Labour History number 104 is out now
The May 2013 issue contains a special thematic on Labour Women’s Leadership edited by Jackie Dickenson, Patricia Grimshaw and Sean Scalmer. Click here for more information.
- The 13th Biennial National Labour History Conference will be held 11-13 July 2013 at Unions NSW, Trades Hall, 4-10 Goulburn Street, Sydney. The theme is: Good Times, Hard Times? Making Australian Labour History, Remaking Australian Society. The keynote speakers will be Maurice Glasman and Greg Patmore, and the conference organising committee consists of Nikki Balnave, Anthony McLaughlin and Nick Dyrenfurth. Click here for the draft conference program. For more information, visit the conference website.
- Blue Mountains Labor Walk, Saturday 20 July 2013, 9.30am - 4pm (full event). Damian O’Connor is leading this walk through the Blue Mountains National Park, which was opened by Premier Cahill in 1959 and expanded by later environment ministers Carr and Debus. Click here for more information.
- The Future is the Past. Association of Academic Historians in Australian and New Zealand Business Schools (AAHANZBS) 5th Annual Conference, 7-8 November 2013, the University of Sydney, Australia. This conference is being hosted by the Business and Labour History Group, the University of Sydney. Professor Melanie Nolan from the Australian Dictionary of Biography at the Australian National University will give a keynote address on Business and Biography. The organisers are interested in papers relating to accounting history, business history, economic history, labour history, management history, marketing history, tourism history, transport history and other areas relating to historical research in business schools. Papers from researchers outside of business schools are also welcomed. Those wishing to present a paper should submit a 1000 word abstract for refereeing by 30 June 2013. Before submitting an abstract, please contact Greg Patmore (firstname.lastname@example.org). For more information, click here.
- Mobilities and Mobilisations in History. Australian Historical Association annual conference, Wollongong 8–12 July 2013. The keynote speakers are Tony Ballantyne and Matt Matsuda. Convener: Georgine Clarsen. For more information, click here.
- Faith, Empire and Conflict. World History Association/Australian Historical Association conference hosted by the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle, 3–5 October 2013. Convener: Deborah Gare. For more information, click here.
- Labour History Referencing. Labour History has a new referencing style. Not only have we shifted from endnotes to footnotes, we have adopted the Chicago style of referencing. Our online style guide has been updated to reflect this change.