CfP: Latin American Labor Congress - Work and Labourers, Past and Present

Call for applications, deadline 30 October 2016

LATIN AMERICAN LABOR CONGRESS

Work and Labourers – Past and Present

La Paz, Bolivia – 3-6 May 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

1.     LANGUAGES, CONCEPTS AND REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT LABOUR AND WORK    3 May

Organizers:  Valeria Coronel (FLACSO-Ecuador): vcoronel@flacso.edu.ec María Ullivarri (CONICET-Argentina): ulliva@gmail.com David Mayer (IISG-Amsterdam, Países Bajos): david.mayer@iisg.nl

Discussants:

Mirta Lobato (Argentina).  Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires. Specialist in Social History, History of the making of the working class in Argentina; Labor and Gender.  

Sidney Chalhoub (Brazil, United States). Harvard University.  Specialist in Social History, History of Slavery and Manumission in Brazil in the Nineteenth Century.  

2.       SOCIAL CONFLICTS AND STRUGGLES: LABOUR CONTENTIOUSNESS THROUGH HISTORY.   4 May

Organizers:  Gabriela Scodeller (CONICET, INCIHUSA-CCT Mendoza) g_scodeller@yahoo.com.arLucas Poy (CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires): Lucas Poy lucaspoy@gmail.com Larissa Correa (PUC-Río, Brasil): larissarosacorrea@hotmail.com

Discussants:

Sergio Serulnikov (Argentina).  Universidad de San Andrés, Buenos Aires. Specialist in the Hispanic Colonial World; Andean Societies; Indian Rebellions and Social Movements.  

Carlos Illades (Mexico).  Universidad Autónoma de Cuajimalpa, México.  Specialist in Social History, Ninetheenth and Twentiteh Century; History of the Left, Socialism and Political Violence.  

3.       LABOUR – UNFREE AND FREE; SLAVERY, TRANSITIONS AND AMBIGUITIES, FLEXIBILIZATION AND PRECARIOUSSNESS.       5 May

Organizers: Beatriz Mamigonian (Universidad Federal Santa Catarina, Brasil) beatriz.mamigonian@ufsc.br Paola Revilla (Bolivia, Universidad de Chile y EHESS-Paris):  p.revillao@gmail.com Mauritzio Atzeni (Centro de Investigaciones Laborales, Argentina): matzeniwork@gmail.com

Discussants:

Christian G. De Vito (Italy). Utrecht University, Leicester University. Labour and Social History; Unfree and Free Work; Penal and Convict Labour in Latin America.  

Brígida von Mentz (México).  Historian, Researcher of CIESAS (Centro de Investigación y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social-México).  Specialist in Social and Economic History; Mining and Labour History, Indingenous History.  

4.       LABOUR: LOCAL AND GLOBAL MIGRATIONS    6 May

Organizers: Alexandre Fortes (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro - UFRRJ-Brasil):  fortes.ufrrj@gmail.comAlfonso Hinojosa (Bolivia): alfhg67@gmail.com Cristina Vegas (FLACSO-Ecuador): cvegas@flacso.edu.ec

 Discussants:

Verena Stolcke (Spain).  Emeritus Professor of the Universidad de Barcelona. Anthropologist specialist in History and Gender, Slavery, Cuba and Brazil.

Gioconda Herrera (Ecuador). FLACSO-Ecuador. Specialist in International Migrations; Gender and Migration; Social Inequalities and Globalization.  

 

CALL FOR PAPERS

There will be 10 papers per day: 4 from the end of the Sixteenth Century to the Eighteenth Century and 6 from the Nineteenth to Twentieth Century. 

1.     Survey presentations giving insight into the state of the art and the current debates in certain field as well as raising questions for further debate.

2.     Discussant contributions that highlight conceptual and theoretical discussions of recent trends or perspectives.

3.     Papers focussing on particular events and processes that are important in Latin American history (conquest, slavery, agrarian reforms, dictatorships, etc.).

Collaborations between scholars are more than welcome.

Our hope is that we could gather a group that could go beyond their highly specialized case studies. 

 

SUBMISSION

1.  ABSTRACTS

DEADLINE:   October 30, 2016

600 words.  The abstract should present the topic, the questions, the main arguments and the sources of analysis.  

 Contributions will be selected in November-December.  

2. PAPERS

 A full paper should be presented after approval of the abstract before MARCH 1st. 2017 

It is possible that the Congress will finance one researcher per day.  In this case, the papers should be presented before January 30, 2017.  The Committee will select contributions before the end of February 2017.  

QUERIES

Please contact:

1.     The 3 organizers of the session.  They will answer your questions.  Do not forget to send your queries with copy to: 

2.   The Organizers:  Rossana Barragán R. (IISG-Amsterdam) rba@iisg.nl

             Amaru Villanueva R. (CIS-Vice-Presidency Bolivia) amaruv@gmail.com

 

INSTITUTIONS:  IISG -AMSTERDAM / CENTRO DE INVESTIGACIONES SOCIALES (CIS) DE LA VICEPRESIDENCIA DEL ESTADO PLURINACIONAL DE BOLIVIA / ILO- BOLIVIA; INTERNATIONALCENTER RE-WORK AT HUMBOLDT UNIVERSITY (BERLIN); SOCIOLOGIA- FLACSO (FACULTAD LATINOAMERICANA EN CIENCIAS SOCIALES-ECUADOR); CARRERA DE HISTORIA UNIVERSIDAD MAYOR DE SAN ANDRES (UMSA)

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05/09/2016