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Tales of the unexpected: why archival research remains important today

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 21:04

The 2018 annual archives lecture of the Noel Butlin Archives Centre will be presented by Dr Simon Ville from the University of Wollongong on the subject:

Tales of the unexpected: why archival research remains important today

Date and time: Tuesday 9 October 5.30-7 pm
McDonald Room, Menzies Library, ANU.

Registration is required through quicklink.anu.edu.au/jeli

See the attached flyer for full details.

It will also be an opportunity to meet the new ANU Archivist, Kathryn Dan.

Guerre et travail - Journée de l’AFHMT

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 20:59

Guerre et travail

Journée de l’AFHMT

The Workers United - a TUC Library exhibition

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 20:57

The Workers United

This exhibition commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Trades Union Congress through exploring the extraordinary holdings of the TUC Library Collections – a centre for the study of trade unions and working life from the 19th century to the current day and now part of the Special Collections at London Metropolitan University. The exhibition uses the Library’s printed, manuscript and visual resources to explore the work and policies of the TUC since its foundation in 1868.

CfP: Remuneration, workers and employers organisations (session at the III ELHN Conference)

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 14:12

3rd Conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN)
Amsterdam, 19-21 September 2019

Working Group: Remuneration, workers and employers organisations: bargaining and struggle in the longue durée

Tags: ELHN

CfP: Latin American Transitions: Understanding Social and Political Transformations across the Region

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 11:00

[Spanish version below]

The Graduate School of Global and Area Studies invites scholars working or interested in Latin America from different academic backgrounds in the social sciences and humanities to foster rich interdisciplinary discussions.

Young scholars (PhD researchers and Post-Docs) are especially encouraged to participate.

CfP: Socialism – Experience and Rememberance. Young researchers in an established field

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:46


Socialism – Experience and Rememberance. Young researchers in an established field.
16th Potsdam postgraduate forum on contemporary history, 21 - 22 February 2019, Potsdam, DE.

Wie halten es die Gewerkschaften mit Marx?

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:40


CfP: “From the Ruins of Preservation”: A symposium on rethinking heritage through counter-archives

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:30


German Historical Institute in London, 11-12 July 2019.

Dortmund zwischen Zeche und Zukunft. Wie werden wir morgen arbeiten?

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:19


Dortmund. Heute zentraler Technologiestandort, an dem moderne Wirtschaftszweige wie IT, Mikro-/Nanotechnologie und Logistik florieren. Mit Einrichtungen wie der Technischen Universität Dortmund, zwei Fraunhofer- und Leibniz-Instituten sowie einem Max-Planck-Institut entwickelte sich die Stadt zu einem wichtigen Forschungs- und Wissenschaftsstandort.

Hotelpersonal - Lebens- und Arbeitsalltag im Dienste des Tourismus

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:16


Die Tagung des Touriseums wird sich mit dem Hotel als Lebens- und Arbeitsraum auseinandersetzen. Der Fokus liegt auf den Lebensverhältnissen und dem Arbeitsalltag der im Hotel bediensteten Personen.

Die Tagung findet unter der wissenschaftlichen Leitung von Prof. Dr. Andrea Leonardi (Universität Trient) und Prof. Dr. Timo Heimerdinger (Universität Innsbruck) statt.

Die Teilnahme an der Tagung ist kostenlos. Aus organisatorischen Gründen werden Zuhörer/-innen um Voranmeldung innerhalb 19. Oktober 2018 gebeten.


Le CHS prend la parole !

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:12


CfP: Le syndicalisme professionnel, organisations et structures (1960-2000)

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 10:06




Présentation générale

The World Transformed

Thu, 09/06/2018 - 09:58


We are The World Transformed - a 4-day politics, arts and music festival running alongside the Labour Party Conference, working to build left power both inside and outside of Parliament.

Since 2016 we’ve been mixing big names with the most inspiring grassroots voices and tackling topics that others overlook. We showcase politics as it should be: exciting, engaging and people-powered.

ToC: Journal de La Contemporaine

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 08:48

Journal de La Contemporaine
No 2, Septembre 2018

Edito : Droits de l'homme

Le mot des lecteurs : Un blog américain sur la Première Guerre mondiale

Nouvel équipement : Un libre accès élargi et rénové / L'accueil. Journée professionnelle du 3 juillet 2018

120e anniversaire de la Ligue des droits de l'homme : Archives et histoire de la LDH

Zoom sur les collections : Oeuvres de Jean Delpech

Evénement : Colloque "La Ligue des droits de l'homme depuis la Seconde Guerre mondiale"

CfP: Criptic Identities. Historicizing the Identity Formation of Persons with Disabilities Across the Globe

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 09:26

In recent years, 'identity politics' has evolved as a controversial, but also prolific concept within political, academic and activist debates. A growing body of literature sheds light on different assumptions about identity as a concept that is as much related to expressions of individuality and subjectivity as it is to specific social groups, typically described as outsiders on the margins of society and the political mainstream.

More than just the Pankhursts - the wider suffrage movement

Fri, 08/31/2018 - 15:31


Day conference: More than just the Pankhursts - the wider suffrage movement

Event location: Old Fire Station, Salford University

Date: 3rd Nov 2018

Event time: 10:00 to 16:00

Call for chapters: 'Doing Diversity in Teaching, Writing, and Research'

Thu, 08/30/2018 - 11:06

Call for chapters: “Doing Diversity in Teaching, Writing, and Research”
A proposed volume edited by Abby Day, Lois Lee, and Jim Spickard
working with Policy Press

CfP: ITH Conference 'Working on the Land: Actors, Societies and Environments'

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 08:51

Dear colleagues,

we, hereby, circulate the Call for Papers for the 55th ITH Conference (5-7 September 2019, Linz/Upper Austria).

We are looking forward to an active involvement in the preparation of the conference on “Working on the Land: Actors, Societies and Environments”, many interesting proposals and the conference itself. Furthermore, we would ask to spread the Call for Papers as widely as possible.

Kinds regards,

Susan Zimmermann (President)
Lukas Neissl (General Secretary)