Social and Labour History News
The European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) is a non-for-profit organisation (www.etui.org) located in Brussels.
The last two decades have seen profound transformations of work, both in the process of work organisation and in the functioning of the labour market. Among these, the most recent and fastest is the computerisation of work, in particular the digitisation of work. A new frontier has thus opened up in the field of work and, at the same time, in the exploitation and precarisation of work, which the current health and social-economic crisis is widening out of all proportion.
El Archivo Histórico de Revistas Argentinas (AhiRa) agrupa a docentes e investigadores de distintas disciplinas —letras, historia, ciencias de la comunicación—, interesados en el estudio de la prensa, las revistas culturales y las publicaciones periódicas en diálogo con los debates estéticos, políticos e ideológicos de la historia cultural argentina.
Although in special circumstances due to the pandemic, even this year we are trying to organise the Doctoral Workshop. We hope the conditions will be safe and favourable, and that we will be able to gather as usually, in Pula at the end of summer. All possible changes in schedule will be announced on time. We defined this year's theme in September last year, but right now, unfortunately, it is becoming more current.
The international history of the twentieth century was long viewed primarily through the lens of nation-states, their foreign policies, and international institutions. In recent years, however, this focus has shifted. Exciting new scholarship now moves beyond the ‘national’, centering for instance on internationalisms in world socialist theory and practice or anti-colonial internationalisms of the Bandung era.
We hereby invite all interested colleagues to submit research papers, review articles, discussion papers, and thematic essays for the thematic issue of the journal Facta Universitatis: Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology and History, Vol. 19, No 2, 2020.
This Call for Papers is aimed at bringing together a selected number of scholars and associates from the academic community who wish to participate in the project titled “SOCIALIST MEDIA CULTURE FROM SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE”.
CfP: Perestroika and the “Wild” 1990s: State, Society, and the Individual in Eastern Europe, 1985–2000
Perestroika and the associated policy of glasnost’ set in motion some of the most significant political reforms of the twentieth century, reforms that ushered in an era of profound historical change.
CfP: Global Travel, Exploration, and Comparative Study of Empire (Special Issue of Journal of World History)
We are pleased to invite manuscripts for an upcoming special issue of the Journal of World History. The theme of the issue will be “Global Travel, Exploration, and Comparative Study of Empire.”
CfP: Mundos del trabajo y relaciones de género. Descentrada. Revista interdisciplinaria de feminismos y género
Se encuentra abierta la convocatoria para contribuciones al Dossier interdisciplinario titulado “Mundos del trabajo y relaciones de género” que será publicado en el primer semestre de 2021 en Descentrada.
In the face of the pandemic spread of Covid-19, after evaluating all the sanitary, organizational and economic implications, as well as the forecasts on the progress of the disease, the ICHS Board together with the Organizing Committee in Poznan came to the belief that it is not reasonable to hold the Congress on the scheduled date. Consequently, we announce the postponement of the Congress to 22-28 August 2021.
We sincerely regret any inconvenience and hope to meet with all of you in Poznan next year.
De nos jours, une institution capitale de la vie sociale des milieux populaires se trouve en pleine régression : il s’agit de ces lieux de sociabilité qu’étaient jadis les cafés, bistrots, tavernes et autres débits de boissons, dont le nombre diminue sensiblement – en France uniquement, on ne recense plus que 30 000 cafés dans les années 2010 là où il y en avait plus de 200 000 dans les années 1960.
CfP: Solidarity and Humanitarianism in the Global South between Decolonization and the Cold War (1960s-1980s)
28-29th September 2020 at Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin
Nessim ZNAIEN and Philippe BOURMAUD
CfP: Decolonizing Museum Cultures and Collections: Mapping Theory and Practice in East-Central Europe
University of Warsaw, October 22-23, 2020*
*COVID-19: Given the changing circumstances, we will consider moving the conference to online remote presentations if need be.
Prof. Erica Lehrer (Concordia University, Montreal)
Versions in French and Spanish available here: https://calenda.org/767181
We dedicate the next issue of Amérika magazine to "Central America: Spaces, cartographies and representations". This publication is an extension of the international colloquium of the European Research Network on Central America (RedISCA https://rediscablog.wordpress.com/) organized at the University of Nantes (CRINI laboratory) on November 14, 15 and 16, 2019.
The University of Heidelberg invites chapter proposals for the edited volume “The Vanguard of Class and Nation: Parties as Governments in Eurasia, 1920s–1990s.” The book workshop for the invited authors is scheduled to take place in Heidelberg on April 22–23, 2021.
Epidemic illnesses—not only a product of biology, but also social and cultural phenomena—are as old as cities themselves. The recent pandemic of COVID-19 has put into perspective the impact of epidemic illness on urban life, and exposed the vulnerabilities of the societies it ravages as much as the bodies it infects. How can epidemics help us understand urban environments? What insights from the outbreak, experience, and response to previous urban epidemics might inform our understanding of COVID-19?