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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NYLHA Wertheimer and Bellush Prizes

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.

CfP- "Assembling the Post-Liberal Order in Central and Eastern Europe (1929-1956)"

Dear colleagues,

You are kindly invited to take part in the workshop "Assembling the Post-Liberal Order in Central and Eastern Europe:  Labour, Welfare Institutions and the Governing of Economic Life during and after the Great Depression (1929-1956)". The meeting will take place on the 26-27 June 2015 in Budapes, having Katherine Lebow, author of Unfinished Utopia: Nowa Huta, Stalinism, and Polish Society, as keynote speaker.  The deadline for submitting your abstracts is the 30th of April 2015.

Unofficial Histories 2015: 5-6 June 2015, Amsterdam

Dear Friends,
You are warmly invited to join us for the fourth annual Unofficial Histories conference, 5th-6th June 2015.
Unofficial Histories is a public conference to discuss how the past is used and presented in society, from the university and public arenas, to popular culture and everyday life.
It aims to open up to examination the ways in which historians, curators, writers, journalists, artists, archivists, geographers, film-makers, musicians, playwrights, activists and enthusiasts prod