History of Labour in Queensland 1859-2009

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Here is a flyer calling for papers for the Q150 History of Labour Relations in Queensland 1859-2009

Conference to be held Friday 11 December 2009 in Brisbane.

To submit an expression of interest, please follow the instructions in the attached flyer and contact Mr Paul Florens by email paul.florens@deir.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3225 2633.

Expressions of interest close Monday 31 August 2009.

Conference papers will be due Friday 30 October 2009.
Please direct any queries to:

Paul Florens
Policy Officer
IR Policy
Private Sector Industrial Relations
Department of Justice and the Attorney General
Level 4, Block B, Neville Bonner Building, 75
William Street | GPO Box 69, Brisbane Qld 4001
(07) 3225 2633

Kind regards
Dale Jacobsen
Secretary Brisbane Labour History Association
Dale Lorna Jacobsen
PO Box 456
Maleny Qld 4552

Ph: 07 5494 4046
Mob: 0413 843 652
Web: dalelornajacobsen.com

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  1. History Red, Green and In-between: Reviewing Labour and the Environment in Historical Context says:


    The Brisbane Labour History Association in association with The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History and The Department of Employment Relations, Griffith University is hosting a special conference and thematic section for the national journal Labour History Red, Green and In-between:
    Reviewing Labour and the Environment in Historical Context

    6 February 2010, Griffith University (South Bank campus), Brisbane, Australia

    Convenors/Guest Editors: Janis Bailey, Dale Jacobsen, Greg Mallory, Ross Gwyther

    This conference will address productive alliances (and possible tensions) between traditional movements of working class people and new social movements, such as the environmental movement.

    Examples of topics include:

    (1) The Red in the Green: Involvement of the organised labour movement and individual
    unions in environmental issues

    (2) The Red and the Green: Coalitions and alliances between the labour movement and the environmental movement

    (3) People in Place: The role of grassroots environmental activism outside the formal labour movement

    (4) Never the Twain: Tensions and contradictions at the interface of labour and the environment

    (5) Land and Livelihood: Indigenous takes on labour and the environment

    (6) Any other topic related to the broad theme of the conference

    Electronic submission of summary of paper (up to 500 words) to Dale Jacobsen by Friday 4 December 2009 for consideration.

    Acceptance will be notified by 11 December.
    Academic contributors should submit a full papers (6,000-8,000 words) for the conference on 22 January 2010, and will then submit revised papers by 29 March 2010 for blind refereeing for a special thematic section of Labour History, which will appear in the November 2010 issue.

    There is no financial assistance available for travel to the conference.

    All enquiries should be addressed to: Janis Bailey j.bailey@griffith.edu.au
    Dale Jacobsen sr.music@bigpond.com Greg Mallory gmallory@vtown.com.au
    Further details and registration forms will be available at: http://www.asslh.org.au/
    Interpreting Labour and the Environment in the 21st Century

    Home of the wage slave

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