORY OF EUROPEAN AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS WORKSHOP

at the Centre for Institutions and Economic History in association with the History Group of the Royal Statistical Society

 

Date: Friday 4 November 2016

 

Time: 9:30 – 18.00

 

Place: Room 101, Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading, Reading RG6 6UD

 

Link to venue website:  https://www.henley.ac.uk/about-us/how-to-find-us/#whiteknights

 

Register for free with: Lisa Bud-Frierman (CIEH Associate) lisa.budfrierman@gmail.com

 

Co-organisers: Eileen Magnello (UCL), James Kneale (UCL) & Sam Randalls (UCL)

 

Programme:

 

9:30: Registration

 

9:50: Welcome and Introductory Remarks, Mark Casson (Reading)

 

10:00: Session 1: The Emergence of Inferential Statistical Theory & Practice

 

Eileen Magnello (UCL & RSS) ‘The role of agriculture in the development of a new statistical methodology: From Sir John Sinclair to Sir R. A. Fisher’

 

Olivier Thas (Ghent) The randomisation principle’

 

11:00: Coffee/Tea

 

11:30: Session 2: Statistics Applied to Climate and Crop Production

 

James Kneale (UCL & RSS) and Sam Randalls (UCL& RSS) ‘A geography of risk: hail insurance and agricultural statistics in England, 1840-1890’

 

David Stead (University College Dublin) ‘The farm records of Rev. Ralph Sadleir, County Dublin, Ireland, 1857-61’

 

Guiditta Parolini (University of Edinburgh) ‘A piece of operational research in the agricultural field’: the Survey of Fertiliser Practice during the 1940s and 1950s’

 

13:00: Lunch

 

Afternoon

 

14:00Session 3: European Official Agricultural Statistics

 

Ida Stamhuis (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) ‘The Netherlands as a statistical laboratory in Europe, the case of agriculture 1850 – 1940’

 

Lisa Bud-Frierman (CIEH & RSS) ‘Negotiating the things and the people that count: the breakthrough Scottish agricultural statistics experiments of the 1850s’

 

Michael Turner (Hull) ‘1866 and All That: the origins and development of the June Returns’

 

15:30: Tea 

 

16:00: Session 4: Statistical Knowledge and Interpretation

 

Carl Griffin (Sussex), ‘The making of the English poor as biological subjects’

 

Karen Sayer (Leeds Trinity University) ‘Sheep Production in the UK in the nineteenth century: the circulation, interpretation and effect of statistical knowledge’

 

Matthew Paskins (Aberystwyth) ‘Counting (on) wild plant resources’

 

17:30: Concluding Discussion

 

18:00: Close

 

18:30: Speakers and non-speakers are cordially invited to join us after the workshop for informal drinks and dinner.

Further infor

Émilien Ruiz
Maître de conférences en histoire contemporaine
Université Lille 3 – IRHiS (UMR 8529)
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