News & Events
28 April 2020
Peter Jackson, who died on 19 February in Panama, born on 14 October 1928 in Sheffield, was a member of the Society for the Study of Labour History from 1961 until at least 1968.
6 March 2020
It is with the greatest sadness that we learn of the passing of Malcolm Chase – the great historian of British radical politics and the labour movement, particularly Chartism.
7 February 2020
Calum Aikman, winner of the society’s Annual LHR Postgraduate Essay prize, had his article published in Labour History Review.
CALL FOR PAPERS: Social Movements and the Challenges to State Socialism in Central and Eastern Europe
6 January 2020
Thirty years on from these seismic changes, this conference intends to offer a fresh assessment
of the way in which communist rule was being contested before the collapse of state socialism.
3 October 2019
The Society for the Society of Labour History (SSLH) has agreed to join the BME Activities and Small Grants Scheme initiated by the Social History Society, the Economic History Society and History UK, helping to fund several projects in 2019/2020.
24 September 2019
The SSLH would like to draw your attention to a forthcoming book launch, for Dr Mike Mecham’s latest book, William Walker: Social Activist and Belfast Labourist, 1870-1918.
8 June 2019
How Class Worked in the Age of Empire: Comparative and Transnational Perspectives.
19 May 2019
A fact sheet on Peterloo 1819 resources for researchers is now available on the SSLH website.
13 May 2019
Over the past four decades or so, gender scholarship has transformed our understanding of many key issues of historical concern. Particularly fruitful have been explorations of consumption in its varied manifestations, undertaken by researchers studying the subject within different disciplines.
4 February 2019
Dr Janette Martin, Modern History Archivist at The John Rylands Library, University of Manchester will deliver the 6th Annual Luddite Memorial Lecture at the University of Huddersfield.