We are thrilled to launch our Artists in Residence program, with two 1-year fellowships to support creative engagements with the historical roots and lived experience of deindustrialization. Application deadline is June 15, 2022.
The preliminary program for DePOT’s Transnationalizing Deindustrialization Studies conference is now available. The inter-disciplinary conference will be taking place in the Ruhr in Germany from August 18-20.
Dr. Novoa’s socially engaged scholarship focuses on the intersections of cultural heritage and social justice, industrial heritage and gender, and the politics of memory and grassroots organizing in Chile.
The “US Oral History Interview Archival Inventory” compiles oral history interview collections related to deindustrialization in the United States. This report brings together collections from libraries, archives, museums, and educational institutions, and is intended to support research into the lived experiences of deindustrialization, as well as encouraging the use of existing oral history collections in future research.
The Department of History, Heritage and Classics at Swansea University has just announced a fully-funded 3-year PhD fellowship for an incoming UK-based student studying deindustrialization. Click through for more information.
We’ve just finished laying out the first of our published research reports! This one is an inventory of oral history interview archives located in the UK, put together by student affiliate James Ferns.
The first Annual Report for Deindustrialization and the Politics of Our Times has just been published. Click through to read it.
We’re very pleased to announce that the first episode in our Deindustrialization and the Politics of Our Time podcast series, an intro to DePOT with Principal Investigator Dr. Steven High, is now live and ready for listeners.
We’re thrilled to release the preliminary program for DePOT’s 2022 Ruhr conference, ‘Transnationalizing Deindustrialization Studies,’ taking place May 12-14, 2022 in Bochum, Germany.
We are pleased to announce that applications are now open for a 6-month Postdoctoral Fellowship at Ruhr-Universität Bochum’s Institute for Social Movements in partnership with DePOT. The position is open to recent PhD graduates specializing in deindustrialization and/or industrial heritage.
We’re excited to announce three funded fellowships for incoming M.A. students just made available at Concordia, Dalhousie/Cape Breton University.
DePOT is pleased to welcome another new co-applicant and partner organization to our team: Dr. Hilary Orange and the Centre for Heritage Research and Training (CHART) at Swansea University.
DePOT is thrilled to share a PhD opportunity working with Prof. Sean O’Connell based at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland.
This is the inaugural in-person conference of the “Deindustrialization and the Politics of Our Time (DePOT) partnership project, funded by Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. We invite you to submit a proposal for a session, paper, workshop, or research-creation outcome. Local or regional studies are welcome too as long as they engage with wider horizons/debates.
In the past few months we’ve welcomed 8 new affiliates to the project, who are joining us from France, the UK, Sweden, the US, and Canada.
Announcing DePOT’s Fall 2021 Public Program: the “Rethinking Deindustrialization Studies” roundtable series invites us to revisit our understanding of the field with four roundtable events in the fall.
The DePOT June newsletter covers upcoming events, new project affiliates, and the most recent deindustrialization publications.
This month’s newsletter covers the official launch of our website, student-directed initiative funding recipients, recent deindustrialization publications and events to come.
Over the course of the last few months, undergraduate History students at Concordia enrolled in the “History and Memory in Gentrifying Saint-Henri” course have been thinking through the brutal processes of deindustrialization and gentrification in the St-Henri neighbourhood in Montreal.
The Deindustrialization & the Politics of Our Time (DePOT) project has organized a two-part Roundtable Series that invites recent authors of books and special issues on deindustrialization to speak to their major findings and what their overall intervention is to the field.
We’re excited to announce that Dr. Indranil Chakraborty will be joining the DePOT team this September.