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Call for Papers for Conference on Labour in the Oil Industry

 The IISH invites the submission of papers for a conference to be held from 13-16 June 2013 in Amsterdam on the comparative social histories of labour in the oil industries of producing countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. The conference is part of the larger project Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry at the IISH.

Those scholars who are interested to take part in this conference are requested to:

  • provide a working title and a brief abstract by 1 February 2013.
  • provide a working paper, describing original work to be circulated among all conference participants by 13 April 2013.

The final versions of the papers presented at this conference will be published in an edited volume. Scholars from a range of disciplines are invited to shed light on the historical and contemporary experience of oil workers in various key oil producing regions.

More information on the conference webpage.

18 January 2013