Lucas Poy

21 March 2019 - 10:26

Executive assistant IALHI

Lucas Poy is a social and labour historian specialized in the history of socialism and the early history of the labour movement in Argentina and Latin America. He is Assistant Professor in Global Economic and Social History at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, as well as Executive Assistant of the International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI) and Coordinator of the Red Latinoamericana Trabajo y Trabajadorxs (REDLATT), both based at the International Institute of Social History.

He has published in some of the most important journals of the field, such as the International Review of Social HistoryLabor HistoryNuevo Mundo/Mundos NuevosCahiers JaurèsEuropean Review of Latin American and Caribbean StudiesScience & SocietySocialist HistoryHistorical Materialism, and in different Latin American academic journals. His most recent book is a social and political history of the Argentine Socialist Party at the beginning of the 20th century.

He has received fellowships and grants of the main Argentine scientific institutions and also of several universities in Spain, Colombia, the Netherlands, and the United States. He is founder and member of the editorial committee of several journals, such as Archivos de historia del movimiento obrero y la izquierdaRey Desnudo. Revista de librosThe Journal of Labor and Society and Revista Latinoamericana de Trabajo y Trabajadores. He is also Corresponding Editor of the International Review of Social History


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