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CfP: Spatial & Digital History network (ESSHC 2020)

Fri, 2019-03-29 10:57

This network is concerned with using digital technologies to study the past. It has a particular emphasis on the use of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Spatial History but all IT-based approaches are welcome. The network welcomes papers that are concerned with digital sources, methodologies and applied scholarship. 

'A World of Diamond' - International Cultural Heritage Project (2018-2020)

Thu, 2019-03-28 12:50

Heritage project about diamond workers

Since the end of 2018, a new project has been running at Amsab-ISG on the history of diamond work in the Netherlands, Belgium and France.

CfP: Les migrations africaines. Regards croisés sur un phénomène ambivalent : entre menaces et opportunités

Mon, 2019-03-25 11:01

La mobilité humaine est un phénomène aussi vieux que le monde. La migration étant l’une des dimensions de la mobilité, l'être humain a de tout temps migré. D'abord, parce qu'il était nomade et se déplaçait pour trouver sa nourriture. Ensuite, après la découverte de l'agriculture, il part à la recherche de meilleures terres ou de partenaires pour faire du commerce. Aujourd’hui, les flux migratoires actualisent et pérennisent des échanges marqués par l'ancienneté et la permanence (BENSAÂD ALI, 2002). En 2015, l’on dénombre plus 740 millions de déplacés dans le monde.

CfP: Aufbrüche: Geschichte der Frauenbewegungen im 20. Jahrhundert

Mon, 2019-03-25 10:52

Aufbrüche: Geschichte der Frauenbewegungen im 20. Jahrhundert

CfP: Material and Consumer Culture Network (ESSHC 2020)

Mon, 2019-03-25 10:03

The International Institute of Social History will organize the Thirteenth European Social Science History conference, March 18 to 21, 2020 at Leiden University, The Netherlands


CfA: (Inter)nationale Frauenkongresse – Zusammenarbeit, Abgrenzung und öffentliche Wahrnehmung

Mon, 2019-03-25 09:50

Im Sommer 1904 trafen sich in der Berliner Philharmonie einige hundert Delegierte aus den sechzehn Mitgliedsländern des Internationalen Frauenbundes (International Council of Women, ICW). In zwanzig verschiedenen Sektionen diskutierten sie Fragen der Frauenbildung, der rechtlichen Stellung von Frauen, der weiblichen Berufstätigkeit sowie das weite Feld ihres sozialen Engagements.

CfA: Edited Volume on the Global History of Copper

Mon, 2019-03-25 09:42

We welcome chapter proposals for an edited volume book project provisionally titled “A global history of copper ”

CfP: Biographies and Politics: Involvement of Jews and Activists of Jewish Origin in Leftist Movements in 19th and 20th Century Poland

Mon, 2019-03-25 09:38

The involvement of the Jews of Poland in leftist political movements in 19th- and 20th-century Poland is a complex and challenging topic. Bundism or Labor Zionism openly combined Jewishness with leftist ideology. The situation is more complicated with actors of Jewish background in non-Jewish organizations, who at least partly did not consider themselves to be Jewish but were regarded as such by others. On another level, we cannot speak unequivocally about “Polish Jews” or “Poland” in the imperial era of the long nineteenth century, as other affiliations were also possible.

CfP: A minor history? The Western communists, anti-imperialism and decolonisation in Africa

Mon, 2019-03-25 09:04

Recent years have seen a proliferation of studies on the relations between the communist movement and anti-colonial liberation movements, on the encounters between the ‘socialist camp’ and the Third World, and more generally on communism’s influence on decolonisation and the formation of the postcolonial world. These studies have adopted global- and international-history perspectives which are ever less confined to the classic themes of debates within the Comintern or Soviet strategies during the Cold War.

CfP: Labouring Lives and Political Protest Across and Beyond the Nordic Countries

Mon, 2019-03-25 08:54

Call for Papers:

Nordic Labour History Conference, The Workers Museum, Copenhagen, November 26-29, 2020

Nordic Labour Film Festival, Cinemateket, Copenhagen, November 25-29, 2020


Deadlines for submissions and notifications:

• Session proposals: October 1, 2019

• Individual papers: November 15, 2019

• Film proposals: August 15, 2020

• Notification of whether your session proposal have been accepted: December 1, 2019

ToC: Kate Sharpley Library Bulletin Online

Sat, 2019-03-23 09:54

KSL: Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library No. 97-98, February 2019 [Double issue] has just been posted on our site. The PDF is up at:


Militantisme et militant.e.s en Flandre et à Bruxelles: une histoire à (re)découvrir

Thu, 2019-03-21 14:16

Militantisme et militant.e.s en Flandre et à Bruxelles : une histoire à (re)découvrir

Journée d’étude du groupe de contact FRS-FNRS

« Sociobiographie des militant.e.s du mouvement ouvrier en Belgique »

Le 2 avril 2019 à l’Amsab-Institut d’histoire sociale Bagattenstraat, n° 174, à Gand. 


13 h 30 – 14 h 00 : 
Accueil des participant.e.s.

CfP: Social inequality: what has work got to do with it?

Wed, 2019-03-20 15:09

Social inequality: what has work got to do with it?

CfP: Exploring Slave Trade in Asia (ESSHC 2020)

Tue, 2019-03-19 11:44

Call for Papers

Exploring Slave Trade in Asia
Panel Proposal for European Social Science History Conference, Leiden, 18-21 March 2020

Organizers: Claude Chevaleyre (ENS Lyon), Matthias van Rossum (IISH), Samantha Sint Nicolaas (IISH)

Organizadas cambiamos el mundo. Jornadas feministas de marzo en la Fundación Anselmo Lorenzo

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:07

Con el objetivo de visibilizar e impulsar la convocatoria de huelga feminista, la Fundación Anselmo Lorenzo, organiza unas jornadas feministas que se prolongarán durante todo el mes de marzo. PROGRAMA


. Viernes 1 de marzo

_ Reinauguración de la exposición “Mujeres Libres. Precursoras de un mundo nuevo” 19:00 h.

Recital homenaje. Actúan Los Peligro, María Ángeles Maeso, Araceli Pulpillo 19:30 h.

CfP: The Downfall of Communism in East-Central and Southern Europe: An Attempt of Comparative Perspective

Mon, 2019-03-18 09:56

In 1989, 30 years had passed since the fall of communism – a system installed in Central and Southern Europe following World War II. The changes which took place in 1989–1991 were the beginning of a political transformation in the states of Central and Southern Europe as well as in the Soviet Union. The triple transformation encompassed the reconstruction of free market economy, parliamentary democracy, and – in the case of the former Soviet Union, Yugoslavia, or Czechoslovakia – state building.

Die Komintern – eine Bewegung in Moskau für die Welt?

Mon, 2019-03-18 09:53

Vor 100 Jahren wurde in Moskau die Kommunistischen Internationale gegründet, jene Organisation, deren erklärtes Ziel es war, die Fackel der proletarischen Weltrevolution in alle Länder zu tragen. Die strategischen Ziele, die die Kominternführung der internationalen kommunistischen Bewegung vorgab, wurden jedoch nicht erreicht. Dr. Wladislaw Hedeler, Manfred Mugrauer (Wien) und Prof. Alexander Vatlin (Moskau) stellen die Gründungsmitglieder vor und skizzieren deren selbstlose Versuche, die Revolution in den verschiedensten Regionen der Welt zu organisieren.

CfP: Thinking the city through work. Blurring boundaries of production and reproduction in the age of digital capitalism

Mon, 2019-03-18 09:48

This call for paper invites contributions that think the city through the lens of work. The digitisation of urban economies and everyday urban life makes the distinction between work, home and leisure increasingly difficult. When food delivery riders use their private bikes to work or hosts rent their home in order to make a living, the spatial separation of the domestic and the market, once seen as clear-cut, now seem to blur or at times, even disappear altogether.

CfP: Sixth European Congress on World and Global History: Minorities, Cultures of Integration, and Patterns of Exclusion

Mon, 2019-03-18 09:04

Following the successful and rewarding meetings of the European Congresses on World and Global History held in Leipzig, Dresden, London, Paris, and Budapest the next ENIUGH Congress will take place in Turku, hosted by the Global History Laboratory at Åbo Akademi.