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The conference brought together specialists on Russian and Soviet labour history from North America, Western and Eastern Europe, representing the 'state of the art' of current research in the... [Event]
BackgroundFour Australian historians (Rob Castle, Jim Hagan, Roger Knight and Andrew Wells) have been working over many years on a project that attempts to describe, compare and explain the labour... [Event]
On 25 November 2010 the IISH celebrates its 75th Anniversary. One of the activities will be the launch of the first Masterclass on Global Labour History.The masterclass aims at providing an intensive... [Event]
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) was established in 1949 and now has 215 affiliated organizations in 145 countries and territories on all five continents with a membership... [Event]
Global Labour History Summer IntituteThe Summer Institute aimed at forging international and North-South research and publication collaborations during an intensive week of discussion, planning, and... [Event]
This conference was organized on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the IISH.Abstracts of papers presented during the conference:Marcel van der Linden, Global Labour History: Preliminary... [Event]
Aims of the SeminarLabour studies in Asia are either general in nature with an emphasis on quantitative anlysis, or have a strong regional focus based on a case study approach. Comparison between... [Event]
This is a exhibition of 53 photographs by Ravi Agarwal. Most of them were taken in the Indian state of Gujarat in 1997-1999, for publication in the book Down and Out. Labouring under Global... [Exhibition]
Visualizing Wage PaymentsIn Wages and Currency. Global Comparisons from Antiquity to the Twentieth Century, an interdisciplinary project involving social and economic history as well as numismatics,... [Exhibition]
In the French Alps the water bubbles and rushes very rapidly. In 1869 Aristide Bergès, a paper manufacturer, had an idea to transfer the energy of the waterfall into electricity. In Lancey, near... [Image gallery]

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