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Boekpresentatie Hartog de Hartog Lémon, 1755-1813, Joodse revolutionair in de Franse tijd door Dr. Salvador Bloemgarten  Op donderdag 19 april 2007 presenteert Uitgeverij Aksant in het Internationaal... [Event]
For the Second Sadighi Annual Lecture, Prof. Asef Bayat (University Of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) presents his paper Revolutions Gone Viral: From Iran's Green Wave To Arab Revolts.The Dr Sadighi... [Event]
International Conference of Labour and Social History (ITH) When we look back on the 68er protest movements, we are dealing with a period of two decades, the 1960s and 1970s. For the social and... [Event]
In May 1968 students in Paris occupied university buildings to launch an avalanche of protests and strikes against the authorities. This was only the beginning of a wide-ranging social and cultural... [Image gallery]
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Louise Michel's death, the IISH presented in 2005 a selection of documents of her life.As a communarde, determined revolutionary, and romantic writer, Louise... [Image gallery]
On 15 August 1750 one of the most radical socialist atheists of all times was born in Paris. Sylvain Maréchal, a poet whose Manifest of the Equals was too much even for the egalitarian conspiracy of... [Image gallery]
Paris, spring 1871. Women participate in great numbers in the Paris Commune people's rebellion. Characteristically, women figure as ambulancières, orderlies and cantinières who bring boxed food to... [Image gallery]
In France, at the height of the Terror and a fortnight before the fall of Robespierre, a woman in childbed writes to her mother. An account of mother and daughter love during the French Revolution,... [Collection highlight]
The events of 1968 have been seen as a decisive turning point in the Western world of even mythical significance. The author takes a critical look at 'May 1968' and questions whether the events were... [Publication]
The Déclaration des Droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen (Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen) of 23 August 1789 is basic to the French Revolution and its successors. The first article... [Item of the Day]

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