Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations

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From the late nineteenth century in continental Europe, and in the second half of the twentieth century also in Quebec, Latin America, Africa and to a much lesser extent Asia, Christian workers'... [Project]
In recent years, much debate has taken place on the future and function of labour history. Among the issues debated was the position of class, and other identities of working class people, such as... [Publication]
In the late nineteenth century in a number of continental European countries Christian associations of workers arose: Christian trade unions, workers' cooperatives, political leagues, workers' youth... [Publication]
The German chancellor Bismarck was only slightly wounded in an attempt to murder him in Bad Kissingen on 13 July 1874. The offender belonged to the Catholic political wing. The man committed his... [Item of the Day]
The papal encyclical Rerum Novarum is delivered on May 15, 1891, and offers a prospect of a Catholic labour movement. Pope Leo XIII opposes Marxism as well as capitalism with the idea of a... [Item of the Day]