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CfA: Digital Archivist. Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives

Thu, 2022-07-21 12:01

Starting date:                                       October 01, 2022

Application deadline:                         Open until filled

Full- Or Part-Time:                              Full-Time

Location:                                               Budapest


The Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University (CEU) based primarily in Budapest but with teaching tasks in Vienna, Austria invites applications for the Digital Archivist position.

Women's maritime work in the Upper Adriatic region with a focus on the two post-WW periods (WeCanIt)

Fri, 2022-07-08 12:05


Marie Skłodowska-Curie project at the University of Ljubljana on women's maritime work in the Upper Adriatic region with a focus on the two post-WW periods (project acronym WeCanIt).

Within the project activities was created, a research blog and public history website dedicated to the research topics.

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CfP: Historical Materialism London 2022: Facing the Abyss: An Epoch of Permanent War and Counterrevolution

Mon, 2022-07-04 11:42

 Call for Abstracts

10-13 November 2022 @Central London

Deadline for abstracts: 25 July 2022

For all enquiries, please contact:

Narrare la mafia. Problemi di storia, questioni di memoria

Mon, 2022-07-04 11:10

In occasione del trentennale delle uccisioni di Giovanni Falcone e Paolo Borsellino e del quarantennale di quella di Pio La Torre, la Fondazione Gramsci Emilia-Romagna e Libera promuovono il dialogo Narrare la mafia. Problemi di storia, questioni di memoria nel quale verranno indagati, con prospettiva interdisciplinare, i processi culturali, con particolare attenzione a quelli storiografici e memorialistici, che intessono la narrazione del fenomeno mafioso e la costruzione di una coscienza critica condivisa della legalità.

CfP: Under the Hammer. Trafficking, Trading, and Salvaging the Middle Eastern and North African Written Heritage

Mon, 2022-07-04 11:09

The trade in written artifacts of Middle Eastern origin is flourishing and its dimensions are growing particularly in areas experiencing military conflict and/or extreme poverty. Yemen is one such area: given the ongoing war, manuscripts are being clandestinely taken out of the country. Syria, Iraq, and Libya are similarly affected.

CfP: Global Movements for Civil Rights: A Retrospective

Mon, 2022-07-04 11:04

As we approach the 60th anniversary of the March on Washington and the Civil Rights Act of 1964, we are seeking papers to create a special issue journal to cover topics relating to Civil Rights of the early 1960s for our Fall 2024 edition. How did civil rights flourish in not only the United States, but other nations? How have we expanded our understanding of the international implications of the Civil Rights Movement?

CfP: Migration intermediaries

Mon, 2022-06-27 13:29

Political and media rhetoric in Europe and North America tends to reduce the category of intermediaries in migratory movements to that of “smugglers or traffickers, inevitably described as greedy and unscrupulous” (Dubet, 2018). This figure, described as evil, remains relatively vague and reductive.

CfP: Anticolonial Struggle, Transnational Solidarity and Agency of Individual Actors: Dialogues with the Portuguese Colonies, 1945-1975

Mon, 2022-06-27 13:20

Basil Davidson, a British journalist, took interest in African history from 1951 onward and went on to write about the struggle of the national liberation movements from Portuguese colonies.

Workplaces Exhibits

Wed, 2022-06-22 13:48

Artwork: Cansu Değirmencioğlu

ELHN Working Group Workplaces: Pasts and Presents


We invite proposals for exhibits for our website Please send a maximum 300 word abstract and sample images, videos, sounds or other multimedia for your proposal to The proposal should include your name, surname, current affiliation and contact details.

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CfP: Trabajos y Reproducción social: Debates entre feminismos y marxismos

Wed, 2022-06-22 12:04


Coordinan este dossier Julia Expósito (UNER-UNR-CONICET) y Gabriela Mitidieri (IIEGE-UBA)

News from the Working Class Movement Library

Tue, 2022-06-21 09:33

Our Invisible Histories series continues tomorrow and we have just a few tickets left for our production of 'Miss Nobodies' on Friday evening.  

CfP: Les temporalités du nocturne

Tue, 2022-06-21 09:06
Revue Temporalités

Appel à articles « Les temporalités du nocturne » Temporalités n° 37 (2023/1)

CfP: Insecurity in the Age of Labour Formalisation: Informal Work in Europe, ca. 1870–1970

Thu, 2022-06-16 15:13

International Conference, University of Bern, Switzerland, 31 August – 2 September 2023



Sibylle Marti, University of Bern, Switzerland,

Christof Dejung, University of Bern, Switzerland,

Susan Carin Zimmermann, Central European University, Vienna, Austria,


Transnational capital and the Bangladesh garment industry: interview with Dina Siddiqi

Tue, 2022-06-14 16:38

In the second episode of our podcast series Workplace Matters, Dina Mehnaz Siddiqi, an anthropologist at NYU, introduces her long-term ethnographic study of garment workers in Bangladesh.

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CfP: The Liberalism and the Colonial Periodical Press

Tue, 2022-06-14 09:49

Lisbon, 21-22 September 2022

CfP: Capitalisms of the ‘Global South’, X-XIX centuries

Tue, 2022-06-14 09:39

Historia Crítica, a journal of the Faculty of Social Sciences at Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá, Colombia), announces a call for papers for its special issue “Capitalisms of the “Global South”, X-XIX centuries, guest-edited by Constanza Castro (Assistant Professor. Department of History and Geography. Universidad de los Andes) and Kaveh Yazdani (Assistant Professor. Department of History. The University of Connecticut).

CfP: War in Europe – How about the Global South?

Tue, 2022-06-14 09:37

Call for Papers, PERIPHERIE, 169 (publication date spring 2023).


War in Europe – How about the Global South?
Call for Papers, PERIPHERIE, 169 (publication date spring 2023)

CfP: Utopias of Nonviolence. Ideas, Regulations, and Blindspots in Europe since 1945

Tue, 2022-06-14 09:34

Zurich, 1-2 December 2022

This international workshop aims to engage with the history of nonviolence in Europe in the second half of the 20th century. In diverse social and political spheres, different forms of violence have been delegitimised, and nonviolence has become a guiding principle. Has there been a paradigm shift regarding ideals of nonviolence in politics, social relations, and public discourse in Europe?

CfA: 2 Postdocs, La théorie politique au travail (Sciences Po)

Tue, 2022-06-14 09:28

Post-doctorant ou post-doctorante en théorie politique et histoire des idées politiques H/F

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