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CfA: Ida Blom - Karen Offen Prize in Transnational Women's and Gender History

Tue, 2020-01-21 09:58

The International Federation for Research in Women's History has issued a call for applications for the Ida Blom–Karen Offen Prize in Transnational Women's and Gender History. 

The deadline has been extended to 31 January 2020.

To apply for the prize submit a short bio and an abstract that briefly summarizes the book and explains its contribution to the field of transnational women's and gender history by 31 January 2020.

Semi-finalists will then be asked to send complete books (preferably digitally) by 1 March 2020.

CfA: Research Fellowships at the Centre for Advanced Study Sofia, 2020-2021

Tue, 2020-01-21 09:53

CAS Sofia ( is pleased to announce its calls for fellowship applications for 2020-2021. All opportunities for scholars from the social sciences and the humanities can be viewed on our web-page.

Please, feel free to spread the news and apply! Your assistance in disseminating these opportunities will be much appreciated!

Deadline for all calls: March 31, 2020

Women and Post-War Transitions: Work

Tue, 2020-01-21 09:47

We invite you to a workshop titled "Women and Post-War Transitions: Work" organized within the ERC project EIRENE in collaboration with Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici Università di Trieste.

The event will take place on 23 and 24 January 2020, at the premises of University of Trieste (Androna Campo Marzio 10, Trieste).

GLHN Workshop: Methods for Global Labour Histories

Fri, 2020-01-17 10:14

The Second Conference of the GLHN-Global Labour History Network will take place in Stockholm, 22-24 January 2020.

The international workshop Methods for Global Labour Histories is organised by:
The Swedish Labour Movement’s Archives and Library, Arbetarrörelsens arkiv och bibliotek, Stockholm

For more details see the attached programme.


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Childhood in Dickensian London

Mon, 2020-01-13 17:00

A new exhibition Childhood in Dickensian London opens 20 January 2020, to mark the 150th anniversary of Charles Dickens's death, celebrate his life, and work as one of the world’s most-loved writers on childhood. The exhibition explores Victorian London from the 1830s until the turn of the twentieth century, focusing on Dickens’s child characters and exploring the role of Dickens writing in helping to create a better childhood for us all. It is free and open to the public until 20 June 2020 at Senate House Library, University of London.


La sfida di Gorbaciov. Guerra e pace nell’era globale

Mon, 2020-01-13 14:46
Presentazione del volume “La sfida di Gorbaciov”
Giovedì 23 gennaio 2020 ore 18 | Fondazione Corrente, Milano 

Fondazione ISEC e Fondazione Corrente vi invitano alla presentazione del volume di Giuseppe Vacca e Gianluca Fiocco La sfida di Gorbaciov. Guerra e pace nell’era globale (Salerno editrice, 2019).

Introduce e modera:

Writing the Irish Revolution: counties in perspective

Mon, 2020-01-13 12:21

In this public symposium, contributors to the Irish Revolution series, published by Four Courts Press, will consider the various experiences of the Irish Revolution at a county level, explain the challenges involved in researching and writing from this perspective, and reflect on how their work has enhanced our understanding of Ireland between 1912 and 1923.


All contributions will be fifteen minutes in duration. Each session will conclude with a short question and answer session.



CfP: II Leon Trotsky International Meeting. 80 years of Trotsky's death

Mon, 2020-01-13 11:16

II Leon Trotsky International Meeting

80 years of Trotsky's death

November 8-12, 2020 – Sao Paulo, Brazil

Realization: PUC-SP (9-12) and Unesp Institute of Arts (8th November)


Il movimento studentesco del 1990. Storia, memoria

Mon, 2020-01-13 11:04


Venerdi 17 gennaio 2020 ore 14



Convegno di studi organizzato con il sostegno dell’Institut d’Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine (ENS-CNRS-Paris 1), della Fondazione Gramsci

e dell’Università di Catania in collaborazione con Sapienza Università di Roma e l’IRSIFAR



I fantasmi della Golden Age. Paura e incertezza nell’immaginario collettivo dell’Europa occidentale (1945-1975)

Mon, 2020-01-13 11:02

La Fondazione di studi storici Filippo Turati

annuncia la pubblicazione del saggio nella collana della Fondazione per i tipi Angeli


I fantasmi della Golden Age.

Paura e incertezza nell’immaginario collettivo dell’Europa occidentale (1945-1975)

di Gianni Silei

CfA: Society for the Anthropology of Work Research Grant

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:56

The Society for the Anthropology of Work (SAW) invites proposals for a new small grant intended to support research on the anthropology of work, broadly defined. The maximum amount for each award is $1500. These funds will be disbursed directly to the grant recipient and can be used for expenses such as transportation (including mileage reimbursement), visa fees, housing, meals, and incidentals.

Exposición ‘Revolución Social y Guerra Civil’

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:54

El próximo día 10 de enero, a partir de las 18:00 horas, tendrá lugar en la sede la Fundación Anselmo Lorenzo de la calle Peñuelas 41, la inauguración de la exposición ‘Revolución Social y Guerra Civil’, a cargo del colectivo ‘Historia Viva Madrid Sur‘

La exposición, que contará con numerosos objetos de interés, así como mapas y fotografías del momento, estará disponible hasta el día 18 de enero.

Las actividades que acompañarán a la muestra son:

Il dolore, il lutto, la gloria. Rappresentazioni fotografiche della Grande Guerra fra pubblico e privato 1914-1940

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:51

La Fondazione di Studi Storici "Filippo Turati" annuncia la pubblicazione del volume
Il dolore, il lutto, la gloria. Rappresentazioni fotografiche della Grande Guerra fra pubblico e privato 1914-1940
a cura di Raffaella Biscioni

Collana della Fondazione per i tipi Angeli

Per la quarta di copertina, clicca qui


CfP: Socialist Subjectivities: Rethinking East Germany under Honecker

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:30

Call for Papers:
German Studies Association 44th Annual Conference Washington, D.C., October 1-4, 2020

The conveners of the GSA Seminar “Socialist Subjectivities: Rethinking East Germany under Honecker” invite applicants to apply to participate in our seminar at the German Studies Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., October 1-4, 2020.

CfP: Political participation in contemporary Europe Ideas, Practices, Alternatives

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:28

Anne Heyer (University of Leiden, The Netherlands) and Carlos Domper Lasús (University of Zaragoza, Spain) would like to invite scholars and graduate students working on European contemporary History to submit their paper proposals to the panel “Political participation in contemporary Europe. Ideas, practices, alternatives” that they coordinate within the prestigious XV Conference of the Association for Contemporary History taking place between the 17th and 19th September 2020 in Córdoba (Spain). The sessions will consist of ca. 10 scholars.

Welfare State and Violence. Comparative Perspectives on Western and Eastern Europe since the 1950s

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:26

This conference explores the role of state violence in European ‘peaceful times’ from the mid-1950s to the turn of the century, seeking to take issue with the optimistic accounts according to which violence was gradually disappearing during this period.

CfP: Écrire le travail. Journée d’étude des doctorant.e.s de l’AFHMT

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:10


Cette année, la journée d'études des doctorant.e.s de l’Association française de l'histoire des mondes du travail (AFHMT) portera sur le thème "Écrire le travail". Elle se déroulera au Campus Condorcet Paris-Aubervilliers, 8 cours des Humanités, 93300 Aubervilliers le mercredi 1er avril 2020 de 9h à 17h. 

CfA: Agnese N. Haury Fellowships and Travel Grants for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:04

New York University's Center for the United States and the Cold War announces the Agnese N. Haury fellowships and travel grants for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The Center for the United States and the Cold War at NYU's Tamiment Library supports research on the Cold War, especially on the ways in which this ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society. We will be offering a dissertation fellowship and several travel grants to scholars who are interested in using Tamiment's holdings to further their research.

CfA: Prix de thèse “Rolande Trempé” de l’Association française pour l’histoire des mondes du travail

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:02

L’AFHMT a décidé de lancer un prix de thèse afin de promouvoir les recherches en histoire des mondes du travail, tous territoires, périodes et approches confondus.   

Vous en trouverez ci-dessous le règlement. 

Les candidatures sont désormais ouvertes jusqu’au 1er mai 2020 minuit




CfP: L'histoire de l'éducation de la colonisation aux décolonisations en Afrique (années 1920 - 1970)

Mon, 2020-01-13 10:00


Cet appel à contribution invite les chercheurs travaillant sur l'histoire de l'éducation en Afrique, du Maghreb à l'Afrique du Sud, à participer à une nouvelle journée d’étude internationale consacrée à « L'histoire de l'éducation de la colonisation aux décolonisations en Afrique (années 1920 - 1970) » laquelle débouchera sur la publication d’un ouvrage.