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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


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) -

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

ToC: Newsletter Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

Sat, 2017-01-14 12:39

2017, un nuovo inizio all'insegna della ricerca
Ultimi giorni per candidarsi ai bandi per cinque borse di studio promosse da
Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

Ancora pochi giorni per partecipare ai bandi delle cinque Borse di Studio che
Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli ha deciso di promuovere per inaugurare il nuovo anno all'insegna della qualità della ricerca e della multidisciplinarità.
Di seguito i testi dei cinque bandi:

Post-docs in Social Change at the University of Johannesburg

Sat, 2017-01-14 12:25

South African Research Chair in Social Change

requests applications for

Post-doctoral Fellowships and Doctoral, MA and Honours bursaries

Post-doctoral Research Fellowships

CfP: Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives

Sat, 2017-01-14 12:23

Call for Proposals – Bucerius Young Scholars Forum at GHI WEST at UC Berkeley
“Histories of Migration: Transatlantic and Global Perspectives”

The GHI invites proposals for papers to be presented at the 1st Bucerius Young Scholars Forum, to take place at its branch office GHI WEST at UC Berkeley in November 2017. We seek proposals specifically from post-doctoral scholars, recent PhDs, as well as those in the final stages of their dissertations.

CfP: ENCRUCIJADAS. Revista Crítica de Ciencias Sociales - Vol. 14: Estratificación Social y Nuevas Desigualdades

Fri, 2017-01-13 17:21

Durante los últimos años ha resurgido con fuerza en el seno de las ciencias sociales el debate sobre la evolución de la desigualdad y la estratificación social.  

ToC: Bulletin du CIRA Lausanne

Wed, 2017-01-11 11:48

Centre International de Recherches sur l’Anarchisme, CIRA
Bulletin du CIRA 72

Rapport d'activités p.2
Manifeste REBAL p.6
Le groupe de travail « archives » p.8
Bonnes pratiques de numérisation / Best practice for digitizing documents p.10
Ressources en ligne / Online ressources p.28
Überlegungen zur Seite p.30
La bibliothèque anarchiste de Vienne p.32
Dans nos collections :
L'invention de la typographie en drapeau p.35
Appel à contributions p.35
Liste 72 p.40

CUT E ARQUIVO NACIONAL lançam Coleção com as comunicações do 4º Seminário Internacional o Mundo dos Trabalhadores e seus Arquivos

Tue, 2017-01-10 11:48

A coleção “Arquivos, memória, verdade, justiça e reparação: comunicações do 4º Seminário Internacional o Mundo dos Trabalhadores e seus Arquivos” tem origem no evento promovido pela CUT e Arquivo Nacional, em junho de 2016. O seminário destacou a importância da recuperação e organização dos arquivos e da história e memória dos trabalhadores e a divulgação de fontes e pesquisas fundamentais para o direito à verdade, à memória e à justiça.

CfP: ESSHC 2018 - Anarchism and Republicanism

Mon, 2017-01-09 11:13

Call for Papers
European Social Science History Conference
Belfast, 4-7 April, 2018