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Gendered work, gendered struggles: women’s activism at the work-place in long-term and comparative perspective

by on April 5, 2018

The study of women’s workplace activism advances the evolving inclusive and conceptually innovative historiography on women, gender, and labor. It focuses on a large group of workers who have often labored under precarious conditions and without adequate compensation, as day laborers or occasional workers from the 19th century onward, or as unskilled “mass workers” in the period of Fordism and state-socialism in the second half of the 20thcentury.

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Gender in Movement(s): Women and Gender in Motion

by on April 4, 2018

The theme of the 2020 meeting International Federation for Research in Women’s History/Fédération Internationale pour la Recherche en Histoire des Femmes is “Gender in Movement(s): Women and Gender in Motion.” The aim to explore gender and women’s history from the multiple vantage points of movement and social movements.

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LAWCHA at the OAH

by on April 4, 2018

LAWCHA will be present at the 2018 OAH in Sacramento, California. We have a full schedule of panels and events associated with the conference.

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MLWCH Deadline Extended: March 2

by on February 7, 2018

The 2018 colloquium, titled “Disorganized/De-organized/Reorganized,” will feature a keynote address by Professor Rosemary Feurer of Northern Illinois University, as well as a roundtable of community activists and local labor organizers. All presentations will be free and open to the public.

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LRAN Conference Call for Proposals: Proposal Deadline Friday, March 16

by on January 29, 2018

Scholars, labor practitioners, and activists from across the country will convene in Nashville, TN to share new ideas and lessons learned, and connect around research and campaign work. We hope this conference is an opportunity to develop an offensive strategy in the changed political climate nationwide, and to learn from the unique challenges faced by organizers and researchers in the South and in right to work states, including from active campaigns in the Nashville area.

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