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T/m 8 maart is de tentoonstelling Iran's Woman's Movement. On the Archive of Sadiqw Dowlatabadi te zien in Framer Framed, Amsterdam.De tentoonstelling bestaat uit werk van kunstenares Azadeh Fatherad... [Event]
An Afternoon with Sadiqe DowlatabadiFeminist Movement in the Twentieth-Century IranInternational Institute of Social History (Amsterdam) – Royal College of Art (London)The emergence of women in the... [Event]
De verklarende kracht van genderMannelijke historici aan het woordDiscussiemiddag Decennia geleden vond de introductie plaats van gender als analytische categorie. De integratie ervan in de... [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]
Paris, spring 1871. Women participate in great numbers in the Paris Commune people's rebellion. Characteristically, women figure as ambulancières, orderlies and cantinières who bring boxed food to... [Image gallery]
In 2011 the IISH acquired with help of the Friends of the IISH an original typescript (176 pp.) by Nadja Strasser (1871-1955). This typescript tells the story of Nadia Ossipovna, known as 'Dina', who... [Collection highlight]
As a young woman, Martha Tausk was among the female champions of socialism in Austria. From 1919 to 1927, she served on both the Graz city council and in the Styrian Parliament as a social democrat.... [Collection highlight]
In July 2005 the IISH received a beautiful collection of documentation about this Unabhängiger Frauenverband (Unaffilialted Women's Movement) in East Berlin. After the wall had been torn down, about... [Collection highlight]
In Framer Framed an exhibition on Sadiqe Dowlatabadi, 'Iran’s Women’s Movement: On the Archive of Sadiqe Dowlatabadi', is on display from February 7th until March 8th.The IISH gave the Sadiq... [News]
ViVa is a bibliography of women's and gender history in historical and women's studies journals. Articles in English, French, German, Dutch, Scandinavian languages, and, occasionally Spanish, are... [General page]