Publications and Output


Publications are sorted in alphabetical order, using the first author’s last name.

  • Achim, Viorel (2015): Munca forţată în Transnistria: “Organizarea muncii” evreilor şi romilor, decembrie 1942 – martie 1944.
  • Achim, Viorel (2015), The Forced Labour of the Gypsies in Transnistria: The Regulation of December 1942 and the Reality on the Ground, in: Historical Yearbook XI-XII, pp. 209-224.
  • Achim, Viorel (2013): Die Zwangsarbeit der deportierten Juden und Roma für die Wehrmacht in Transnistrien, in: Pohl, Dieter/Sebta, Tanja (eds.), Zwangsarbeit in Hitlers Europa: Besatzung, Arbeit, Folgen, pp. 271-292.
  • Almagro Vidal, Clara (2019), “Our Moors”: Military Orders and Unfree Muslims in the Kingdom of Castile, in: Morton, Nicholas (ed.), The Military Orders, Vol. VII: Piety, Pugnacity and Property, pp. 139-148.
  • Almagro Vidal, Clara (2018), Más Allá de la Aljama: Comunidades Musulmanas bajo el Dominio de la Orden de Calatrava en Castilla, in: En la España Medieval 41, pp. 9-22.
  • Almagro Vidal, Clara (2017), Moros al Servicio de las Órdenes Militares en Castilla: Algunas Reflexiones, in: Actas del XIII Simposio Internacional de Mudejarismo Celebrado en Teruel, 4-5 septiembre de 2014 , pp. 191-200.
  • Bänziger, Peter-Paul (forthcoming): Die Moderne als Erlebnis. Eine Geschichte der Konsum- und Arbeitsgesellschaft, ca. 1840-1940.
  • Bänziger, Peter-Paul (forthcoming): The Co-Production of Labor Markets and Nation States, c. 1850-2000, in: Mense, Ursula/Welskopp, Thomas/Zaharieva, Anna (eds.), In Search of the Global Labor Market.
  • Bänziger, Peter-Paul/Suter, Mischa (eds.) (2017): Histories of Productivity. Genealogical Perspectives on the Body and Modern Economy.
  • de Barros, Maria Filomena Lopes (2020), Cumprir Marrocos em Portugal: a comunidade mourisca de Setúbal no século XVI [Fulfilling Morocco in Portugal: the Moorish community of Setúbal in the 16th century] This article explores, in part, the coercive work of Moorish slaves in Setúnal (Portugal) in the 16th century and how that work is reproduced after freedom.
  • Bartha, Eszter (2019), “This Workers’ Hostel Lost Almost Every Bit of Added Value It Had”: Workers’ Hostels, Social Rights and Legitimization in Hungary and the German Democratic Republic, in: Siefert, Marsha (ed.), Labor in State-Socialist Europe after 1945: Contributions to a History of Work, pp. 167-194.
  • Bartha, Eszter (2017), Transforming Labour: From the Workers’ State to the Post-Socialist Re-Organization of Industry and Workplace Communities: Carl Zeiss Jena (East Germany) and Rába in Győr (Hungary), in: Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte 58/2, pp. 413-438.
  • Bartha, Eszter (2013), Alienating Labour: Workers on the Road from Socialism to Capitalism in East Germany and Hungary.
  • Batista, Anamarija (fortcoming), Das Gebäude schwebt über sein Plateau in die Stadt hinein. Das AKH: Ein medizinischer Gigant im neunten Wiener Bezirk, in: Stadträume des 20. Jahrhunderts in den Donaumetropolen Wien und Budapest.
  • Batista, Anamarija/Kovács, Szilvia/Lesky, Carina (eds.) (2017), Rethinking Density: Art, Culture, and Urban Practices.
  • Batista, Anamarija (ed.) (2016), Crisis as Ideology (Exhibition Catalogue).
  • Bernet, Brigitta/Schiel, Juliane/Tanner, Jakob (eds.) (2016), Arbeit in der Erweiterung.
  • Bonazza, Giulia/Ongaro, Giulio (2018), Libertà e Coercizione: Il Lavoro in una Prospettiva di Lungo Periodo.
  • Byrne, Sian/Ulrich, Nicole/van der Walt, Lucien (2017), Red, Black and Gold: FOSATU, South African “Workerism, Syndicalism and the Nation, in: Webster, Edward/Pampillas, Karin (eds.), The Unresolved National Question in South Africa, pp. 254-273.
  • Caracausi, Andrea (2019), Fashion, Capitalism and Ribbon-Making in Early Modern Europe, in: Safley, Thomas Max (ed.), Labor Before the Industrial Revolution: Work, Technology and Their Ecologies in an Age of Early Capitalism, pp. 48-69.
  • Caracausi, Andrea (2018), Woollen Manufacturing in the Early Modern Mediterranean (1550–1630): Changing Labour Relations in a Commodity Chain, in: De Vito, Christian G./ Gerritsen, Anne (eds.), Micro-Spatial Histories of Global Labour, pp. 147-169.
  • Caracausi, Andrea (2017), A Reassessment of the Role of Guild Courts in Disputes over Apprenticeship Contracts: A Case Study from Early Modern Italy, in: Continuity and Change 32/1, pp. 85-114.
  • Casu, Igor (2014), At the Origins of Sovietization of Bessarabia: Identification of Class Enemies, Confiscations of Property and Work Mobilization in Moldavian SSR, 1940-1941 (in Russian, with summary and names of the documents in English and Romanian).
  • Casu, Igor (2014), Duşmanul de clasă. Represiuni politice, violenţă şi rezistenţă în R(A)SS Moldovenească, 1924-1956.
  • Casu, Igor (2015), The Fate of Stalinist Victims in Soviet Moldavia After 1953: Amnesty, Pardon and the Long Road to Rehabilitation, in: McDermott, Kevin/Stibbe, Matthew (eds.), De-Stalinising Eastern Europe: The Rehabilitation of Stalin’s Victims After 1953, pp. 186-203.
  • De Vito, Christian/Schiel, Juliane/van Rossum, Matthias (2020), From Bondage to Precariousness: New Perspectives on Labor and Social History, in: Journal of Social History 54/2, pp. 1-19.
  • Dobrincu, Dorin/Aioanei, Alexandru-Dumitru/Lisnic, Dumitru/Lăcătușu, Dumitru (2017), Colectivizarea agriculturii din România: inginerie socială, violență politică, reacția țărănimii: Documente.
  • Filčák, Richard/Szilvasi, Marek/Škobla, Daniel (2018), No Water for the Poor: The Roma Ethnic Minority and Local Governance, in: Ethnic and Racial Studies 41/7, pp. 1390-1407.
  • Fudge, Judy (2019), (Re)Conceptualizing Unfree Labour: Local Labour Control Regimes and Constraints on Workers‘ Freedoms‘, in: Global Labour Journal 10/2, pp. 108-122.
  • Fudge, Judy (2018), Modern Slavery, Unfree Labour and the Labour Market: The Social Dynamics of Legal Characterization, in: Social and Legal Studies 27/4, pp. 413-434.
  • Gluchman, Vasil (2919), Slovak Marxist-Leninist Philosophy on Work: Experience of the Second Half of the 20th Century, in: Studies in East European Thought.
  • Gluchman, Vasil (2018), Theories of Professional Ethics, in: Proceedings of the XXIII World Congress of Philosophy 12, pp. 137-141.
  • Gluchman, Vasil (2014), Professional Ethics as Work Ethics and Ethics of Relations.
  • Greenfield-Liebst, Michelle (forthcoming 2021), Labour and Christianity in the Missions: African Workers in Tanganyika and Zanzibar, 1864-1926.
    The findings expose how missionaries, as some of earliest examples of Europeans who tried to control African labour, supported and undermined certain livelihood trajectories. Despite the abolition of slavery in 1897 in Zanzibar and the fact that the UMCA was closely linked with the anti-slavery movement, ex-slaves continued to struggle with their social status.
  • Greenfield-Liebst, Michelle (2017), Sin, Slave Status and the City in Zanzibar, 1864-c.1930, in: African Studies Review 60, pp. 139-160.
    Missionaries believed that being an ex-slave or descendant of ex-slave went hand with urbanity and moral contagion. As far as the ex-slaves were concerned, the growing commercial centre of Zanzibar, and the coastal cultures it was associated with, were not only enticing, but crucial to social and economic mobility. Thus, though livelihoods could be found at the mission, young and able workers looked to the town to increase their chances of survival.
  • Greenfield-Liebst, Michelle (2014), African Workers and the Universities‘ Mission to Central Africa in Zanzibar, 1864–1900, in: Journal of Eastern African Studies 8/3, pp. 366-381.
    This article explores the connections between African workers and Christian missions in late nineteenth-century Zanzibar. The main finding is that missionaries found themselves hiring slaves in order to build their cathedral, which is ironically a symbol of abolition.
  • Harnoncourt, Julia (2018), Unfreie Arbeit: Trabalho escravo in der brasilianischen Landwirtschaft.
  • Harnoncourt, Julia (2018), Trabalho Escravo im Amazonasgebiet: Peripherisierung, unfreie Arbeit und Weltmarkt, in: Zeitschrift für Weltgeschichte 19/ 2, pp. 315-336.
  • Harnoncourt, Julia (2015), Labour-relations and the Periphery: The example of trabalho escravo in Pará (Brazil), in: Global Humanities: Studies in Histories, Cultures, and Societies 1/1, pp. 105-114.
  • Heinsen, Johan (2019), Escaping St. Thomas: Class Relations and Convict Strategies in the Danish West Indies, 1672-1687, in: Rediker, Marcus/Chakraborty, Titas/van Rossum, Matthias (eds.), A Global History of Runaways: Workers, Mobility, and Capitalism, pp. 40-57.
  • Heinsen, Johan (2018), The Scandinavian Empires in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, in: Anderson, Clare (ed.), A Global History of Convicts and Penal Colonies, pp. 97-122.
  • Heinsen, Johan (2017), Mutiny in the Danish Atlantic World: Convicts, Sailors and a Dissonant Empire.
  • Ivanović, Miloš (2017), “Dobri ljudi” u srpskoj srednjovekovnoj državi.
  • Ivanović, Miloš (2017), Razvoj institucije imuniteta u srpskoj srednjovekovnoj državi do kraja vladavine kralja Milutina, in: Istorijski časopis LXVI, pp. 49-83.
  • Ivanović, Miloš (2017), Razvitak vojne službe kao osnov formiranja vlasteoskog sloja u srpskoj srednjovekovnoj državi, in: Vojnoistorijski glasnik 1, pp. 30-48.
  • Jarska, Natalia (2019), Unemployment in State Socialism: An Insight into the Understanding of Work in 1950s Poland, in: Siefert, Marsha (eds.), Labor in State Socialist Europe after 1945: Contributions to to a History of Work, pp. 27-47.
  • Jarska, Natalia (2019), Female Breadwinners in State Socialism: The Value of Women’s Work for Wages in Post-Stalinist Poland, in: Contemporary European History 4, pp. 469-483.
  • Jarska, Natalia (2018), The Periphery Revisited: Polish Post-war Historiography on the Working Class and the New Global Labour History, in: European Review of History 25/1, pp. 45-60.
  • Kaarsholm, Preben (forthcoming), From Abolition of the Slave Trade to Protection of Immigrants: Danish Colonialism, German Missionaries, and the Development of Ideas of Humanitarian Governance from the Early Eighteenth to the Nineteenth Century, in: Atlantic Studies 20.
  • Kaarsholm, Preben/Frederiksen, Bodil Folke (2019), Amaoti and Pumwani: Studying Urban Informality in South Africa and Kenya, in: African Studies 79/1, pp. 51-73.
  • Kaarsholm, Preben (2016), Indian Ocean Networks and the Transmutations of Servitude: The Protector of Indian Immigrants and the Administration of Freed Slaves and Indentured Labourers in Durban in the 1870s, in: Journal of Southern African Studies 42/3, pp. 443-461.
  • Kučera, Rudolf (2016 Hardback, 2019 Paperback), Rationed Life. Science, Everyday Life, and Working-Class Politics in the Bohemian Lands, 1914–1918, New York/Oxford.
    Far from the battlefront, hundreds of thousands of workers toiled in Bohemian factories over the course of World War I, and their lives were inescapably shaped by the conflict. In particular, they faced new and dramatic forms of material hardship that strained social ties and placed in sharp relief the most mundane aspects of daily life, such as when, what, and with whom to eat. The book reconstructs the experience of the Bohemian working class during the Great War through explorations of four basic spheres—food, labor, gender, and protest—that comprise a case study in early twentieth-century social history.
  • Kučera, Rudolf (2012), Marginalizing Josefina: Work, Gender, and Protest in Bohemia 1820–1844, in: Journal of Social History 46/2, pp. 430-448.
    The study concentrates on the pre-1848 labor protests in Bohemia and analyzes them with respect to questions of gender. The paper explores how the codes and institutions of skilled labor masculinity shaped working-class collective action in pre-1848 Bohemia – one of the most industrialized European regions during the first half of the nineteenth century.
  • Kuldova, Tereza (2016), Luxury Indian Fashion: A Social Critique, London: Bloomsbury.
  • Kuldova, Tereza (2016), Fatalist Luxuries: Of Inequality, Wasting and Anti-Work Ethic in India, in: Cultural Politics 12/1, pp. 110-129.
  • Kuldova, Tereza (2018), The “Ethical Sell” in the Indian Luxury Fashion Business, in: Pouillard, V./Blaczczyk, R. (eds.), European fashion: The creation of a global industry. Manchester University Press, pp. 263-282.
  • Lambrecht, Thijs (2018), Harvest Work and Labor Market Regulation in Old Regime Northern France, in: Safley, Thomas Max (ed.), Labor Before the Industrial Revolution: Work, Technology and Their Ecologies in an Age of Early Capitalism, pp. 113-131.
  • Lambrecht, Thijs/Winter, Anne (2018), An Old Poor Law on the Continent? Agrarian Capitalism, Poor Taxes, and Village Conflict in Eighteenth-Century Coastal Flanders, in: Economic History Review 71/4, pp. 1173-1198.
  • Lambrecht, Thijs (2017), The Institution of Service in Rural Flanders in the Sixteenth Century: A Regional Perspective, in: Whittle, Jane (ed.), Servants in Rural Europe: 1400-1900, pp. 37-55.
  • Lisnic, Dumitru (2018), Colectivizarea agriculturii în RSSM. Studiu de caz: raionul Bălți, 1944-1950, in: Dobrincu, Dorin/Iordachi, Constantin (eds.), Edificarea orânduirii socialiste: Violența politică și lupta de clasă în colectivizarea agriculturii din România, 1949-1962, pp. 277-302.
    This article examines the process of collectivisation of agriculture in post-war Moldovan SSR. Central to this study is the examination of the particularities of the collectivization of agriculture in Soviet Moldovia in comparison with the case of Baltic republics. The article explores the subject based on the case of a district from Moldovan SSR (the district of Bălți) and analyses the informal practices of local nomenklatura during the campaign of collectivisation as well as the strategies of resistance employed by peasants.
  • Lisnic, Dumitru (2017), Lagărul de Prizonieri 103 și Spitalul Special 3376 din Bălți, în: Cheptea, Stela/Moldovan, Silviu B. (eds), Consecințele celui de-al Doilea Război Mondial în Spațiul Românesc, pp. 63-82.
    This chapter explores the role of the POW camp from Balti (Moldovan SSR) in the post-war economics of this town. The chapter analyses the relations between the administration of the camp with the prisoners as well as the strategies of resistance employed by the latter. The examined case shows how a series of local inter-institutional conflicts enhanced the capacity of the prisoners to resist.
  • Lisnic, Dumitru (2015), Sovietizarea Basarabiei: politici economice, repressive și sociale. Studiu de caz: orașul Bălți, in: Archiva Moldaviae VII, pp. 79-108.
    This article concerns Soviet policy of distribution of dwellings and repressive campaigns in post-war cities of Soviet Moldavia. These policies were two major mechanisms of social control and were central to the implementation of regime’s project of social engineering. The article is a case study on the city of Balți (Moldovan SSR) and analyses the selection criteria based on which Soviet regime implemented its policy of social engineering in the territories annexed by USSR from Romania.
  • Lopata, Maryan/Mastyka, Andrey/Tarita, Marius (2013), The Deportations from the Neighbouring Chernivtsy Region (Ukraine) in 1944-1953 and from the Bricheny, Oknitsa and Edinets Regions (Moldova) in 1949-1951.
  • Mendiola, Fernando (2014), Reeducation through work? Mountain roads in the Spanish concentration universe (Western Pyrenees, 1939-1942), in: Labor History 55/1, pp. 97-116.
  • Mendiola, Fernando (2016), The role of unfree labour in capitalist development: Spain and its empire, 19th-21st centuries, in: International Review of Social History 61 (SI 24), pp. 187-211.
  • Mendiola, Fernando (2018), Of Firms and Captives: Railway Infrastructures and the Economics of Forced Labour (Spain, 1937-1957), in: Revista de Historia Industrial 68, pp. 165-192.
  • Milićević, Nataša (2018), Činovnici u okupiranoj Srbiji 1941-1944, in: Istorija 20, pp. 69-86.
  • Milićević, Nataša (2015), Obračun s klasnim neprijateljem: slučaj srpskog gradjanstva (1944-50), in: Čepoč, Zdenko (ed.), Slovenija v Jugoslaviji, pp. 319-338.
  • Milićević, Nataša (2010), Neke forme prinudnog rada u Srbiji 1944-1950, in: Gajger, Vladimir/Grahek Ravančić, Martina/Karakaš Obradov, Marica (eds.), Logori, zatvori i prisilni rad u Hrvatskoj/Jugoslaviji 1941-1945, pp. 183-203.
  • Mironov, Alexandru-Murad (2019), Wirtschafts- und Sozialpolitik in Rumänien, in: Backes, Uwe/Heydemann, Günther/Vollnhals, Clemens (eds.), Staatssozialismen im Vergleich: Staatspartei – Sozialpolitik – Opposition, pp. 327-346.
  • Mironov, Alexandru-Murad (2014), Grigore Trancu-Iaşi şi “protecţia muncii naţionale”: Politica socială interbelică între naţionalism şi combaterea şomajului, in: Transilvania 10-11, pp. 64-72.
  • Mironov, Alexandru-Murad (2009), Comitetul oamenilor muncii, in: Arhivele Totalitarismului 62-63, pp. 221-227.
  • Mitsiou, Ekaterini/Preiser-Kapeller, Johannes (2019), Mercantile and Religious Mobility between Byzantines, Latins and Muslims, 1200-1500: On the Theory and Practice of Social Networks, in: Medieval Worlds 9, pp. 187-217.
    This paper combines documentary evidence with concepts and tools of historical network science and social theory in order to explore phenomena of (especially) mercantile mobility and religious conversion in Late Byzantium (13th to 15th centuries), a period which is characterized by the intensification of commercial exchange and the multiplication of contact zones due to the growth of the activity of Italian merchant communities as well as due to the Mongol expansion across entire Asia.
  • Mitsiou, Ekaterini/Preiser-Kapeller, Johannes (2017), Moving Hands: Types and Scales of Labour Mobility in the Late Medieval Eastern Mediterranean (1200-1500 CE), in: A. Gerritsen/Chr. de Vito (eds.), Micro-Spatial Histories of Global Labour, Palgrave Mcmillan, pp. 29-67.
    This article explores subjects, objects, motives and consequences of labour mobility in the Eastern Mediterranean in the Late Middle Ages with a special focus on Byzantium. We have identified levels and scales as well as motivations and strategies of or towards labour mobility (in their socio-economic, cultural, political or environmental dimension, also with regard to the dichotomy forced/deliberate mobility and the efforts to control mobility by political and social actors).
  • Mocarelli, Luca/Ongaro, Giulio (2019), Work in Early Modern Italy, 1500-1800.
  • Müller, Viola (2019), Early Undocumented Workers: Runaway Slaves and African Americans in the American Urban South, c. 1830-1860, in: Labor History 60, pp. 865-868.
  • Müller, Viola (2018), Illegal but Ignored: Slave Refugees in Richmond, Virginia, 1800-1860, in: Pargas, Damian A. (ed.), Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America, 1775-1860, pp. 137-167.
  • Narlı, Nilüfer/Akdemir, Ayşegül (2019), Female Emotional Labour in Turkish Call Centres: Smiling Voices Despite Low Job Satisfaction, in: Sociological Research Online 24/3, pp. 278-296.
  • Ongaro, Giulio (2017), Peasants and Soldiers: The Management of the Venetian Military Structure in the Mainland Dominion between the 16th and 17th Centuries.
  • Østhus, Hanne (2018), Slaver og ikke-europeiske tjenestefolk i Danmark og Norge på 1700- og begynnelsen av 1800-tallet, in: Arbeiderhistorie 1, pp. 33-47.
  • Østhus, Hanne (2018), Were All Servants Women? Reflections on the Use of Gender in Research on Domestic Service, in: Nyström, Daniel/Overud, Johanne (eds.), Gender, History, Futures: Report from the XI Nordic Women’s and Gender History Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, August 19-21, 2015, pp. 103-111.
  • Østhus, Hanne (2017), Servants in Rural Norway, ca. 1650-1800, in: Whittle, Jane (ed.), Servants in Rural Europe, ca. 1400-1900, pp. 113-130.
  • Østhus, Hanne (2017), Tvunget til tjeneste? Tjenesteplikten i Danmark-Norge på 1700-tallet og begynnelsen av 1800-tallet, in: Arbetarhistoria 3-4, pp. 26-31.
  • Ožegović, Nikola (2014), Pravoslavlje u Nezavisnoj Državi Hrvatskoj, in: Šesta međunarodna konferencija, Jasenovac, genocid i zločini Nezavisne Države Hrvatske nad Srbima, Jevrejima i Romima u Drugom svjetskom ratu, pp. 449-456.
  • Özkoray, Hayri Gökşin (2019), From Persecution to (Potential) Emancipation: Female Slaves and Legal Violations in Ottoman Istanbul according to Court Registers (16th-17th Centuries), in: Hawwa: Journal of Women of the Middle East and the Islamic World 17/2-3, pp. 257-280.
  • Özkoray, Hayri Gökşin (ed.) (2019), Ma’cûncızâde Mustafa Efendi: Le Captif de Malte. Récit autobiographique d’un cadi ottoman.
  • Özkoray, Hayri Gökşin (2017), L’esclavage dans l’Empire ottoman (XVIe-XVIIe siècle). Fondements juridiques, structures socio-économiques, représentations.
  • Pargas, Damian Alan (ed.) (2018), Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America, Gainesville.
    This volume contains 11 original essays that introduce a new way of studying the experiences of runaway slaves by defining the different “spaces of freedom” they inhabited. It also provides a groundbreaking continental view of fugitive slave migration, moving beyond the usual regional or national approaches to explore locations in Canada, the U.S. North and South, Mexico, and the Caribbean.
  • Pargas, Damian Alan (2017), Urban Refugees: Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Informal Freedom in the American South, 1800-1860, in:  Journal of Early American History 7/3, pp. 262-284.
    This article examines the experiences of runaway slaves who fled to urban areas within the American South, rather than to free-soil states and territories in North America. By utilizing free black social networks, changing their names and appearances, and procuring forged free papers just in case they were stopped by authorities, they managed to forge clandestine lives of informal freedom right in the heart of the slaveholding South.
  • Pargas, Damian Alan (2014), Slavery and Forced Migration in the Antebellum South, New York.
    This book sheds light on domestic forced migration by examining the experiences of American-born slave migrants from a comparative perspective. Juxtaposing and contrasting the experiences of long-distance, local, and urban slave migrants, it analyzes how different migrant groups anticipated, reacted to, and experienced forced removal, as well as how they adapted to their new homes.
  • Perreaux, Nicolas (forthcoming), Des «seigneuries» laïques aux territoires ecclésiaux? Dynamique du processus de spatialisation dans les actes diplomatiques numérisés (VIIe-XIIIe siècles), in: Martine, Tristan/Schneider, Jens (eds.), Espaces ecclésiastiques et seigneuries laïques: Définitions, modèles et conflits en zones d’interface (IXe-XIIIe siècle).
  • Perreaux, Nicolas (forthcoming), Les lieux de stockage dans les textes diplomatiques (VIIe-XIIIe siècles): Enquête lexicale, sémantique et numérique, in: Schneider, Laurent/Lauwers, Michel (eds.), Mises en réserve: Production, accumulation et redistribution des céréales dans l‘Occident médiéval et moderne.
  • Perreaux, Nicolas (forthcoming), Un champ sémantique du travail? Analyses lexicographiques autour opus, de servitium et de labor dans l‘Europe médiéval, in: Lauwers, Michel (ed.), Labeur et production au sein des monastères de l‘Occident médiéval.
  • Prisac, Lidia/Gumenâi, Ion (2020/forthcoming), Between Separation an Unity in the Context of the Great Union. Armenians from Bessarabia, in: Ioan Bolovan and Oana Mihaela Tămaș (eds.), World War I and the Birth of a New World Order: The End of an Era, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Cambridge, pp. 184-203.
    This article tells about national minorities behaviour, such as Armenians, in dificult event of World War I in a “contested” space of Eastern Europe.
  • Prisac, Lidia (2019), Sub ocrotirea “fratelui mai mare” sau despre “naţionalităţile conlocuitoare” din R(A)SS Moldovenească, in: Liliana Corobca (ed.), Panorama comunismului în Moldova sovietică. Context, surse, interpretări, pp. 414-436.
    This article explores the situations of national/ethnic minorites in the Soviet Union and especialy in Moldavian SS(A)R, the assimilation and russification problem.
  • Rahi-Tamm, Aigi (2018), Doubly Marginalized People: The Hidden Stories of Estonian Society (1940-1960), in: Fleishman, Lazar/Weiner, Amir (eds.), War, Revolution, and Governance: The Baltic Countries in the Twentieth Century, pp. 239-265.
  • Rahi-Tamm, Aigi (2018), Forced Migration of Estonian Citizens to the East 1941-1951: Some Similarities with the Accounts of People Who Fled to the Fest, in: Saueauk, Meelis/Hiio, Toomas (eds.), Proceedings of the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory. Eesti Mälu Instituudi toimetised, pp. 271-304.
  • Rahi-Tamm, Aigi (2018), Homeless for Ever: The Contents of Home and Homelessness on the Example of Deportees from Estonia, in: Davoliute, Violeta/Balkelis, Tomas (eds.), Narratives of Exile and Identity in Soviet Deportation Memoirs from the Baltic States, pp. 65-84.
  • Rediker, Marcus/Chakraborty, Titas/van Rossum, Matthias (eds.) (2019): A Global History of Runaways: Workers, Mobility, and Capitalism 1600-185.
  • Ristovska-Josifovska, Biljana (2019), On the Road of One Migration of Macedonians Towards Bulgaria in the Late 19th Century, in: A.I.E.S.E.E. (Macedonian National Committee, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts) (ed.), Tradition in Communication and in the Spiritual Culture of Southeast Europe (Law‚ Economics, Natural Sciences, Art, Literature, Language), pp. 221-242.
  • Ristovska-Josifovska, Biljana (2017), Implementacijata na Tanzimatskite reformi odrazeni niz nastani od seloto Galičnik vo Makedonija, in: Prilozi. Contributions, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts XLVII/2, pp. 91-106.
  • Ristovska-Josifovska, Biljana (2015), Remembrance on the Migration Movements in Macedonia after the Russian-Ottoman War of 1877-1878, in: Balkanistic Forum XXIV/3, pp. 30-45.
  • Rossi, Benedetta (2017), Périodiser la fin de l’esclavage: Le droit colonial, la Société des Nations et la résistance des esclaves dans le Sahel nigérien, 1920-1930, in: Annales (Histoire, Sciences Sociales) 72/4, pp. 983-1021.
  • Rossi, Benedetta (2017), What “Development” Does to Work, in: International Labor and Working Class 92, pp. 7-23.
  • Rossi, Benedetta (2015), From Slavery to Aid: Politics, Labour, and Ecology in the Nigerien Sahel, 1800-2000.
  • Ruoss, Matthias and Ludi, Regular (2020), Die Großmütter und wir: Freiwilligkeit, Feminismus und Geschlechterarrangements in der Schweiz, in: L’Homme. Europäische Zeitschrift für feministische Geschichtswissenschaft 31/1, pp. 87-104.
    What is voluntarism and how can we conceptualize it as a subject of historical research? In this article we address these questions with regard to the relationship between gender arrangements and voluntarism in modern Switzerland. Our considerations are premised on the assumption that voluntary aid is not a spontaneous act or an amorphous activity but rather constitutes a mode that regulates social relations and structures the social order.
  • Ruoss, Matthias (2019), Die neuen Freiwilligen. Gemeinnützigkeit in der Schweiz, 1970-1990, in: Historische Zeitschrift / Beihefte 76: Freiwilligenarbeit und gemeinnützige Organisationen im Wandel. Neue Perspektiven auf das 19. und 20. Jahrhundert, pp. 153-168.
    This article examines the crisis of the Swiss welfare state and the renegotiation of social responsibility since the 1970s. It focuses on the discovery of volunteers by non-profit organizations and the reinterpretation of their work with the help of the feminist movement.
  • Sarti, Raffaella, Anna Bellavitis and Manuela Martini (eds.) (2018), What is Work? Gender at the Crossroads of Home, Family, and Business from the Early Modern Era to the Present.
    Every society throughout history has defined what counts as work and what doesn’t. And more often than not, those lines of demarcation are inextricable from considerations of gender. “What Is Work?” offers a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding labor within the highly gendered realm of household economies. Drawing from scholarship on gender history, economic sociology, family history, civil law, and feminist economics, these essays explore the changing and often contested boundaries between what was and is considered work in different Euro-American contexts over several centuries, with an eye to the ambiguities and biases that have shaped mainstream conceptions of work across all social sectors.
  • Sarti, Raffaella (2019), Le “nom de domestique” est un “mot vague”. Débats parlementaires sur la domesticité pendant la Révolution française, in: Mélanges de l’École française de Rome. Italie et Méditerranée modernes et contemporaines 131/1, pp. 39-52.
    The “term domestic servant” is a “vague word”. Parliamentary debates on domestic service during the French Revolution. Today, the term “domestic” appears old-fashioned and rather politically incorrect; however, when we talk about servants we think of people who do a certain job, although encompassing several tasks. Such an idea is the result of a long transformation that has seen the servant turn into a worker (more often a female worker) after being (considered) for millennia the subordinate member within a power relationship and/or a “tool” used by the master to perform any task, according to the definition of Aristotle. The debates that took place during the French Revolution were very important in this respect. My article will analyze these revolutionary debates on the status and definition of domestic workers, showing that they have contributed to transforming domestic service from a condition to a profession, even though such a transformation has never been fully accomplished.
  • Sarti, Raffaella (2019), Can Historians Speak? A Few Thoughts and Proposals on a Possible Global History of Domestic Service/Work, in: Nitin Sinha, Nitin Varma, Pankaj Jha (eds.), Servants Pasts. Sixteenth to Eighteenth Century. South Asia, vol. 1.
    The title of this contribution echoes the influential and controversial article by Gayatri Chakravorti Spivak “Can the Subaltern Speak?” – an inspiring question. However, I will not discuss her argument. Rather, it will highlight a common problem that historians have to face, namely the vocabulary they use. Such a problem seems particularly important in the study of domestic service/work, and even more so if they want to develop a comparative perspective and/or contribute to a possible global history of domestic service/work. The chapter examines the problem and suggests some possible strategies to overcome it and move toward a global history of domestic service/work.
  • Schiel, Juliane/De Vito, Christian/van Rossum, Matthias (2020), From Bondage to Precariousness, in: Journal of Social History 54/2, pp. 1-19.
    This article explores the possibility of a new, empirically based analytical and methodological framework for the study of labour relations and the reinterpretation of contemporary issues, including precariousness, „modern slavery,” social inequality, and dependence. It proposes a contextualized, interrelational and transepochal approach and discusses the potential of three research strategies.
  • Schiel, Juliane (2015), Slaves’ Religious Choice in Renaissance Venice: Applying Insights from Missionary Narratives to Slave Baptism Records, in: Archivio Veneto 146, pp. 23-45.
    This article investigates the motivation for and interests behind the baptism of slaves imported into late medieval Venice. It reviews Venetian slave sale records and reports left by mendicant missionaries and illustrates that baptism was less a matter of individual spiritual choice than a social practice perceived by the slave holders as an act of charity.
  • Schiel, Juliane/Hanß, Stefan (eds.) (2014), Mediterranean Slavery Revisited (500-1800). Neue Perspektiven auf mediterrane Sklaverei (500–1800), Zürich.
    This volume consists of 22 contributions own English, French, German or Italian language addressing the history of Mediterranean slavery from the medieval to the early modern period. The first section contains papers on the semantics, representations and depictions of slavery; the second section focuses on practices of slaving while the third section brings together papers with a transcultural or interdisciplinary approach.
  • Seppel, Marten (2020), The Semiotics of Serfdom: How serfdom was perceived in the Swedish conglomerate state, 1561–1806, in: Scandinavian Journal of History, 45/1, pp. 48-70.
    While serfdom did not exist in Sweden and Finland, it was accepted in the Baltic and German provinces. The main aim of the paper is to explore how the institution of serfdom was understood and interpreted in Stockholm. It will argue that there were clichés, stereotypes, and prejudices that have shaped the discourse on serfdom.
  • Seppel, Marten (2017), Cameralist population policy and the problem of serfdom, 1680-1720, in: M. Seppel, K. Tribe (eds.), Cameralism in Practice: State Administration and Economy in Early Modern Europe, pp. 91−110.
    The chapter argues that the demands to abolish serfdom in Central and Eastern Europe did not come up on the agenda only in the second half of the 18th century when the principles of enlightenment, liberalism and rationalism brought a new understanding of social order. The institution of serfdom became a problem for the absolutist states as early as the 1680s.
  • Seppel, Marten (2011): Landlords’ Medical Care for their Serfs in the Baltic Provinces of the Russian Empire, in: Slavonic and East European Review 89/2, pp. 201−223.
    The article looks at the opportunities of serfs to get medical care in the Baltic provinces of the Russian Empire. It argues that although at the beginning of the nineteenth century the manors still played the main role as providers and mediators of medical aid to the peasantry, pressure to improve serfs’ health standards had started to come from the state and the authors of popular enlightenment from the 1760s.
  • Škobla, Daniel/Filčák, Richard (2019), Mundane Populism: Politics, Practices and Discourses of Roma Oppression in Rural Slovakia, in: Sociologia Ruralis.
  • Škobla, Daniel/Filčák, Richard (2016), Infrastructure in Marginalised Roma Settlements: Towards a Typology of Unequal Outcomes of EU Funded Projects, in: Sociológia 48/6, pp. 620-640.
  • Spicksley, Judith (2015), Contested enslavement: the Portuguese in Angola and the problem of debt, c. 1600-1800, in: Itinerario 39/2, pp. 247-275.
    This article explores the contested legitimacy of enslavement for debt in the context of the transatlantic slave trade.
  • Spicksley, Judith (2013), The decline of slavery for debt in Western Europe in the medieval period, in: Simonetta Cavaciocchi (ed.), Schiavitù e Servaggio nell’Economia Europea Secc. XI-XVIII [Serfdom and Slavery in the European Economy 11th – 18th Centuries], pp. 465-86.
    This article examines the impact of secular and religious change on the legitimacy of enslavement for debt in medieval Europe.
  • Spicksley, Judith (2013), Pawns on the Gold Coast: the rise of Asante and shifts in security for debt, 1680-1750, in: Journal of African History 54/2, pp. 147-175.
    This article examines the shifting demand for gold among the Asante and the rise in the use of human pawns on the Gold Coast.
  • Stojić, Biljana (2018), Kordun od razvojačenja do ujedinjenja (1881-1918), in: Kordun – od Vojne granice do Republike Srpske Krajine 1881-1995, Beograd, pp. 19-134.
    The chapter deals with the Serbian minority living in Austria-Hungary, most precisely in Kordun, a region of Croatia. As a research time frame, it was chosen in 1881 when Austria-Hungary decided to dissolute the last parts of the Military border and to incorporate them into civil societies. The end of research served the end of WWI and integration of Kordun and Croatia into the new state of Serbs, Croats, and Slovenes (Yugoslavia). The main topic was the social and political transformation of Kordun accompanying social inequality of minorities as against the majority. I was most interested in research forms of social dependences, mobility of people within the Empire and abroad, the position of Serbian Orthodox Church, oppressions of the state to enforce its policy, mobilization of the minority into army forces during WWI.
  • Štofaník, Jakub (2019), The Religious Life of the Industrial Working Class in the Czech Lands?, in: East Central Europe 46, pp. 99-110.
    The article focuses on the role of religion among working-class inhabitants of two in­dustrial towns in the Czech lands, Ostrava and Kladno, during the first half of the 20th century. It analyses the enormous conversion movement, the position of new ac­tors of religious life, and the religious behavior of workers.
  • Štofaník, Jakub (2017), Medzi krížom a kladivom [Between Cross and Hammer], Prague.
    The monograph examines the construction, development, transfer, and adaptation of Catholic social thought in the first half of the 20th century in Czechoslovakia and in Belgium. The study aims for a critical reflection on the secularization paradigm, which dominated the analysis of the history of the 19th and 20th centuries for a long time. The involvement of Social Catholicism among workers is in this regard seen as an arena where the relationship between religion and modern society can be fruitfully questioned.
  • Suodenjoki, Sami/Enbom, Leena/Pesonen, Pete (forthcoming 2020), Valvottu ja kuritettu työläinen.
    This volume consists of articles, which focus on the controlling and disciplining of workers in Finland from the late 19th to the early 21st century. The anthology addresses the practices of political surveillance and control of workers and working-class activists, gendered norms of artistic and sports workers, attitudes to cheats at work, and the direction and control of working-class housing.
  • Suodenjoki, Sami (2019), Turning the landless into socialists: Agrarian reforms and resistance as drivers of political mobilisation in Finland, 1880-1914, in: Joe Regan/Cathal Smith (eds.), Agrarian Reform and Resistance in an Age of Globalisation: The Euro-American World and Beyond, 1780-1914, Routledge, pp. 170-184.
    This article addresses how the rise of the socialist movement in the Finnish countryside was linked with the agrarian relations and the changes in agriculture and landownership in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Sundevall, Fia (2017), Military Education for Non-Military Purposes: Economic and Social Governing Projects Targeting Conscripts in Early Twentieth-Century Sweden, in: History of Education Review 46/1, pp. 58-71.
    The article explores mandatory military service a– a means to recruit and train male citizens for military labour through force – s a tool and arena for solving various social and economic problems such as mass unemployment, alcohol abuse, and elementary education deficiencies, as well as shortages of skilled personnel in particular branches of great importance for the nation’s economy.
  • Sundevall, Fia (ed.) (2016), Fritt och ofritt arbete i Norden: nya perspektiv på Arbetarhistoria, in: Arbetarhistoria 3–4.
    This special issue of the Swedish language journal “Arbetarhistoria” [Labour history] provides new perspectives on labour history in the Nordic Countries. It consists of four empirical articles exploring various fields and degrees of labour coercion in Denmark, Iceland and Norway between 1600 and 1900.
  • Popinigis, Fabiane/Terra, Paulo Cruz (2019): Classe, raça e a história social do trabalho no Brasil (2001-2016), in: Estudos Históricos 32/66, pp. 307-329.
  • Terra, Paulo Cruz (2014), Free and Unfree Labour and Ethnic Conflicts in the Brazilian Transport Industry: Rio de Janeiro in the Nineteenth Century, in: International Review of Social History 59/S22, pp. 113-132.
  • Terra, Paulo Cruz (2017), Trabalhadores escravizados e livres na legislação municipal (Rio de Janeiro, século XIX), in: Pestana, Marco Marques/Costa, Rafael Maul de Carvalho/Oliveira, Tiago Bernardon de (eds.), Subalternos em movimento: mobilização e enfrentamento à dominação no Brasil, pp. 95-208.
  • Tornhill, Sofie (2019), The Business of Women’s Empowerment. Corporate Gender Politics in the Global South.
    This monograph explores corporate initiatives to empower women in the Global South through the promotion of micro entrepreneurship within informal economic sectors. From an ethnographic approach, it scrutinizes how the political imperative of “creating jobs” is intertwined with individual risks for women in precarious economic positions as well as with the increasing authority of global corporations in development and gender politics.
  • Uppenberg, Carolina (2018), I husbondens bröd och arbete. Kön, makt och kontrakt i det svenska tjänstefolkssystemet 1730–1860 [Servants and masters. Gender, contract, and power relations in the servant institution in Sweden, 1730-1860], unpublislhed Dissertation, University of Gothenburg.
    In my doctoral thesis I studied the institution of rural servants from a labour market and a gender perspective. Pre-industrial servants were subject to compulsory service, but at the same time part of a labour market where they could choose their employer freely. I the thesis I examined the laws shaping the institution, the handling of the laws in court, and the discourse of free and unfree labour relations surrounding servants and masters.
  • Uppenberg, Carolina (2017), The servant institution during the Swedish agrarian revolution: the political economy of subservience, in: Whittle, J. (ed.), Servants in rural Europe 1400–1900, pp. 167–182.
    This article develops the gendered aspects of the various dimensions of the servant institution. It is shown that male and female servants had different levels of freedom in their labour contracts, and this is related to the later development of a feminized servant position.
  • Ulrich, Nicole (2019), “Journeying into Freedom”: Traditions of Desertion at the Cape of Good Hope, 1652-1795, in: Rediker, Marcus/Chakraborty, Titas/van Rossum, Matthias (eds.), A Global History of Runaways: Workers, Mobility and Capitalism, 1600-1850, pp. 115-134.
  • Ulrich, Nicole (2018), Between Reform and Revolution: The Cape’s Popular Classes Under British Rule During the Age of Revolution, c. 1803-1814, in: Fullagar, Kate/McDonnel, Michael (eds.), Facing Empire: Indigenous Experiences in a Revolutionary Age, pp. 163-191.
  • Tărîţă, Marius (2012), Deportations and Forced Labour: Forms of Remembering in the Villages of Arboreny, Boian and Mahala (Chernivtsy Region, Ukraine), in: Interstitio: East European Review of Historical and Cultural Anthropology 1-2, pp. 126-135.
  • Tărîţă, Marius (2016), The Policy of the Party’s Organization in the Lipcani District of the Moldavian SSR in 1944-1945, in: Radu, Sorin/Budeancă, Cosmin (eds.), Countryside and communism in Eastern Europe. Perceptions. Attitude. Propaganda, pp. 79-84.
  • Tolino, Serena (2016), The History of Prostitution in Egypt (1885-1949): From Regulation to Prohibition, in: Kurz, Susanne/Preckel, Claudia/Reichmuth, Stefan (eds.), Muslim Bodies: Körper, Sexualität und Medizin in muslimischen Gesellschaften, pp. 131-154.
  • Tolino, Serena (2018), Eunuchs in the Fatimid Empire: Ambiguities, Gender and Sacredness, in: Höfert, Almut/Mesley, Matthew M./Tolino, Serena (eds.), Celibate and Childless Men in Power: Ruling Eunuchs and Bishops in the Pre-Modern World, pp. 246-266.
  • van Rossum, Matthias/Kamp, Jeannette (eds.) (2016): Desertion in the Early Modern World: A Comparative History.
  • van Rossum, Matthias/Geelen, Alexander/van den Hout, Bram/Tosun, Merve (forthcoming): Testimonies of Enslavement: Sources on Slavery from the Indian Ocean World.
  • Vilhelmsson, Vilhelm (2017), Sjálfstætt fólk: Vistarband og íslenskt samfélag á 19. öld.
  • Vilhelmsson, Vilhelm (2017), Ett normalt undantag? Tillfälligt arbete i lag och praktik i 1800-talets Island, in: Arbetarhistoria 41/3-4, pp. 32-40.
  • Zammit, William (2019), The Faith Triumphant: Muslim Converts to Catholicism and the Order of St John, 1530-1798, in: Morton, Nicholas (ed.), The Military Orders, Vol. VII: Piety, Pugnacity and Property, pp. 160-171.
  • Zammit, William (2016), Kissing the Gallows: A Cultural History of Crime, Torture and Punishment in Malta.
  • Zimmermann, Susan (2019), “It Shall Not Be a Written Gift, But a Lived Reality.” Equal Pay, Women’s Work, and the Politics of Labor in State-Socialist Hungary, Late 1960s to Late 1970s, in: Siefert, Marsha (ed.), Labor in State-Socialist Europe: Contributions to a Global History of Work, pp. 337-372.
  • Zimmermann, Susan (2019), Equality of Women’s Economic Status? A Major Bone of Contention in the International Gender Politics Emerging During the Interwar Period, in: The International History Review 41/1, pp. 200-227.
  • Zimmermann, Susan (2018), Globalizing Gendered Labor Policy: International Labor Standards and the Global South, 1919-1947, in: Boris, Eileen/Hoehtker, Dorothea/Zimmermann, Susan (eds.), Women’s ILO. Transnational Networks, Global Labour Standards and Gender Equity, 1919 to Present, pp. 227-254.


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