Session 24
Health and Well-being of the Youngest: Infant and Child Mortality

Note: Due to the pandemic the original sessions have been cancelled.
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Chair: Alice Reid, University of Cambridge

1. Neonatal Mortality and Temperature in Two Northern Swedish Rural Parishes, 1860-1899: the Significance of Ethnicity and GenderLena Karlsson , Umeå University; Erling Lundevaller, Umeå University; Barbara Schumann,

2. Social Inequality in Cause-Specific Infant Mortality at the Dawn of the Demographic Transition: New Insights from German Church RecordsMichael Muehlichen , Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB); Gabriele Doblhammer, University of Rostock.

3. Distinctive Phases in Immune Vulnerability of Infants? Insights from the Analysis of Mortality by Age and Season in Historic Scotland.Beata Nowok , University of Edinburgh; Chris Dibben, University of Edinburgh.

4. Child and Infant Mortality in 19th Century Hungary from-Micro Perspective: The Impact of Parents’ Widowhood and Remarriage on Their Children’s Survival, a Comparative AnalysisPéter Öri , Hungarian Demographic Research Institute.

5. Consequences of Infant Adoption in Taiwan, 1906-1945: the Impact of Regional Context and Household Composition on Child MortalityTim Riswick , Radboud University.

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