News & Events

  • SSLH Executive Committee elections

    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.

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  • WANTED: SSLH web editor and social media officer

    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.

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  • Chartism newsletter #18

    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

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  • CFP: '"Fake News!"

    CFP: '

    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?

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  • HLF funding for Working Together

    HLF funding for Working Together

    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.

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  • Mobilising Militant Pasts - CFP

    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

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  • CFP - European Labour History Network (ELHN) Conference 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

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  • CFP - Digital Dreams: IALHI 2017 conference

    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.

  • GFTU Education Programme

    GFTU Education Programme

    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

  • Dare Devil Rides To Jarama

    Dare Devil Rides To Jarama

    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.

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Events

  • Russian Revolution

    15 September 2017

    Russian Revolution

    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

    Conference organisers:
    nrossol@essex.ac.uk, fschnell@essex.ac.uk, lhaid@essex.ac.uk

  • The Red and the Black: The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic

    14 October 2017

    The Red and the Black: The Russian Revolution and the Black Atlantic

    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 Revolution

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  • 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.
    Paris, 2-4 November 2017

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