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Multatulitentoonstelling in IISGDe tentoonstelling toont een selectie van brieven, boeken, brochures, tijdschriften, politieke prenten en ander beeldmateriaal uit de collecties van het IISG en... [Event]
Symposium, boekpresentatie en de finissage van een kleine tentoonstelling met Multatuliana uit de collecties van het Persmuseum en het IISG.Het programma van het symposium:Dennis Bos: Welkom en... [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]
The first socialist ever to set foot ashore the Dutch East Indies was Henri Hubertus van Kol (1852-1925). In 1876 Van Kol, who had been an early member of the First International, started his career... [Image gallery]
"I do not admire the practices of Western democracies, but I do hope that the spirit of democracy will win in the end." Mohammad Hatta, leader of the Indonesian nationalists and first vice president... [Image gallery]
The photo collection of journalist / photographer Wim Dussel (1920-2004) is since 2004 part of the collections of the IISH. Dussel crossed the world as a travelling photojournalist. Wim Dussel began... [Image gallery]
Photos by Frits EisenloeffelJournalist Frits Eisenloeffel visited Angola in 1975 and 1976 to witness the transfer of power from the Portuguese to the Angolan liberation movement and the... [Image gallery]
Photos by Frits EisenloeffelJournalist Frits Eisenloeffel travelled through Guinea-Bissau in August 1974 to document the transfer of power from the Portuguese to the PAIGC (Partido Africano da... [Image gallery]
Photos by Frits EisenloeffelJournalist Frits Eisenloeffel travelled to Guinea and Cabo Verde in August-September 1981 to report on the developments since independence in 1974.  On the Isle of São Ant... [Image gallery]
Photos by Frits EisenloeffelJournalist Frits Eisenloeffel travelled to Mozambique in 1975 to capture in images the transfer of power from the Portuguese to Frelimo. Three weeks before independence... [Image gallery]

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