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European Quarrel
The Treaty of Versailles (1919) required the defeated Germans to pay financial compensation. When Germany defaulted on its huge...
Spui25: Voorbij Fort Europa. Boekpresentatie en reflexie
20:00 - 21:30 uurAvond met: migratie-experts Henk van Houtum, Leo Lucassen en Thomas Spijkerboer en Denker des Vaderlands Marli...
Work-related Stress
In 1999, according to data from the European Commission, over half of the 147 million workers in the European Union stated that...
Economic Cooperation
French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman proposed to create a supranational community of states in Europe on 9 May 1950. The '...
European Postal Services
By the later fourteenth century, the Italian and other European trading nations had their own mail services conveying news...
Bondage. Labor and Rights in Eurasia
For the first time, this book provides the global history of labor in Central Eurasia, Russia, Europe, and the Indian Ocean...
Migration, Settlement, and Belonging in Europe, 1500-1930s
This volume offers a pan-European survey of migration and settlement issues that encompasses Switzerland, Prussia, Belgium, the...
Labour Law in 1231
The Constitutions of Melfi or Liber Augustalis, was a legal code promulgated on 1 September 1231 from the castle of Melfi, (...
Conference: A European Youth Revolt in 1980/81?
A European Youth Revolt 1980/81? European Perspectives of Youth Protest and Social MovementsOrganiser: Internationaal Instituut...
CfP: A European Youth Revolt in 1980/81?
From 15-17 May 2014, a conference will be held on European youth revolts in 1980/81. We welcome papers and proposals for...
Labour, Coercion, and Economic Growth in Eurasia
The history of the forms of “free” labour is intimately linked to that of coerced labour. In this book, worldwide acknowledged...
Worthy Efforts
In Worthy Efforts Catharina Lis and Hugo Soly offer an innovative approach to the history of perceptions and representations of...
Postcolonial Migrants and Identity Politics
These transfers of sovereignty resulted in extensive, unforeseen movements of citizens and subjects to their former countries....
NEHA studiemiddag
De Universiteit Utrecht, het N.W. Posthumus Instituut en het Nederlandsch Economisch-Historisch Archief (NEHA) hebben het...
Max Kohnstamm, Champion of Europe
As a teenager, Max Kohnstamm (1914-2010) chose the pseudonym 'D.E. Cipio' ('I'm disappointing'). Because of his meager results at...
Kautsky archives reunited
In 1938, the Marxist theoretician Karl Kautsky and his wife Luise deposited their enormous archive at the IISH. It survived the...
Heritage of the People's Europe (HOPE)
IISH makes its digital collections available in the framework of an ambitious new EU project: Heritage of the People's Europe (...
De Verklarende Kracht van Gender
De verklarende kracht van genderMannelijke historici aan het woordDiscussiemiddag Decennia geleden vond de introductie plaats van...
Vrouwen en de geboorte van het kapitalisme in West-Europa
Boekpresentatie Op 20 november 2006 is 'Vrouwen en de geboorte van het kapitalisme in West-Europa door de auteurs Tine de Moor en...
Postcolonial Immigration and Identity Formation in Europe since 1945
In 2005, KITLV, IISH and a third institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) initiated the research...
Navigating the Northern Seas
Programme and Participants Session I : Navigating Zeeland and the Sont- Arne Van Eessen (UGent): The Nine Years Privateering War...
Gender and Work in the Early Modern Northern European World
Comparing various parts of early modern Europe, one is immediately struck by the fact that some countries developed capitalism...
Family and Household in Urban East and Southeast Europe
BackgroundThe family and household in East and Southeast Europe has increasingly been an object of anthropological and historical...
Almshouses in Europe
The conference Almshouses in Europe from the late Middle Ages to the Present - Comparisons and Peculiarities will take place in...
Europäischer Sozialismus im Kalten Krieg
In den ereignisreichen Nachkriegsjahren entstand in West- und Osteuropa eine gemeinsame sozialistische Bewegung, die einer...
Experiencing wages
When discussing wages, historians have traditionally concentrated on the level of wages, much less on how people were paid for...
Class and Other Identities
In recent years, much debate has taken place on the future and function of labour history. Among the issues debated was the...
Trade Unions, Immigration and Immigrants in Europe 1960-1993
European trade unions are among the most influential and powerful institutions within Western economies, in many cases...
Wages and Currency
The basic hypothesis of this volume is that currency patterns may tell us something about the spread of wage payments in specific...
Between Cross and Class
In the late nineteenth century in a number of continental European countries Christian associations of workers arose: Christian...
Posters European Elections
On the occasion of the elections for the European parliament in 2004 the IISH presented a sample of ten posters on earlier...
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