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Appel à projets LABEX - Les passés dans le présent 2017

Thu, 2017-04-06 09:18

Le labex Les passés dans le présent : histoire, patrimoine, mémoire est un projet de recherche collectif de long terme centré sur la présence du passé dans la société contemporaine.


News on Collections IISH Amsterdam

Thu, 2017-04-06 09:12

Daniel Rey Piuma published unique secret material on the victims of the Videla regime in Argentina. His archive came to the IISH in 2017.

The Russian writer Michail Shishkin devoted an essay to the Russian-Swiss couple Lydia Kochetkova and Fritz Brupbacher, based on their correspondence in the Brupbacher archive at the IISH.

Save the Date: Tagung anlässlich der Digitalisierung des "Vorwärts" am 17. Mai 2017

Thu, 2017-04-06 09:08

Unter dem Titel Das Projekt "Vorwärts bis 1933" - eine historische Quelle wird digitalisiert organisiert die Bibliothek der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Kooperation mit dem Archiv der sozialen Demokratie eine Veranstaltung anlässlich der Freischaltung der ersten digitalisierten Jahrgänge des "Vorwärts". Dieses Digitalisierungsprojekt umfasst die vollständige Retrodigitalisierung der sozialdemokratischen Zeitung für die Jahre 1876 bis 1933. Die in dem Projekt entstandenen hochwertigen Scans im Gesamtumfang von ca.

Hungarian Government Threatens to Shut Down Central European University

Wed, 2017-04-05 16:04

The Hungarian government has proposed amendments to the National Higher Education Law that would make it impossible for Central European University to continue operations within the country. These changes would endanger the academic freedom vital for CEU’s continued operation in Budapest and would strike a blow against the academic freedom that enables all universities to flourish.

Exhibition: New Dawn? The 1997 general election

Sun, 2017-04-02 11:48

New Dawn?
The 1997 general election

25 March 2017 — 4 June 2017
Time 10:00 - 17:00
Please note this exhibition will be closed Fri 31 March AM, re-opening Sat 1 April AM. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

CfP: Global Histories of Capital - New Perspectives on the Global South

Sat, 2017-04-01 16:05

Our aim is to bring together graduate students working on areas of the non-west, broadly conceived, whose work approaches questions of the economic from political, environmental, intellectual and cultural perspectives. In light of growing interest in the status of the economic to social scientific inquiry -- spurred by research programs from the history of capitalism to new materialism -- our objective is to foster a critical conversation about how we write such histories from world-regions outside Western Europe and North America.

CfA: International Summer Academy 'Labour, Rights, and Mobility'

Sat, 2017-04-01 16:02

The international research centre Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History (re:work) at Humboldt University Berlin and the Universidad Nacional de San Martin in Buenos Aires will hold a Summer Academy exploring the historical and contemporary connections between labour, mobility and rights in a global perspective.

The Summer Academy is open for doctoral students working in the field of work/labour from historical as well as other social sciences’ perspectives and will take place on the campus of the Universidad Nacional de San Martin, 29 October to 5 November 2017.

15th Biennial Labour History Conference "Workers of the World"

Fri, 2017-03-31 15:41


The 15th Biennial Labour History Conference is being held at Emmanuel College within the grounds of the University of Queensland, Australia.

Conference theme: Workers of the World

¿Cobraremos la pensión?

Fri, 2017-03-31 09:42

 El martes 18 de abril a las 12:00 h la Fundación Francisco Largo Caballero, en Madrid, presentará en el Consejo Económico y Social de España (calle Huertas, 73) el libro colectivo ¿Cobraremos la pensión?. Para más informaciones, lean el folleto adjunto.

Does the Trade Union Movement Still Exist?

Fri, 2017-03-31 09:19


Location: IISG, Amsterdam

Tijd: 16.00 - 18.00 uur. Inloop vanaf 15.30 uur

 Aanmelden via secretar[at] onder vermelding van 'Broodnodig'.


Banners for Spain. Fighting the Spanish Civil War in London

Wed, 2017-03-29 19:29

Six of the Marx Memorial Library's stunning Aid Spain banners will be displayed at Islington Museum in our BANNERS FOR SPAIN exhibition along with highlights from our Spanish Collection 5 May - 8 July. Islington Museum and MML will be hosting events to accompany the exhibition including a film screening, workshop and lecture. Please find flyer attached.

CfA: International Anarchist and Libertarian Book Fair, September 2017

Wed, 2017-03-29 09:43

To: publishing houses, publishers, authors, self-publishers, groups, organizations, associations and/or single individuals.

The "Ateneo Libertario" of Florence is preparing the 8th edition of the “ANARCHIST AND LIBERTARIAN BOOKFAIR” in Florence (Italy) On 22nd-23rd-24th September 2017, at Obihall Theatre (Teatro Obihall) address: via Fabrizio De André (corner with Lungarno Aldo Moro), Florence, Italy.

Los archivos personales: prácticas archivísticas, problemas metodológicos y usos historiográficos

Tue, 2017-03-28 16:45

Los archivos personales: prácticas archivísticas, problemas metodológicos y usos historiográficos

19, 20 y 21 de abril de 2017

Edificio Volta | Roque Sáenz Peña 832, CABA.

Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis Museum threatened with closure

Mon, 2017-03-27 09:16

Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis (1846-1919), one of the founding fathers of Dutch socialism, and an importwant figure in the international socialist, anarchist and anti-militarist movement of the late 19th-early 20th century, is probably the only Dutch socialist to whom a museum is devoted. This modest but very nice museum in Heerenveen, Friesland, now is threatened with closure due to budget cuts. The museum has launched an online petition, in Dutch, but with the translation tools of nowadays you will surely be able to understand it.

CfP: Economic and social history in the next ten years

Fri, 2017-03-24 10:03


Competition and discussion ‘Economic and social history in the next ten years’,

IISH Amsterdam, 10 november 2017

CfP: Mobilising Militant Pasts: Histories of Protest, Unrest and Insurrection in Politics and Culture

Wed, 2017-03-22 19:08

Mobilising Militant Pasts: Histories of Protest, Unrest and Insurrection in Politics and Culture

King’s College London

31 August – 1 September 2017

Call for Papers

CfP: Commodity Frontiers and Global Capitalist Expansion: Social, Ecological and Resource Policy Implications

Wed, 2017-03-22 10:01

Commodity Frontiers and Global Capitalist Expansion: Social, Ecological and Resource Policy Implications
4th International Workshop, 6-7 December 2017
Abstract Submission: 18 May 2017
Zayed University, Dubai

CfP: Socialist Internationalism and the Global Contemporary — Transnational Art Historiographies from Eastern and East-Central Europe

Mon, 2017-03-20 08:58

Following suit after Art History and Socialism(s) after World War II. The 1940s until 1960s (Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, October 2016), the present conference aims to explore selected theoretical underpinnings, methodologies, and legacies of art history writing in socialist period.

CfP: International Oral History Association Congress 2018 - Memory and Narration

Fri, 2017-03-17 10:27


The International Oral History Association is pleased to announce the call for papers for the next congress in 2018. The XX IOHA Congress will be held from June 18 to 20, 2018 in Jyväskylä, Finland. The congress is hosted by the University of Jyväskylä, the Finnish Literature Society, and the Finnish Oral History Network. The theme of the XX IOHA Congress is Memory and Narration.