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

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Also late last year we received the library and documentation collection of the Committee for Asian Women (CAW), a regional NGO for women workers groups.The library is a very worthwhile addition to... [Blog post]
Late last year (2014) we received a collection of photographs (digital copies) from the Thai workers co-operative Dignity Returns (garment workers), documenting their struggle roughly from 2002 until... [Blog post]
Gustav Landauer (1870-1919) is in kleine kring bekend als anarchistisch theoreticus, schrijver en vertaler van Shakespeare. Ook was hij minister van propaganda in de kortstondige  Beierse... [Blog post]
Een beeldschone uitgave, die vast wel in  aanmerking komt voor de onderscheiding 'Best Verzorgde Boeken 2014',  is Beeldstatistiek Peter Alma van de hand van Wim Jansen (auteur) en Chang Chi Lan-Ying... [Blog post]
Op een internationaal congres in Kaapstad, medio december 2014, over de rol van de vakbeweging in de strijd tegen de apartheid, lanceerde de FNV een brochure over de bijdrage van de vakbondsfederatie... [Blog post]
De Parijse Commune van maart 1871 mislukte en werd in bloed gesmoord. Toch is die zelfde Commune nu al bijna anderhalve eeuw tot in alle uithoeken van de wereld hét lichtende voorbeeld voor de... [Blog post]
It took more then a while before the ASA archive - or rather the remains of the archive, as there are many gaps in the collection - finally arrived in Amsterdam, but this spring it finally did.A... [Blog post]
In 2013 and 2014 we received the first batches of the collection of Roel Burgler.Roel did his PhD on the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia (1990); participated in the Kabouterbeweging and edited the... [Blog post]
Some time ago we received from Michael Bedford his documentation/research collection on rightwing vigilantes in the Philippines and the support they found in rightwing Christian groups in the USA.... [Blog post]
The announcement comes with some delay but that's not to say we're less excited to be able to report that the archives of the Karen National Union (KNU) are now available through IISH (actually they... [Blog post]

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