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IALHI Conference and General Assembly 2020

Mon, 2020-08-24 11:01


International Association of Labour History Institutions

(Online) Conference and General Assembly, 10-11 September 2020



All times are Central European Summer Time (CEST), UTC +2

The event will take place online, via Zoom. Please register using the links below in order to receive the login details for each panel and meeting

CfP: Multiple Identities Problems, methodologies and historical sources from the antiquity to present day

Mon, 2020-08-24 10:41

The PhD students in History at the University of Pisa are pleased to announce a call for papers for a three-days online seminar (December 10, 11, 12, 2020), concerning the multifaceted concept of identity and its many dimensions. The seminar aims to grasp the complexity and intersection of different affiliations and identity constructions. In this sense, we will share new methodological and epistemological approaches, with a diachronic, global and interdisciplinary perspective.

CfP: Memory Studies Association 2021

Mon, 2020-08-24 10:20

The Call for Papers for the Annual MSA Conference in Warsaw (July 5-9, 2021) is now online! 

To read the CfP, visit our homepage or just scroll down. 

The submission system will open in September; deadline for submissions is October 15, 2020. Meanwhile, please share the news.

CfP: Social policies, cultural values and work-life balance in crisis times and beyond

Mon, 2020-08-24 10:17

Irina Gewinner1, Bianca Brünig2, Magdalena Ślusarczyk3 and Olga Maciejewska3

1University of Luxembourg, 2Leibniz Universität Hannover, 3Jagiellonian University


Objectives of the call


CfP: Special Issue of Punishment & Society: African Penal Histories in Global Perspective

Mon, 2020-08-17 11:10
 In the twenty years since the publication of Florence Bernault’s edited volume A History of Prison and Confinement in Africa, the study of Africa’s penal systems has expanded tremendously. This scholarship has not only provided a clearer picture of penal ideas and institutions on the African continent across multiple time periods and locations, it has also offered insights into wider questions about the relationship between punishment, colonialism, and decolonization as well as the global circulation of penal techniques.

CfP: LAWCHA Conference 2021. Workers on the Front Lines

Mon, 2020-08-17 11:09
University of Illinois, Chicago. May 26-28, 2021

The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA), an organization of scholars, teachers, students, labor educators, and activists, welcomes proposals for its 2021 conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago, May 26 to May 28. The conference theme will be Workers on the Front Lines. Our conference will overlap with that of the United Association for Labor Education (UALE), which is scheduled May 24 to 27, allowing for shared programming and dialogue.

CfP: Micro-Historical Perspectives on an Integrated History of the Holocaust

Mon, 2020-08-17 10:57

We are pleased to announce a Call for Papers for an interdisciplinary edited volume on new approaches to an integrated history of the Holocaust. Our edited volume aims to approach to Holocaust history in a way that combines macro analysis with micro studies of individual actions and responses. We seek to combine these perspectives in order to uncover connections that might not be so easily seen with a more traditional, singular approach.

CfP: Black Canadian Creativity, Expressive Cultures, and Narratives of Space and Place

Mon, 2020-08-17 10:55
Special Issue of the Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’histoire

CfP: (Re)mapping contemporary migration and mobilities: Trends and challenges in Africa

Mon, 2020-08-17 10:51

How subjects move or do not move tells us much about

what counts as human, as culture and as knowledge?

Caren Kaplan, “Transporting the Subject”

The Guest Editors of African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal announce the Call for Papers on (Re)mapping Contemporary Migration and Mobilities: Trends and Challenges in Africa.

Digitisation of the TUC Library card catalogue

Mon, 2020-08-17 10:22

The TUC Library card catalogue has been digitised and is now available to staff, students and external researchers from the TUC Library webpage (final accordion option) or directly from card catalogue link. It is searchable once you download the PDF “drawers”.

‘Radical Sounds’ at the Working Class Movement Library

Mon, 2020-08-17 10:16

On Bank Holiday Monday (31 August) the Library is hosting our very first virtual ‘Radical Sounds’ event. Join us from 7pm from the comfort of your living room for a fantastic mixture of music and readings curated by our very own Maxine Peake.

This unique celebration of talent and working class culture has something to appeal to everyone.
It will feature music from:

Stuart Christie 1946-2020 Anarchist activist, writer and publisher

Sun, 2020-08-16 22:09

Stuart Christie 1946-2020 Anarchist activist, writer and publisher
John Patten

Stuart Christie, founder of the Anarchist Black Cross and Cienfuegos Press and co-author of The floodgates of anarchy has died peacefully after a battle with lung cancer.

CfP: Impact of mining: economic activities, labour markets, living conditions, environmental problems (18th-21st century) at the ELHN-WORCK Conference 2021

Wed, 2020-08-12 14:43

Fourth Conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN) & COST Action Worlds of Related Coercions in Work (WORCK)
Vienna University, Vienna, 30 August - 3 September 2021
ELHN Working Group Labour in Mining

Call for Papers

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CfP: Working women in agriculture (19 to 21 centuries) at the ELHN-WORCK Conference 2021

Wed, 2020-08-12 14:11

The ELHN Feminist Labour History Working Group invites papers which address the following two large themes:

Working women in agriculture (19 to 21 centuries)

Tags: ELHN

CfP: The European Integration of Trade Unions: 70 years of Trade-Unionism and the legal dimensions of Social Europe (1951-2021) at the ELHN-WORCK Conference 2021

Mon, 2020-08-10 12:53

Fourth European Labour History Network (ELHN) meeting 30 August-03 September 2021

Working Group: The European integration of Trade Unions.

Call for Papers: The European Integration of Trade Unions: 70 years of Trade-Unionism and the legal dimensions of Social Europe (1951-2021)

Tags: ELHN

CfP: Race and Capital, Special Issue of Historical Materialism Journal

Mon, 2020-08-03 11:09

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.

CfP: Revue Humanités numériques : appel à contributions

Mon, 2020-08-03 11:07

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.

CfP: Perspectives on Workers’ Education at the ELHN-WORCK Conference 2021

Tue, 2020-07-28 12:20

Call for papers for the ELHN Working Group Workers’ Education at the European Labour History Network’s Conference, 30 August–3 September 2021 in Vienna

Tags: ELHN

CfP: Labour Migration History at the ELHN-WORCK Conference 2021

Mon, 2020-07-27 15:50

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