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CfP: Labour Conflicts and Development in the Global South

Fri, 2019-02-08 11:02

International Workshop at the University of Nottingham, UK; 25 and 26 June 2019


CfP: Les formes de réglementation des métiers dans l’Europe médiévale et moderne

Thu, 2019-02-07 16:41

Les formes de réglementation des métiers dans l’Europe médiévale et moderne

3èmesjournées d’études :Objets et contenus des réglementations de métier 

(Moyen Âge époque moderne)

Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, 14-15 novembre 2019


Towards a Global History of Primitive Accumulation

Thu, 2019-02-07 16:24

A conference co-sponsored by the International Institute of Social History, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Houston. 


CfP: Radicalism and Resistance in Modern Jewish History. Sixth Junior Scholars Conference in Jewish History

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:55

We invite proposals for papers to be presented at the Sixth Junior Scholars Conference in Jewish History, to take place at the Institute of the History of German Jews in Hamburg in September 2019. We seek proposals specifically from postdoctoral scholars, recent PhDs as well as those in the final stages of their dissertations. The aim of the conference is to bring together a small transatlantic group of junior scholars to explore new research and questions in 19th- and 20th-century Jewish history, contextualized with work on people from other backgrounds.

CfP: Just P(l)ay! Music as Labour

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:51

Conference date: 7-11 August 2019
Conference venue: Hotel Marienhof, Reichenau an der Rax, Austria

Keynote speakers: to be announced

Organisers: Dagmar Abfalter, Marko Kölbl, Rosa Reitsamer, Fritz Trümpi

CfP: Politics of e-Heritage: Production and regulation of digital memory in Eastern Europe and Russia

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:48

Politics of Digital Humanities in Eastern European Studies – Workshop series

Politics of e-Heritage: Production and regulation of digital memory in Eastern Europe and Russia 

Second joint workshop between the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, the Aleksanteri Institute – University of Helsinki and CEES University of Glasgow

Venue: Marburg, Germany 

Beyond the Metropolis. Provincial Museums, Collections and Sociabilities between Europe, Africa and the Americas during the Long Nineteenth Century

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:46
Ort: GothaVeranstaltungsort: Forschungszentrum Gotha der Universität Erfurt, Schloßberg 2, 99867 Gotha

The history of museums has gained wide attention. Museums are perfect showcases of the manifold ways in which people approach their own particular present or past as well as the natural world by putting it on display.

Berlin in der Revolution 1918/19. Fotografie, Film, Unterhaltungskultur

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:35

Das Symposium folgt der Idee der Interdisziplinarität, wie sie auch in der Ausstellung und dem begleitenden Katalogbuch zum Konzept gemacht worden ist. Neben dem medialen Aspekt der Revolution, wie er durch die Fotografien von Willy Römer, den Gebrüdern Haeckel und anderen Fotografen vorgestellt wird, geht es um den Film und die Unterhaltungskultur als zwei weiteren Bereichen, die in den Revolutionstagen ungebrochen zum Berliner Leben dazugehörten.

CfP: (Re)thinking Socialism. Knowledge, memory and oblivion of the socialist past

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:33

Thirty years after the end of state socialism, the need to fully comprehend it is still an immediate task. Over the past three decades, the dominant public discourse of the previous historical period has undergone significant changes: from a firm rejection in the first years of the transition to the latest wave of rehabilitation of the regime and nostalgia (socialist nostalgia, Ostalgie, Yugo/Tito-nostalgia). To varying degrees, post-socialist societies in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe are still divided in their attitudes to the recent past.

Arbeiterbewegung und soziale Frage heute. Tagung zur Erinnerung an Helga Grebing (1930-2017)

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:29
Ort: Bochum Veranstaltungsort: Haus der Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets 

Die Geschichte der Arbeiterbewegung (männlich, Singular) ist aus der Mode gekommen. Zu diesem Eindruck muss man gelangen, wenn man sich die Hochkonjunktur ins Gedächtnis ruft und in der Gegenwart nach ihrer fortdauernden Relevanz sucht.

Femmes au travail : quelles archives visuelles ?

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:22

Nous sommes heureuses de vous annoncer la publication en ligne du numéro double 6/7 de la Revue Image du travail/Travail des images : Femmes au travail : quelles archives visuelles ?

 - Ce numéro sera officiellement présenté à Poitiers le mardi 12 février de 10h30 à 12h30, dans le cadre du festival Filmer le travail, Espace Mendès-France, Planétarium.

Peterloo, 1819-2019

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:20

The People’s History Museum, Manchester
Saturday 18th May 2019

10.45: Arrive
11.00: Welcome
11.15 – 1.00: Papers 1, 2 & 3

Dr Janette Martin (University of Manchester/The John Rylands Library) and Mike Powell (PHM)
Sources for Peterloo and the Manchester Histories Festival

Professor Robert Poole (UCLAN)
Peterloo: a Manchester event

Premio Internazionale "Antonio Cardosi"

Mon, 2019-02-04 09:15

La Fondazione Gramsci onlus bandisce per l’anno 2019 un concorso per il conferimento di un premio di laurea in ricordo di Alberto Cardosi.

Anatomy of change in an oil-monarchy. Immigration, reforms and social transformation in Saudi Arabia (1991-2018)

Thu, 2019-01-31 13:14

This article explores the evolution of the State and of State-society relations in Saudi Arabia in the wake of the Arab Springs. Besides the harsh repression and buy-out of political opponents, Saudi governments also crafted social reforms to address the structural causes of potential mass popular uprising.

Certamen literario: "Leer en la Segunda República"

Thu, 2019-01-31 13:09

La Fundación Francisco Largo Caballero, en colaboración con el Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte, la Universidad de Alcalá y el Ayuntamiento de Alcalá de Henares, convoca el certamen literario “Leer en la Segunda República”, con el objetivo de promocionar la lectura y la escritura sobre los cambios acaecidos en la sociedad española durante la Segunda República en materia de alfabetización y cultura literaria.


El concurso se regirá por las siguientes bases:


Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy: Jorge Semprún, by Soledad Fox Maura

Thu, 2019-01-31 13:03

Tamiment Library's first book talk of Spring 2019

Soledad Fox Maura will discuss her book Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy: Jorge Semprún (Skyhorse Publishing, 2018) on Friday, February 8 (4:30 PM) at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.

Centre for Social Change, Johannesburg University: Post-doctoral research fellowships and doctoral bursaries

Wed, 2019-01-30 17:04

The Centre for Social Change, University of Johannesburg, is advertising for Post-doctoral research fellows and doctoral candidates. Details attached and below, please circulate widely in your networks.

Post-doctoral research fellows
We welcome candidates from a range of disciplines that conduct research on social movements, labour movements, protests and uprisings in Africa. The successful candidate will be part of an academic community that is driving a research agenda focused on producing scholarship that will contribute to the decolonisation of social movement studies.

ISHA Newsletter vol. 7, nr. 1

Wed, 2019-01-30 09:59

Dear Colleague,

Please find attached the latest issue of the ISHA Newsletter (December 2018) published by the International Social History Association. It features contributions by Alessandro Stanziani, Eileen Boris and Leon Fink as well as news and reports.

The ISHA Newsletter can be subscribed here:

It is also available on the website of the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam:


Labour, Unions and Politics under the North Star: The Nordic Countries, 1700-2000

Mon, 2019-01-28 10:01

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden today all enjoy a reputation for strong labour movements, which in turn are widely seen as part of a distinctive regional approach to politics, collective bargaining and welfare. But as this volume demonstrates, narratives of the so-called “Nordic model” can obscure the fact that experiences of work and the fortunes of organized labour have varied widely throughout the region and across different historical periods.