Final Program for Transnationalizing Deindustrialization Studies Conference

The final program for the Transnationalizing Deindustrialization Studies conference this August 17-20 is now available! The program includes key information on our upcoming international conference, including schedules for public roundtables, regional industrial heritage tours, and a two-day academic conference.

Preliminary Program & Registration for Transnationalizing Deindustrialization Studies Conference now available

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. Magdalena Novoa joins DePOT as a Co-Investigator

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.

New Publication in the COHDS Inventory Series: United States Oral History Archives

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.

Funded PhD scholarship at Swansea University

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.

COHDS Inventory Series: UK Oral History Archives

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.

DePOT Annual Report 2020-2021 now available

The first Annual Report for Deindustrialization and the Politics of Our Times has just been published. Click through to read it.

The DePOT podcast is now live!

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.

Preliminary Program for 2022 Ruhr DePOT Conference Unveiled

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.

Postdoctoral Fellowship at Ruhr-Universität Bochum’s Institute for Social Movements

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.

Funded M.A. fellowship opportunities at Concordia and Dalhousie/UCB

We’re excited to announce three funded fellowships for incoming M.A. students just made available at Concordia, Dalhousie/Cape Breton University.

Welcome to our new co-applicant and partner organization

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.