Social and Labour History News
Labour migration, whether short- or long-term, domestic or international, played an important part in transforming the world during the Cold War period. Yet how this migration affected Cold War dynamics, and was in turn shaped by them, has been under-researched. The study of experiences and perspectives on labour migration to the West in the post-1945 period has dominated empirical, theoretical and methodological studies on the history of international labour migration.
CfP: Anti-fascism and Ethnic Minorities: Political and Cultural Forms of Resistance in Central and Eastern Europe, ca 1920–1950
The relation between anti-fascism and ethnic minorities has largely been overlooked in the previous research dealing with anti-fascism and resistance in Europe. Fascist and national socialist movements envisioned the formation of homogenous national communities, which by definition put national minorities under considerable pressure. Did ethnic minorities thus have a stronger position in anti-fascist political and cultural activism?
¿Cómo nació la idea de socialismo? No fue una iluminación momentánea ni el producto inspirado de un solo pensador, sino un lento proceso que involucró a dos o tres generaciones de luchadores, filósofos, reformadores y militantes, que culminaron en la síntesis elaborada por Marx y Engels en las vísperas de la revolución de 1848.
The call for articles and reviews for issue #2 of REVLATT is now open. The deadline for sending full manuscripts is 31 January 2021. Those interested in sending a proposal can consult the instructions for authors. We also invite potential authors to get in touch with the Editorial Team in order to discuss proposals and abstracts ahead of that deadline.
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Il volume indaga l’impegno femminista degli anni Settanta, declinato nel contesto della lotta sindacale e dei diritti del lavoro, attraverso una nuova prospettiva di ricerca costruita a partire da numerose interviste inedite alle protagoniste di una stagione capace di modificare profondamente la società dell’epoca.
CfP: Syndicalisme révolutionnaire, anarchisme et mondialisation de la communication à la Belle Epoque
Appel à communication pour une Journée d’études organisée à l’Université Bordeaux Montaigne, le 7 octobre 2021
Le prix d'Histoire sociale est décerné par la Fondation Mattei Dogan et la Fondation
La CFDT propose un prix de master 2 et de thèse (deux prix distincts) relevant des disciplines suivantes : histoire contemporaine, sociologie, sciences politiques.
"Pandemic and Labour Relations: Then and Now"
22nd Dec 2020 from 3-5 pm (IST - India Standard Time)
Aditya Sarkar, Department of History, Warwick University
Prabhu Mohapatra, Labour Historian, University of Delhi
Chitra Joshi, Labour Historian, Association of Indian Labour Historians (AILH)
Research Project "Entangled Histories of Palestine and the Global New Left" (Roskilde University)
16.04.2021 - 17.04.2021, Denmark
This two-day workshop is hosted by the Entangled Histories of Palestine and the Global New Left research project at Roskilde University in Denmark. Scholars, activists, and artists working on or against archiving or with archives pertaining to the Palestinian revolutionary movement and struggle from a global perspective during this period are invited to submit their contributions
We’re pleased to share the Call for Presentations for the second Inward Outward, taking place April 6–9, 2021. This year’s edition will be held online due to the constraints of the pandemic.
The symposium Inward Outward investigates the status of moving image and sound archives as they intertwine with questions of coloniality, identity and race.
The upcoming edition will focus on Emotion in the Archive. This theme emerged during the first symposium, and has since occupied increasing space as a direct response to recent global occurrences.
CfP: International Conference on The Fishing Community of Guet Ndar in Saint Louis du Sénégal: between singularity and universality
The Fishing Community of Guet Ndar in Saint Louis du Senegal: between singularity and universality
March 15-17, 2021 at the CRDS in Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Senegal)
CALL FOR PAPERS
Framework and RationaleTags: GLHN
Two recent publications by Geneviève Dreyfus-Armand on the French internment camps, where large numbers of exiled Spanish Republicans where held (1939-1944):
Septfonds, 1939-1944. Dans l’archipel des camps français
Perpignan, Le Revenant éditeur, 2019, 440 p.
Les Républicains espagnols à Rivesaltes. D’un camp à l’autre, leurs enfants témoignent
Villemur-sur-Tarn, éditions Loubatières, coll. Récits et Témoignages du Mémorial du camp de Rivesaltes, 2020, 239 p.
See the attached PDF documents for more information.