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Lecture: "Labour relations of domestic workers in the Middle East" by Antoinette de VliegerStarting time: 15:00  [Event]
Conference 'Migrations and societies in Africa and the Middle East: a long term perspective', the 4th Global Migration History Conference.Aim of the conferenceThe conference seeks to map and... [Event]
For the Second Sadighi Annual Lecture, Prof. Asef Bayat (University Of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) presents his paper Revolutions Gone Viral: From Iran's Green Wave To Arab Revolts.The Dr Sadighi... [Event]
The conference was convened jointly by the Center for Documents and Research Services of the Iran Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the International Institute of Social History. Programme:First... [Event]
The International Institute of Social History launched its activities in the Middle East and Central Asia (MECA) in 1987. In the early days, the Institute activities were limited to Turkey. However,... [General page]
The International Institute of Social History launched its activities in the Middle East and Central Asia in 1987. In the early days, the Institute activities were limited to Turkey. However, by the... [General page]
Activities 1990-2010The Arab Middle East is since 2010 part of the activities of the  Middle East and Central Asia desk of the IISH. Between 1990-2010 the IISH has expanded its activities to the Arab... [General page]
Local populations of the Caucasus including the Circassians long practiced various forms of servitude and slave trading. In the nineteenth century, many inhabitants of the Caucasus, especially... [Item of the Day]