From Maiser@pop.iisg.nl Mon Jun 5 05:39:36 2000
[Crossposted from H-Labor. AB]
Fourth International Conference on May Day
Posted originally on H-Labor list and then on Labnet, 5 June 2001
The Cuban Workers Confederation (CTC) and the Instituto de Historia de Cuba are pleased to invite researchers, scholars, journalists, trade unionists, information specialists, institutions, and organizations to participate at the Fourth International Scholar Conference on May Day, to be held in La Habana, on April 25, 26 and 27, 2001.
The purpose of the conference will be to provide analyses and debates on workers' role, their past and challenges at present in this early century, full of enormous challenges and difficulties to overcome.
This new conference will take place on the occasion of the 130 Anniversary of the proclamation of the Commune of Paris. During 72 days, the French proletariat was the protagonist of events of heroism. This fact was the inspiration for workers' struggles worldwide. The remembrance and analysis of the happening in different countries on this event, therefore, will be a matter of attention at the present conference.
Participants should deliver their papers not later than late January 2001. Papers should be typed at double space. If any audio-visual aid is required, please specify this.
Papers should be no longer than fifteen pages. Presentations should last not more than fifteen minutes, plus ten minutes for debate.
The abstract should be no longer than 200 words, with the following structure: title, author full name, and institution of employment, business address, and brief curriculum vitae.
The conference will be structured on the basis of panels, papers, conferences, communications, and posters. The Organizing Committee will determine the structure of conferences and panels. This Committee will also analyse proposals of the participants in advance.
The Organizing Committee will feel grateful extremely grateful to any person, institution or mass media that discloses this call.
REGISTRATION AND SUBSCRIPTION FEE
The subscription fee will be $40.00 USD for visitors and $30.00 Cuban pesos for home participants. This fee should be endorsed to the Organizing Committee. Payment includes participation at work sessions, documentation, attendance certificate, and credentials. Official languages will be English and Spanish.
The Organizing Committee suggests lodging at: Inglaterra Hotel * Fax (537) 33-8254 Deauville Hotel * Fax (537) 33-8148 CTC Hotel * Tel: 62-3030
These hotels are near the Instituto de Historia de Cuba, the venue of the conference. It is also suggested to contact the nearest local travel agency.
Lic. Agustin Lopez
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