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Labour Migration in the Cold War and beyond

Wed, 2021-06-16 17:43
Labour Migration in the Cold War and beyond
New questions, methods and sources

Online Workshop 28-30 June 2021
12:00 pm =96 4:00 pm (Time Zone: BST)


Sara Bernard, , University of Glasgow 

Yannis Papadopoulos, , University of Brasília 

CfP: Performance and Populism: Mobilization and Popular Power on the Left

Mon, 2021-06-14 10:02

3-5 November 2021, online


CfP: To the Left of Power? Radical Culture in Eastern Europe in the 1960s and 1970s

Mon, 2021-06-14 09:52
New research has put attention on the different faces of the Counterculture that emerged and spread in Eastern Europe under communist rule in the late 1960s and 1970s. Communes, psychedelics and other aspects of the hippie lifestyle were embraced as alternatives both to conservative 'bourgeois' life and the hollow revolutionary rhetoric of Soviet power.

CfP: Rosa Luxemburg and International Law

Mon, 2021-06-07 09:54

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.

Research Meeting "Sites and Intersections of Labour Im/Mobility"

Mon, 2021-06-07 09:31

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]

CfP: From the Port to the World. A Global History of Indochinese Ports (1858-1956)

Mon, 2021-06-07 09:23

[Also available in French and Vietnamese here:]

3rd Latin American Transitions Conference: Disruptions of Latin American Democracies: Roots and dynamics of contemporary conflicts

Mon, 2021-06-07 09:20

We invite all participants to send us an e-mail to obtain access to the talks via zoom:

For more information, please visit the event page:


Thursday, June 17th

2:30–2:45 p.m. (CEST)

CfP: Narrating Cold Wars

Mon, 2021-06-07 09:19
OrganizerHong Kong Baptist University11-12 November 2021

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.

Nouveau site: Archives notariales

Mon, 2021-06-07 09:01

Nous avons le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement d’un nouveau site, Archives notariales.

New issue of the Revista Latinoamericana de Trabajo y Trabajadores

Mon, 2021-06-07 08:59

Revista Latinoamericana de Trabajo y Trabajadores is a scholarly publication devoted to the history of labour, which aims to bring together research with diverse views and perspectives about and from Latin America.

Historical mining and new mining. From socioeconomic history to the 21th century

Fri, 2021-06-04 10:55

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

Tags: ELHN

CfA: Visegrad Scholarship at the Open Society Archives

Thu, 2021-06-03 15:12

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.

Cultural Heritage and Slavery: Perspectives from Europe

Mon, 2021-05-31 16:00

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.

Moving Labour Conference

Mon, 2021-05-31 10:19

The registration for the Moving Labour Confererence is now open on Eventbrite:

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.

CfP: Equality and Inequality in the Global World, 1950–2020

Mon, 2021-05-31 09:47

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?

CfP: Radical History Review No. 147: "The Political Lives of Infrastructure"

Mon, 2021-05-31 09:45

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.

CfP: Digital Humanities in the theory and practice of History

Mon, 2021-05-31 09:36

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”.