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.

PhD opportunity at Queen’s University Belfast on Gender and Deindustrialization 

DePOT is thrilled to share a PhD opportunity working with Prof. Sean O’Connell based at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland.

Call for Papers – Transnationalizing Deindustrialization Studies and its Politics

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.

Welcome to our new affiliates!

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.

RETHINKING DEINDUSTRIALIZATION STUDIES

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.

June Newletter Out Now

The DePOT June newsletter covers upcoming events, new project affiliates, and the most recent deindustrialization publications.

May Newsletter out now

This month’s newsletter covers the official launch of our website, student-directed initiative funding recipients, recent deindustrialization publications and events to come.

History and memory in gentrifying St-Henri Student Showcase

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.

New Perspectives on Deindustrialization Roundtables

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.

Horizon Postdoctoral Fellow at Concordia

We’re excited to announce that Dr. Indranil Chakraborty will be joining the DePOT team this September.