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

Sponsored Projects

In 2014 the Friends sponsored:

  • The acquisition of a collection of material originating from Arthur Lehning. These documents were bought from the 'Rotes Antiquariat' in Berlin.
  • An important collection of documents from the Turkish provence of Dersim. They are important for Kurdish history and culture.
  • The Friends supported the digitization of the film 'Als wij, levenden, sterven' ("When we the living, die"). A film from the Dutch organization propagating cremation.

In 2014 the Friends contributed to:

  • The research of Angelie Sens ''A Kingdom at Work. Johannes van den Bosch (1780-1844), reformer in a global context'.

Two research projects have been made possible by supplementary donations from individual Friends: