News & Events

  • Glad to be gay: the struggle for legal equality

    Glad to be gay: the struggle for legal equality

    LSE Library’s spring exhibition Glad to be gay: the struggle for legal equality draws on the unique Hall-Carpenter Archives and the Women’s Library collection to mark the 50th anniversary of a pivotal piece of legislation: the 1967 Sexual Offences Act.

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  • International Social History Association

    The latest newsletter of the International Social History Association can be downloaded here

  • Dr Sigrid McCausland

    Dr Sigrid McCausland

    The SSLH is saddened to learn of the passing of the Australian archivist and activist Dr Sigrid McCausland. Sigrid served as University Archivist at both the University of Technology, Sydney and the Australian National University, where she successfully spearheaded the fight to save the Noel Butlin Archives Centre.(The Noel Butlin Archive centre is a repository for labour movement records in Australia and the Pacific). A full obituary will be posted here in due course.

  • Visualising Labour

    The Labour and Society Research Group at Newcastle and Northumbria Universities is organising a two-day conference on the photographic and filmic representations of labour on the 5th- 6th May 2017 at Newcastle University.

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  • CFP: The Red and the Black

    CFP: The Red and the Black

    CFP: 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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  • Grunwick: The Workers’ Story

    Grunwick: The Workers’ Story

    Commemorating 40 years since the beginning of the Grunwick Dispute, this seminal text examines the intersection of trade unions, race and the law during one of the most defining events for unions of the twentieth century.

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  • AGM of the SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF LABOUR HISTORY

    Members are reminded that the Annual General Meeting of the SSLH will take place on Saturday 5 November 2016 at Northumbria University, Newcastle

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  • The Labours of Asa: CFP

    The Labours of Asa: CFP

    Call for Conference Papers:
    The Labours of Asa: Work Inspired by the Contributions of Asa Briggs to Labour History
    The organisers would be pleased to accept proposals for 30 minute presentations in English on themes suggested by the contributions of Asa Briggs to labour history.
    Submission deadline: Thursday 13 April 2017
    Conference Date: Saturday 6 May 2017

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  • CFP: The Guardian in Local, National, and Global History

    CFP: The Guardian in Local, National, and Global History

    ‘Comment is free, but facts are sacred’: The Guardian in Local, National, and Global History

    The University of Manchester Library and the John Rylands Research Institute invite submissions for a one-day interdisciplinary conference on the history of the Guardian newspaper.The conference takes place on Thursday 6 April 2017 at The John Rylands Library, The University of Manchester

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  • Marxism and Civil Society: CFP

    Marxism and Civil Society: CFP

    Call for Papers
    Wars of Position: Marxism and Civil Society
    International Conference, Manchester, UK, 8-10 June 2017
    This international and interdisciplinary conference is at once historically grounded and attuned to contemporary debates on the Left. It brings together: analysis of the theory and practice of twentieth-century Marxist parties in relation to civil society; analysis of contemporary Left formations’ approaches to civil society; analysis of the ‘idea’ of communism today and the relevance or obsolescence of ‘the party’ as an organizational form in the twenty-first century.

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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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