Worlds of Labour Reassessing Social Change in Twentieth Century Eastern Europe

Date: 
April 9, 2014 - 09:00 - 18:30
Building: 
Nador u. 13
Room: 
002
Event type: 
Event audience: 
CEU contact person: 
Susan Zimmermann
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 Worlds of Labour

Reassessing Social Change in

Twentieth Century Eastern Europe

 

Workshop

Organizers:

Labour History Initiative, Department of History, Central European University, Budapest

Historical Doctoral Program, Institute of History, Eszterházy Károly College, Eger

Labour and State Socialism Working Group, European Labour History Network

 

Wednesday, 9th April, 9 a.m. – 18.15 p.m.

 

Venue: Central European University, Nádor utca 13 building, room no. 002 (groundfloor) 

 09:00 Introduction

 Session I

 Chair: Susan Zimmermann (History & Gender Studies, Central European University)

 09:10  Péter Alabán  (History, Eszterházy Károly College)

Rural Societies with Industrial Workers in the North-east of Hungary

Commentator: Adrian Grama (History, Central European University)

 10:20  Péter Nagy (History, Eszterházy Károly College)

Special Urbanization? The Effects of Industry on the Rural Settlement

Commentator: Eszter Bartha (History, Eötvös Loránd University)

 11: 30  Eszter Bartha (History, Eötvös Loránd University)

Workers in Postsocialist East Germany and Hungary: a Lonely Struggle

Commentator: Stefan Guga (Sociology, Central European University)

 12:30 – 13.30 Lunch break (Sandwich lunch, sponsored by the History Department, CEU)

 Session II

Chair: Tibor Valuch (Sociology, University of Debrecen)

13:30  Andrea Papp (History, Eszterházy Károly College)

Changes of Mining Settlements in Time and Space during the 20th Century – Focus on North Eastern Part of Hungary

Commentator: Alina Cucu (Sociology, Central European University)

14:40  Goran Music (History, European University Institute)

“They Came as Workers Only to Return as Serbs”: The Role of Rakovica's Blue-Collar Workers in Serbian Social Mobilizations of the late 1980s

Commentator: Eszter Bartha (History, Eötvös Loránd University)

15:50  Adrian Grama (History, Central European University)

Labour’s Risks: Social Insurance, Work Accidents and the Logic of Productivity in Socialist Romania (1948-1977)

Commentator: Andrea Papp (History, Eszterházy Károly College)

17:00  Alina Cucu (Sociology, Central European University) 

Two Bureaucratic Instruments in Search of an Author: Employment Contracts and Collective Contracts in Socialism

Commentator: Péter Nagy (History, Eszterházy Károly College)

 

We have reserved a table in the Restaurant Central Bistro  (in the Nádor 13 building) from 18:15

 

Participants:

 

Péter Alabán: Doctoral Student, Institute of History, Eszterházy Károly College, Eger alaban.peter@gmail.com

Eszter Bartha: Assistant Professor, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary, barthaeszter@hotmail.com

Alina Cucu: Doctoral Student, Sociology and Social Anthropology Department, Budapest, Hungary, Cucu_Alina-Sandra@ceu-budapest.edu

Adrian Grama: Doctoral Student, Department of History, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, Grama_Adrian@ceu-budapest.edu

Stefan Guga: Doctoral Student, Sociology and Social Anthropology Department, Budapest, Hungary, guga_stefan@ceu-budapest.edu

Goran Music: Doctoral Student, Department of History and Civilization, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, goran_music@yahoo.com

Péter Nagy : Doctoral Student, Institute of History, Eszterházy Károly College, Eger, petiuraj@freemail.hu

Andrea Papp, Doctoral Student, Institute of History, Eszterházy Károly College, Eger  andrea.papp79@indamail.hu

Tibor Valuch: Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Debrecen, Hungary,  valuch@t-online.hu

Susan Zimmermann: University Professor, Central European University, Department of History, Department of Gender Studies, Budapest, Hungary, zimmerma@ceu.hu