From 11-13th June 2024, the 5th Conference of the European Labour History Network (ELHN) will take place in Uppsala, Sweden. The conference programme is structured around the ELHN Working Groups, several of which have published Calls for Papers, among them the

Working Group “Labour and Coercion”, origin of our COST Action “Worlds of Related Coercions in Work (WORCK)”.
At the ELHN conference, we aim to put together panels showcasing new empirical work related to the frameworks developed in WORCK. Find the call for papers here:
Deadline: 20 August 2023

Working Group “Workplaces Pasts and Presents” (formerly known as WG “Factory History”)
CfP “Layering and Connecting Space: A View from the Workplace”
Deadline: 15 August 2023

Working Group “Labour Migration History”
CfP “Guest-Workers of the World”
Deadline: 5 September 2023

Working Group “Labour in Mining”
CfP “Mining and Agriculture Relationships: Influences on Labour Organisation and Labour Markets”
Deadline: 15 September 2023

Working Group “Labour & Empire”
CfP “Working-Class Anti-Imperialism, the Global Left and Beyond”
Deadline: 31 August 2023

Working Group “Maritime Labour History”
CfP for the sessions “Military and Maritime Recruitment and the Labour Market”, “Gender in Fishing and Maritime Communities”, and “Liberalisation and Maritime Labour”
Deadline: 6 September 2023

Working Group “Labour and Familiy Economy”
CfP “Labour and Old Age / Labouring Elderly”
Deadline: 10 September 2023

CfP “Elsewhere. The Migration of Families in the Past from a Labour History and Family Economy Perspective (18th-19th Century)”
Deadline: 10 September 2023

Working Group “Arctic and Indigenous Labour”
Deadline: 1 September 2023

Working Group “Military Labour History”
CfP for the sessions “Visual Sources, Material Artefacts and Military Labour”, “Military Labour in the Early Modern Era”, “Recruiting Military Labour”, and “Gendering Military Labour”
Deadline: 31 July 2023

Working Group “Precarious Labour”
Deadline: 1 September 2023

Working Group “Workers, Labour and Labour History in Modern Central-East-Europe”
CfP: “Unstable stability? Working class-life and the world of work in East-Central Europe after 1989-1990”
Deadline: 30 September 2023