The 86th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association (CCHA) will be held at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC) on Wednesday, June 5 to Thursday, June 6, 2019 in conjunction with the Annual Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
European economies beyond indicators:
The transformation of work and concepts of labour, the movement of workers within and between countries, and changes in how people obtain work are significant trends in many contemporary economies. While they may appear to be new developments, these processes have historical roots and precedents. With the increasing use of historical data in economics and the return of labour to the forefront of economic history, the time is ripe for discussion and collaboration between labour historians, economic historians, and labour economists.
Wilberforce Institute, University of Hull - Wednesday 30th October 2019
HISTORY ACTS 13 - DECRIMINALISING SEX WORK
TUESDAY 27th NOVEMBER, 6PM-8PM
BIRKBECK ARCHAEOLOGY LAB, 26 RUSSELL SQUARE, LONDON
An opportunity for historians with an interest in sex work activism and sex workers' rights to engage with activists.
This three week NEH summer seminar will focus on the history of the Underground Railroad in North America from origins of slavery to the Reconstruction Era.Class time each morning will be spent on intensive study of key primary and secondary texts on the seminar topics. There will be daily pedagogical sessions on classroom application of the areas of study. Field trips will travel to Auburn, New York, Seneca Fall, Rochester, New York then to Albany, New York, Northampton, Massachusetts, Middelbury, Vermont, North Elba, New York.
Organized movements for social change have often preceded or immediately followed periods of warfare. The temporal proximity of social movements and warfare raises several interesting questions. Among others, in what ways have movements for social change been linked to periods of violent conflict?
The Institute for Critical Social Inquiry (ICSI) at the New School for Social Research is pleased to announce that we are now accepting fellowship applications for our 2019 Summer Seminars (June 9 - 15, 2019). Advanced graduate students and faculty are eligible to apply. Applications are due December 15, 2018.
2018 FALL HAGLEY CONFERENCE
SEEING LIKE A CAPITALIST: HISTORIES OF COMMERCIAL SURVEILLANCE IN AMERICA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 to Friday, November 9, 2018
Hagley Library, 298 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE