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African unions have been struggling to find a clear ideological discourse, as well as well-designed strategies to tackle the challenges of current political and economic realities. Nevertheless,... [Event]
Round table meeting on behalf of the IISH and the ILO with Andreas Eckert, Ugo Nwokeji, Hanan Sabea and Stefano BelluchiDate: 27 AugustTime: 4.30 PMLocation: Sala Biblioteca di Pallazzo Petrangolini... [Event]
The first Authors’ Meeting for Volume II (1900-2000) of The General Labour History of Africa project will take place from 11-12 December 2013, in the Intercontinental Hotel, Kazanchis, Addis Ababa (... [Event]
Panel Workers across Africa: global and transnational labour history and labour studies, organized at the 5th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2013): African dynamics in a multipolar... [Event]
Panel, organized at the African Studies Association, 55th Annual Meeting, 29 November - 1 December 2012 in Philadelphia, PA, USA.The panel is open to all researchers who are interested in labour... [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]
The Dutch journalist Frits Eisenloeffel (1944-2001) captured the decolonization, liberation struggle and rebuilding process of various African nations during his travels on the African continent in... [Exhibition]
"We have hesitated for a long time before we put all our thoughts on paper. After all, it’s much nicer to create the impression that there’s one place in the world where all our hopes are being... [Collection highlight]
Recently, the institute acquired the archive of publicist, radio commentator, and South Africa expert Karel Roskam.Roskam was born in Amsterdam on March 7, 1931, and passed away on January 17, 2010... [Collection highlight]
On March 25th the South African Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nkoana-Mashabane and Dikobe Ben Martins, Minister of Energy honoured the IISH with a visit. They were accompanied by a large delegation... [News]

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