The IISH organizes a series of workshops in order to stimulate research on the social history of labour in the Iranian oil industry. The first workshop on 2 and 3 December 2010 will focus on 1) Historiography of Labour in Iran;
2) The Formation of the working class in the oil industry; 3) Labour activism and organization; 4) The role of ideology.
All proposals dealing with one of these topics and falling in the time frame of 1908-2008 are welcome. We also encourage comparative studies of the history of labour between Iran and other oil producing countries.
The IISH will compensate the travel and accommodation costs of participants who have submitted their final paper.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 1 July 2010 (300-500 words)
Deadline for submission of papers: 15 October 2010
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