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Call for papers, deadline 15 April 2015Early modern globalization depended on the mobility and work of millions of workers who were crucial to production, transport, protection, and warfare. Bound by... [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]
On March 25th  Leon Fink will give a lecture at the IISH"The German-Anglo-American Labor Entente: Origins of the ‘European Model’ in the Early Postwar Years''Leon Fink is a Distinguished Professor of... [Event]
The 80th anniversary of the IISH (1935-2015) is a good reason to pay attention to special jubilee objects: pottery jubilee-, memorial-, anniversary- or commemorative plates. Many Dutch unions and... [Event]
"The Role of Labour in Post-Cultural Revolution Chinese Art" [Event]
Following the earlier organized workshops and conferences on the comparative social histories of labour in the oil industry, the International Institute of Social History (IISH) organizes a workshop... [Event]
Program Workshop The Impact of Family and Demography on Labour Relations Worldwide, 1500-2000, 12-13 December 2014Part of the project, A Global Collaboratory on the History of Labour Relations,funded... [Event]
On Thursday 4 December at 14.00 AM Rana Behal will present his book:One Hundred Years of Servitude: Political Economy of Tea Plantations in Colonial AssamThe book presents a hundred-year history of... [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]