Internationalism and labour associations

To coincide with International Workers’ Day, historian Professor Glenda Sluga kindly participated in a chat about internationalism with attention to how international workers associations and the International Labour Organization fits in the history of the early phase of twentieth century internationalism.

Professor Glenda Sluga is Joint Chair in International History and Capitalism at the European University Institute for the Department of History and the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies. Professor Sluga is on secondment from the University of Sydney.

You can listen to this conversation using the audio player above or subscribe to the podcast for free via iTunes or Spotify or Stitcher (or search for “Wide Open Air Exchange” on your preferred podcast platform).

This conversation was first broadcast on the radio by 2SER 107.3FM.

Here are links to some of Professor Sluga’s book publications:

The Invention of International Order: Remaking Europe after Napoleon

Internationalism in the Age of Nationalism

Internationalisms: A Twentieth-Century History (editor with Patricia Clavin)

Women, Diplomacy and International Politics since 1500 (editor with Carolyn James)

And this is the novel recommended by Professor Sluga:

Grand Days by Frank Moorhouse

Comment on this topic at the Discord forum for the Wide Open Air Exchange.

IMAGE via Wikimedia Commons

The Wide Open Air Exchange theme music is derived from ‘Tuesday Morning’ by The Pogues written by Spider Stacy.

Other audio excerpts are from the documentary, ‘The Wobblies’:

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