News & Events
12 June 2017
Elections for positions on the executive body of the SSLH will be held in November 2017. All full members of the SSLH are encouraged to stand for the EC.
11 June 2017
The SSLH is looking for a postgraduate student to act as our web editor and social media officer. The post holder will be responsible for updating the SSLH website, posting material on Facebook, sharing news items and conference alerts on our Twitter feed, as well as periodically sending information out to subscribers to the SSLH newsletter which is managed using Mailchimp.
31 May 2017
Find out the latest Chartism news here
Chartism Newsletter #18 (May 2017)
1] CHARTISM DAY: Saturday 17 June 2017
2] Chartist Ancestors – hacked but recovering fast
3] Stroud Radical History
4] Publications on Chartism, 2016
14 May 2017
Call for Papers
‘Fake News!’: An Historical Perspective
NPHFI Tenth Annual Conference, Newcastle University, UK, 10-11 November 2017
Fake news is a term that has become familiar in late 2016 and early 2017, not least because of international political developments. But is it necessarily a new phenomenon?
27 April 2017
Working Together:recording and preserving the heritage of the workers’ co-operative movement, aims to identify and make accessible for the first time records from some of the major workers’ co-operatives of the time, together with co-operative support organisations.
27 March 2017
Mobilising Militant Pasts: Histories of Protest, Unrest and Insurrection in Politics and Culture
King’s College London
31 August – 1 September 2017
Call for Papers – deadline 31 May 2017
28 February 2017
Call for Papers:
The migration of European workers within the continent, from the early modern period to mid-20th C.”
Coordinators: Philippe Rygiel (Ecole normale supérieure de Lyon), Fabrice Bensimon (Paris-Sorbonne / University College London)
European Labour History Network (ELHN) Conference Paris, 2-4 November 2017
26 February 2017
IALHI – Call For Papers
The 2017 International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI) conference will be held in Ghent, Belgium, 8-9 September 2017. The conference is themed around ‘Digital Dreams: Information Technology, Social History Research and the Future of Archives, Museums and Libraries’.
Full details of the call for papers can be downloaded here.
The deadline for proposals is June 30 2017.
26 February 2017
GFTU Education Programme are making a big effort to hold day schools on working class history as the subject is rapidly being lost, so invitations to students, other academics and so on would be really welcome.
Can members and friends of the Society for the Study of Labour History help?
If so further information can be found by following this link
29 January 2017
Dare Devil Rides To Jarama a new play by Neil Gore was commissioned by the International Brigades Memorial Trust (I.M.B.T.) to commemorate the memories of the men and women from the Manchester area who went to Spain to fight against Franco and the fascist movement which was threatening to overthrow the country.
15 September 2017
Re-thinking the Russian Revolution of 1917 as a global event in local contexts
Major international conference to be held at the University of Essex. For further details see
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The Red and the Black: The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic
14 October 2017
Conference to be held at the Institute for Black Atlantic Research (IBAR), University of Central Lancashire, Preston, 14-15 October 2017, to mark the centenary of the Russian RevolutionSee more detail »
European Labour History Network (ELHN) Conference 2017
2 November 2017
The migration of European workers within the continent, from the early modern period to mid-20th C.See more detail »
Paris, 2-4 November 2017