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CfP: The Left Alternative in the 20th Century: Drama of Ideas and Personal Stories

Wed, 2019-02-20 17:33

(By the 100th Anniversary of the Comintern)
Dates: 26-28 of June 2019.

International Conference


Russian State Archive of Social and Political History (Moscow)

CfP: The Transnational History of French Industrialisation Before 1914

Wed, 2019-02-20 15:42

The aim of this conference will be to analyse the characteristics of 19th-century French industrialisation and to understand how they distinguish France from other countries that went through the same process in the same era. Instead of using the English case as the only reference (as is customary), particular attention will be paid to a comparison between France and other continental European countries, especially Germany.

CfP: Socialism's Divergent Masculinities: Representations of Male Subjectivities in Soviet Constellations and Beyond

Wed, 2019-02-20 15:02

From its beginning the Soviet Union was a project of substantial reshaping of gender relations. A central goal of Soviet politics was to encourage women to undertake paid work. In transferring practically all economic and social power to the state, customary gender roles of men as breadwinners and patriarchs were challenged. Starting with war communism through forced industrialization and collectivization to compulsory military service, socialist workers and peasants were tied to the modern disciplinary power as never before.

CfP: Le travail en transition. Activités ou emploi ? Reclusiennes 2019

Wed, 2019-02-20 14:00

Pour la septième année consécutive, les Reclusiennes proposent un festival de la pensée mêlant habitants, chercheurs, responsables et acteurs associatifs dans un esprit d’animation culturelle, d’éducation populaire et artistique. Ce festival est placé sous l’égide d’Elisée Reclus, géographe, écrivain et anarchiste du XIXe siècle né à Sainte-Foy-la-Grande.

CfP: Born-digital objects: transformations and new documentary challenges?

Wed, 2019-02-20 13:56

Can Smart City applications, 3D displays, tweets, or software be considered as documents? Is the concept of ‘‘document’’ still valid in a structurally unstable digital context that is continuously changing? Such questions emerge naturally when we consider the born-digital objects which are thriving today in a great variety of forms. Behind the term “born-digital”, we here refer to any entity, produced using digital technology and perceived by our senses (of sight, hearing or touch). C.

ToC: Journal de La Contemporaine

Wed, 2019-02-20 11:04

Edito : Les travaux du nouveau bâtiment

Dossier : La politique éditoriale

Publier à La contemporaine
Sources et travaux de La contemporaine
Le blog des collections
La revue Matériaux pour l'histoire de notre temps et sa politique éditoriale
Varia et Chronique de la recherche : deux rubriques de Matériaux
Les catalogues d'exposition

Retour d'expérience : Une exposition virtuelle à La contemporaine

CfP: Archiving Dissent: Post-2011 Arab Imagery, Memory and Vernacular Representations of Conflict

Mon, 2019-02-18 09:32

Call for Proposals
Archiving Dissent: Post-2011 Arab Imagery, Memory and Vernacular Representations of Conflict
The American University of Beirut, Lebanon
September 6 & 7, 2019

Abstract deadline March 15, 2019

Organisers: Prof Kari Anden-Papadopoulos (Stockholm University) and Dr Dima Saber (Birmingham City University) in collaboration with Dr May Farah (The American University of Beirut).

CfP: Historia de la izquierda en la Argentina: política, sociedad e ideas (1880-1960).

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:20
XVII Jornadas Interescuelas / Departamentos de Historia,
CATAMARCA, 2, 3, 4 y 5 de octubre de 2019

Mesa n° 83Historia de la izquierda en la Argentina: política, sociedad e ideas (1880-1960).


Camarero, Hernán (CONICET-UBA-CEHTI) 

Herrera, Carlos Miguel (Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Francia-RESA)

CfA: Grigor Gradev scholarship 2019, European Trade Union Institute

Fri, 2019-02-15 12:16

In memory of Grigor Gradev and to continue his work, the ETUC and the ITUC have set up a scholarship to promote the thinking behind promoting workers’ rights and dignity in a Europe in circumstances of deep transformation and dire economic conditions.

CfP: Del Exilio republicano a la Transición democrática: balance historiográfico

Thu, 2019-02-14 09:33

Congreso internacional
Université Champollion (Albi), Université Jean Jaurès y Université Toulouse Capitole
8-10 de octubre de 2019 en Albi y Toulouse (Francia)


CfP: Refugees and Exile. Commemorating the Eightieth Anniversary of the End of the Spanish Civil War

Mon, 2019-02-11 14:55

On 27 and 28 March 2019, the University of Leeds will host a conference on exile and repression in the twentieth century. The event is timed to commemorate the eightieth anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War and will have a specific focus on Spaniards in exile after the conflict. The final part of the first day of the conference will feature Postgraduate Researchers and Early Career Researchers working on Spanish exile after the civil war, while the second day will host prominent historians working on this topic.

CfP: Slavery Past, Present & Future. 4th Global Meeting

Mon, 2019-02-11 12:02

University of Innsbruck

Innsbruck, Austria

June 17-19, 2019

Slavery (the treatment of humans as chattel) and enslavement through conquest, birth, gender, race, ethnicity, and exploitation of indebtedness have been an intrinsic part of human societies.

Die zweite Revolution? Das Frühjahr 1919 in Deutschland und Europa

Mon, 2019-02-11 11:56

Gemeinhin gelten 1917 und 18 als „die“ Revolutionsjahre. Doch in internationaler Perspektive erreicht die revolutionäre Nachkriegskrise 1919 erst ihren eigentlichen Höhepunkt, mit Streiks, Unruhen und Versuchen die gesellschaftlichen Verhältnisse umzuwälzen von Irland bis Ungarn.

CfP: On the Freedom of Labour in Capitalism. First Congress of the German Labour History Association

Mon, 2019-02-11 11:27

Bochum, House for the History of the Ruhr, Clemensstraße 17-19, 44789 Bochum, Germany
6-8 February 2020

Antonio Gramsci: A Pedagogy to Change the World

Mon, 2019-02-11 11:13

This volume provides evidence for the argument of a central place of pedagogy in the interpretation of Gramsci’s political theory. Gramsci’s view that ‘every relationship of hegemony is necessarily a pedagogical relationship’ makes it imperative to dismiss narrow and formal interpretations of his educational theories as applying to schooling only. This book argues that what is required rather is an inquiry into the Italian thinker’s broad conceptualisation of pedagogy, which he thought of as a quintessential political activity, central to understanding and transforming society.

CfP: Reproductive Health and Work; Work in the Home

Sun, 2019-02-10 12:47

CFP: Reproductive Health and Work; Work in the Home; Social Science History Association Conference Palmer House, Chicago, November 21-24, 2019

The Comintern Time (The Fifth Ryazanov's Readings)

Fri, 2019-02-08 11:45

State Public Historical Library of Russia

Russian State Social University


to take part in a scientific conference

"The Comintern Time"

(The Fifth Ryazanov's Readings)

March 26-27, 2019, Moscow

The scientific conference was timed to the 100th anniversary of the Communist International in March 1919. The emergence of this organization influenced the labour movement and international relations in the world, changed the political situation in many countries, was reflected in historical memory, left a mark in the documentary collections.

CfP: Labour Conflicts and Development in the Global South

Fri, 2019-02-08 11:02

International Workshop at the University of Nottingham, UK; 25 and 26 June 2019


CfP: Les formes de réglementation des métiers dans l’Europe médiévale et moderne

Thu, 2019-02-07 16:41

Les formes de réglementation des métiers dans l’Europe médiévale et moderne

3èmesjournées d’études :Objets et contenus des réglementations de métier 

(Moyen Âge époque moderne)

Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, 14-15 novembre 2019


Towards a Global History of Primitive Accumulation

Thu, 2019-02-07 16:24

A conference co-sponsored by the International Institute of Social History, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Houston.