Social and Labour History News
Le fonds des archives historiques de la Banque de France comporte plus de 110 000 articles (boîtes, registres, photographies…) versés par ses services ou provenant d’établissements en lien avec la Banque de France comme la Caisse des Comptes courants, la Banque de Réescompte de la Sarre ou encore l’Institut d’Émission des États associés. Quelques fonds privés sont aussi conservés comme le fonds d’Argout (gouverneur entre 1834 et 1836) ou le fonds Rist (sous-gouverneur entre 1926 et 1929) déposé par ses descendants.
CfA: PhD-researcher “The embarrassment of riches? Inequality and the Dutch material culture. Amsterdam, 1581-1780”
Department: Department of History
We are looking for a PhD-researcher for 4 years. Your research is part of the FWO-project “The embarrassment of riches? Inequality and the Dutch material culture. Amsterdam, 1581-1780”
Rebalancing the Historical Narrative or Perpetuating Bias? Digitizing the Archives of the Mineworkers’ Union of Zambia
This article by Duncan Money examines the project to digitize and preserve the archives of the Mineworkers’ Union of Zambia and has two aims. The first aim is to discuss the process of cataloguing and digitizing an archive that has undergone significant deterioration, and the theoretical and practical challenges to achieving this.
Scotto, Pablo (2021). Los orígenes del derecho al trabajo en Francia (1789-1848). Madrid: Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales, 486 pp.
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Telling, exhibiting and commemorating minority histories in the United States.
U.S. museums and historic sites, and minority narratives
Workshop organized by the Institut d’Histoire du Temps Présent, UMR 8244, to be held on the 12/10/2021
CfP: Coerced Labour in the Early Modern World (1500-1800): Definitions, Justifications and Resistances (online, 6th-8th September 2021)
International Society of Intellectual History (ISIH) CFP:
CfP: The German Inflation, 1914-1924. Historical Legacy and Macroeconomic Research Frontiers in the 21st Century
18-19 November 2021, online
3-5 November 2021, online
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.
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]
[Also available in French and Vietnamese here: https://calenda.org/883965]
3rd Latin American Transitions Conference: Disruptions of Latin American Democracies: Roots and dynamics of contemporary conflicts
We invite all participants to send us an e-mail to obtain access to the talks via zoom: email@example.com
For more information, please visit the event page:
Thursday, June 17th
2:30–2:45 p.m. (CEST)
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.
Nous avons le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement d’un nouveau site, Archives notariales.
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
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.