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Le travailleur agricole, un travailleur comme les autres ?

Social and Labour History News - Tue, 2019-09-17 16:35

Les rencontres d’automne de l’Association Française de Droit du Travail (AFDT), se tiennent les 27 et 28 septembre 2019 au Pôle juridique et judiciaire de Bordeaux. Cette année, elles sont consacrées au travailleur agricole sous l’intitulé : « Le travailleur agricole, un travailleur comme les autres ? ». Cette manifestation est organisée conjointement par le Centre de droit comparé du travail et de la sécurité sociale ( Comptrasec , UMR 5114 CNRS - Université de Bordeaux) et l’Association française de droit du travail et de la sécurité sociale (AFDT).

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Photo Archives VII: The Majority World

Social and Labour History News - Tue, 2019-09-17 16:26

The archive has become an object of sustained historical and theoretical investigation in recent years. The anthropological turn in photographic criticism has opened up new directions for the analysis and understanding of photo archives that complement and dialogue with more traditional Art Historical approaches focused on photographs as images; it has helped direct this growing interest towards the materiality of the photograph as object, and its social and institutional lives that unfold very often within the archival ecosystem.

2 doctoral and 2 postdoctoral positions at the Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2019-09-16 10:47

The Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities. The „Institute for Social Movements“ (ISB) is a central research institute of the RUB under the directorship of Professor Stefan Berger, which has a long track record of researching the comparative history and present-day relevance of social movements.

The ISB is looking for

2 postdoctoral researchers (full time; payment according to German public service scale - E 13 TV-L)

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CfP: Global and Regional Trade Unions and the Future of Work

Social and Labour History News - Fri, 2019-09-13 11:01

We (Michele Ford, Michael Gillan and Dimitris Stevis) are organizing a session on Global and Regional Trade Unions and the Future of Work (description below) at the International Sociological Association Global Forum, Porto Alegre, Brazil July 14-18, 2020. Host committee RC-44.

Paper Proposals accepted until September 30, 2019.

Le mouvement des associations de travailleurs au XIXe siècle

Social and Labour History News - Fri, 2019-09-13 09:44

"Le mouvement des associations de travailleurs au XIXe siècle"
Colloque international, lundi 7 et mardi 8 octobre 2019
Université de Lille – Campus Pont de Bois – Villeneuve d’Ascq
Bâtiment A, salle de séminaire de l’IRHiS (A1 152)

Lundi 7 octobre

CfP: Disrupting technology: contextualising continuity and change in technology, work and employment

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2019-09-09 10:16

16-17th January 2020, Centre for Employment Relations Innovation and Change, University of Leeds

Autonomy and Automation: Work in the 21st Century (Book Series)

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2019-09-09 10:05
Autonomy and Automation: Work in the 21st Century (Zed series)  The labour market has been hollowed out and the future of work lies in the shadow of political crises. Many have argued that this growing social polarisation is driven by technological change. However, research has not kept up with the speed at which these changes are occurring. Social protections for workers are being eroded across the globe and technology is arguably catalysing this trend.

CfP: Restitution of Colonial Collections in Europe. Possibilities, Challenges, Dilemmas

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2019-09-09 09:52
CONFERENCE DECEMBER 2-3, 2019, GHENT 

 

TAPAS/Thinking About the PASt and Centre for Anthropological Research on Affect and Materiality (CARAM) are proud to announce thjis conference on the restitution of colonial collections in Europe, taking place on December 2 and 3, 2019 in Ghent.  

CfP: Travailler sur les dossiers personnels: apports et défis, limites méthodologiques et éthiques

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2019-09-09 09:49

Utilisé dès le XIXe siècle, le dossier personnel est le résultat d’une procédure de recueil d’informations, d’enregistrement, de description et de suivi d’un individu. Cette mise en écriture de l’existence individuelle devient un moyen de contrôle et de traçabilité pour identifier des catégories de personnes et surtout fabriquer une typologie de l’hors norme, dont l’objectif peut viser la protection de l’individu et de ses droits mais aussi et surtout la protection de la société en adaptant l’intervention à la nature jugée déviante de la personne concernée.

CfP: Research Seminar – History of Colonialism (19th- and 20th-centuries)

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2019-09-09 09:31

The Institute of Contemporary History at the Universidade NOVA, Lisbon, Portugal, is pleased to invite proposals for its new research seminar on the colonial past and its historical legacies during the academic year 2019/2020.

ToC July 2019 Kate Sharpley Library Bulletin

Social and Labour History News - Fri, 2019-09-06 16:37

KSL: Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library No. 99, July 2019 has just been posted. The PDF is up at: https://www.katesharpleylibrary.net/00013n

Contents:

The First of May. "This coming May 1st, the Toilers of the entire world will take to the streets: to do what? Why will they do so? To demand what? A palliative that is not going to be able to bring about any improvement in our lot." https://www.katesharpleylibrary.net/sf7nrt

Los orígenes del Instituto Internacional de Historia Social y su relación con el Movimiento Libertario Español

Social and Labour History News - Fri, 2019-09-06 11:33

Aprovechando la estancia en España de Henk Wals, el director del IISH impartirá en nuestra sede de la calle Peñuelas 41, la conferencia 'Los orígenes del Instituto Internacional de Historia Social y su relación con el Movimiento Libertario Español" (19:00 h.).

CfP: VI International “Worlds of Labor” Conference

Social and Labour History News - Fri, 2019-09-06 08:26

VI Internacional “Worlds of Labor” Conference
X National Workshop of Labor History
July, 13-16h 2020 / Universidade Federal Rural de Rio de Janeiro

Call for papers

Por la tierra y el trabajo. La conflictividad campesina en la provincia de Badajoz durante la II República (1931-1936)

Social and Labour History News - Thu, 2019-09-05 09:06
El Grupo de Estudios sobre la Historia Contemporánea de Extremadura (GEHCEx) invita a la presentación del libro de Hortensia MÉNDEZ MELLADO: Por la tierra y el trabajo. La conflictividad campesina en la provincia de Badajoz durante la  II República (1931-1936), Cáceres, 20 de septiembre de 2019. 

 Más información en: www.extremaduracontemporanea.es

Social History Book Prize

Social and Labour History News - Wed, 2019-09-04 17:17

We are seeking nominations for the Social History Society’s annual book prize. Our £1,000-prize rewards scholarship in Social History and is awarded annually by a panel of judges for the best original work published in the preceding calendar year. We are delighted to announce that this year’s panel is chaired by Professor Pat Thane and includes Professors Penny Summerfield, Phillipp Schofield, and Sasha Handley.

To be eligible for consideration for the prize, the book must:

CfA: David Montgomery Award

Social and Labour History News - Wed, 2019-09-04 17:07

The David Montgomery Award is given annually by the OAH with co-sponsorship by the Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) for the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history. Eligible works shall be written in English and deal with United States history in significant ways but may include comparative or transnational studies that fall within these guidelines. The award is given in recognition of David Montgomery’s crucial role in pioneering new approaches to the study of working people and their history.

CfP: Ideas and their Consequences. Mass Violence and International Justice after 1919

Social and Labour History News - Wed, 2019-09-04 10:37
Place: BerlinOrganizers: Lepsiushaus Potsdam; Armenian General Benevolent Union Europe; European Union of Jewish Students; Phiren Amenca.Date: 17.04.2020 - 19.04.2020 

The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919. That summer marked the beginning of two contrasting historical developments.

INUAS Conference Vienna 2019 / Housing under Pressure. Dynamics between Centers and Peripheries

Social and Labour History News - Tue, 2019-09-03 17:10

Rapid urban growth is associated not only with economic prosperity, the development of new fields of knowledge and technological innovation, but also with economic inequality, social polarization and environmental costs. Against this background, complex dynamics are taking place between centers and peripheral urban areas, in which urban functions and urban usage are shifting, new patterns of suburbanization are emerging, and places of living and dwelling are changing rapidly.

Instruire le peuple, émanciper les travailleurs. Théories et pratiques des socialistes et des anarchistes dans l’éducation du XIXe au XXe siècle

Social and Labour History News - Tue, 2019-09-03 17:04

Le colloque "Instruire le peuple, émanciper les travailleurs. Théories et pratiques des socialistes et des anarchistes dans l’éducation du XIXe au XXe siècle" est organisé par l’Institut national supérieur du professorat et de l’éducation (Inspé) de l’académie de Créteil-UPEC, la Société Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, la Maison Auguste Comte et la Bibliothèque des Amis de l’Instruction.

 

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