Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations

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TentoonstellingUitgeverij Ruedo Ibérico werd in 1961 te Parijs opgericht door een groep Spaanse ballingen. Deze tentoonstelling geeft een overzicht van de geschiedenis van een onderneming die, los... [Event]
The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939) has been called the first media-war in history. Idealistic film makers and photographers like Joris Ivens, Robert Capa, and Gerda Taro rushed to the battlefields.The... [Image gallery]
The IISH's holdings of the two fiction series (La Novela Ideal and La Novela Libre) published by La Revista Blanca are extensive.Reader Report (text by Andrew H. Lee, 2001)Of the 591 titles I have... [Image gallery]
The Law of Historical Memory of Spain (Ley de la Memoria Histórica de España) (October 2007) has greatly enhanced research on the Spanish Civil War. Its purpose to rehabilitate the victims of war and... [Collection guide]
In 2013 the collection department of the IISH inventoried the papers of three Spaniards whose personal biographies, although belonging to different generations,  are connected to and colored by the... [Collection highlight]
In 2012 the IISH received the intesting archive of the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT) Federación Regional Cantabria. Since 1939 the IISH keeps the archives of the anarcho-syndicalist trades... [Collection highlight]
‘Una formidable arma de contrainformación….’ Publisher Ruedo Ibérico’s role in the struggle against Franco’s censorshipIn the night of 13 to 14 October 1975 a firebomb exploded on the rue de Latran... [Collection highlight]
In the summer of 2011 the Institute received a collection of the papers of Sara Berenguer Lahosa (1919-2010) and Jesús Guillén Bertolín (1913-1999) from their children in Montady, near Béziers. Sara... [Collection highlight]
The Federación Anarquista Ibérica (FAI) started in 1927 as a clandestine organization of Spanish and Portuguese anarchists and it became influential to the powerful Spanish trade Union federation... [Collection highlight]
Historiography about the post-1939 Spanish diaspora usually describes in detail the fates of those handed over to the Nazis by the French authorities and brought to sinister places such as Mauthausen... [Collection highlight]

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