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BackgroundFollowing an aborted coup attempt in October 1965, the Indonesian military organized what turned out to be one of the most horrifying massacres of the twentieth century. More than half a... [Event]
Het IISG organiseerde in samenwerking met het Persmuseum en Uitgeverij Aksant op zaterdag 14 oktober 2006 een grote verkoop van dubbele boeken, tijdschriften, kranten en restanten. Daarnaast werden... [Event]
Arbeid in de Zeventiende Eeuw22e Conferentie Werkgroep Zeventiende EeuwIn de zeventiende eeuw maakte de Republiek een snelle economische verandering door. Volgens een gezaghebbend handboek werd de... [Event]
Boekpresentatie op 11 oktober 2000, 15.30 - 18.00Technische Universiteit, Delft Johan Willem Albarda (1877-1957) ontwikkelde zich van Tweede Kamerlid voor de SDAP (1913-1939) tot Minister van... [Event]
Op zaterdagmiddag 3 mei 2003 werd in het IISG / Persmuseum te Amsterdam een aantal inleidingen gehouden in het kader van de Dag van de Persvrijheid. In samenwerking met de NVJ, NUV, WEF, IISG, SCO... [Event]
Women and Work in the Early Modern Period - Workshop Report  As many as 50 participants were present at the IISH workshop 'Women and work in the early modern period', which was held on Friday 28... [Event]
In 2005, KITLV, IISH and a third institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) initiated the research programme 'Bringing History Home. Postcolonial Identity Politics in the... [Event]
Nelson Mandela, an icon of our time, spent a long career in the South African liberation movement, the African National Congress. He served 27 years in jail for his leading role in the anti-apartheid... [Exhibition]
Solidarity Campaigns with Chile were set up all over the Netherlands in response to the brutal overthrow of the democratic Chilean government by a military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet.... [Image gallery]
After years of discussion and consideration, the Dutch diamond workers union ANDB and the employers agreed upon a general week's holiday in August 1910. The diamond industry in Amsterdam was closed... [Image gallery]