Vrije Universiteit Summer School: Amsterdam in Global Capitalism: 1500-present

The Vrije Universiteit Summer School "Amsterdam in Global Capitalism: 1500-present" is back on the curriculum. From 18 July to 1 August, we welcome students from all over the world to come and spend two weeks in Amsterdam studying with an excellent group of teachers. Our special guest this year is Richard Drayton, professor of Imperial History at King's College and a leading expert on capitalism's historical intersections with slavery, colonialism and ecological degradation.


CfP: Punishment, Labor and the Legitimation of Power

The Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies (BCDSS) aims to analyze personal, social and spatial dependency from a global, long-term and trans-disciplinary perspective. Within the BCDSS, the research group Punishment, Labor, Dependency addresses the ways in which the entanglements of punitive and labor regimes impact the production and reproduction of dependency.


Les enquêtes ouvrières dans l'Europe contemporaine


S’il est un spectre qui hante l’Europe des XIXe et XXe siècles, c’est bien celui de la classe ouvrière. En témoignent les innombrables enquêtes qui lui sont consacrées : elles disent combien la « question sociale », telle qu’elle s’invente avec l’industrialisation, est d’abord une inquiétude sur la condition ouvrière et son évolution.

CfP: Con-IH 20 Global and International History: Labor and Discipline from a Global Perspective

Con-IH 20 Global and International History
Labor and Discipline from a Global Perspective
Harvard University
April 2nd and 3rd, 2020
The organizing committee for the Harvard Graduate Student Conference on International History (Con-IH) invites graduate students to submit proposals for its twentieth annual conference. This year’s theme is Labor and Discipline from a Global Perspective. The conference will take place at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts on April 2nd and 3rd, 2020.



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