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ToC: Journal de la BDIC

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 16:16
Journal de la BDIC
N°43 - Octobre 2017

La Bibliothèque de documentation Internationale Contemporaine & ses lecteurs

Das Kapital published 150 years ago - Marx's personal copy digitized

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:58

Exactly 150 years ago, on 14 September 1867, the first volume of Karl Marx’s Capital was published. Capital remains one of the most influential books in world history. The International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam possesses a unique first edition, containing Marx’s own handwritten corrections and marginals. This edition has now been fully digitized, and has been made available to the general public through the Institute’s website.

Buchvorstellung "Streiten für eine welt jenseits des Kapitalismus"

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 09:54

Buchvorstellung "Streiten für eine welt jenseits des Kapitalismus"
Date: 18 October 2017
Location: Berlin


18:00 Begrüßung
Dr. Wolfgang Jäger, Geschäftsführer der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

18:10 Einleitung
Prof. em. Dr. Helga Grebing, Berlin

18:25 Wie aktuell ist Sternberg für den DGB?
Reiner Hoffmann, Vorsitzender des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes und
Vorsitzender des Vorstandes der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

Et 1917 devient Révolution... : la conception d'une exposition

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 08:44


Samedi 16 septembre 2017
10h - 17h

Et 1917 devient Révolution... : la conception d'une exposition
Présentation des différentes étapes de la réalisation d'une exposition temporaire à partir des collections de la BDIC.

CfP: The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past

Thu, 09/07/2017 - 14:26

Call for Papers

‘The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past’


The broad theme for the conference is ‘The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past’. The focus of the conference will be on the relation of technology with changing forms of work and work relations in the past and the present in the light of possible future trends.

Dutch Rhine river exports of slave-based commodities

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:41


On Tuesday September 12, Tamira Combrink (IISG) will present a paper on:

Dutch Rhine river exports of slave-based commodities"

'Invisible Histories' at the Working Class Movement Library

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:34


The Working Class Movement Library (WCML) in Salford presents a series of talks focussed on overlooked aspects of working class and labour history, ranging from reflections on the Co-operative Party, to the National Federation of Women Workers, to the Russian Revolution. This series follows similar talks in 2016, including a specific focus on the First World War.

Invisible Histories talks – Wednesdays at 2pm

CfP: Reading Race in Cold War Cultural Internationalism

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:30


Reading Race in Cold War Cultural Internationalism

Organizer: Cate Reilly

Assistant Professor in Early Modern Social and/or Cultural History

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:17

Assistant Professor in Early Modern Social and/or Cultural History (Excluding the History of Britain and Ireland)

Durham University, Dept. of History

Closing Date: 2 October 2017 at midday

Working Arrangements: This role is full time but we will consider requests for flexible working arrangements including potential job shares

CfP: European stakeholders during the Revolutions of 1848

Fri, 09/01/2017 - 14:05


International colloquium in Paris — May 2018

After the colloquium held for the 150-year anniversary of 1848 and its famous Revolutions, organized by the French « Société de 1848 » and which was a historiographic landmark, it seemed important, twenty years later, to shed a new light on this major event of the Nineteenth Century.

Master in conservazione, gestione e valorizzazione del patrimonio industriale

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 17:01


Obiettivi: Il Master si propone di rinnovare e diffondere procedure, metodi e pratiche conoscitive, progettuali e gestionali nel campo del patrimonio industriale in un quadro di cooperazione tra gli operatori economici, culturali e i diversi attori istituzionali. Intende formare architetti indirizzati alla progettazione e al recupero di edifici industriali, archivisti d’impresa, storici dell’industria, progettisti e allestitori museali.

Direttore: Giovanni Luigi Fontana

Livello: 2

Karl Marx: Ein Brief, ein Buch – und ein Aufbruch Zum 150. Jubiläum des Klassikers Das Kapital

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:31


#Marx2018 – Ausblick auf die neue Dauerausstellung

2018 jährt sich der Geburtstag von Karl Marx zum 200. Mal. Aus diesem Anlass eröffnet die Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung am 4. Mai 2018 im Karl-Marx-Haus eine neu konzipierte Dauerausstellung. Sie legt neben der zeitgemäßen Präsentation der Biografi e und des Werks von Marx einen besonderen Schwerpunkt auf die Wirkungsgeschichte und Aktualität seiner Ideen bis in unsere heutige Gegenwart.

CfP: Legacy of Slavery and Indentured Labour: Linking the Past with the Future

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 15:22


Conference on Slavery, Indentured Labour, Migration, Diaspora and Identity Formation.

June 19–23,  2018,  Paramaribo, Suriname


Call for papers for International Conference in Suriname to commemorate:

  • the 165th anniversary of Chinese immigration

  • the 155th anniversary of abolition of slavery

  • the 145th anniversary of immigration of East Indians

  • the 128th anniversary of immigration of Indonesians

CfP: Conciliation(s)

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:24


Inequality at Work: Perspectives on Race, Gender, Class, and Labor

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:02



Series Editor: Enobong Hannah Branch, University of Massachusetts-Amherst

CfP: Domestic Labor in Latin American/Latinx Cinema

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:59


This is an open call to invite papers for an edited volume on the filmic representation of female domestic labor in Latin American and Latinx Cinema.

CfP: Servants’ Pasts

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:43


Servants’ Pasts: 2nd International Conference, Berlin 11-13 April 2018

We invite papers for the second international conference organized under our ERC funded project ‘Domestic Servants in Colonial South Asia’. https://www.zmo.de/forschung/projekte_2014_2019/domestic_servants_d.html

CfP: Conflits, résistances et tensions dans les mondes du travail

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 09:39


L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) et l’École Normale Supérieure de Paris (ENS) organisent le 18 décembre prochain une journée d’étude au Campus Jourdain de l’ENS sur le thème : «Conflits, résistances et tensions dans les mondes du travail».

Dans cette perspective, un appel à communications vient d’être lancé, dont les grandes lignes sont les suivantes :