News & Events
25 July 2017
A season of talks on the theme of ‘invisible’ histories of the working class
21 July 2017
The family of Sarah Chapman, one of the leaders of the 1888 Matchgirls Strike in East London, have devised a petition to save her grave and install a fitting memorial.
21 July 2017
A labour historian is asking for thoughts regarding the British left’s perspectives on Oliver Cromwell
20 July 2017
Following the success of ‘Grim up North? Northern identity, history and heritage’, an interdisciplinary symposium at The Leeds Library in September 2016, the organisers present a follow-up event.
19 July 2017
The Society for the Study of Labour History are set to sponsor a ‘Radical Hero’ in support of the People’s History Museum, Manchester.
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.
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