Welcome to H-Labor, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-labor is particularly interested in fostering international discussion and colaboration on labor history topics. It also recognizes that teaching the history of workers entails maintaining some knowledge of working people and their unions today.

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New York Labor History Association


To recognize serious study in labor and work history among undergraduate students, the New York Labor History Association annually awards the Barbara Wertheimer Prize for the best research paper written during the previous academic year. Wertheimer was a leading labor educator and scholar.



Call for Articles, Reviews & Historiographical Essays: Essays in History

Fellow Historians,

Essays in History (EiH), the annual peer-reviewed journal of the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, is currently soliciting articles, book reviews, and historiographical essays for its fifty-second issue, to appear in the fall of 2019.

EiH is a journal for emerging scholars that has been staffed and published by graduate students at the Corcoran Department of History since 1954. Each year we publish peer-reviewed articles, as well as, book reviews and historiographical essays in all fields of history.

CFP - Conference: Memory Studies meets Social Movement Studies – how collective/ collected memories have shaped social movements in past and present

Organisers: Stefan Berger, Institute for Social Movements, Ruhr University Bochum / Christian Koller, Schweizerisches Sozialarchiv, Zurich

Venue: Bochum

Time: 16 – 18 June 2020