5. Historical Cultures of Labour under Conditions of De-industrialisation

14 December 2015

14:30 - Christian Wicke (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), Introduction

15:00 - Roberta Garruccio, Sara Roncaglia and Sara Zanisi (Università degli Studi di Milano/Associazione Avoce/Fondazione Isec), “Memory Work”: Mill Closings and Job Loss in Sesto San Giovanni, 1985-2015

15:30 - Ruben Vega Garcia (Universidad de Oviedo), Asturian Labour Movement Soundtrack from Strength to Decline

16:30 – Irene Diaz (Universidad de Oviedo), Helping to Build the Memory of Deindustrialisation

17:00 - Stefan Moitra (German Mining Museum, Bochum), Below the Surface: How Collective is the Collective Memory of Coal Mining in Postindustrial Germany?

17:30 -George Jaramillo (University of Edinburgh), Extractive Geographies, Enacted Lives: Historic Lead Mining Narratives of the Peak District, England


15 December 2015

9:00 - Tibor Valuch (University of Debrecen), The Remembrance of the Contemporary Workers Life in Hungary

9:30 - Melinda Harlov (Eötvös Loránd University), Managing industrial heritage in the post-industrial world: the case study of the Óbuda Gas Factory in Budapest

10:00 - Margit Vilstrup (Workers Museum and the Labour Movement Library and Archive, Copenhagen), The Political Struggle for "the Workers". The Development of the Concept of "the Worker" 1870-2015

10:30 - Christian Wicke (Ruhr-Universität Bochum), Trauma Management? Deindustrialisation, Industrial Heritage and Culture Industry in the Ruhr

11:00 – 13:00 Discussion: Workshop Publication, Future Funding, and Organisation of the Working Group within the European and Global Labour History Networks