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The ILO 19th ICLS (WORK) database provides data based on revised statistical standards. The standards have been changed to include factors such as unpaid labour. See the new definitions.Data sources are at https://ilostat.ilo.org/data/ Key: ILO = International Labour Organization ICLS = International Conference of Labour Statisticians
Internet archive is building a free, open, website of government research and publications from around the world. At present more than 700 publications from 50 websites collected since 2006 are offered. These are currently national and local North American sites but the scope will widen in the future. A site to watch.
Created by Smithsonian and The National Museum of African American History and Culture.The website states that ‘Congress created the Freedmen’s Bureau after the Civil War to assist in the political and social reconstruction of post-war Southern states and to help formerly enslaved African Americans transition from slavery to freedom and citizenship. From 1865 to 1872, the […]
A teaching resource from Box of Broadcasts aimed at increasing the employability of students from a number of degrees, including management and History. Topics covered include spotting opportunity, marketing, corporate social responsibility, product diversification and customer loyalty. Three sectors are examined: fashion and beauty, food and drink and IT.
South from the North: The Mexico-US border and beyond is a teaching resource from Box of Broadcasts which may be of interest to Media and Communications, Spanish and Latin American Studies, International Relations and more. It has been created to encourage students to reflect on how Mexico and Central America is presented as exotic, different, […]
Exhibitions at The Mixed Museum A digital museum which records and explores history of ethnic and inter-racial mixing in the UK. It has a timeline of the history of ‘mixing’ and also includes a growing number of on line exhibitions with photographs and texts. One exhibition, curated by Professor Lucy Bland, is based on her […]
Find out which Indigenous lands you live on using an interactive map. Victor Temprano and Native Land Digital, an indigenous-led non-profit, have created this map to represent the viewpoint of indigenous peoples worldwide on their loss of land. It enables visualisations of original owners of land and areas effected by colonial treaties. Search by people and treaty. […]
This free online resource, led by Eric Hoyt and the Wisconsin Center for Film and Theater Research provides free access to thousands of pages of old magazines and journals covering the history of film, radio and TV. It includes Hollywood trade journals and fan magazines. Also recently added are some sections on early Chinese cinema […]
A.Sivanandan was one of the most important and influential black thinkers in the UK, changing many of the orthodoxies on ‘race’, heading the Institute of Race Relations for almost forty years, founding the journal Race & Class, and writing the award-winning novel, When Memory Dies, on his native Sri Lanka. This website celebrates his life and […]
Say my Name Right is a shareable resource developed by Dr Hannah Deakin-Smith and Dr Jane Pilcher of Nottingham Trent University. It draws on findings from the Say My Name research project funded by the British Academy which explored the impact on students of staff avoiding saying their name or mispronouncing it. It emphasizes how important it is for staff to learn how to […]
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