Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations


Japanese repatriates in Tanggu

A selection of highlights, collection presentations, image galleries, and exhibitions from the collections of IISH, NEHA and Dutch Press Museum.

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Anton Pannekoek, outside-left forever
Anton Pannekoek was born in 1873 to average middle-class parents, but he became a prominent astronomer and Marxist...
Utopian Travels
Thomas More’s Utopia was published exactly five hundred years ago, in 1516, in Leuven. More had many epigones throughout...
An Old Trade Union in Sri Lanka and a Brand New One in Nepal
Nowadays, the main field in which the Institute acquires collections is labour, and its various aspects. The IISH’s...