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Network Representatives:

CFP:  Session and Paper Proposals for the Labor Network 2015

On behalf of the Labor Network of the Social Science History Association, we invite proposals for papers and complete panels for the 40th annual meeting of the Social Science History Association in Baltimore, November 12-15, 2015.  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: www.ssha.org. 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 March 1st, 2015

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 conference theme is Pluralism and Community:  Social Science History Perspectives

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. Pluralism and the Global Labor Movement: Transnational Labor
  2. Working Landscapes (Andrew Hnatow, organizer)
  3. Workers Up and Down the Food Chain (Jeremy Milloy, Simon Fraser University, organizer)
  4. Work, Labor and the Environment (Josiah Rector, Wayne State University, organizer)-->Book Roundtable (Loomis)
  5. Labor and Policing (Michael Stauch, organizer)
  6. Digital Labor History (Toby Higbie, organizer)
  7. Labor and Community Mobilization
  8. Labor in the Atlantic World
  9. Dress in the Workplace
  10. Book Roundtable: Chad Broughton

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 http://prod.sshaconference.org/. (If you haven’t used the system previously you will need to create an account, which is a very simple process.)

The Labor Network Representatives are available to help you with any questions regarding the submission process. Thank you, and we look forward to a stimulating set of panels at this year's SSHA meeting.







The Deadline for Submission has been extended to March 17!