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Occupied Spaces: Encounters in Private Spaces in Occupied Japan and (West) Germany, 1945-1955

Tue, 2021-04-06 14:04

Thursday 29 April 2021, 10 am-12 n CEST (AEST 6 pm-8 pm; JST 5 pm-7 pm). All welcome.

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CfP: Transnational Perspectives on Music, Sound and (War) Propaganda (1914–1945)

Mon, 2021-03-29 12:58

Humboldt University (Berlin) and University of Zurich

International Conference
Transnational Perspectives on Music, Sound and (War) Propaganda (1914–1945)

21–23 October 2021 (Virtual conference)

Convened by Diego Alonso (Humboldt University, Berlin), Christian Koller (Swiss Social Archives and University of Zurich) and Steffen Just (University of Potsdam)

Keynote speakers:
Anne C. Shreffler (Harvard University)
Jens Gerrit Papenburg (University of Bonn)

CfP: The Balkans and the Post-Colonial World: Socialist Internationalism and Global Entanglements in the Cold War

Mon, 2021-03-29 12:52

Recent years have shown a fast-growing interest in the internationalist policies and cultures of the Communist Warsaw Pact countries, in the global engagements of East European actors, and in the active roles of smaller states in international relations during the Cold War.

CfP: The Temporalities of Capitalism. Time, Timing and the Formation of the World Economy

Mon, 2021-03-29 12:49

The history of capitalism has attracted ever growing interest among scholars in the last decade. Several studies aimed for exploring the role of violence and imperialism for the implementation of capitalist economies across the world and studied the relation between state policy and economic actors. Others have expounded on the role of consumption for the establishment of industrial production, the increased commodification of everyday life, or the social embeddedness of economic interaction.

The Rise and Fall of Chile’s “Authoritarian Democracy” (1970-2020)

Mon, 2021-03-29 12:45

On October 25, 2020, Chileans voted overwhelmingly to annul Augusto Pinochet’s 1980 constitution. Following a year after mass protests, the country’s citizens are thereby on a path to fully recovering the public sovereignty lost ever since Augusto Pinochet’s coup d’état against Salvador Allende in 1973.

The Century of Sputnik and Chernobyl: Science and the European Left during the Twentieth Century

Mon, 2021-03-29 12:41

The international conference “The Century of Sputnik and Chernobyl: Science and the European Left during the Twentieth Century” will take place on 20-21 April. It is organised by the Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg (CERGU) and supported by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (F19-1548).

CfP: Langues de travail / langues au travail

Mon, 2021-03-29 12:26

Ce numéro d’Études en Didactique des Langues est consacré à la relation entre le monde du travail et les langues. Les expressions “langue de travail” et “langue au travail” recouvrent des réalités différentes. La première est une langue utilisée dans un contexte professionnel, de façon majoritaire (par exemple, à Airbus, la langue de travail est l’anglais). La seconde est utilisée pour effectuer certaines tâches telles que la rédaction d’un rapport, une notice, un article. 

CfA: “Domenico Losurdo” International Prize

Mon, 2021-03-29 11:59

The interuniversity research group “Domenico Losurdo”, belonging to the Department of Humanities of the University of Urbino, announces – together with the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, the Internationale Gesellschaft Hegel-Marx für dialektisches Denken and the journal “Materialismo Storico” – a contest for the assignment of three prizes for scholars and researchers, for authors of unpublished monographs, degree theses or essays concerning the thought, work and method of Domenico Losurdo.

 

CfA: Prix de thèse SFHU 2021

Mon, 2021-03-29 09:50

La Société Française d’Histoire Urbaine (SFHU) ouvre, pour sa 11e session, un concours de thèses qui s'adresse aux jeunes docteur.es en histoire urbaine, ayant soutenu leur thèse durant l’année civile 2020. Par cette initiative, dotée d’un prix de 2000 euros, la SFHU vise à encourager de jeunes chercheurs.ses et à favoriser la plus large diffusion possible de leurs travaux (voir les archives du prix de thèse sur le site : http://sfhu.hypotheses.org/la-sfhu/prix-de-these-sfhu).

Antonio Gramsci, Lettere dal carcere

Mon, 2021-03-29 09:30

venerdì 2 aprile alle ore 17 in diretta streaming

Jhumpa Lahiri, Gabriele Pedullà, Silvio Pons

presentano

ANTONIO GRAMSCI, LETTERE DAL CARCERE

a cura di Francesco Giasi

 

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Marx Memorial Library & Workers' School - Become a member today!

Mon, 2021-03-29 09:21

The Marx Memorial Library is a vital and growing part of the socialist and labour movements in Britain, and our movements need us more than ever.  

Last year, more than 100 new members joined us and in that year we’ve responded to the challenge of the pandemic by:

CfP: 1921-2021: 100 years with and without Kropotkin

Mon, 2021-03-29 09:14

Piotr Alekseevich Kropotkin (1842-1921) was one of the most prominent advocates of anarchism during his adult life, but also a famous intellectual and activist in Europe and further afield. In this centenary year of his death, we welcome you to join us for a discussion about his legacy, influence and relevance today. This conference will discuss his life and his work, but also his afterlife. Since February 1921, the world has lived without Kropotkin, but in many ways his ideas and his legacy persist. This conference seeks to specify, debate, contest, and carry on that legacy.

CfP: Cittadinanza e condizione dello straniero attraverso il prisma del lavoro / La citoyenneté et la condition de l'étranger au prisme du travail

Mon, 2021-03-29 09:10

 *** FOR FRENCH, SEE BELOW *** 

 

Cittadinanza e condizione dello straniero attraverso il prisma del lavoro

Giornate di studio 2-3 luglio, Parigi

Association Française d’Histoire des Mondes du Travail – Società Italiana di Storia del Lavoro

 

SARABANDA 2021, the new research and events programme by Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli

Thu, 2021-03-25 13:57

Digital opening of SARABANDA 2021, the new research and events programme by Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, on Tuesday 30th March at 6.30pm (CET). 

 

Institutional greetings
Carlo Feltrinelli, President Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
Dario Franceschini, Minister of Cultural Heritage
Maria Cristina Messa, Minister of University and Research. 

 

Call for papers for the 51st Annual Conference of the IALHI “Youth movements as political and social actors in past and present”

Mon, 2021-03-22 11:09

51st ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LABOUR HISTORY INSTITUTIONS (IALHI)

Swiss Social Archives, Zurich, Switzerland

September 8-11, 2021

Youth movements as political and social actors in past and present

 

Call for papers

CfP: Microhistories of Socialism

Sun, 2021-03-21 23:27

Since 2015, every year at the end of summer, in Pula we organise a workshop for PhD students in history and related fields. Even last year we succeeded in doing so, although through a distance learning platform, so we are sure that the workshop will be also held in 2021, in circumstances which are still uncertain due to the pandemic. Depending on travel possibilities, we will work entirely in person in Pula, or entirely online, or in a hybrid way. We will be flexible and make every endeavour to find the most suitable solution for every participant.

Gender, Politics and Critique in the MENA: Towards a Critical History of Feminism, 1970s until Today

Sun, 2021-03-21 23:20

This kick-off workshop is a public presentation of a new research project conducted jointly by the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Birzeit University, Palestine and the International University of Rabat, Morocco, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.

CfP: Conference: Spaces and Locations of Migration

Sun, 2021-03-21 23:10

People were (and are) mobile in more complex ways than the once in a lifetime move from one social and cultural context to another. Their movements include ongoing, circular, or return migrations. Moreover, migration cannot be reduced to cross-border movements. A more flexible definition of migration is needed.

CfP: Préservation de la mémoire du Web en temps de crise

Sun, 2021-03-21 23:07

Ce numéro de la revue COSSI (Communication, organisation, société du savoir et information) est placé sous le thème de la préservation de la mémoire du Web en temps de crise. Pour s’assurer que certaines ressources Web restent disponibles sur cet épisode bien exceptionnel de l’histoire, les intervenants sont invités à s’interroger sur les modalités de constitution, de préservation et d’accessibilité d’un corpus d’archives Web pour documenter l’actuelle crise sanitaire. Des retours d’expérience, des témoignages, des bilans de projets sont également souhaités.

CfP: Perspectives croisées sur les migrations transnationales : une approche interdisciplinaire

Sun, 2021-03-21 22:57

Le colloque aura lieu les 2 et 3 juin.

Présentation

Ce colloque pour jeunes chercheur∙euse∙s est organisé par les étudiant∙e∙s du master Erasmus Mundus intitulé Migrations transnationales (MITRA) qui interviendront pour présenter leurs travaux de recherches en cours. Cependant, il reste ouvert aux communications extérieures afin de favoriser des échanges riches en perspectives sur une thématique qui nécessite toujours davantage d’éclaircissements.

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