Thursday, November 16 / 3:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Session 56
Approaches to Studying Migration in Historical US and Japan

Chair: Diego Ramiro, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC)
Discussant: Fangqi Wen, Ohio State University

1. Cross-Border Black Family Migration before, during, and after the U.S. Civil War: Revelations from the 1864 Windsor CensusAdam Arenson, Manhattan College.

2. Evaluation of the child-ladder method for studying migration using family trees: A comparison with linked U.S. census data, 1850 to 1920Maryam Torkashvand, University of Iowa; Caglar Koylu, University of Iowa; Alice B. Kasakoff, University of South Carolina.

3. Migration and Fertility in Early Modern Northeastern JapanSatomi Kurosu, Reitaku University; Hao Dong, Peking University; Miyuki Takahashi, Rissho University.

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