Social and Labour History News
The Commodity Frontiers Initiative hosts a round table discussion on Alessandro Stanziani’s recent monograph Capital Terre Une histoire longue du monde d'après (XIIe-XXIe siècle). This important book is prefaced by Thomas Piketty and offers us a global focus tracing the history of capitalism over the long term.
Silence occurs in every oral history interview and comes in many forms. Some silences are striking, others are barely noticeable. Some express comfort, others discomfort. Some signify a refusal to speak, others do not. The meanings of silence are myriad: it may express taboo, trauma, forgetting, reluctance, oppression, deceit, politeness, censorship, secrecy, contemplation, reflection, or simply that there is no need to explain.
Between 1845 and 1879, a number of devastating famines occured in Ireland, India, and Cape Colony – colonies of the British empire – killing millions of people. While the Great famines of Ireland (1845) and Bengal (1943) have received widespread scholarly and public attention, critical discussions of other famines have not been consistent.
CfP: Legal Orders Under Pressure: Non-Western Experiences of Legal Transformations in the 19th and early 20th Centuries
7-9 December 2022
3 May 14.00- 15.30 ROUNDTABLE: DIGITAL LABOUR HISTORY AND LABOUR STUDIES
The digital age has transformed historical and labour research. Mass digitization of archival sources, novel computational methods and the rise of the digital public sphere encourage us to re-think how we research labour and write history in the twenty-first century. It is high time to scrutinize the ”digital turn” in the context of labour history and labour studies.
American Labor Museum
Botto House National Landmark
April 2022 Newsletter
Date: September 22th to 23th, 2022
Location: University of Vienna, Austria
Organizer: Sigrid Wadauer
Deadline for proposals: June 7th, 2022
CfP: Class, Race and Place in the US South: American Politics through the Lens of Michael Goldfield’s Work
International Conference, organized by IMAGER (Université Paris-Est Créteil) and CREW (Sorbonne Nouvelle) research centers, 2-3 February 2023
Recent events in the United States remind us to what extent the South is both a place of distinctive identities and a space sharing a common heritage.
26-27 septembre 2022 – CESSMA (Paris)
Presentazione del volume: Uomini e fiumi
Venerdì 22 aprile 2022 ore 17.30
Nell'ambito del progetto Water Route, promosso da Fondazione ISEC, musil Brescia, Fondazione AEM e Anbi Lombardia siete invitati alla presentazione del volume:
Uomini e fiumi. Per una storia idraulica ed agraria della bassa pianura del Po 1450-1620
di Franco Cazzola (Viella 2021)
Friday 2 - Saturday 3 September 2022
Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, UK
The AHRC-funded research network Rethinking International Communism aims to bring together scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds who are engaged in the study of international communism and the Communist International (Comintern) between the world wars. Taking stock of recent trends in the literature, and examining new research agendas, the network provides a forum to reflect upon the past, the present and the future of Comintern studies.
Organised by Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo (University of Coimbra) and Tim Livsey (Northumbria University),
15-16 September 2022
Búsqueda de revisores/as para el proyecto editorial Chile, 1973-2023: Contrarrevolución y Resistencia
Estimad@s Amig@s y Colegas,
Tras saludarles, solicitamos su colaboración como revisor/a en el proyecto editorial Chile, 1973-2023: Contrarrevolución y Resistencia (ver convocatoria abajo). Es la continuación lógica, estructural y políticamente, de La Vía Chilena al Socialismo, 50 años después (CLACSO, 2020, 2 tomos): ver https://independent.academia.edu/VivianaRam%C3%ADrez8
The Centre for the Movement of People, Aberystwyth University 20-22nd June 2022
It seems strange, now, to think that Marianne Hirsch’s concept of postmemory is less than 30 years old. Memory Studies and Trauma Studies have become large academic fields in their own right, spanning the arts, humanities and sciences, but few single concepts have dominated the field in the way that postmemory does.
المؤتمر الدولي الثاني لطلبة الدراسات العليا في العلوم الاجتماعية
"تَوجُهات نَقدية حول الاستعمار الاستيطاني: الفضاء، الذاكرة، والحياة اليومية"
19-20 تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر 2022
جامعة بيرزيت- فلسطين
We want to invite you to the 2nd virtual roundtable “Doing Labour History within the ELHN Working Groups” on April 7th (15:00-17:00 CEST) on zoom to give an insight into the work of four working groups and discuss possible ways to collaborate on the field of labour history.
The event will be open to the ELHN members and to interested labour historians who are not yet members of the ELHN.
Please find the details below and help spread the word in your own networks!Tags: ELHN
La contemporaine consacre son exposition inaugurale à Elie Kagan, photographe indépendant, 1960-1990.
L'exposition s’appuie sur plus de 200 000 images -négatifs, tirages, planches-contacts et diapositives- et d’archives professionnelles, confiées à La contemporaine en 1999 par la famille du photographe.