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NALHC: The Nature of Work

by on July 25, 2014

October 16-18, 2014. While the field of environmental history has provided new horizons within which to situate work and workers, this conference intends to expand those horizons through investigating the multi-fold meanings of “nature” from a wide range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives.

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Fighting Against War: Peace Activism in the Twentieth Century

by on June 8, 2014

February, 11-13, 2015 (CFP Deadline, July 31), University of Melbourne, Australia.

Throughout the twentieth century, labour movement activists have been in the forefront of challenges to war and militarism. This conference, hosted by the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, seeks to restore their role to our historical memory.

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Southern Labor Studies Association Conference Annual Conference

by on May 5, 2014

March 5-8, 2015. CFP Deadline: September 1, 2014. The Southern Labor Studies Association invites academics, activists, students, attorneys, public historians, archivists, and any other people interested in the experiences of working people in the Early American or US South to propose sessions for our next conference, which will take place from March 5-8, 2015.

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Labor Research & Action Network 4th Annual Conference

by on April 18, 2014

June 16th and 17th, 2014, at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. Explore the intersection of cutting-edge labor research and innovative worker organizing campaigns, and hear from the AFL-CIO Executive Vice President Tefere Gebre, Harvard University scholar Theda Skocpol, journalist Rick Perlstein, and many more scholars and practitioners.

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Ludlow at 100: Events from March 15-May 18

by on March 7, 2014

To mark the 100th anniversary of the tragic Ludlow Massacre, a diverse group from around Colorado – including historians, scholars, union members, the Colorado National Guard, archaeologists, tourism representatives, etc. – have worked together to plan commemoration activities, exhibitions and events to commemorate the Colorado Coalfield War and the Ludlow Massacre.

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WCSA Conference, How Class Works

by on December 9, 2013

June 5-7, 2014, SUNY Stony Brook. The conference seeks to explore ways in which an explicit recognition of class helps to understand the social world in which we live, and ways in which analysis of society can deepen our understanding of class as a social relationship.

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