2. Annual Meeting of the Initiative History of Labour Law

Conference

  • Date: Dec 2, 2016
  • Time: 10:00 - 17:00
  • Topic: Labour Constitutions During the First World War
  • Location: MPIeR
  • Room: Z 01
  • Host: Hugo Sinzheimer Institut für Arbeitsrecht and Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte
2. Annual Meeting of the Initiative History of Labour Law

Labour Constitutions During the First World War

Because an essential resource of the war-economy was at risk, the normative order focused on labour proved to be a cardinal problem in all of the countries involved the world war. The national systems of industrial relations, especially from a normative point of view, were just entering into a phase of institutionalising. The conference observes how these fragile structures behaved in the war-context. In doing so, it also questions the historical prerequisites that were essential for the work- and socio-political institutional framework during the interwar period.

A few places are still available; if you are interested to participate, please contact Gerd Bender.

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