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

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  Thursday 4 October 2018Who’s Afraid of the Archive?Interdisciplinary meetup for artists, scholars and archivistsInternational Institute of Social History, Amsterdam18.30: Walk-in with coffee/tea19.... [Event]
Studiemiddag over reclame en visuele cultuur in de Lage Landen Programma (pdf) [Event]
11th Conference on Qajar Studies and Inauguration of the Qajar Documentation Centre at the International Institute of Social HistoryThe first day of the conference will be held at the International... [Event]
TentoonstellingUitgeverij Ruedo Ibérico werd in 1961 te Parijs opgericht door een groep Spaanse ballingen. Deze tentoonstelling geeft een overzicht van de geschiedenis van een onderneming die, los... [Event]
The IISH's holdings of the two fiction series (La Novela Ideal and La Novela Libre) published by La Revista Blanca are extensive.Reader Report (text by Andrew H. Lee, 2001)Of the 591 titles I have... [Image gallery]
The Institute holds a small collection of extraordinary Russian sound documents: zvukovye pis'ma, or musical letters. They were issued around 1950 in the Soviet Union. The musical letter is a bifold... [Image gallery]
Beroemd en gevierd tijdens zijn leven, vergeten na zijn dood - de naam Athanasius Kircher zegt tegenwoordig maar weinig mensen iets. In de zeventiende eeuw was dat anders. Athanasius Kircher werd... [Image gallery]
On these pages the IISH presents a small selection of images from the institute's collections related to Christmas and New Year: historical Season's Greetings from the labour movement.These pictures... [Image gallery]
In the history of the labour movement, having holidays, like anything else, is associated with struggle and organization. Trade unions had to gain the right to have paid holidays. In Holland, in 1910... [Image gallery]
In het kader van het lustrum van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen organiseert de Universiteitsbibliotheek in 2009 een aantal exposities met werk van Kees Willemen op vier verschillende locaties.Kees... [News]