XIV conference program, Reykjavík

Below you will find a Session Overview as well as a Overview of the Program for the Conference.
For participants and papers within each session we refer to the following pdf-version of the program (as of 16th of November).
Program Overview: Monday 28 November | Tuesday 29 November | Wednesday 30 November
Summary of Excursions: Thursday 1 December


SESSION OVERVIEW

Monday 28 November

Session A1 | Fascismen och antifascismen i arbetarrörelsens politik i Norden, 1922-1950
Session A2 | Free and Unfree Domestic Labour: A Diachronic Perspective
Session B1 | Unions, Strikes and Conflict
Session B2 | Going Into Sales: Mobility, Petty Trade and Entrepreneurship in the Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century

Tuesday 29 November

Session A3 | Welfare in the Nordic Countries
Session A4 | Work, Workplace and Work Culture
Session B3 |Workers’ Education: Importance and Implications for the Labour Movement
Session B4 | What is Labour Literature? A Nordic Perspective
Session C2 | Writing, publishing and influencing
Plenary Session | Migration

Wednesday 30 November

Session A5 | Work, Gender and Everyday Life Strategies
Session A6 |Using Historical Household Budgets as a Source in Labour History
Session A7 | Beyond Nordic Borders
Session B5 | Beyond Standard Employment Relations: Forced Labour
Session B6 | The Struggle for Equal Remuneration During the 20th Century in the Nordic Countries and Beyond
Session B7 | Trade Union on Various Levels
Session C3 | Contentious Politics: Utmaningar och möjligheter kring ett framväxande forskningsfält i Norden
Session C6 | Nordic States and Free/Unfree Labour
Session C7 | Red Rhetorics
Plenary Session | The Future of Labour History in the Nordic Countries – Conferences, Networks, Research

PROGRAM OVERVIEW MONDAY 28 NOVEMBER

Conference room A-220 A-225 A-229
09:00-10:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONFERENCE OPENING
Ragnheiður Kristjánsdóttir, Institute of History, University of Iceland &
Silke Neunsinger, Swedish Labour Movement’s Archives and Library
Opening Addresses:
Guðni Th. Jóhannesson, President of Iceland
Gylfi Arnbjörnsson, President of Alþýðusamband Íslands (The Icelandic Confederation of Labour)
Erkki Tuomioja, Historians Without Borders
 Location :
Aula, Main Building, University of Iceland
10:30-12:30

 

 

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

 

 

A1

Fascismen och antifascismen i arbetarrörelsens politik i Norden, 1922-1950
B1

Unions, Strikes and Conflict

 

12:30-13:30

 

LUNCH

 

13:30-15:00

 

 

KEYNOTE LECTURE

 

 

Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History
Labour History Goes Global: Exploring Some New Developments in the Study of Work, Workers and Workers’ Movements
15:00-15:30
COFFEE
15:30-17:30

 

 

 

 

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

 

 

 

 

A2

Free and Unfree Domestic Labour: A Diachronic Perspective

 

 

B2

Going Into Sales: Mobility, Petty Trade and Entrepreneurship in the Late 19th Century and Early 20th Century

 

 

C2

Writing, publishing and influencing

 

 

17:30-19:00

 

 

RECEPTION
 Location :
Main Building, University

PROGRAM OVERVIEW TUESDAY 29 NOVEMBER

Conference room A-220 A-225 A-229
09:00-10:30

 

 

KEYNOTE LECTURE

 

 

Dorothy Sue Cobble, Rutgers University
New Movements, New Paradigms: Reimagining Labour History for Our Future
10:30-11:00
COFFEE
11:00-13:00

 

 

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

 

 

A3

Welfare in the Nordic Countries

 

B3

Workers’ Education: Importance and Implications for the Labour Movement
C3

Contentious Politics: Utmaningar och möjligheter kring ett framväxande forskningsfält i Norden
13:00-14:00
LUNCH
14:00-16:00
PLENARY SESSION

Migration

 

16:00-16:30
COFFEE
16:30-18:00

 

 

 

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

 

 

 

A4

Work, Workplace and Work Culture

 

B4

What is Labour Literature? A Nordic Perspective

 

20:00-

 

 

 

 

 

BOOK-BOXING AND SOCIALISING
Location: Stúdentakjallarinn, Háskólatorg – University Square
See facebook-event as well as post on webpage

 

 


 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER

Conference room A-220 A-225 A-229
09:00-10:30

 

 

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

 

 

A5

Work, Gender and Everyday Life Strategies

 

B5

Beyond Standard Employment Relations: Forced Labour

 

10:30-11:00
COFFEE
11:00-13:00

 

 

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

 

 

 

A6

Using Historical Household Bugets as a Source in Labour History

 

B6

The Struggle for Equal Remuneration During the 20th Cnetury in the Nordic Countries and Beyond

 

C6

Nordic States and Free/Unfree Labour

 

13:00-14:00
LUNCH
14:00-16:00

 

 

 

 

PARALLEL SESSIONS

 

 

 

 

A7

Beyond Nordic Borders

 

 

B7

Trade Unions on Various Levels

 

 

C7

Red Rhetorics

 

 

16:00-16:30
COFFEE
16:30-18:00

 

PLENARY SESSION

The Future of Labour History in the Nordic Countries – Conferences, Networks, Research
18:00-

 

CLOSING OF THE CONFERENCE

 

19:30-

 

CONFERENCE DINNER

 

 


EXCURSIONS – THURSDAY 1 DECEMBER


Two excursions are offered for the conference participants, for an extra charge. The trips can be made in the same day with time for dinner in-between. We have a 10 % discount code for the two excursions (the code is offered by administrator aswell as printed in the program).

Below is a short summary of the time frame, see separate post with information about the excursions for a more thourough description or visit the Grayline booking agency which is linked below.

09:30-17:30
 GOLDEN CIRCLE CLASSIC
For booking, visit: grayline.is
20:00-23:55
NORTHERN LIGHTS MYSTERY TOUR
For booking, visit: grayline.is

For individual abstracts, see page on website.
Below you will find previous post on this site.