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Coins, currency and crisis from c. 2000 BC – c. AD 2000: Silver, paper money and trust in historical perspective.International workshop Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam 12-13 December 2014Main Building,... [Event]
The biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression has generated a surge of interest in Marx’s work in the effort to understand the origins of our current crisis. For nearly forty years, David... [Event]
Conference hosted by the International Institute of Social History(IISH), the Netherlands Economic Historical Archive (NEHA) and NIOD (Netherlands Institute for War Documentation. [Event]
Workshop: The Global and Long-term Development of Real Wages: Methods, Problems and PossibilitiesReal wages are a critical measure for human well-being. In recent years much progress has been made in... [Event]
De Universiteit Utrecht, het N.W. Posthumus Instituut en het Nederlandsch Economisch-Historisch Archief (NEHA) hebben het genoegen u uit te nodigen voor de jaarlijkse NEHA studiemiddag.De... [Event]
Symposium on the occasion of the of the inauguration of the Victor Adler Gedenkraum in Vienna Routes into Abyss? Vor dem Abgrund - Krisen und Krisenloesungsstrategien in den 1930ern   Program and... [Event]
On 5 July 2007, exactly 100 years after the merger which created Royal Dutch Shell, IISH research fellow Jan Luiten van Zanden presented a study into the history of Royal Dutch Shell at Shell... [Event]
More about the Maddison Project: Program Session One: Measuring comparative performance in historical perspective(chair: Herman de Jong)• Leandro Prados: Assessing the Bias in Spliced GDP Series:... [Event]
A Social History of Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry is a research project at the International Institute of Social History (IISH) in Amsterdam, headed by Prof. Touraj Atabaki. It aims to study... [Event]
An international workshop aiming to focus on responses to global commodity production both in terms of resisting or adapting to changing social (labour) relations as well as resisting or adapting to... [Event]