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Debat: Verzet tegen de multinational: Shell en de anti-apartheids bewegingErvaringsdeskundigen en historici vertellen over de roerige jaren '70 en '80, toen blokkades, protesten en verzet tegen de... [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]
Like many entrepreneurs in the cosmetics industry, the founder of the Rimmel imperium was an outsider. French born Eugène Rimmel opened a perfumery in London in 1834 and became naturalized as a... [Item of the Day]
On 11 December 1783, the Russian Prince Grigorii Potemkin had a rendez-vous with the English entrepreneur Samuel Bentham. The Prince owned large country estates and numerous factories. Samuel and his... [Item of the Day]