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.

Recent Content

A HISTORY OF PENAL REGIMES IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, 1800-2014 (Harvard University, March 5-7, 2015)



Thursday March 5th -

Penal Knowledge, Reform and Comparative Regimes, 4:00-6:00pm


Chair: Caroline Elkins, Professor, Department of History and African and African American Studies

“Lemos Britto and Prison Reform in Brazil”

Marcos Bretas, Professor, Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Conference Program for Southern Labor Studies Association, March 5-8, 2015, Washington, DC

The Southern Labor Studies Association will hold their biannual conference, "Organizing for Power and Workers' Rights in the 21st Century," in Washington, DC, March 5-8, 2015. The first day's events, organized by UMD's Center for the History of the New America, will be held at University of Maryland, College Park; the following days at George Washington University. The full conference program and information about registration and accomodations can be found at www.southernlaborstudies.org