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 In film theatre Lab111, the IISH organizes on Wednesday October 21st the Dutch premiere of the documentary 'Ghosts of Amistad: In the footsteps of the rebels’.Time 20.30 |Location: Lab111, Arie... [Event]
Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch will give a lunch seminar titled: 'Nation-building, the labor movement and Transnational networks in an Emergent Ghana'Naaborko Sackeyfio-Lenoch is Associate Professor of... [Event]
The international workshop is organised by the International Institute of Social History, the Institute for History of Leiden University and the African Studies Centre of Leiden.Convenors: Prof. Jan-... [Event]
African unions have been struggling to find a clear ideological discourse, as well as well-designed strategies to tackle the challenges of current political and economic realities. Nevertheless,... [Event]
Round table meeting on behalf of the IISH and the ILO with Andreas Eckert, Ugo Nwokeji, Hanan Sabea and Stefano BelluchiDate: 27 AugustTime: 4.30 PMLocation: Sala Biblioteca di Pallazzo Petrangolini... [Event]
The first Authors’ Meeting for Volume II (1900-2000) of The General Labour History of Africa project will take place from 11-12 December 2013, in the Intercontinental Hotel, Kazanchis, Addis Ababa (... [Event]
Panel Workers across Africa: global and transnational labour history and labour studies, organized at the 5th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS 2013): African dynamics in a multipolar... [Event]
Panel, organized at the African Studies Association, 55th Annual Meeting, 29 November - 1 December 2012 in Philadelphia, PA, USA.The panel is open to all researchers who are interested in labour... [Event]
Conference 'Migrations and societies in Africa and the Middle East: a long term perspective', the 4th Global Migration History Conference.Aim of the conferenceThe conference seeks to map and... [Event]
The Dutch journalist Frits Eisenloeffel (1944-2001) captured the decolonization, liberation struggle and rebuilding process of various African nations during his travels on the African continent in... [Exhibition]