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


Coolie shed, Sumatra 1902
Jean-Léon Gérôme, Harem women feeding pigeons in a courtyard

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

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The Russian Revolution: Impact on the Netherlands
The Russian Revolution, a century ago this year, also had a deep impact on the Netherlands. The Dutch press followed Russian...
Daniel Rey Piuma, Messenger of Bad News
At the beginning of 2017 the Institute received the papers of Daniel Rey Piuma. Not a well-known name, but certainly a life...
Egyptian Communists in Exile and Henri Curiel
To some archives and collections, additions are regularly received. One example is the collection Egyptian Communists in...