The Latin American Labour Congress:

Work and Labourers – Past and Present

La Paz, Bolivia

May 02 – 06, 2017

The Latin American Labour Congress aims at furthering academic exchange and debate among scholars based in Latin America and the Caribbean as well as providing opportunities to them to connect with other networks of scholars on a global scale. re:work has remained a  committed partner of this initiative from its inception to its realisation and has played a particularly crucial role in establishing and securing sustainable international contacts with other networks of scholars interested in the question of work/labour.

Journal of Modern European History (JMEH)

The Trials of Nuremberg and Tokyo Revisited, Vol. 14│2016/4

Guest Lecture

Stalin´s Great Terror (1936-1938): A Great Mystery?

Stephen Kotkin, Princeton University

April 27, 2017, 6pm

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin 
IGK Arbeit und Lebenslauf in globalgeschichtlicher Perspektive
Georgenstraße 23, 6. Stock, 10117 Berlin

RVSP: felicitas.hentschke(at)


Workers of the World

Exploring global perspectives on labour from the 1950s to the present


Soziologisches Forschungsinstitut Göttingen an der Georg-August-Universität

June 28 – 30, 2017, Herrenhausen Palace in Hanover, Germany
For further information please consult the poster and the programme.

Please register here.

Call for Papers

Young South Asia Scholars Meet (Y-SASM) 2018: Claims-Making
Zurich, June 15 – 17, 2018

You can find further information here.

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Call for Applications

Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung: Annual Conference
Chronologics: Periodisation in a Global Context
Berlin, December 07 – 09, 2017

You can find further information here.
Deadline: April 30, 2017

Call for Applications

Programm Point Sud 2018
You can find further information here

Deadline: June 06, 2017


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!