Social and Labour History News
CfP: Mundos del trabajo y relaciones de género. Descentrada. Revista interdisciplinaria de feminismos y género
Se encuentra abierta la convocatoria para contribuciones al Dossier interdisciplinario titulado “Mundos del trabajo y relaciones de género” que será publicado en el primer semestre de 2021 en Descentrada.
In the face of the pandemic spread of Covid-19, after evaluating all the sanitary, organizational and economic implications, as well as the forecasts on the progress of the disease, the ICHS Board together with the Organizing Committee in Poznan came to the belief that it is not reasonable to hold the Congress on the scheduled date. Consequently, we announce the postponement of the Congress to 22-28 August 2021.
We sincerely regret any inconvenience and hope to meet with all of you in Poznan next year.
De nos jours, une institution capitale de la vie sociale des milieux populaires se trouve en pleine régression : il s’agit de ces lieux de sociabilité qu’étaient jadis les cafés, bistrots, tavernes et autres débits de boissons, dont le nombre diminue sensiblement – en France uniquement, on ne recense plus que 30 000 cafés dans les années 2010 là où il y en avait plus de 200 000 dans les années 1960.
CfP: Solidarity and Humanitarianism in the Global South between Decolonization and the Cold War (1960s-1980s)
28-29th September 2020 at Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin
Nessim ZNAIEN and Philippe BOURMAUD
CfP: Decolonizing Museum Cultures and Collections: Mapping Theory and Practice in East-Central Europe
University of Warsaw, October 22-23, 2020*
*COVID-19: Given the changing circumstances, we will consider moving the conference to online remote presentations if need be.
Prof. Erica Lehrer (Concordia University, Montreal)
Versions in French and Spanish available here: https://calenda.org/767181
We dedicate the next issue of Amérika magazine to "Central America: Spaces, cartographies and representations". This publication is an extension of the international colloquium of the European Research Network on Central America (RedISCA https://rediscablog.wordpress.com/) organized at the University of Nantes (CRINI laboratory) on November 14, 15 and 16, 2019.
The University of Heidelberg invites chapter proposals for the edited volume “The Vanguard of Class and Nation: Parties as Governments in Eurasia, 1920s–1990s.” The book workshop for the invited authors is scheduled to take place in Heidelberg on April 22–23, 2021.
Epidemic illnesses—not only a product of biology, but also social and cultural phenomena—are as old as cities themselves. The recent pandemic of COVID-19 has put into perspective the impact of epidemic illness on urban life, and exposed the vulnerabilities of the societies it ravages as much as the bodies it infects. How can epidemics help us understand urban environments? What insights from the outbreak, experience, and response to previous urban epidemics might inform our understanding of COVID-19?
Historical narratives are foundational for most collective identities. The way any group relates to its history has implications for its political and social imaginaries and what is politically feasible. Given that importance, the political or social elite of a group tends to invest significant resources into the kind of historical narratives that are being cultivated. These narratives often suggest an appropriate behaviour that qualifies a person as a member of the respective group, be that a nation, a region or an ethnicity.
12 October 2020, 10.00am - 6.00pm Venue
CfP: Contested Meanings of Migration Facilitation: Emigration Agents, Coyotes, Rescuers, and Human Traffickers
Annual Academic and Policy Symposium: Innovation through Migration at GHI PRO
Conveners: Ulf Brunnbauer (Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies & Regensburg University) and Andrea Westermann (GHI PRO)
The symposium will explore migration facilitation as situated between securing borders, solidarity networks, and economic interests or needs. It brings together Germany-based professionals from the academic, cultural, activist, and policy sectors as well as colleagues from California and other parts of the United States working in similar contexts.
CfP: Die Arbeiter und die Anderen: Arbeiterbewegung, Nation und Migration vom 19. bis ins 21. Jahrhundert
Call for Articles für die historische Fachzeitschrift „Arbeit – Bewegung – Geschichte“
Appel à communications pour la sixième rencontre du groupe Res-Hist (Réseaux & Histoire)
“Réseaux bipartis en histoire”
Aix-en-Provence, 21-22 octobre 2020
Karl Dietz Verlag, publisher of the Marx-Engels-Werke (MEW), is planning a volume with the working title "Take Back Control. Digital Capitalism and Beyond" in its new series "Analyzes". Editors: Timo Daum and Sabine Nuss.
In the volume we want the debate about planned economy / cybernetics, which is currently experiencing a renaissance in the face of digital technologies to analyze, to be discussed and critically examined with Marx (implicitly or explicitly).
Since we believe that the announced edited collection Unchaining Solidarities: Reflections on Cooperation and Mutual Aid has become dramatically more relevant under the current circumstances worldwide, we decided to extend the deadline for submitting chapter proposals to March 31, 2020. We especially invite new submissions that aim to reflect on the Covid-19 situation from the perspective of the collection's themes (please see below).
Archivos de historia del movimiento obrero y la izquierda anuncia la aparición de su número 16 en acceso abierto
Web: https://www.archivosrevista.com.ar/numeros ISSN: 2313-9749 | ISSN en línea: 2683-9601
Aalborg/Vienna, 19 March 2020
Dear members of the COST Action WORCK,
dear colleagues interested in the study of labour and coercion,