Conference: Historicising the Concept of Europe in Global History, 30.08.-03.09.2021, Vienna and virtual space; Registration due: 18.07.2021

WORCK Conference 2; Contact Persons: Juliane Schiel, Lukas Neissl, Teresa Petrik (Web)
Time: 30.08.-03.09.2021
Venue: University of Vienna and virtual space
This conference brings together two major networks for labour and social history in Europe:

  • The “European Labour History Network” (ELHN) (Web): The ELHN Conference 4 (30.08. to 01.09.2021) offers a broad and diverse programme of labour-related sessions organised by the ELHN working groups.
  • COST Action “Worlds of Related Coercions in Work” (WORCK) (Web): The WORCK Conference 2 (30.08. to 03.09.2021) is dedicated to a readerbased plenary discussion on the concept of Europe in global history and social inequalities in Europe in past and present.

The registration (due 18.07.2021) is open now (Web)

Working Groups

  • Labour Migration
  • Feminist Labour History
  • Labour and Family Economy
  • Maritime Labour
  • Military Labour
  • European Trade Unionism
  • Factory History
  • Labour and Empire
  • Memory and Deindustrialisation
  • Workers’ Education
  • Speak, Look, Listen! The Cultural Production of Work

  • Labour in Mining
  • Remuneration and Bargaining
  • Central-East Europe
  • Grammars of Coercion
  • Sites and Fields of Coercion
  • Im/Mobilisations of the Workforce
  • Intersecting Marginalities
  • Digital Humanities Group
  • Public Outreach Group
  • PHPalgrave Handbook of Global Slavery

The conference takes place as a hybrid event. Conference participants decide upon registration whether they take part online or on-site.
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