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CfP: Socialist Culture Recycled (Eastern Europe: from Disillusions to Nostalgia and Beyond)

Mon, 2020-11-16 10:50
The Institute of Russian Literature of Russian Academy of Sciences25-27 June 2021

The popularity of Soviet ‘retro-culture’ in post-Soviet society is a passionately debated topic in current studies addressing the situation in Russia of the 1990s – 2010s.

CfP: Gender in Global and Transnational History

Mon, 2020-11-16 10:47
Basel, Switzerland3-4 June 2021

Transnational and global history have become intriguing fields of research for young historians.

CfP: Special Issue of Comparative Literary Studies: The Cultures of Global Post/Socialisms

Mon, 2020-11-16 10:41

We seek articles on cultural representations of post/socialism as a global historical formation. The term “postsocialism” was first coined in reference to 1980s innovations in Chinese-style state socialism, and the field of postsocialist studies critiques dominant narratives of transition in former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc countries.

CfP: (In)Secure Worlds: Scales, Systems and Spaces of Carcerality

Mon, 2020-11-16 10:40

Carceral systems have expanded over the past decades as strategies accompanying the many ‘wars on’ crime, drugs, poverty, and terrorism. These systems serve to securitize, isolate, manage and police specific groups of criminalized others. In effect, the carceral has become such an inextricable aspect of current security paradigms that scientists speak of a carceral age and carceral states (Moran et al. 2018, Garland 2013, Wacquant 2000).

CfP: Childhood in 20th Century History. The Italian Case

Mon, 2020-11-16 10:33

Starting from the new century, Italian historical studies on childhood in the 20th Century have known a growing, although not systematic, attention. Research has focused on some significant issues, such as wars, fascism, or the Shoah; or on transversal issues such as welfare or school and educational policies. A not secondary role has been played by the publishing industry thanks to the publication of memories and diaries by those experienced, during their childhood, central events of the 20th Century, first of all the World Wars and racial persecution.

CfP: Le populisme de gauche. Histoire, théorie, pratique

Mon, 2020-11-16 10:31

Les années post-crise de 2008 ont vu émerger un phénomène nouveau en Europe, en particulier sur sa rive méditerranéenne : le populisme de gauche. Celui-ci s’inscrit néanmoins dans une histoire plus longue et une géographie plus vaste, dont le contenu et les limites font l’objet de débats.

CfP: Sociologies rurales dans le Sud global : le contexte du Maghreb

Mon, 2020-11-16 09:52

La revue de sociologie brésilienne « Contemporânea » de l’Université de São Carlos organise un dossier sur les sociologies rurales du Maghreb1. Ce dossier a pour objectif de:

i) familiariser les chercheurs brésiliens et, plus largement, sud-américains à la sociologie rurale maghrébine et

ii) à partir de l’espace maghrébin, penser le concept de post-colonialité dans une perspective analytique peu connue, et

iii) amorcer une interaction féconde entre les sociologues ruralistes issus (ou pas) des deux espaces géographiques.

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)

Mon, 2020-11-16 09:45
Organized byAllameh Tabataba’i University (Iran) & Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain)Tehran (Iran), 21–22 November 2020  Conference ProgramFIRST DAY, 21 NOVEMBER 2020 (12,30–21,00 h.

WORCK Newsletter N° 6

Mon, 2020-11-16 09:35

 

Aalborg/Vienna, 10 November 2020

 

Dear members of the COST Action WORCK,

dear colleagues interested in the study of labour and coercion,

 

these are truly challenging times! Europe is in midst the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and several European cities are confronted with terror attacks and extreme violence. The current situation makes it extremely difficult for a funding tool dedicated to connecting people through meetings, conferences and training schools to spend the granted funds.

CfA: Allocations de recherche - Banque de France

Mon, 2020-11-16 09:29

La mise en valeur scientifique des fonds d’archives de la Banque de France ainsi que l’animation de la recherche historique sont principalement assurées par Michel Margairaz, professeur émérite à l’université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne et par Olivier Feiertag, professeur à l’université de Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Les travaux s'ordonnent autour de trois pôles :

New website about Moral Economy

Mon, 2020-11-16 09:14

A webpage about Moral Economy has been created, in the framework of a research project conducted at the Institute for Mediterranean Studies-FORTH (Principal Researcher: Nikos Potamianos): https://moral-economy.ims.forth.gr/?page_id=765&lang=en.

CfA: Associate Professorship / Professorship in Black British History c.1900-Present

Mon, 2020-11-16 09:10

The Queen’s College and the Faculty of History are seeking to recruit an Associate Professor or Professor in Black British History, with a Tutorial Fellowship (the Brittenden Fellowship), to start from 1 October 2021, or as soon as possible thereafter.   This is a permanent position after an initial probation. We welcome applications from candidates at all career stages, provided they have a doctorate.

First Walter Rodney Conference

Mon, 2020-11-09 10:19
Walter Rodney's ground-breaking How Europe Underdeveloped Africa skewered the dominant narrative on African and European development. 

CfA: Desigualdades y violencias de género en América Latina y el Caribe

Mon, 2020-11-09 10:12

Los países de América Latina y el Caribe aún enfrentan múltiples desafíos para superar las desigualdades de género. Éstas siguen constituyendo un grave obstáculo para la construcción de sociedades más justas y democráticas, con más derechos y reconocimientos.

Donne e politica tra Ottocento e Novecento

Mon, 2020-11-09 09:55

Università degli Studi di Milano - Dipartimento di Studi Storici

IN COLLABORAZIONE CON

Fondazione di Studi storici “Filippo Turati”

Donne e politica tra Ottocento e Novecento

Giovedì 12 novembre 2020
H 10:30-12:30

INTERVENTI

Maurizio Degl’Innocenti (Fondazione di Studi storici “Filippo Turati”)

Amedeo La Mattina (“La Stampa”)

Maria Chiara Mattesini (Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata)

Michela Minesso (Università degli Studi di Milano)

Laura Mitarotondo (Università degli Studi di Bari)

Labor in State-Socialist Europe, 1945-1989: Contributions to a History of Work, edited by Marsha Siefert

Mon, 2020-11-09 09:52

Labor regimes under communism in East-Central Europe were complex, shifting, and ambiguous. This collection of sixteen essays offers new conceptual and empirical ways to understand their history from the end of World War II to 1989, and to think about how their experiences relate to debates about labor history, both European and global. 

Rescheduled: III Jornadas internacionales de historia de los/as trabajadores/as y las izquierdas

Mon, 2020-11-09 09:50
El Centro de Estudios Históricos de los Trabajadores y las Izquierdas y la revista Archivos continúan con la organización de las “III Jornadas internacionales de historia de los/as trabajadores/as y las izquierdas” y comunican que el evento se realizará de modo virtual entre los días 7 al 11 de junio de 2021.

CfP: 56th ITH Conference Migration Worldwide: Left-wing Strategies, Migrant Actors and Capitalist Interests from the Sixteenth Century to the Present

Mon, 2020-11-09 09:43

Linz/Upper Austria, 23-25 September 2021

Conference languages: German / English

CfA: Colonial Co-operation in Africa, 1900-1960

Mon, 2020-11-02 20:20

Supervisory team: Dr John Slight (The Open University) and Lucy McCann (Bodleian Libraries)  

Applications are invited for an Open-Oxford-Cambridge AHRC DTP-funded Collaborative Doctoral Award at The Open University, in partnership with the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford.

La medicina del lavoro nel XX secolo. Il caso italiano nel contesto internazionale

Mon, 2020-11-02 17:19

Nel difficile contesto attuale la SISLav promuove momenti di riflessione su tema della salute sul posto di lavoro. Tra queste segnaliamo il convegno di studi dedicato a La medicina del lavoro nel XX secolo.

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