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Activism, Struggle and Labour History


 Perth Trades Hall building (now CFMEU Offices) 80 Beaufort Street, Perth, WA.

Perth Trades Hall building
(now CFMEU Offices)
80 Beaufort Street, Perth, WA.

 Workers Embassy

Workers Embassy

The 16th Biennial Conference of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History will be held in the Perth Trades Hall building (now CFMEU Offices) 80 Beaufort Street, Perth, WA. 3-5 October, 2019.  

We welcome abstracts on any of the following themes:

  1. The labour movement after the Armistice (1919)

  2. New directions in labour history (work in prospect/progress papers; new projects) Insecure work — historicising the ‘gig’ economy

  3. Radical Culture

  4. Labour in Politics

  5. Strikes and Struggles

  6. Regionalism in Labour History

  7. Or other topics relevant to labour history.

Papers accepted after a double-blind peer refereeing process will be published.

Deadline for Abstracts: 1 March 2019 Deadline for Receipt of Referred papers: 1 May 2019

For further information, please contact: Conference Convenor, Associate Professor Bobbie Oliver bobbie.oliver@uwa.edu.au