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The Legacy of the Russian Revolution: An interdisciplinary conference

Preliminary Announcement

“The Legacy of the Russian Revolution”

November 16–18, 2017

At Chestnut Hill College
9601 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118

The History and Political Science faculty of Chestnut Hill College is pleased to announce the next in its series of “Legacy” conferences —“The Legacy of the Russian Revolution,” an interdisciplinary conference that will be held November 16–18, 2017 on the Sugarloaf campus in Philadelphia.


Call for Papers: 4th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Work and Labor Studies, May 31-June 2, 2017, Ryerson University, Toronto

150 Years of Workers’ Struggles within Canada and Beyond: Legacies of the Past and Trajectories for the Future

Ryerson University
May 31 – June 2, 2017
As part of the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

CFP - 2017 UT Africa Conference: "Rupturing Colonial Legacies"

Of possible interest for scholars of Labor Studies who work in Africa or anywhere in the African Diaspora - Please Circulate Widely 

CFP: 17th Annual Africa Conference at UT Austin (March 31-April 2, 2017) 

"Rupturing Colonial Legacies: Colonialisms and Decolonizations in Africa and the African Diaspora."