Social and Labour History News
Democratic Utopia. A sensory journey into the places of democracy. From the papers and books of the Fondazione Basso
From 3 May 2021, the Basso Foundation opens its doors to visitors with a new multimedia project with the evocative title “Democratic Utopia”.
The tour begins outside the Foundation in Via della Dogana Vecchia, just behind Palazzo Madama, the Senate building, where you are attracted by an interactive digital showcase. Passers-by will be able, with a simple movement of the hand, to “leaf through” the documents and see the images of the long journey that peoples from all over the world had to undertake to affirm ideas, rights, justice and democracy.
Le GROC (Groupe de recherches sur les ordres coloniaux) a l’immense plaisir de vous annoncer la tenue future de la journée intitulée : États, Empires, Migrations.
Russian history has so far played a rather modest role in the dynamically expanding field of knowledge known as global history. This was due in the very first place to the absence of good and readily accessible data in the data-hubs and large data-sets that have been instrumental in the rise of the discipline. This in spite of the fact that the scope and quality of Russian statistics of the past few centuries are of exceptionally high standards compared to many other countries.
The Oxford University Labour History Group is organising an interdisciplinary workshop on the theme 'Labour and Precarity Across Time and Space' on 25-26 May 2021 (programme attached).
Registration for interested in attending the workshop is open on Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/labour-and-precarity-across-time-and-space-tickets-152118770337
Online workshop, Munich Centre for Global History, 18–19 November 2021
The workshop explores the dynamics of tourist travel in colonial and imperial contexts. We welcome case studies from all geographical areas, dating roughly from the onset of the age of steam until the era of decolonization. Three hitherto neglected aspects inform our agenda: the connection between tourism and imperial (infra)structures; the trans-colonial and intra-regional dimension of tourism; as well as the workers of imperial tourism.
[FRENCH VERSION AVAILABLE HERE: https://calenda.org/869718]
The Arab region has been, since the end of World War II, the theater of constant conflicts that fueled and reflected the tensions between World’s major nations during and after the Cold War. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the first to generate and concentrate the political, ideological, and social tensions linked to the region turmoil, where the camera explores the reality beyond the anesthetic representation of society in Arab mainstream movies.
Où va la social-démocratie ? Regards croisés sur les social-démocraties germanophones (XIXème – XXème siècles)
Organisateurs : Société française d’histoire politique en partenariat avec UMR SIRICE (Sorbonne Université), UMR SAGE (Université de Strasbourg), GRHIS (Université de Rouen), Institut Universitaire de France.
Lieu : Maison de la recherche, Sorbonne Université, 28 Rue Serpente, 75006, Paris (D323, sous réserve des conditions sanitaires).
Date : 25 juin 2021, 9 h 30 – 18 h.
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On December 14, 1960, the UN General Assembly concluded a historic act. With a vote of 89 supporters and no dissenters, it passed UN Resolution 1514, “Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples.” In doing so, it enshrined the right to self-determination and dealt a powerful blow against empire.
Scegliamo questo Primo Maggio, Festa dei lavoratori e delle lavoratrici, per dare il via ufficiale a Matrice Lavoro Lombardia.
Comunicazione presentata al convegno Vie di libertà e di lotta. Le vie di espatrio clandestino dall’Italia durante gli anni della dittatura fascista organizzato da AICVAS e ANPI Gorizia. Gorizia 30 novembre 2018
The conference brings together the contributors, international experts, and the ZARAH Team to discuss the papers and prepare the edited volume. During the conference, each contributor gives a short presentation, and all participants are invited to engage in the conference discussion. The draft papers will be pre-circulated instantly after submission (20 September 2021) with all conference participants.
Du mercredi 5 au vendredi 7 mai 2021
La question des archives du livre a suscité, au cours des dernières années, plusieurs colloques et projets de recherche. Les chercheures et chercheurs qui s’y sont confrontés n’ont pu que constater la présence évanescente et feutrée des femmes et de leurs trajectoires au sein de ces masses de documents. C’est précisément cette question que ce colloque souhaite soulever de manière frontale : quelles sont les traces laissées par les femmes dans les archives du livre et de l’imprimé?
Paris, le 25 avril 2021
Le travail de classement et de rationalisation des archives continue. Notons le fonds « Cahiers Rationalistes » . Nous sommes en demande des numéros manquants.
The aim of the present workshop is to support academic networking, exchange, and discussion among young researchers interested in China-related global history and historiography. Participants will be invited to present their research and act as commentators, as well as session chairs.
Nations & Empires: Colloque International / International Conference; Online / en ligne.
Université Toulouse 2 Jean Jaurès – FRAMESPA; Volker Depkat (Ratisbonne), Mathieu Grenet (Toulouse - Framespa), Susanne Lachenicht (Bayreuth), Mathilde Monge (Toulouse - Framespa)
Taking its cue from exciting new directions in slavery studies as well as our current health crisis, the virtual 2021 Lapidus Center Conference Pandemic Legacies will explore a variety of critical issues in the history of health, healing, and medicine in the age of Atlantic slavery via a combination of keynote conversations and panel sessions.
The workshop aims to study the transformative impact of 20th century wars on European societies. It pursues two main research avenues:
The editors of French Historical Studies seek articles for a special issue on labor in France and the francophone world in global perspective, to appear in 2024.