Call for Applications

The Institute for the History and Future of Work (Institut für die Geschichte und Zukunft der Arbeit - IGZA), in cooperation with the International Research Center "Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History" at Humboldt University in Berlin, invites scholars from different disciplines to apply for research fellowships in order to study aspects of the history of working time during the academic year 2017-2018. Three fellowships, clustered in a thematic group, will be awarded.

Please download the call for applications. You can apply online here.

Deadline: January 22, 2017

(Unfortunately, applications submitted after this date cannot be considered.)

Guest Lecture

History of Industrial Accidents in the GDR

Thomas Lindenberger

December 06th, 2016, 11.00 a.m.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
IGK Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History
Georgenstraße 23, 6th Floor, 10117 Berlin

Guest Lecture

Living and Resisting Informality: Two Case Studies in India

Prabhu Mohapatra

December 07th, 2016, 10.30 a.m.

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
IGK Work and Human Lifecycle in Global History
Georgenstraße 23, 6th Floor, 10117 Berlin

Call for Papers

53rd ITH Conference: Worlds of Labour Turned Upside Down – Revolutions and Labour Relations in Global Historical Perspective
Linz/Upper Austria, 21–23 September 2017

You can find further information here.

Deadline: January 29, 2017

Congratulation

Our fellow Alexander Lichtenstein (2013/14 & 2016/17) has been appointed as new editor of the American Historical Review (AHR), beginning in August 2017. Congratulations!

Seth Holmes (2015/2016) has been awarded the Robert B. Textor and Family Prize for Excellence in Anticipatory Anthropology 2016 for his study Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies (University of California Press). Congratulations!

 

Alexander Keese has been awarded the National Latsis Prize 2016 for his research into ethnicity, forced labour and political transitions in west and central Africa. The National Latsis Prize is conferred annually by the Swiss National Science Foundation for outstanding scientific work by a Switzerland-based researcher under 40. With CHF 100,000 in prize money, the National Latsis Prize is one of Switzerland's most prestigious scientific awards. Congratulations!