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

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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]
What are the daily routines of workers in different parts of the world, and how have they changed over time? What do contemporary work processes look like, and what were they like in the past? These... [News]
Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk is met ingang van 15 juni 2017 benoemd tot bijzonder hoogleraar Comparative History of Households, Gender and Work aan de Radboud Universiteit. Zij geeft hiermee... [News]
LATIN AMERICAN LABOUR CONGRESS .  Work and Labourers – Past and Present La Paz, Bolivia – 2-8 May 2017On 2-8 May 2017, the Latin American and Caribbean Conference Trabajo y Trabajadores (“Work and... [News]