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CfP: On the Freedom of Labour in Capitalism. First Congress of the German Labour History Association

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:27

Bochum, House for the History of the Ruhr, Clemensstraße 17-19, 44789 Bochum, Germany
6-8 February 2020

Antonio Gramsci: A Pedagogy to Change the World

Mon, 02/11/2019 - 11:13

This volume provides evidence for the argument of a central place of pedagogy in the interpretation of Gramsci’s political theory. Gramsci’s view that ‘every relationship of hegemony is necessarily a pedagogical relationship’ makes it imperative to dismiss narrow and formal interpretations of his educational theories as applying to schooling only. This book argues that what is required rather is an inquiry into the Italian thinker’s broad conceptualisation of pedagogy, which he thought of as a quintessential political activity, central to understanding and transforming society.

CfP: Reproductive Health and Work; Work in the Home

Sun, 02/10/2019 - 12:47

CFP: Reproductive Health and Work; Work in the Home; Social Science History Association Conference Palmer House, Chicago, November 21-24, 2019

The Comintern Time (The Fifth Ryazanov's Readings)

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:45

State Public Historical Library of Russia

Russian State Social University


to take part in a scientific conference

"The Comintern Time"

(The Fifth Ryazanov's Readings)

March 26-27, 2019, Moscow

The scientific conference was timed to the 100th anniversary of the Communist International in March 1919. The emergence of this organization influenced the labour movement and international relations in the world, changed the political situation in many countries, was reflected in historical memory, left a mark in the documentary collections.

CfP: Labour Conflicts and Development in the Global South

Fri, 02/08/2019 - 11:02

International Workshop at the University of Nottingham, UK; 25 and 26 June 2019


CfP: Les formes de réglementation des métiers dans l’Europe médiévale et moderne

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 16:41

Les formes de réglementation des métiers dans l’Europe médiévale et moderne

3èmesjournées d’études :Objets et contenus des réglementations de métier 

(Moyen Âge époque moderne)

Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée, 14-15 novembre 2019


Towards a Global History of Primitive Accumulation

Thu, 02/07/2019 - 16:24

A conference co-sponsored by the International Institute of Social History, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Houston. 


CfP: Radicalism and Resistance in Modern Jewish History. Sixth Junior Scholars Conference in Jewish History

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:55

We invite proposals for papers to be presented at the Sixth Junior Scholars Conference in Jewish History, to take place at the Institute of the History of German Jews in Hamburg in September 2019. We seek proposals specifically from postdoctoral scholars, recent PhDs as well as those in the final stages of their dissertations. The aim of the conference is to bring together a small transatlantic group of junior scholars to explore new research and questions in 19th- and 20th-century Jewish history, contextualized with work on people from other backgrounds.

CfP: Just P(l)ay! Music as Labour

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:51

Conference date: 7-11 August 2019
Conference venue: Hotel Marienhof, Reichenau an der Rax, Austria

Keynote speakers: to be announced

Organisers: Dagmar Abfalter, Marko Kölbl, Rosa Reitsamer, Fritz Trümpi

CfP: Politics of e-Heritage: Production and regulation of digital memory in Eastern Europe and Russia

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:48

Politics of Digital Humanities in Eastern European Studies – Workshop series

Politics of e-Heritage: Production and regulation of digital memory in Eastern Europe and Russia 

Second joint workshop between the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe, the Aleksanteri Institute – University of Helsinki and CEES University of Glasgow

Venue: Marburg, Germany 

Beyond the Metropolis. Provincial Museums, Collections and Sociabilities between Europe, Africa and the Americas during the Long Nineteenth Century

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:46
Ort: GothaVeranstaltungsort: Forschungszentrum Gotha der Universität Erfurt, Schloßberg 2, 99867 Gotha

The history of museums has gained wide attention. Museums are perfect showcases of the manifold ways in which people approach their own particular present or past as well as the natural world by putting it on display.

Berlin in der Revolution 1918/19. Fotografie, Film, Unterhaltungskultur

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:35

Das Symposium folgt der Idee der Interdisziplinarität, wie sie auch in der Ausstellung und dem begleitenden Katalogbuch zum Konzept gemacht worden ist. Neben dem medialen Aspekt der Revolution, wie er durch die Fotografien von Willy Römer, den Gebrüdern Haeckel und anderen Fotografen vorgestellt wird, geht es um den Film und die Unterhaltungskultur als zwei weiteren Bereichen, die in den Revolutionstagen ungebrochen zum Berliner Leben dazugehörten.

CfP: (Re)thinking Socialism. Knowledge, memory and oblivion of the socialist past

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:33

Thirty years after the end of state socialism, the need to fully comprehend it is still an immediate task. Over the past three decades, the dominant public discourse of the previous historical period has undergone significant changes: from a firm rejection in the first years of the transition to the latest wave of rehabilitation of the regime and nostalgia (socialist nostalgia, Ostalgie, Yugo/Tito-nostalgia). To varying degrees, post-socialist societies in Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe are still divided in their attitudes to the recent past.

Arbeiterbewegung und soziale Frage heute. Tagung zur Erinnerung an Helga Grebing (1930-2017)

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:29
Ort: Bochum Veranstaltungsort: Haus der Geschichte des Ruhrgebiets 

Die Geschichte der Arbeiterbewegung (männlich, Singular) ist aus der Mode gekommen. Zu diesem Eindruck muss man gelangen, wenn man sich die Hochkonjunktur ins Gedächtnis ruft und in der Gegenwart nach ihrer fortdauernden Relevanz sucht.

Femmes au travail : quelles archives visuelles ?

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:22

Nous sommes heureuses de vous annoncer la publication en ligne du numéro double 6/7 de la Revue Image du travail/Travail des images : Femmes au travail : quelles archives visuelles ?


 - Ce numéro sera officiellement présenté à Poitiers le mardi 12 février de 10h30 à 12h30, dans le cadre du festival Filmer le travail, Espace Mendès-France, Planétarium.

Peterloo, 1819-2019

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:20

The People’s History Museum, Manchester
Saturday 18th May 2019

10.45: Arrive
11.00: Welcome
11.15 – 1.00: Papers 1, 2 & 3

Dr Janette Martin (University of Manchester/The John Rylands Library) and Mike Powell (PHM)
Sources for Peterloo and the Manchester Histories Festival

Professor Robert Poole (UCLAN)
Peterloo: a Manchester event

Premio Internazionale "Antonio Cardosi"

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:15

La Fondazione Gramsci onlus bandisce per l’anno 2019 un concorso per il conferimento di un premio di laurea in ricordo di Alberto Cardosi.

Anatomy of change in an oil-monarchy. Immigration, reforms and social transformation in Saudi Arabia (1991-2018)

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 13:14

This article explores the evolution of the State and of State-society relations in Saudi Arabia in the wake of the Arab Springs. Besides the harsh repression and buy-out of political opponents, Saudi governments also crafted social reforms to address the structural causes of potential mass popular uprising.

Certamen literario: "Leer en la Segunda República"

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 13:09

La Fundación Francisco Largo Caballero, en colaboración con el Ministerio de Cultura y Deporte, la Universidad de Alcalá y el Ayuntamiento de Alcalá de Henares, convoca el certamen literario “Leer en la Segunda República”, con el objetivo de promocionar la lectura y la escritura sobre los cambios acaecidos en la sociedad española durante la Segunda República en materia de alfabetización y cultura literaria.


El concurso se regirá por las siguientes bases:


Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy: Jorge Semprún, by Soledad Fox Maura

Thu, 01/31/2019 - 13:03

Tamiment Library's first book talk of Spring 2019

Soledad Fox Maura will discuss her book Exile, Writer, Soldier, Spy: Jorge Semprún (Skyhorse Publishing, 2018) on Friday, February 8 (4:30 PM) at the Tamiment Library. A reception with wine and cheese will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by the Frederic Ewen Center.