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

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The second International Conference Strikes and Social Conflicts: Combined approaches to conflicts (Eighteenth century to the present) will take place in Maison des Sciences de L’Homme, Dijon (France... [Event]
De spoorwegstakingen van 1903Onder de titel 'Gansch het raderwerk...' is in De Burcht te Amsterdam tot en met 17 augustus 2003 een tentoonstelling te zien over de spoorwegstakingen van 1903. De... [Event]
Boekpresentatie In 1970 brak de grootste na-oorlogse haven- en metaalstaking in Rotterdam uit. Deze staking was de aanzet tot een massale stakingsbeweging in Nederland waar uiteindelijk meer dan een... [Event]
Since the 1970's there has been a dramatic decline in strike activity in most western countries. This decline can be seen in the ILO statistics on the subject, but also in the data published by the... [Event]
Ruim 16.000 stakingen en uitsluitingen in Nederland in de jaren 1372-2008 zijn nu online doorzoekbaar. De stakingsdatabase vermeldt onder andere de deelnemers, de aantallen stakers, de betrokken... [General page]
Labour conflicts are an important phenomenon in the history of capitalism, but also in other societies in which unequal labour relations exist. Through labour conflicts, social, economic, political... [Project]
Based on a workshop of the Labour Conflicts Collaboratory at the IISH this Research Paper offers new perspectives on quantitative research on strikes. Case studies on Austria, Germany, and... [Publication]
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]