Social and Labour History News
CfP: Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances (online, 6th-8th September 2021)
International Society of Intellectual History (ISIH) CFP:
CfP: The German Inflation, 1914-1924. Historical Legacy and Macroeconomic Research Frontiers in the 21st Century
18-19 November 2021, online
3-5 November 2021, online
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rosa Luxemburg: a revolutionary theorist and political activist, whose work has provided important political economy critiques of imperialism, capitalism, nationalism and advocated for the collective commitment to social justice.
The online research meeting Sites and intersections of labor im/mobility is jointly organized by members of SISLav-Italian Society of Labor History, the COSTAction project WORCK-Worlds of related coercions in work and MOHU-Mobility&HumanitiesCentre for Advanced Studies at the University of Padua. It will bring together the researchers who animate WORCK working groups “(Im)mobilization of the workforce”and “Sites and fields of coercion” with SISLav working group “Free and unfreelabor”.
[See programme in attached PDF]
[Also available in French and Vietnamese here: https://calenda.org/883965]
3rd Latin American Transitions Conference: Disruptions of Latin American Democracies: Roots and dynamics of contemporary conflicts
We invite all participants to send us an e-mail to obtain access to the talks via zoom: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information, please visit the event page:
Thursday, June 17th
2:30–2:45 p.m. (CEST)
The year 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the end of the Cold War, a half-century of superpower rivalry whose effects were profoundly felt in nearly every part of the world.
Nous avons le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement d’un nouveau site, Archives notariales.
Summer course on
Minería histórica y nueva minería. De la historia socioeconómica al siglo XXI
Historical mining and new mining. From socioeconomic history to the 21th century
La Rábida (Huelva, Spain), 20 -23 July, 2021
Research theme within the Visegrad Scholarships at OSA in 2021/22
Possibilities of knowing: Truth seeking in a polarized world and [in] its aftermath
We invite applicants from the fields of history, the arts, philosophy and sociology to reflect on the conditions of knowledge production during and after the Cold War. Scholars and artists are invited to analyze the documentary practices of different agencies and persons on both sides of the Iron Curtain and assess the truth value of related documents/ artifacts.
In the context of the global Cultural Heritage boom, where local, national, and global identity constructions are involved and intertwined with interests in cultural tourism, sites of memory of colonialism and slavery related with notions of accountability or liability are a field of social conflicts.
The registration for the Moving Labour Confererence is now open on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/moving-labour-conference-tickets-155917895623).
It will take place on Zoom on June 28th and 29th 2021. Registration is open to all and free of charge. A Zoom link will be circulated on June 21st to all participants.
The concept of inequality has always been little practiced within the social sciences, especially due to the difficulty of answering questions such as: according to what aspects should we judge whether people are or are not equal? What criteria can be used to measure the implications of inequality with respect to well-being?
From the blockades against settler constructions at Mauna Kea and Wet’suwet’en to resistance along China’s New Silk Road or on the streets of hyper-policed cities across the North America, radical movements are exposing how infrastructures have historically underpinned various intersecting forms of imperial, settler colonial, and racial capitalist power.
It has now been 30 years since the English historian Robert John Morris, in an article entitled “History and Computing: Expansion and Achievements”, talked about a vision of the future “in which no historian could operate without being computer literate”.