Feed aggregator

CfP: The Gender of Ethnographic Collecting

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-08 10:50

Decolonizing Collections – Networking towards Relationality (DCNtR) Debate: The Gender of Ethnographic Collecting

CfP: Temporality and Material Culture under Socialism

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-08 10:48

Conference
Temporality and Material Culture under Socialism
Online / Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut
1–2 July 2021

Feminism, Gender, and (Historical) Science and Technology Studies

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-08 10:45

In 1978 the women’s studies journal Signs published a special issue “women, science, and society”–a milestone in the formation of a broad and heterogeneous body of work dedicated to the role of gender in the production, dissemination, and application of “scientific knowledge” and “technology”.

CfP: Moving Labour Conference

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-08 10:38

The integral contribution of mobile, migrant and transient workers to the development of early and late-modern European agriculture, industry and commerce has been increasingly recognized by labour and migration historians alike. While scholars of these fields have traditionally focused on the young migrant male and the industrial labourer, the diversity of itinerant workers has since the 1970s been underlined, as well as the complexity of transnational, regional and local moves.

Documents numérisés, Archives nationales du monde du travail

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-08 10:35
Depuis la fin février, les Archives nationales du monde du travail ont mis en ligne leur nouveau site internet : https://archives-nationales-travail.culture.gouv.fr/

 

CfP: Labour and Precarity Across Time and Space

Social and Labour History News - Fri, 2021-03-05 10:41

A workshop for graduate students organised by the Oxford University Labour History Group
25-26 May 2021

Call for Papers

The Life of Mary Macarthur - to fight, to struggle, to right the wrong

Social and Labour History News - Thu, 2021-03-04 13:44

New digital exhibition of the TUC Library, London (UK):

The Life of Mary Macarthur - to fight, to struggle, to right the wrong 

This digital exhibition explores the historical significance of trade union leader Mary Macarthur and the work of the National Federation of Women Workers. Using the TUC Library’s archives it illustrates the harshness of women’s work in the early 20th century and the campaign to organise women workers into trade unions.

https://www.tuc.org.uk/MaryMacarthur

No Future without Memory. Or, archives require a present: 20 years of the Archives for Democratic Socialism

Social and Labour History News - Thu, 2021-03-04 10:21
No Future without Memory

Or, archives require a present: 20 years of the Archives for Democratic Socialism

The book is available at: https://www.rosalux.de/fileadmin/rls_uploads/pdfs/sonst_publikationen/IH...

 

CfP: Alternative Futures and Popular Protest

Social and Labour History News - Thu, 2021-03-04 10:17

AFPP is an international, cross-disciplinary conference on social movements, protest and cognate topics. It has drawn participants from over 60 countries, whether based in departments of sociology, politics, cultural studies, psychology, economics, history, geography or elsewhere. Discussions are marked by a long-established spirit of collegial and comradely participation, making for a friendly meeting ground between academia and activism.

CfP: Virtual Workshop: New Approaches to the Contentious Politics of Class

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-01 12:55

The workshop will be held digitally via Zoom on 28–29 May 2021, due to the Coronavirus pandemic and is funded by the Northern Bridge Cohort Development Fund. Proposals for papers should include title and an abstract maximum of 300 words. Please send proposals to Joe Redmayne (j.redmayne2@newcastle.ac.uk) or Katherine Waugh (k.waugh3@newcastle.ac.uk) by 9 April 2021.

 

Rethinking repertoires: popular politics in the long nineteenth century

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-01 11:19

Online seminar Research School Political History, 26 March 2021

The Future of Computational Social Science is Black

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-01 09:52
Dear Future Computational Social Scientist,
Do you have a drive to use social science, computer science, data analytics, and evidence to improve public well-being within underrepresented communities? From June 14, 2021 to June 25, 2021, Howard University and Mathematica are partnering on the first Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS) at a Historically Black College and University. 

2e apéro-livre : Les métamorphoses du travail contraint, d'Alessandro Stanziani

Social and Labour History News - Mon, 2021-03-01 09:15

Jeudi 11 mars, l'AFHMT organise son 2e apéro-livre virtuel de 2021 autour de l'ouvrage d'Alessandro Stanziani, Les métamorphoses du travail contraint. Une histoire globale XVIIIe-XIXe siècles, Paris, Presses de Sciences Po, 2020. http://www.pressesdesciencespo.fr/fr/book/?GCOI=27246100935460

CfP: Artistes en exil politique en France (1945-1989)

Social and Labour History News - Sun, 2021-02-28 18:57

De Yalta à la chute du mur, le partage du monde en ce l’on appelle alors des « zones d’influence », exacerbe, en plusieurs endroits et sur tous les continents, les tensions politiques et militaires. Dans les pays sous emprise soviétique ou américaine, des artistes, femmes et hommes, confrontés à la censure ou menacés dans leur propre pays, se voient contraints à un exil plus ou moins volontaires. Parmi ces artistes, certains sont accueillis en France au titre d’exilés politiques.

CfP: Russia's 1990s: Global Perspectives

Social and Labour History News - Sun, 2021-02-28 18:53

In general, narratives about the end of the USSR focus on domestic dimensions of the disintegration of the Soviet Union or discuss reasons and consequences of the Soviet decline in the context of Cold War history.

Both perspectives are highly relevant for an interpretation of the events of 1991 and their consequences. Nevertheless, they too often obscure the view on other essential international and global perspectives.

CfP: Tracing Social Change: "Family Planning" since the 19th Century

Social and Labour History News - Sun, 2021-02-28 18:48

Final Conference of the project “Family planning” in East Central Europe from the 19th Century until the approval of the “pill”.

Framing Global Contestations of Women’s and Gender Rights

Social and Labour History News - Sun, 2021-02-28 18:45

Gleiche Rechte für alle Menschen aller Geschlechter: Das galt lange als ein zwar noch nicht erreichtes, aber unumstrittenes Ziel. Doch diese Einigkeit ist in letzter Zeit brüchig geworden – der Einsatz für Frauen- und Geschlechterrechte wird von unterschiedlichen Seiten als „Gender-Ideologie“ kritisiert.

CfP: Gramsci in the Middle East and North Africa

Social and Labour History News - Sun, 2021-02-28 18:40

We are delighted to announce an upcoming international conference on Gramsci in the Middle East and North Africa, to be convened at the London School of Economics (LSE). 

The conference is organized by the LSE Middle East Centre in cooperation with the Middle East and North Africa Research Group (MENARG) and the Politics of the Margins Research Project at the University of Ghent

2021: A World in Crisis? Free Online Lecture Series

Social and Labour History News - Sun, 2021-02-28 18:36
The Havens Wright Center for Social Justice Presents: 2021: A World in Crisis?Free Online Lecture Series- Spring 2021  All talks are open to the public. You do not have to be affiliated to any academic institution or organization to participate. All Havens Wright Center events will be hosted online on zoom this semester. To attend an event you must register in advance on Eventbrite.

Pages

Subscribe to Social History Portal aggregator