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Rethinking Social Spaces in an Epochal Comparison: Concepts and Approaches in Historical Migration Research

Sat, 12/15/2018 - 12:11

Migration shapes societies and cultures, and it was doing so well before the current »refugee phase«. Interdisciplinary migration research has for several decades been attempting to identify unifying and dividing forces within and between migration societies. In doing so, it makes use of concepts and methodological approaches that in recent years have been considerably extended by new techniques from the social and cultural sciences and from mobility Studies in particular. Particularly notable in this respect is the use of the concept of »multiple mobilities« in these fields.

Past & Present Fellowships

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:19
The Past & Present Society and the Institute of Historical Research will offer up to four two-year postdoctoral Fellowships in History for 2019–21, tenable at the Institute. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate a broad interest in processes of social, economic, political and cultural change, as manifested in their particular field of study.

CfP: Immigrazioni. International migrations and labor from the 70s to the present: an historical perspective

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:06

The complex intertwining of immigration and labor market is a highly topical subject even nowadays: the forced displacements we are witnessing in recent years are, in fact, only a portion of the migration to Western Countries, from World War II until the present day.

International Women's Day event 'Remembering resistance: a century of women's protest in the North of England'

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:58

Event location: 

Working Class Movement Library

51 Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX, UK. 

Date: 2nd Mar 2019

Event time: 14:00 to 16:00

An afternoon focussed on a project bringing to life the last 100 years of women’s protest, discussing the changing nature of women’s activism and some of the more significant protest sites in the North.

State and Crafts in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:09

Dr. Christine Moll-Murata has published her new monograph State and Crafts in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) in the new IISH book series Social History of Work in Asia, published with Amsterdam University Press (AUP). This book, full of quantitative evidence and limited-circulation archives, details manufacturing and the beginnings of industrialisation in China from 1644 to 1911.

Séminaire : Frontières ouvrières

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:54
Séminaire : Frontières ouvrières

Animé par Eric Geerkens, Nicolas Hatzfeld, Isabelle Lespinet-Moret, Xavier Vigna


Programme 2018-2019

Séances les vendredis de 13 à 15h

EHESS, 54, boulevard Raspail, Paris


CfP: Les rémunérations : fabrique, usages et perceptions

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:46

Appel à contributions pour dossier thématique
Date de clôture de l’appel : 18 janvier 2019
Télécharger l’appel au format PDF

Work, Migration, Environment: The German and Central European Experience

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:26
Work, Migration, Environment: The German and Central European Experience

October 3-6, 2019
Panel at the Forty-Third Annual Conference of the German Studies Association, Portland, Oregon
Conveners: Andrea Westermann (GHI West, Berkeley) and Eagle Glassheim (University of British Columbia, Vancouver)


Wages for Housework. A History of an International Feminist Movement, 1972–77

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:20
Wages for HouseworkA History of an International Feminist Movement, 1972–77By Louise Toupin; Translated by Käthe RothUBC Press


Une histoire croisée de la fabrique du droit du travail. Journée d’étude en hommage à Sabine Rudischhauser

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:16

Une histoire croisée de la fabrique du droit du travail

Journée d’étude en hommage à Sabine Rudischhauser

Autour de son dernier ouvrage Geregelte Verhältnisse. Eine Geschichte des Tarifvertragsrechts in Deutschland und Frankreich 1890-1918/19(Cologne, Böhlau, 2017, 878 p.)


CfP: The Long History of Pan-African Intellectual Activism. More Than a Centenary, 1919-2019

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 09:10

The Long History of Pan-African Intellectual Activism: More Than a Centenary, 1919-2019

International Conference, Department of African Studies, University of Vienna/ Austria
Thursday to Friday, 16th to 17th May 2019
Organiser: Arno Sonderegger
Deadline: 06.01.2019

La Ligue des Droits de l'Homme depuis la Seconde Guerre Mondiale

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:18

COLLOQUE INTERNATIONAL | 11 & 12 décembre 2018

Penser et agir pour les droits de l'Homme

CfP: 2019 Annual Conference of the Oral History Society

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 16:19
2019 Annual Conference of the OHS in association with Llafur and Britain at Work, hosted and supported by Swansea University

Venue: Swansea University, Singleton Campus. 

Date: Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July 2019

CfP: Fifth International Global History Student Conference

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:38

In recent years, global history has become one of the most ambitious and promising strands of historical research. The approach targets relations, flows, and actors that challenge the assumption of the nation state as a natural and inevitable category of historical analysis. It calls attention to the importance of transnational, trans-regional, or trans-local connections and their influence on the past.

CfP: The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union of Africa (ICU), 1919-2019: New Perspectives

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:26

The Industrial and Commercial Workers Union of Africa (ICU), 1919-2019: New Perspectives

Call for papers, deadline 14 December 2018

Panels and workshop at the Southern African Historical Society Conference, Rhodes University, Grahamstown/ Makhanda, South Africa, 24-27th June 2019

How International, Transnational, and Global History Conquered the World - Conference in Honor of Adam McKeown

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:21

We are delighted to announce a conference honoring our late colleague Adam McKeown.

Words and Deeds: Nursing, Poetry and the Women’s Movement

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 15:08

A free evening performance of music and poetry from the Royal College of Nursing Library & Archives, celebrating women’s voices around the campaign for the vote.

Audrey Ardern-Jones, nurse and poet, performs poetry by female authors involved in the campaign for women’s suffrage, together with international musicians Lucas Jordan (flute) and Fabricio Mattos (guitar).

Convegno di studi internazionali: 200 Marx. Il futuro di Karl

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 11:45

Il Convegno di studi internazionale, “200 Marx. Il futuro di Karl”, si svolgerà a Roma dal 13 al 15 dicembre 2018 presso lo spazio Macro. (Via Nizza 138).

L’iniziativa organizzata da alcune fondazioni e istituzioni culturali, si articolerà in quattro sessioni di lavoro. Parteciperanno esponenti del mondo politico, della cultura del sindacato e delle fondazioni.

Journée d’étude: Des lois Aubry aux Ordonnances Macron : mise en perspective des mutations du droit du travail

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:36

11 décembre 2018
8h30 – 18h00

Salle Marcel DAVID
16, boulevard Carnot
92 340 Bourg-la-Reine

Par courriel : inscription.ISST@univ-paris1.fr
dans la limite des places disponibles.

Organisée par
Nicole Maggi-Germain (juriste, univ. Paris 1/ISST)
Jean-Philippe Tonneau (sociologue, laboratoire CENS)

(See programme in PDF attached)

Thinking differently about freedom: Enslaved labour, capitalism and the making of the modern world

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 10:33

Thinking differently about freedom: Enslaved labour, capitalism and the making of the modern world
A lecture by Prof. Dr. Anthony Bogues

Date: Monday 17 December 2018
Starting time: 15:00h
Location: Posthumuszaal, International Institute of Social History, Cruquiusweg 31, Amsterdam