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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]
On 29 August 1793 the former domestic slave Toussaint l'Ouverture spoke in the language of the French Revolution to the black inhabitants of the Caribbean island Saint Domingue:Brothers and friends,... [Item of the Day]

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