It’s been a while since we held Unofficial Histories. Precarious part-time jobs or working 60-hour weeks meant that we have not had the the time or energy to hold UH in the past couple of years. BUT, we are sort of coming back this year, 2018, albeit in the slightly different guise- a one-day conference… Read More F*ck May 68, Fight Now: Exploring the Uses of the Radical Past from 1968 to Today
Thank you and good night from Unofficial Histories 2015! We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did! Great conversations, great people, and great weather- what’s not to like!? It was fantastic to meet and chat with so many lovely people. Thank you so, so much for coming to the conference- for presenting, for listening,… Read More Unofficial Histories 2015- over and out!
With Unofficial Histories 2015 nearly upon us, it’s time to sound to final call bell for those who would like to come. Registration for this year’s Unofficial Histories will close at midday on Friday 29 May 2015. So, if you’re thinking of coming, please don’t hang about! We look forward to seeing you there! Register… Read More Final Call for Unofficial Histories 2015
It’s just three weeks until the fourth Unofficial Histories conference! We’ve got a cracking programme lined up, which is just getting better and better. We are now giving you a choice of not one, not two, but THREE walking tours explore the Unofficial Histories of Amsterdam on Saturday 6th June 2015. Come and see the city in… Read More These boots were made for walking: Walking Tours, Saturday 6 June 2015
The conference abstracts for Unofficial Histories 2015 are online- just click here! Presentations include Spanish Anarchism, Home Videos, November Revolution, Suffragette Movement, Dutch Slavery, Police Violence, Vietnam and much more! We think it’s a great programme so please do join us in Amsterdam in June! Time is a-ticking, so book your place today! https://unofficialhistories.wordpress.com/uh15/register/
We pleased to finally announce that registration for Unofficial Histories 2015 is now open! Register at www.unofficialhistories2015.eventbrite.com There are three types of tickets available for Unofficial Histories 2015: Unofficial Histories Two Day Pass– Friday Conference and Saturday ‘Unofficial Histories of Amsterdam’ activities. Price includes lunch, refreshments and drinks reception on Friday, Saturday guide-led tours around Amsterdam, and… Read More Unofficial Histories 2015 registration now open!
We are very pleased to announce that we will be screening the new film REBELLIOUS CITY as part of Unofficial Histories 2015! Rebellious City shows how a small group of young people in the Amsterdam of the Sixties provoked authority with anarchist élan and happenings, drove the police and mayor to despair, gave young people… Read More UH15 to screen Willy Lindwer’s new film ‘Rebelse Stad’
Happy Easter! We are very pleased to announce the Friday programme for Unofficial Histories 2015! Friday 5th June 2015 will be a day of papers, presentations and debate at the International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam. For the provisional programme, click here! We will be opening registration for the conference when we have confirmed Saturday’s ‘Unofficial Histories of Amsterdam’ and we’ll… Read More Unofficial Histories 2015- Draft Programme Online!
Just a quick note to say THANKS for all the wonderful proposals received for Unofficial Histories 2015. It’s been another record-breaking year, with a whopping 87 proposals received. It’ll take us a little bit of time to read them all, but we promise we’re working as quickly as we can. We will finalise the programme… Read More Proposals Review
As many of you may know, Unofficial Histories has been going for nearly four years now, and the past three conferences were all held in the UK (London, Manchester, Huddersfield). This was in part because the organisers are based in the UK, because the institutions that have offered to ‘host’ the conference have been in the UK,… Read More ‘Dam it! Unofficial Histories 2015 at IISG