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CfP: Radical Museums – labour history museums as social agents

Fri, 2019-04-05 09:52

The call for papers for the 2019 WORKLAB conference in Copenhagen 11-13 November 2019 is now open!


Industrial Labour & Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Thu, 2019-04-04 15:26

Industrial Labour & Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century
Organised by the Piston, Pen & Press research project and the Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, Tampere.

Date: Friday June 7th, 2019

Venue: Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, Tampere.

The cfp is closed now, but there are still have some spaces for people who would like to attend and hear the papers, contribute to the general discussion.

Tags: ELHN

CfP: Gender, Property and Participation in Latin American Agrarian Reforms: Revisiting the 50th anniversary of the Peruvian Agrarian Reform

Thu, 2019-04-04 08:37

(See Spanish version in PDF attached)

Vol. 10, Nº 2 (2019). Call for papers, essays and reviews:
Gender, Property and Participation in Latin American Agrarian Reforms: Revisiting the 50th anniversary of the Peruvian Agrarian Reform

CfP: Domestic production and work in poor British homes, c. 1650-1850

Mon, 2019-04-01 11:46
Thursday 12th September 2019, University of DerbyKeynote Speaker: Professor John Styles, University of Hertfordshire

In recent decades the ‘home’ has come to the forefront of historical investigations. Domestic production and work, such as spinning and farming, has received some renewed attention as part of this, yet there remain gaps in the literature and issues that need addressing.

CfP: State-building, social movements and political economy

Mon, 2019-04-01 11:32

Modernity was marked by the edification of increasingly complex and sophisticated state system, committed to governing territories and populations, through a multiplicity of administrative, fiscal, police and judicial networks. At the same time, new mechanisms for legitimizing political power emerged, based on the building of a public sphere and the dissemination of different forms of collective organization and mobilization: from associations to petitions, from political demonstrations to strikes and riots.

CfP: Reminder 13th European Social Science History Conference

Mon, 2019-04-01 10:18

13th European Social Science History Conference, Leiden, The Netherlands, 18 – 21 March, 2020

The deadline for pre-registration of a paper or session proposal on our website is 15 April 2019.

CfP: Industrial Societies of Late Socialism: European Comparisons. Doctoral Workshop

Mon, 2019-04-01 10:10

Fifth year in a row we are organising a three-day summer workshop for PhD students. In 2015 the topic was The History of Everyday Life in Socialist Yugoslavia, in 2016 Yugoslav Socialism: Similarities and Exceptionalities, in 2017 A New Man for the Socialist Society, while in 2018 the topic was Yugoslavia and the Global 1968: Contexts, Perspectives, Echoes. So far the workshops have been connected to different projects: one year it was organised within the project Making of the Socialist Man. Croatian Society and the Ideology of Yugoslav Socialism (led by Dr.

CfA: Edited Volume on Transnational Communism across the Americas

Mon, 2019-04-01 10:04

How rooted were Latin American communists in the national versus the international and did this relationship change over time?

Labour in History & Economics Conference

Mon, 2019-04-01 10:01

All Souls College, Oxford
15–16 April 2019

Aris Accornero e le trasformazioni del lavoro. Rileggere un ricercatore militante

Mon, 2019-04-01 09:44

lunedì 1 Aprile | 09.30 - 14.00

Convegno a cura di Fondazione Vera Nocentini, Ismel, Fondazione Istituto piemontese A. Gramsci, Istituto di Studi Storici G. Salvemini e Quaderni di rassegna sindacale.


Cahiers d'histoire : nouveautés, actualités (mars, avril, mai 2019)

Mon, 2019-04-01 09:36

Un nouveau numéro des Cahiers est sorti et il parle d’Algérie! « Communisme en Algérie/ Communisme algérien» dossier du n° 140 des Cahiers avec des articles de Eloïse Dreure, Alain Ruscio, Pierre-Jean Le Foll-Luciani, Allison Drew, des retours sur des actions par Gilles Manceron, Fabrice Riceputi, Alain Ruscio, Pierre-Jean Le Foll-Luciani


Vous pouvez le trouver dans toutes les bonnes librairies (le faire commander par votre libraire s’il a oublié de s’en doter). Vous pouvez aussi désormais commander et régler en ligne!


Espionaje y revolución en el Río de la Plata. Los archivos secretos de una red diplomática de persecución al maximalismo (1918-1919)

Mon, 2019-04-01 09:33

Hernán Díaz (coord).

P. Muñoz, W. Koppmann, S. Asquini, L. Glasman, C. Aquino


Desde que el movimiento obrero empezó a organizarse, el poder recurrió de manera sistemática al espionaje, la delación y la infiltración, utilizando agentes e informantes para conocer y prevenir los levantamientos sociales.

CfP: Uneven and Combined Development Conference

Mon, 2019-04-01 09:28




Hosted by the University of Glasgow's Socialist Theory and Movements Research Network in association with /Historical Materialism/

Socialistas de La Rioja en la historia. Diccionario biográfico del PSOE y la UGT. 1882-1975

Mon, 2019-04-01 09:24

Los socialistas han sido determinantes en la historia de España en los últimos 140 años. Tanto los socialistas como los ugetistas, mujeres y hombres de izquierdas, militantes o representantes institucionales del PSOE y de la UGT tienen un lugar propio, también, en la historia de La Rioja.

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.