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CfP: Challenging Perspectives on the Indian Diaspora

Wed, 2017-02-08 12:55

CALL FOR PAPERS

Challenging Perspectives on the Indian Diaspora
A Global Conference on Diaspora Studies and Policies
Date: October 5-7, 2017
Venue: City of The Hague, The Netherlands

The Foundation of the Lalla Rookh Academic Chair (Stichting Diaspora Leerstoel in Lalla Rookh), in conjunction with VU University of Amsterdam, the International Institute of Social Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam in The Hague and the Municipality of The Hague, are organizing a Global Conference on Indian Diaspora Studies.

The Why of this Conference

CfP: Workshop "Augmenting the Left"

Wed, 2017-02-08 12:47

Call for Papers

Workshop: Augmenting the Left
York University, Toronto, May 25-27, 2017

RHI seminar on "Mind the gap – An entangled history of equal remuneration" by Silke Neunsinger

Mon, 2017-02-06 13:48

On Tuesday February 14, Silke Neunsinger (Uppsala University) will present a paper on:
“Mind the gap - An entangled history of equal remuneration"
Date: February 14th, 2017
Time: 12.30-14.00 hrs
Location: room V72, Leeuwenborch,
Hollandseweg 1, Wageningen

International Conference Information and Power in History

Mon, 2017-02-06 09:52

Registration is open for the International Conference ‘Information and Power in History’ (16-17 March 2017). Over forty speakers in five panels will present their research on the connection between information and power through history. 

Project for the Digitization of CNT/FAI Archives at IISH

Fri, 2017-02-03 16:42

€450.000 for the Digitization of CNT/FAI Archives

The sole remaining archive of a respectable size of the Spanish Civil War is housed at the IISH. It concerns the papers of the anarchist trade union CNT/FAI (1934-1939), that had a large following. In Spain and in all countries, like the Netherlands, from where volunteers joined the International Brigades, many surviving relatives are searching for their lost family members.

Liberty's Volunteers: the timeless legacy of the Spanish Civil War

Wed, 2017-02-01 21:05

BMT Len Crome Memorial Conference 2017
Details of the IBMT’s 2017 Len Crome Memorial Conference have been announced…

Liberty's Volunteers: the timeless legacy of the Spanish Civil War
Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am-4pm
Manchester Conference Centre and Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB
www.manchesterconferencecentre.co.uk 0161 955 8000

10.30am
Registration

11am
Welcome

11.05am
Introduction: Professor Peter Crome

CfS: The 2017 Brazilian International Labour Film Festival - Mostra CineTrabalho

Wed, 2017-02-01 21:04

The 2017 Brazilian International Labour Film Festival
Mostra CineTrabalho
Monday 15 – Friday 19 May 2017
Espaço Cultural Casa do Lago
University of Campinas - UNICAMP
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil

Where are the libraries that were looted by the Nazis? Identification and restoration : a work in progress

Mon, 2017-01-30 12:59

The extent to which book collections were looted by the Nazi forces during the second world war was underestimated for many years. Just in France, at least five million books and graphic documents were stolen from their legitimate owners: ministries, Slavic libraries, leading figures of radical circles, socialists and communists, freemasons. From 1942, million of Jewish families are impacted by the spoliations aiming to destroy their culture.

CfP: Postcolonial Studies Association Convention on Globalization

Fri, 2017-01-27 14:21
 

Postcolonial Studies Association Convention

School of Advanced Study, Senate House, University of London

18-20 September 2017

 

Les activités sociales à la Poste au XXe siècle

Fri, 2017-01-27 10:38

Offre d’allocation doctorale du Comité pour l’histoire de la Poste

Sujet : Les activités sociales à la Poste au XXe siècle

Argumentaire

CfP: Beyond the home: new histories of domestic servants

Tue, 2017-01-24 14:37

Papers are sought for a conference at Oxford University on 8th September 2017 that will explore the lives and experiences of servants beyond their domestic workplaces. Domestic service, in its various forms, has long provided one of the most significant sources of employment for men, women and children around the world. Existing studies have successfully explored the servant experience in their place of work, yet contributions made by servants outside the home – to social, cultural, economic and political life – have been little explored.

Public Seminar: Social Movements, Archives and Memory

Mon, 2017-01-23 09:36

Melbourne University’s School of Historical and Philosophical Studies is running a Public Seminar on “Social Movements, Archives and Memory” – Wednesday 8 February 2017, 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Arts West Building, Lectorial Room 156, North Wing, The University of Melbourne, Parkville.

Migration: A Historical Perspective - Lecture by Richard Evans

Mon, 2017-01-23 09:34

Migration from the Middle East and North Africa to Europe has reached mass proportions in the last few years. This is only the most recent development in a long history of population movements into, out of and within the Continent. Beginning with the story of European migration to other parts of the world, the largest mass migration in history, that took on immense proportions in the nineteenth century, the lecture goes on to discuss the repeated experiences of forced population exchanges, flight, and "ethnic cleansing" in Europe in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

CfP: Workers, Labour and Labour History in Modern Central-East-Europe (ELHN)

Sun, 2017-01-22 13:43

European Labour History Network (ELHN), Working Group "Workers, Labour and Labour History in Modern Central-East-Europe”

CfP: British Studies in a Broken World

Fri, 2017-01-20 11:07

Modern British Studies at Birmingham invites proposals for panels showcasing new research on all aspects of British history from the 18th century to the present. At a moment when many of the core strands of modern society, culture, politics, and economics have been called into question, it is time to explore how we make sense of Britain’s past and the value of thinking historically in public life.

We will host our Second Conference 5-7 July 2017

CfP: Scottish Political Poetry and Song, 1832-1918

Fri, 2017-01-20 10:59

In 2018, Scottish Literary Review will publish a special issue in relation to the Carnegie-funded project ‘The People’s Voice: Scottish Political Poetry, Song and the Franchise, 1832-1918’, guest-edited by Catriona MacDonald, Kirstie Blair and Michael Shaw. The special issue aims to widen the remit of this project beyond its primary focus on Reform and franchise verse, and to reflect more broadly on the connections between politics and poetry and song cultures, within Scotland and potentially beyond, in this period.

Colloque international « Libre Pensée et Libres Penseurs Hier et aujourd’hui »

Thu, 2017-01-19 09:16

Invitation au
Colloque international de l’IRELP – 21 septembre 2017
Salle Léon Jouhaux – Annexe de la Bourse du Travail
67 rue Turbigo - 75003 Paris

« Libre Pensée et Libres Penseurs - Hier et aujourd’hui »

CfP: Carnival in Modern Europe, 1700-2000

Tue, 2017-01-17 19:42

We wish to invite proposals for papers on a proposed panel ‘Carnival in Modern Europe, 1700-2000’ that we intend to submit to the organisers of the European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) in Belfast, 4-7 April 2018. We aim to explore and interpret the transformation of carnival in the modernperiod and its varied function in different societies, and are particularly interested in issues of class and gender. Closing date for proposals: 31 March2017.

Steve Thompson (Aberystwyth University, Wales) - sdt@aber.ac.uk

CfA: Labor History Special Issue on Factory History

Sun, 2017-01-15 15:39

Labor History Special Issue on Factory History
Editors: Görkem Akgöz, Richard Croucher, Nico Pizzolato

CfP: European Labor History Network Conference - Factory History Working Group Sessions

Sun, 2017-01-15 15:34

Call for Papers
Second ELHN Conference – Paris, 2-4 November 2017
Factory History: An Integrated Approach

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