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Anti-communist Solidarity: US-Brazilian Labor Relations During the Dictatorship in Cold War Brazil

Tue, 2022-01-25 16:21


New book Anti-communist Solidarity: US-Brazilian Labor Relations During the Dictatorship in Cold War Brazil (1964-1985). Foreword by Alex Lichtenstein, Indiana University and Fernando Teixeira da Silva, Unicamp/ Brazil, this book is an English version of Disseram que voltei americanizado”: relações sindicais Brasil-Estados Unidos na ditadura militar brasileira (Unicamp Press, 2017). 

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News from the Working Class Movement Library

Mon, 2022-01-24 13:07
Early 2022 talks

You can now catch up on details of our new series of Invisible Histories talks at

CfP: Whose Choice, Whose Rights? Global-Historical and Intersectional Approaches to the Emergence of Reproductive Rights after 1945

Mon, 2022-01-24 11:14

At this conference, we explore the emergence of notions of reproductive rights, reproductive justice and reproductive choice and autonomy over the course of the second half of the 20th Century.

CfP: Special Issue on Strategy | Historical Materialism

Mon, 2022-01-24 11:12

In 2006, French Marxist theorist Daniel Bensaïd made an urgent plea to reopen the strategic debate within the anti-capitalist Left. Fifteen years later, and after a major capitalist crisis, a series of important movements and also significant defeats of the Left, a pandemic and a new major economic crisis, along with the rise of the far Right and the impeding climate disaster, we are within the contours of a conjuncture where strategic questions seem to be more urgent than ever.

CfP: Socialisms and International Law in the Contemporary World

Mon, 2022-01-24 11:11

Over the past decade, scholars have begun to recover alternative, non-Western and non-Eurocentric stories of international law-making, emphasizing the role of actors from other world regions as well as doctrines that challenged the Western-led liberal order. The impact of Global South experts and governments has been a central subject of this new historiography.

IHOES - Lettre d'information

Mon, 2022-01-24 11:07

Récapitulatif de nos études et analyses 2021

Nous sommes heureux de vous annoncer notre nouvelle « cuvée 2021 » de publications, soit trois études et six analyses. 

CfP: Collection "Humanités numériques et Science ouverte"

Mon, 2022-01-24 11:05

Dans le cadre de la collection “Humanités numériques et science ouverte” publiée aux Presses universitaires du Septentrion (PUS) en partenariat avec la Maison Européenne des Sciences de l’Homme et de la Société (MESHS), nous lançons un nouvel appel à manuscrits en vue de la publication de deux ouvrages en 2022-2023.

Records Uncovered 2.0: LGBTQI+ histories in Central and Southeastern Europe

Mon, 2022-01-24 10:55

The exhibition is accompanied by film screenings, roundtable discussions, and other related events. Program details here!

On January 18, 2022, the exhibition Records Uncovered 2.0, organized by Blinken OSA and Háttér Archive and Library, has opened at the Galeria Centralis, presenting LGBTQI+ histories of Central and Southeastern Europe from the post-WWII period to the early 2000s.


CfP: Rent Strikes. A Global History

Fri, 2022-01-21 09:44

Working title of the edited volume: Rent Strikes. A Global History

Editors: Hannes Rolf (Uppsala University) and Lucas Poy (International Institute of Social History / VU Amsterdam)

Élie Kagan, photographe indépendant (1960-1990)

Thu, 2022-01-20 11:12

Élie Kagan, photographe indépendant (1960-1990)

C’est à Élie Kagan, photographe engagé et formidable archiviste de son époque, que La contemporaine consacre son exposition inaugurale dans le bâtiment conçu par l’atelier Bruno Gaudin sur le campus de l’Université Paris Nanterre. Cette exposition s’appuie sur plus de 200 000 images -négatifs, tirages, planches-contacts et diapositives-, accompagnées d’archives professionnelles, confiées à La contemporaine en 1999 par la famille du photographe.

19 janvier – 7 mai 2022

Everyday Life under Communism and After: Lifestyle and Consumption in Hungary, 1945–2000

Tue, 2022-01-18 17:06


Everyday Life under Communism and After
Lifestyle and Consumption in Hungary, 1945–2000
Author: Tibor Valuch
CEU Press, January 2022


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CfP: Capitalism and Confinement

Mon, 2022-01-17 11:12

This workshop seeks to bring together faculty and graduate students who are working on the role of confinement and captivity under capitalism(s) both historical and contemporary. While many scholars of capitalism insist on its essential relationship to movement and flow, capitalism is equally rooted in practices of confinement and captivity as a central strategy of accumulation.

CfP: (In)equalities, (In)justices. The value of women. Genesis

Mon, 2022-01-17 10:37

Anna Bellavitis, Monica Martinat


Inequalities have always been present in human societies in various ways. They are at the very foundation of hierarchies of wealth, prestige, honour and culture..., but also at the basis of those ideologies that legitimize or condemn them, in general and in particular.

Newsletter of the American Labor Museum

Mon, 2022-01-17 10:06
Visiting the Museum

Experience the 1908 home of immigrants, stroll through period rooms, exhibits and Old World Gardens and shop in the Museum Store.  The Museum is just moments away from the Great Falls National Park and the Paterson Museum. Visit Wed-Sat.1-4pm and by appt. by calling 973-595-7953.  Virtual tours, school and other groups are available by appt.  Learn more at  


Les mondes du textile en Europe de la fin du XVIIIe siècle aux années 1930

Mon, 2022-01-17 10:03
Les mondes du textile en Europe de la fin du XVIIIe siècle aux années 1930
Production, genre et conflits au travail
sous la direction de Manuela Martini et Anaïs Albert
Le Mouvement Social n° 276 2021 

CfA: Postdoctoral fellowship in U.S. Labor and Working-Class History

Thu, 2022-01-13 09:30
Effective January 1, 2022, all new Cornell hires, regardless of role and work location, must be fully vaccinated and present proof of an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccination or have a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption.

Vite sospese. Profughi, rifugiati e richiedenti asilo dal Novecento a oggi

Wed, 2022-01-12 11:19
Presentazione del libro
Vite sospese.
Profughi, rifugiati e richiedenti asilo dal Novecento a oggi

News from the Working Class Movement Library

Mon, 2022-01-10 12:45
Yes! Yes! UCS! - a new musical play from Townsend Productions

We're delighted to welcome back to the Library on three nights, 15 to 17 February 7.30pm, our friends from Townsend Productions with their latest musical play Yes! Yes! U.C.S! - originally due to be performed here last spring.

CfP: Special Issue of Yearbook of Transnational History - Between Macro and Micro History. Scales in Migration Studies

Mon, 2022-01-10 09:55

Call for papers/contributions for Special Issue of Yearbook of Transnational History: Between Macro and Micro History. Scales in Migration Studies.

Guest editor Susanne Lachenicht, Bayreuth, Germany

CfP: Le patrimoine de l’hygiène en France

Mon, 2022-01-10 09:44
Coordination scientifique

Claudine Cartier, conservateur général honoraire du patrimoine.
Nicolas Courtin, Archives de Paris.
Miriam Simon, responsable de la Mission patrimoine professionnel de la Ville de Paris.