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Saturday, January 18, 2014

CFP: "Inequalities: Politics, Policy and the Past," Social Science History Association Meeting, Toronto

The Labor Network of the Social Science History Association invites proposals for papers and complete panels for the 39th annual meeting of the Social Science History Association in Toronto, Ontario, November
6-9, 2014.  We also are looking for volunteers to serve as panel chairs and discussants.

For more information on the meeting as well as the call for proposals,
please refer to the SSHA website: Additionally, please note
that the SSHA grants several awards and student travel grants, for which
you also can apply.

The deadline for paper and/or panel submissions is February 14th, 2014.

The Social Science History Association Meeting provides a stimulating
interdisciplinary venue for exploring an array of issues related to the
study of social processes over time. This year's theme is Inequalities:
Politics, Policy and the Past.

We welcome and encourage papers and panel proposals on a wide array of
issues related to the historical study of labor and labor movements.
Network members have expressed specific interest in organizing panels
around the following themes:

1. Author-Meets-Critics:  Claire Crowston, Credit, Fashion, Sex:
Economies of Regard in Old Regime France (Janine Lanza, Wayne State
University, organizer)

2. Workers in the Fast Food Industry (Jeremy Milloy, Simon Fraser
University, organizer)

3. Work and the Environment (Josiah Rector, Wayne State University,

4. From Labor and Working-Class History to Histories of Capitalism:  Where
Do We Go From Here

5. The Resurgence of Materialist Feminism:  Understanding Gender and Labor

6. The Decline of Organized Labor and the Rising Tide of Inequality

7. Labor in the Energy Sector

8. Restructuring Labor and the Evolution of Capitalism

9. Remaking the Global Working Class:  Inequality, Race, and Generation

10. The Labor of Knowledge:  The Political Economy of Higher Education,
Work, and Class Relations

11. The Nation-State in Labor History, especially Canadian-U.S. comparisons

Please use the SSHA's web conference management system to submit your
papers and panel proposals. Paper title, brief abstract, and contact
information should be submitted on the site
(If you haven’t used the system previously you will need to create an
account, which is a very simple process.)

Thank you, and we look forward to a stimulating set of panels at this
year's SSHA meeting.

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