Social and Labour History News
World History Connected, a 15-year old affiliate of the World History Association published by the University of Illinois Press, is seeking papers on “Anti-Imperialism in World History: Sources and Approaches,” which will be guest edited by Michele Louro (Salem State University) and Carolien Stolte (Leiden University).
Numerous 19th-century socialist militants and theoreticians have in their biographies the vital experience of emigration. Indeed, it was a time when hundreds of revolutionaries, outlaws, workers, students, and others, crossed geographical and linguistic borders, taking part in intellectual exchanges and transnational political practices.
Reports about global criminal networks taking over clandestine routes have stoked fears about irregular migration becoming a breeding ground for transnational crime, such as human trafficking, human smuggling, and drug trafficking. Research on the topic has mushroomed over the last decade, but the actual interaction between these crimes and irregular migration remains under-explored and under-theorised.
Coercion in work is a universal human experience that can be found in manifold forms of labour relations, both contemporary and historical. The analysis of coercive mechanisms in labour relations draws on various disciplinary approaches, mediums and tools.
mercredi 29 septembre 202119h00-22h30
Salle de conférence du Commun
Bâtiment d'art contemporain, Rue des Bains 28, 1205 Genève
Que peuvent nous dire les archives ? Comment des artistes contemporain·e·s s’appuient-elles et ils sur des documents du passé pour produire des œuvres aujourd’hui, mettre au travail la mémoire, redonner de la visibilité à des luttes et parfois mobiliser à nouveau ? Dans quels buts ?
In occasione del centenario della nascita di Leonardo Sciascia la Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna promuove un ciclo di dialoghi volto a indagare, a partire da alcune prospettive tematiche specifiche, la poliedricità dello scrittore e dell’intellettuale siciliano, il ruolo da questi giocato all’interno del dibattito culturale e politico a lui coevo e la viva essenzialità della sua opera per comprendere la complessità della nostra storia e del nostro presente, le loro mistificazioni e verità taciute.
International Association on Strikes and Social Conflicts
Fifth International Conference on Strikes and Social Conflicts in the 21st Century
Rotterdam, Netherlands: 21-24 June 2022
University College Cork, 15-18 June 2022
‘The age of revolutions was also to be an age of civil wars’
CfP: Jewish History in a Global Context: Telling Transnational Stories / Australian Journal of Jewish Studies
Ever since the seminal 2005 volume Connected Worlds - History in Transnational Perspective co-edited by Ann Curthoys and Marilyn Lake brought transnational approaches to Australian history into focus, a growing scholarship has examined the ways in which the past and its representations are shaped through processes and relationships across national borders.
The University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), the German Historical Institute in Washington (GHI) and the National History Center of the American Historical Association (NHC), in cooperation with the Interdisciplinary Center for Integration and Migration Research (InZentIM), the Institute for the Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) and the Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21), are pleased to announce the second International Seminar in Historical Refugee St
Revolutions and rebellions have been a constant feature of the history of the modern age.
Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse(n) in Europa heute - Gesellschaftliche und gewerkschaftspolitische Perspektiven
Engels 201: Die Lage der arbeitenden Klasse(n) in Europa heute. Gesellschafts- und gewerkschaftspolitische Perspektiven“ ist der Titel eines internationalen Kongresses, der vom 29. September bis 1. Oktober auf dem Campus Freudenberg der Bergischen Universität stattfindet. Interessierte sind herzlich eingeladen. Die Teilnahme ist kostenlos. Anmeldung ab sofort per E-Mail an email@example.com.
The digital workshop is aiming at doctoral candidates and early-career researchers and wants to draw attention to the underexplored spaces and sources that historicize empire’s lasting presence at home.
CfP: National Liberation, World Revolution: Anti-Colonial Networks and the Origins of Global Communism, 1914-24
The end of the First World War and the Russian Revolution inaugurated a period of unprecedented global effervescence. Europe has often been regarded as the epicentre of these agitations and the Moscow-centred international communist movement as their protagonist.
[Final programme in PDF in attachment]
CALL FOR PAPERS
Open (non-thematic) issue of Transfer, 4-2022
Organized by the Swiss Social Archives, Zurich, Switzerland
Online event, September 8-10, 2021
Youth movements as political and social actors in past and present
ALL TIMES ARE CENTRAL EUROPEAN SUMMER TIME (CEST) UTC +2
Register here: https://t.co/aPNlYK9oCY?amp=1
Wednesday, 8 September 2021
16.00 – 17.30
Prof. Dr. Christian Koller, Director Swiss Social Archives