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Coin Production in the Low Countries: introduction
The IISH research project ‘Coin Production in the Low Countries, fourteenth century to the present’ by Jaco Zuijderduijn, Rombert...
IALHI-conference 2017: Call for Papers
The Call for Papers for the 2017 IALHI-conference is open until 30 June 2017. The conference theme is: Digital Dreams:...
IALHI-conference 2017: Digital Dreams
IALHI, the International Association of Labour History Institutions, is organizing its 48th annual conference in Gent, Belgium on...
Manifesto
Following Belgium’s surrender in May 1940, the Belgian socialist leader Hendrik (Henri) De Man was convinced the Germans would be...
Coin Production in the Low Countries: Visualization & Query
The data of the research project Coin Production in the Low Countries, 14th century-present is visualized in the application in...
Coin Production in the Low Countries: datasets
On this page you find the datasets of the joint research project Coin Production in the Low Countries, 1334-1789 by IISH/NEHA and...
Coin Production in the Low Countries
This website includes datasets on coin production in the Southern and Northern Low Countries (present-day Netherlands, Belgium...
For Whom the Bell Tolls
The central guild adagio of fairness and equal opportunity amongst guild members in the medieval cloth cities in the Southern...
Henri De Man Papers Online
Henri (Hendrik) De Man (1885 – 1953) was the leader of the Belgian Workers Party BWP in the interbellum period and a leading...
Christ's Entry in Brussels
When the Belgian painter James Ensor conceived his famous work of art l'Entrée du Christ à Bruxelles, Belgium experienced an...
Belgian Invasion
During the first two weeks of August 1914, the Germans besieged Liège and Belgium was dragged into the Great War. Nearly a...
Dockers from Antwerp
Dockers from Antwerp, Belgium, stopped work during the month of September 1907 to get one more frank pay (of five Bfr.) Strike...
Belgian Doctor Conquers Death
Henri Jean Vleminckx (1826-1906) pioneered in the field of Belgian national health. During an epidemic of cholera in 1866, this...
Moscow without Masks
Artist Georges Rémi (Hergé) had not visited the Soviet-Union when he published the story of Tintin in the Soviet Union on 10...
Jewish Brigade Welcome
Nearly one year after liberation, the Jewish organizations in Belgium tried to get back to work. The Poale-Zion, the socialist...
Trotsky Killed, Resistance Group Born
The murder of Leon Trotsky in Mexico on 21 August 1940 had a tremendous impact. In Belgium, shocked and angry sympathizers...
One-sided anti-imperialism
On 24 April 1966, Belgian communist youth marched through the streets of Brussels against imperialism in Congo. In Congo – the...
Spanish Delegation Arouses Many Cheers
At the third Olympic games for workers in Antwerp in 1937, the threat of fascism was clearly visible. The communists had always...
Holland and Belgium Divorce
Belgium and Holland were married in 1815 by order of the great European powers. Belgium was most discontented with this union....
Flemish Fortifications
In the past, as today, the government always needed money. One of the ways to save was to call for public contracts to perform...
'Vrank en Vrij' versus the occupying forces
During the more than four years of occupation of Belgium in the Second World War, there appeared hundreds of illegal publications...
Ernest Mandel
In February 2008 a large ancient metal crate arrived from Belgium full of papers dealing with the Fourth International and Ernest...
De verleiding van het Beeld
Studiemiddag over reclame en visuele cultuur in de Lage Landen Programma (pdf)
Ernest Mandel, rebel tussen droom en daad
Boekpresentatie ter gelegenheid van de publicatie van Ernest Mandel. Rebel tussen droom en daad Organisatie: The International...
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