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Books as Objects of Veneration, Subjects of DestructionExpositie georganiseerd door het Sinologisch Instituut van de Universiteit Leiden,7 december 2004 - 30 juni 2005In de bibliotheken van het... [News]
Social History Shop, de webwinkel van het Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis (IISG), breidt uit met foto's van de gelauwerde Amsterdamse persfotograaf Ben van Meerendonk (1913-2008).... [News]
De stichting CPNB organiseert de boekenweek 2005 met verschillende organisaties, waaronder het IISG. Het Instituut is mede-organisator op dinsdag 15 maart 2005. Het thema van die dag is Handel en... [News]
‘Together and Apart’ is an exhibition about the family in Russia’s turbulent twentieth century. It has been on show at venues in the Netherlands (2012) and Russia (2013, 2014, 2015).Photographs from... [General page]
Social norms and practices, mentalities and attitudes inherited from the Soviet period are commonly perceived as important, yet poorly understood, factors determining the outcome of the process of... [Project]
Fin-de-Siécle Vienna has become the glorified icon of innovative modernism in the arts and letters. Yet the misery of the masses in the suburbs stood in stark contrast to the urban social order of... [Publication]
The events of 1968 have been seen as a decisive turning point in the Western world of even mythical significance. The author takes a critical look at 'May 1968' and questions whether the events were... [Publication]
In the late nineteenth century in a number of continental European countries Christian associations of workers arose: Christian trade unions, workers' cooperatives, political leagues, workers' youth... [Publication]
The attack on the editorial office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7, 2015  caused a worldwide wave of anger and protest.The Dutch Persmuseum immediately organized an homage to Charlie Hebdo,... [Item of the Day]
Oscar Matus was an Argentinian composer from the province of Mendoza. The composer was married to the 'Voice of the Voiceless',  the famous singer Mercedes Sosa.  Oscar Matus,  Mercedes Sosa and... [Item of the Day]