Social and Labour History News
Over the past decade racism, racialisation, empire and solidarity have re-emerged as some of the most central and contested issues to contemporary political struggles. The political right has mainstreamed and instrumentalised explicit and implicit forms of racism to reach the halls of power. This racism has not simply been rhetorical, as successive right-wing governments have implemented exclusionary and discriminatory policies.
Humanités numériques est une revue francophone publiée en libre accès et consacrée aux usages savants du numérique en sciences humaines et sociales. Éditée par l’association francophone Humanistica et diffusée sur la plateforme OpenEdition Journals, elle offre un lieu de réflexion, de débat scientifique et d’expression aux chercheurs et enseignants dont les travaux s’inscrivent dans ce champ.
Call for Papers for the Working Group Labour Migration History (ELHN-WORCK Conference, Vienna, 30 August–3 September 2021)
As part of the 4th conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN), Vienna, 30 August–3 September 2021, we invite abstracts for papers for a series of sessions organised by the ELHN Working Group Labour Migration History.Tags: ELHN
Sexual violence remains one of the world’s most under-reported crimes. Victims who press charges are often subjected to painful scrutiny of their own behaviour and personal lives by medical personnel, juridical authorities and the media. Survivors of sexual violence have described their frustration at the legal process, which seems to place them rather than their attackers on trial: ‘…I feel like I was given the life sentence that he deserves’.
Archives and Records: The Journal of the Archives and Records Association, Issue 42:3 for publication in November 2021)
Editors: Norma Gregory, Victoria Hoyle, Sarah-Joy Maddeaux
Coordonné par Damiano Matasci (Université de Genève) et Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (Université de Coimbra)
The Botto House National Landmark is the headquarters of the American Labor Museum, which offers educational programs & more. This 1908 home of immigrant silk mill workers was the meeting place for strikers calling for decent working conditions, an end to child labor, and an eight-hour day. For further information visit: www.labormuseum.net
France - Bordeaux
2021 March 18 & 19
The Medway Archives Centre has put on-line a new exhibition about the life and activity of William Cuffay.
Cuffay was born in Gillingham and moved to London when he was 19. He was the leader of London Chartism in 1848. Arrested and sentenced to be transported to Tasmania for his political activity, he continued to work as a labour organiser there until his death in 1870, 150 years ago.
En 2000, les partis d’extrême droite étaient cantonnés aux marges du paysage politique européen. En quelques années, ils ont gagné du terrain dans la plupart des parlements nationaux. Leur avancée, parallèle aux victoires d'Erdoğan en Turquie, de Modi en Inde, de Duterte aux Philippines, de Trump aux États-Unis ou de Bolsonaro au Brésil, a provoqué une radicalisation identitaire d’une partie de la droite traditionnelle.
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On July the 20th, 2020, Paolo Finzi, friend and comrade through many struggles, took his own life.
Born in Milan in 1951, since the mid-Seventies he has been responsible, together with his partner Aurora Failla, of monthly magazine «A rivista anarchica», which he contributed to found as well. He was also a founding member of Centro Studi Libertari / Archivio G. Pinelli.
History Workshop Journal (HWJ) and History Workshop Online (HWO) are seeking to appoint one Editorial Fellow in the academic year 2020-21.
CfP: Mapping South-South Connections: Networks, Alliances and New Actors on the International Scene during the Decolonization Process and Cold War in Latin America, Asia and Africa (1810-1990)
Mapping South-South Connections: Networks, Alliances and New Actors on the International Scene during the Decolonization Process and Cold War in Latin America, Asia and Africa (1810-1990)
21-22 November 2020
Allameh Tabataba'i University
Organized by Allameh Tabataba'i University (Iran)
in collaboration with the
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)
Update: Due to the current pandemic, this workshop will not take place in Tübingen, instead it will be organized via video-conference. The new deadline for the CfP is 31 July 2020.
Project E04 “Threat Communication, Coping and Stock Market Speculation. Bull Markets, Crashes and Knowledge” (18th-19th Century)” of the CRC 923 “Threatened Orders – Societies under Stress” invites proposals for papers to be presented at a virtual workshop on 29 and 30 October 2020.
Epidemic Urbanism Initiative (EUI), founded by Mohammad Gharipour and Caitlin DeClercq, presents “Global Visions on Cities and Historical Pandemics in the 20th Century.” This symposium is being organized as part of GAHTC’s annual event and will be held 1-3pm US Eastern Time on Friday, July 24, 2020. The following conversations comprising this event will be moderated by Dr. Mehreen Chida-Razvi (Nasser Khalili Collections, London) and Dr. Fariba Zarinebaf (Uni. of California, Riverside).
Panel 1: Colonialism, Imperialism, and Urbanism