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.)

Call for Papers

International Convention of Asia Scholars: Rethinking Asian Studies through the Global South

Chiang Mai, Thailand – July 20-23, 2017

You can find further information here.

Deadline: January 12, 2017

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

Call for Papers

Working Group: Workers, Labour and Labour History in Modern Central-East- Europe
Second Conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN)
Paris, November 02 – 04, 2017
You can find further information here.
Deadline: January 29, 2017

Call for Applications

Institution: The School of Labor and Employment Relations at The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Post-Doctoral Scholar with the Center for Global Workers’ Rights

You can find further information here.

Deadline: March 14, 2017

Congratulation

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!

 

We are very glad to announce, that our former student assistant Moritz Nagel was awarded the Graduate Student Paper Prize 2016 by the African Studies Association (ASA). He receives the prize for his paper “Precolonial Segmentation Revisited: Initiation Societies, Talking Drums and the Ngondo Festival in the Cameroons,” which he presented at the ASA Annual Meeting 2015. Currently, Moritz Nagel is a PhD student at Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. Congratulations!