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Integrated Labour History Research Programme is based on a formal collaborations with the Association of Indian Labour Historians (AILH).

One of the most significant contributions of the ILHRP has been the 12 major International Conferences on Labour History organised to deliberate on significant themes like Towards Global Labour History: New Comparisons’, ‘Expanding the Frontiers of Labour History’, ‘Work and Non-Work: Histories in the Long Term’, and ‘Labour History – A Return to Politics’, and ‘The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past’.

These conferences provide an important platform for historians, social scientists and scholars to deliberate upon varied dynamics of labour history, furthering the historical understanding of the conditions on labour and labouring people.  Scholars from around 20 countries across the world have been participating in the conferences on Labour History.

  • First International Conference on Labour History (March 16-18, 1998)
  • Second International Conference on Labour History (March 16-18, 2000)
  • Third International Conference on Labour History (March 14-16, 2002)
  • Fourth International Conference on the theme, “Towards Global Labour History: New Comparisons” (November 10-12, 2005)
  • Fifth International Conference on Labour History (November 2006)
  • Sixth International Conference on Labour History  (November 1-3, 2006)
  • Seventh International Conference on Labour History  (March 27-29, 2008)
  • Eighth International Conference on Labour History on the theme, “Expanding the Frontiers of Labour History” (March 18-20, 2010)
  • Ninth International Conference on Labour History on the theme, “Work and Non-work: Histories in the Long Term”(March 22-24, 2012)
  • Tenth International Conference on Labour History on the theme, “A Return to Politics?”(March 22-24, 2014)
  • Eleventh International Conference on Labour History on the theme, “Workers, Labour and Mediation”(March 21-23, 2016)
  • Twelfth International Conference on Labour History on the theme, “The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past”(March 26-28, 2018)

 

V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in collaboration with Merian International Institute of Advanced Studies: Metamorphoses of the Political (MICAS: MP), Centre for Modern Indian Studies (CeMIS), University of Göttingen, Germany and Association of Indian Labour Historians (AILH) orgainsed an “International Workshop on Chronologies of Labour: A Global Perspective” during January 22-23, 2016.

V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in collaboration with the Association of Indian Labour Historians and International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam organised the First International Conference on Global Labour History Network during March 03-04, 2017.