Labour History number 103 is out now
The November 2012 issue is packed with articles on a wide variety of topics, including Workers’ Control Experiments in the 1970s, Torres Strait Islander Participation in the Maritime Economy, and the Australian Labour Movement’s Attitude towards Conscription during World War I. 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. If you wish to present a paper at the conference, please submit an abstract by Tuesday 30 April 2013. For more information about the conference and about the call for papers, click here.
- The Accord 30 Years On. Macquarie University will host a special symposium to mark the 30th anniversary of the Prices and Incomes Accord. Reflecting on the Accord as a significant development for Australian industrial relations and economic policy, the symposium will be held 9.30am – 4.30pm, 31 May 2013, Macquarie University Seminar Room, level 3, 10 Spring St, Sydney. Bob Hawke will lead an impressive line-up of speakers including Bill Kelty, Simon Crean, Bert Evans, Ged Kearney and Innes Willox. For more information, click here.
- 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 (email@example.com). For more information, click here.
- Australia in the World. A new lecture/seminar series in History at the University of Melbourne. The inaugural public lecture will be “The Apogee of Internationalism” by Professor Glenda Sluga on 22 May 2013. Convener: Marilyn Lake. 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. From issue number 104, May 2013, Labour History will have a new referencing style. Not only will there be a shift from endnotes to footnotes, the standard Chicago style of referencing will be adopted. Our online style guide has been updated to reflect this change.