re:work Lecture 2018

Arbeiterinnen aller Länder vereinigt Euch! Die gewerkschaftliche Frauen-Internationale und die internationale Geschlechterpolitik in der Zeit zwischen den Weltkriegen

Susan Zimmermann

January 16, 2018, 6 p.m.

Centre Marc Bloch, Friedrichstr. 191, 7th floor, 10117 Berlin
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Journal of Modern European History (JMEH)

1814/15 – Post-Revolutionary Experience, Vol. 15│2017/2

Call for Applications

Forum Transregionale Studien
Visiting Fellowship within the framework of Prisma Ukraïna – Research Network Eastern Europe

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Deadline: January 28, 2018

Call for Applications

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

W 2 Professorship Social Anthropology of Southeast Asia with an emphasis on labour relations and dependency research

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Deadline: February 15, 2018

Call for Papers

54th ITH Conference: Workplace Democracy Revisited: Labour and Practices of Participation, Workers’ Control and Self-Management in Global Perspective
Linz/Upper Austria, 06–08 September 2018

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Deadline: January 28, 2018


João José Reis (2015/2016) has been awarded the Prêmio Machado de Assis 2017, a literary prize awarded by the Brazilian Academy of Letters. Congratulations!

Sven Beckert received for his study Empire of Cotton. A Global History (Alfred A. Knopf) the prestigious Premio Internazionale Cherasco Storia 2017 (The International Cherasco History Prize). Congratulations!

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!