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International Labor History Association (ILHA) Book of the Year Award

The International Labor History Association (ILHA) is pleased to announce the ILHA Book of the Year Award for 2014. The volume, Workers in Hard Times, edited by Leon Fink, Joseph McCartin, and Joan Sangster (University of Illinois Press, 2014), represents a cogent contribution to labor history with lessons drawn from past and present worker struggles.


Events about Jacob Zumoff's book on CPUSA

Many readers of the list are most likely aware of my recent book, The Communist International and US Communism, 1919-1929 (Brill, 2014). Since the hardback is rather expensive, it may be of interest that a paperback version will be published this month (see: http://bit.ly/1FwpSYv )

The Prometheus Research Library is sponsoring a series of talks on the book this spring

The first is in Manhattan, Saturday, April 18, at 3 p.m., at 322 West 48th Street (between 8th and 9th Ave.)


8th Contact Day Jewish Studies on the Low Countries University of Antwerp Tuesday 12 May 2015 09h30 - 17h00

Followed by an evening lecture by Dr. Tirtsah Levie Bernfeld at 20h00.

Contact day: room D.014, Grote Kauwenberg 18 Evening lecture: room R.013, Rodestraat 14

Contact day and evening lecture in English - free entrance

Registration: ijs@uantwerpen.be