Each year re:work invites 10—15 researchers from different academic disciplines and nationalities and offers them a forum for the discussion of central questions and thereby promotes exchange between established and young academics. re:work organises workshops, international conferences and summer schools and fellows are given the opportunity to discuss their research with various institutions in Berlin.
Call for Applications
The International Research Center "Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History" at Humboldt University in Berlin invites scholars to apply for 8 to 12 international research fellowships (senior scholars and junior candidates) for the academic year 2017-18.
Deadline: 15 September 2016
(Unfortunately, we cannot consider applications submitted after this date.)
Patrick Harries, 1950-2016
We are all deeply shocked to hear of the sudden death of our former fellow Professor Emer. Patrick Harris. He passed away on June 2. Our thoughts are with Patrick's family at this most difficult time of loss.
Old Racisms and New Refugees: Perpectives on the present "Crisis" by Jennifer Burrell and Seth Holmes
"The Huffington Post" published an article about the refugee crisis by our (former) fellows Jennifer Burrell and Seth Holmes.
Please find new and selected publications by our fellows here.
15 – 17 September 2016
Call for Papers
Conference: Workers of the World – Exploring Global Perspectives on Labour from the 1950s to the Present
Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover, Germany
June 28 – 30, 2017
You can find further information here.
Deadline: October 31, 2016
Frederick Cooper, Guest of the Director (2015/16) and member of the Advisory Board, was awarded with the George Louis Beer Prize 2015 as well as the Martin A. Klein Prize 2015 for his monograph Citizenship between Empire and Nation. Remaking France and French Africa, 1945–1960 (Princeton University Press). The George Louis Beer Prize is awarded in recognition of outstanding historical writing in European international history since 1895. The Martin A. Klein Prize recognizes the most distinguished work of scholarship on African history published in English during the previous year.
re:work at Humboldt-Box
The center takes part in the Humboldt-Box project with an exhibition entitled 'Thinking Work Globally'. The Humboldt-Box, located in Berlin’s city center, was inaugurated on 29 June 2011. This temporary building provides insights and perspectives about the reconstruction of Berlin’s old city palace as well as the Humboldt-Forum, which will form part of the palace and is aimed at bringing together European and non-European cultures.