Social and Labour History News
April 4-7, 2022
German-Italian Center for European Dialogue,
Lake Como, Italy
Conveners: Matthias Buschmeier (Bielefeld) / Jeanne E. Glesener (Luxembourg)
Over the last twenty years, the study of photography’s history has been characterized by, among other things, two major strands: a concentration on the photograph’s status as an object and a concern with the decidedly virtual quality of its images and practices.
Thursday 29 April 2021, 10 am-12 n CEST (AEST 6 pm-8 pm; JST 5 pm-7 pm). All welcome.Tags: ELHN
Humboldt University (Berlin) and University of Zurich
Transnational Perspectives on Music, Sound and (War) Propaganda (1914–1945)
21–23 October 2021 (Virtual conference)
Convened by Diego Alonso (Humboldt University, Berlin), Christian Koller (Swiss Social Archives and University of Zurich) and Steffen Just (University of Potsdam)
Anne C. Shreffler (Harvard University)
Jens Gerrit Papenburg (University of Bonn)
CfP: The Balkans and the Post-Colonial World: Socialist Internationalism and Global Entanglements in the Cold War
Recent years have shown a fast-growing interest in the internationalist policies and cultures of the Communist Warsaw Pact countries, in the global engagements of East European actors, and in the active roles of smaller states in international relations during the Cold War.
The history of capitalism has attracted ever growing interest among scholars in the last decade. Several studies aimed for exploring the role of violence and imperialism for the implementation of capitalist economies across the world and studied the relation between state policy and economic actors. Others have expounded on the role of consumption for the establishment of industrial production, the increased commodification of everyday life, or the social embeddedness of economic interaction.
On October 25, 2020, Chileans voted overwhelmingly to annul Augusto Pinochet’s 1980 constitution. Following a year after mass protests, the country’s citizens are thereby on a path to fully recovering the public sovereignty lost ever since Augusto Pinochet’s coup d’état against Salvador Allende in 1973.
The international conference “The Century of Sputnik and Chernobyl: Science and the European Left during the Twentieth Century” will take place on 20-21 April. It is organised by the Centre for European Research at the University of Gothenburg (CERGU) and supported by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond (F19-1548).
Ce numéro d’Études en Didactique des Langues est consacré à la relation entre le monde du travail et les langues. Les expressions “langue de travail” et “langue au travail” recouvrent des réalités différentes. La première est une langue utilisée dans un contexte professionnel, de façon majoritaire (par exemple, à Airbus, la langue de travail est l’anglais). La seconde est utilisée pour effectuer certaines tâches telles que la rédaction d’un rapport, une notice, un article.
The interuniversity research group “Domenico Losurdo”, belonging to the Department of Humanities of the University of Urbino, announces – together with the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici, the Internationale Gesellschaft Hegel-Marx für dialektisches Denken and the journal “Materialismo Storico” – a contest for the assignment of three prizes for scholars and researchers, for authors of unpublished monographs, degree theses or essays concerning the thought, work and method of Domenico Losurdo.
La Société Française d’Histoire Urbaine (SFHU) ouvre, pour sa 11e session, un concours de thèses qui s'adresse aux jeunes docteur.es en histoire urbaine, ayant soutenu leur thèse durant l’année civile 2020. Par cette initiative, dotée d’un prix de 2000 euros, la SFHU vise à encourager de jeunes chercheurs.ses et à favoriser la plus large diffusion possible de leurs travaux (voir les archives du prix de thèse sur le site : http://sfhu.hypotheses.org/la-sfhu/prix-de-these-sfhu).
The Marx Memorial Library is a vital and growing part of the socialist and labour movements in Britain, and our movements need us more than ever.
Last year, more than 100 new members joined us and in that year we’ve responded to the challenge of the pandemic by:
Piotr Alekseevich Kropotkin (1842-1921) was one of the most prominent advocates of anarchism during his adult life, but also a famous intellectual and activist in Europe and further afield. In this centenary year of his death, we welcome you to join us for a discussion about his legacy, influence and relevance today. This conference will discuss his life and his work, but also his afterlife. Since February 1921, the world has lived without Kropotkin, but in many ways his ideas and his legacy persist. This conference seeks to specify, debate, contest, and carry on that legacy.
CfP: Cittadinanza e condizione dello straniero attraverso il prisma del lavoro / La citoyenneté et la condition de l'étranger au prisme du travail
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Cittadinanza e condizione dello straniero attraverso il prisma del lavoro
Giornate di studio 2-3 luglio, Parigi
Association Française d’Histoire des Mondes du Travail – Società Italiana di Storia del Lavoro
Digital opening of SARABANDA 2021, the new research and events programme by Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli, on Tuesday 30th March at 6.30pm (CET).
Carlo Feltrinelli, President Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli
Dario Franceschini, Minister of Cultural Heritage
Maria Cristina Messa, Minister of University and Research.
Since 2015, every year at the end of summer, in Pula we organise a workshop for PhD students in history and related fields. Even last year we succeeded in doing so, although through a distance learning platform, so we are sure that the workshop will be also held in 2021, in circumstances which are still uncertain due to the pandemic. Depending on travel possibilities, we will work entirely in person in Pula, or entirely online, or in a hybrid way. We will be flexible and make every endeavour to find the most suitable solution for every participant.
Gender, Politics and Critique in the MENA: Towards a Critical History of Feminism, 1970s until Today
This kick-off workshop is a public presentation of a new research project conducted jointly by the University of Zurich, Switzerland, Birzeit University, Palestine and the International University of Rabat, Morocco, funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation.
People were (and are) mobile in more complex ways than the once in a lifetime move from one social and cultural context to another. Their movements include ongoing, circular, or return migrations. Moreover, migration cannot be reduced to cross-border movements. A more flexible definition of migration is needed.