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The fourth in a series of workshops on ocialism and Sexuality organized by the AMSAB Institute for Social History (Ghent), the International Institute of Social History (Amsterdam), the Institute... [Event]
Workshop held by the Institut d'Histoire Contemporaine, Université de Bourgogne, Third session in a series of workshops on Socialism and Sexuality organized by Archives and Museum of the Socialist... [Event]
Veel Nederlandse collecties in het IISG hebben met het thema 'wonen' te maken, die van de kraakbeweging in het bijzonder. Maar ook materiaal over volkshuisvesting, stadsvernieuwing, communes en... [Collection guide]
In 2010, the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, the Netherlands, exhibited various designs by the Dutch architect Robert van 't Hoff (1887-1979), who belonged to the artists' group De Stijl. An... [Collection highlight]
Begun in 1997 by Francis Ronsin (University of Burgundy, Dijon, France) and other scholars associated with the Institute of Contemporary History (Dijon), the International Institute of Social History... [Project]
Hanseatic merchants had to comply with strict rules and ordinances on relations with women. Statutes pertaining to the Hanse Kontor of Bergen (Norway) in the 15th century state that any man who... [Item of the Day]
Farmhands were involved in the majority of arson cases in the countryside. A common reason for committing arson on the property of the master were disputes over pay and the feeling of undervaluation... [Item of the Day]
John Humphrey Knowles, whom many people were pleased to hear died April 13, 1886, had preached and practised Free Love. In 1848 Knowles established the Oneida Community near New York. Here, according... [Item of the Day]