XIV Nordic Labour History Conference


Reykjavik, Iceland 28–­30 November 2016

The topic of this three-day history conference was Nordic Labour, broadly defined, including the history of work, history of workers and the history of labour movements. The aim was to bring together scholars and students who specialize in different areas of Nordic labour history to discuss findings from a Nordic comparative perspective, as well as to add a global perspective. EDDA and the Faculty of History and Philosophy at University of Iceland hosted the conference which was held at the universities main building. The organization of the conference was a collaboration between few institutes but the main organization was with EDDA Research Center, the Faculty of History and Philosophy, University of Iceland and ARAB, Swedish Labour Movement Archive and History.

The conference programme is available here.

For more information visit the XIV Nordic Labour History Conference website.

Organizors: Faculty of History and Philosophy, University of Iceland, EDDA Research Center, University of Iceland in collaboration with the Swedish Labour Movement Archives and Library; the Danish Worker‘s Museum & Labour Library and Archives; the Danish Society for Labour History; the Norwegian Labour Movement Archives and Library; the Center for Labour History, Landskrona; the Finnish Labour Archives; the People’s Archives, Helsinki; and the Finnish Society of Labour History Research.

The conference was supported by the Swedish Bank Tercentenary Foundation, Riksbankens Jubileumsfond, University of Iceland, the Nordic Embassies in Iceland.