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CfP: Organizing against the Tide: Alternative Economies and Gendered Labor

Thu, 01/03/2019 - 09:22

Call for Papers: Organizing against the Tide: Alternative Economies and Gendered Labor
We are pleased to invite submissions for the ninth issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research, slated for publication in June 2019. Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are particularly encouraged to apply. We also welcome submissions from seminal contributors in the field.

CfP: 100 years of universal suffrage in Luxembourg

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 09:35

2019 will mark the 100th anniversary of the introduction of universal suffrage in Luxembourg. On this occasion, the Chamber of Deputies and the National Museum of History and Art (MNHA) will organise a major exhibition on the historical background, the establishment of universal suffrage in 1919 and the consequences of the democratisation process of Luxembourg’s society. The exhibition will run at the MNHA from the 26th September 2019 until the 6th September 2020. A number of publications, conferences as well as educational activities are planned.

CfP: 45th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 09:25

45th Annual Meeting of the Social Science History Association
Chicago, Illinois, November 21-24 2019


Submission Deadline: February 16, 2019


“Data and its Discontents”


The 2019 Program Committee seeks individual paper and panel proposals on all aspects of social science history. We are especially interested in research that interrogates the many forms of quantitative and qualitative historical data. In particular, we seek papers that address core questions about historical data:

CfP: Cinema and Social Conflicts, vol. 6 of Zapruder World

Mon, 12/31/2018 - 09:12
“Cinema and Social Conflicts,” Volume 6 (2019)DANIEL FAIRFAX, ANDRÉ KEIJI KUNIGAMI, AND LUCA PERETTI, eds. Introduction

Cinema has played a pivotal role in recounting, reinventing, and depicting the world we live in. Most major historical events have been represented in cinema, from the world wars to the fall of the Berlin Wall, while several others have been left invisible in the filmic archive.

Canadian Committee on Labour History Article Prize

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 13:52

The Canadian Committee on Labour History (CCLH) Article Prize is awarded annually for the best article, published in a journal or book, that contributes to our understanding of the history of labour, work and society in Canada. The article may be published in English or French.

CfP: Les gauches révolutionnaires en Afrique subsaharienne (années 1960-70), une histoire politique et sociale à écrire

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 10:30

Appel à contributions : Les gauches révolutionnaires en Afrique subsaharienne (années 1960-70), une histoire politique et sociale à écrire ...

Modalités de soumission et calendrier :

Les contributeurs sont invités à soumettre leur proposition sous la forme d'un résumé (en anglais ou en français) d'une longueur n'excédant pas 5 000 signes envoyés à l'adresse email suivante : revleftafrica@rosalux.org au plus tard le 1er mars 2019.

Leaflets of the Russian Revolution. Socialist Organizing in 1917

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:39

New translations of the most important documents from socialist parties, soviets, and worker militias in Petrograd during 1917

CfP: Les voix des femmes immigrées

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:27

Ce colloque a pour ambition d’éclaircir le rôle de la parole féminine dans cette conceptualisation de « la figure de la femme comme protagoniste de la migration, actrice économique, actrice sociale et du développement ». Autrement dit, nous nous demanderons ce que nous dit sa parole de son parcours féminin.

CfA: 2019-20 Academic Fellowships at the American Antiquarian Society

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:22

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.

CfP: Journée des doctorants de l'AFHMT. La crise du travail, le travail en crise(s)

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:19

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.

CfP: Travailler à domicile : des chambrelans au télétravail

Mon, 12/24/2018 - 09:13

 

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

Sat, 12/22/2018 - 11:38

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

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CfP: IX Congreso de historia social. Sociedades y culturas: treinta años de la Asociación de Historia Social

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 15:08

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

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 12:27

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

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 12:15

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

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 11:42

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

 

CfP: Activist Histories of Ireland

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:56

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

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:54
Ad KnotterTransformations of Trade UnionismComparative 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 - Visiting Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers

Mon, 12/17/2018 - 09:48

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.

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