Social and Labour History News
The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) is the leading archive in the United States for research in pre-twentieth-century U.S. history, literature, and culture. In addition to unsurpassed resources focused on the history and culture of the United States, AAS holds rich collections of materials dealing with Canada, Latin America, and the Caribbean. AAS collections focus on all aspects of American life from contact to 1876, and provide rich source material for projects across the spectrum of early American studies.
JOURNEE D'ETUDES DES DOCTORANT.E.S DE L’AFHMT
- LA CRISE DU TRAVAIL, LE TRAVAIL EN CRISE(S) –
La journée d’études aura lieu le samedi 6 avril 2019 au Centre Malher de l’Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, 9 rue Malher 75004 Paris.
Journées d’études 27-28 juin, Rome
Association Française d’Histoire des Mondes du Travail- SocietàItaliana di Storia del LAVoro
What Is Work? Gender at the Crossroads of Home, Family, and Business from the Early Modern Era to the Present
WHAT IS WORK?
Gender at the Crossroads of Home, Family, and Business from the Early Modern Era to the Present
Edited by Raffaella Sarti, Anna Bellavitis, and Manuela Martini
398 pages, 10 illus., bibliog., index
ISBN 978-1-78533-911-0 $130.00/£92.00 Hb Published (September 2018)
eISBN 978-1-78533-912-7 eBook
CfP: IX Congreso de historia social. Sociedades y culturas: treinta años de la Asociación de Historia Social
Entre los días 7 y 9 de noviembre de 2019 se celebrará en Oviedo el IX Congreso de Historia Social, Sociedades y Culturas. Treinta años de la Asociación de Historia Social, organizado por la Asociación de Historia Social y el Grupo de investigación en Historia Sociocultural de la Universidad de Oviedo.
El Congreso se estructura en torno a una conferencia inaugural y cinco núcleos de cuestiones con dos ponentes por núcleo y un relator para las comunicaciones presentadas que deberán asociarse a cada una de las secciones:
CfP: Ethnographying Labour in Large-Scale Agriculture. Renewed Social Histories, between Work, Migration and Daily Lives
The past decade was marked by a new and massive investment phenomenon targeting land. Even if not always successful, thousands of new land acquisitions by private companies, investment funds, states or local elite did took place, and have dramatically extended the area concerned by large-scale agriculture (Borras et. al, 2014). Latin America, Africa, South-East Asia and Eastern Europa were the most affected regions, but in the meantime the agricultural models are experiencing rapid transformations (financialization, concentrations) in the Northern countries too (Purseigle et al, 2018).
CfP: XII European Regional Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association
The XII European Regional Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA) will take place in Düsseldorf on 5–7 September 2019 and intends to explore the changes in labour and employment relations across Europe and in a comparative perspective.
Deadline extended to 25 January 2019
CfP: Narratives of Europe’s Shared Past: Between Singularity of the Holocaust and Totalitarian Paradigm
International Conference, House of European History, Brussels,
Thursday-Friday, 16-17 May 2019
Call for Papers
Organizers: Wolfram Kaiser (University of Portsmouth) and Anette H. Storeide (NTNU Trondheim) in cooperation with the House of European History, Brussels
The term ‘activist’ was first used to describe groups in the early twentieth century, including Irish nationalists, who were active on behalf of Germany during the First World War, but consolidated its contemporary meaning during the countercultural revolutions of the long 1960s. Conceptually, however, ‘activists’ – those who lead or drive forward movements to enact political change – have played a central role throughout modern Irish history, and continue to do so today.
Transformations of Trade Unionism. Comparative and Transnational Perspectives on Workers Organizing in Europe and the United States, Eighteenth to Twenty-First Centuries
The historical experiences of workers organizing in Europe and the United States figure among the many forms of workers’ resistance resulting from the variety of labour relations in the global past.
Senate House Library, in partnership with the Friends of Senate House Library, is inviting postdoctoral researchers to apply for a Visiting Research Fellowship of up to three months that makes use of the Library’s world-class collections. The successful candidate could be awarded up to £10,000. The deadline for applications is midnight on 31st January 2019.
An International Conference of the Cross-Disciplinary Urban Space Network
17-18 June 2019
University College Cork
Organizers: Silvia Ross (UCC) and Giulio Giovannoni (Università degli Studi di Firenze)
CfP: Gender Relationships between Occupiers and Occupied during the Allied Occupation of Germany (1945-1955)
There is currently a renewed interest in the Allied occupation of Germany after 1945 and in military occupation in general. Concerning the occupation of Germany after 1945, there is a lot of work dedicated to its economic, political and cultural dimensions. More oriented towards the "history from below", current research questions the daily life of military occupation, the places and forms of encounters between occupiers and occupied, covering a whole range of interactions from conflicts or confrontations to various forms of cooperation or fraternization.
MIGRATIONS CONTEMPORAINES À BERLIN DE 1917 À NOS JOURS ATELIER TOPOGRAPHIQUE D’HISTOIRE SUR LE TERRAIN POUR JEUNES CHERCHEUR.E.S
CfP: Communist Parties in East Central Europe: Frameworks of Knowledge Acquisition and Dissemination 1945–1989
Central European University, Budapest
Promotionsprogramm der Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung:
„Erforschung der sozialen Demokratie(n) und ihrer Bewegungen. Historischer Wandel, gegenwärtige Effekte und Perspektiven für die Zukunft“
4 Stipendien sind zu vergeben!
The annual Social History Society Conference is the largest gathering of social and cultural historians in the UK. Over more than four decades, our members have transformed historical research, inspired challenging work and explored the many ways in which our social worlds are made, imagined, shared and shattered.
Rethinking Social Spaces in an Epochal Comparison: Concepts and Approaches in Historical Migration Research
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.
CfP: Immigrazioni. International migrations and labor from the 70s to the present: an historical perspective
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.