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The Sixties is the name of the exhibition at De Burcht in Amsterdam that runs from 28 October 2001 until 24 March 2002 and reviews the protest generation from the 1960s. The exhibition was compiled... [Event]
Op 29 juni 2011 vindt op het Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis de Dr. Rat Memorial Day plaats met een tentoonstelling en lezing over Dr. Rat (ofwel Ivar Vičs, 1960-1981).De... [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]
On 25 June 1962 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, several indigenous Mozambican liberation movements united in the Frelimo (Frente de Libertaçâo de Moçambique). After a long struggle Mozambique won... [Image gallery]
The IISH houses a rich collection of manuscripts, books and pamphlets documenting the social and political history of Russia and the Soviet Union. It is also home to a fine collection of Russian... [Image gallery]
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]
If you want to change society, why not change the calendar as well? During the 18th century, radical French philosophers concluded that the existing Gregorian calendar was not appropriate for the... [Image gallery]
Adventurer, traveller, anti-militarist, individualist, satirist, journalist, founder of two of the most legendary French magazines of the 1890s, L'Endehors and La Feuille, Zo d'Axa (1864-1930) led a... [Image gallery]