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

Highlights

Here you will find web presentations that are intended to highlight a special collection, a particular aspect of a collection, or a new acquisition.
Revolution and Reality. The Family in Russia in the Twentieth Century
The Bolsheviks, who came to power in Russia in 1917, looked upon the family as a bastion of the old order, which they aimed...
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...
Amateurs Help with Contraception
Founded in 1881, the Dutch Neo-Malthusian League (NMB) promoted contraception both at an ideological and a practical level....
Lydia Kochetkova Loved Rüssli
The prominent Russian writer Mikhail Shishkin devoted one of his stories in Calligraphy Lesson (Dutch edition De...
Dutch Cartoons on the Russian Revolution
On the occasion of the centenary of the Russian Revolution, a selection was made from the rich collection of cartoons from...
The Socialist Revolutionary Party
The Party of Socialist Revolutionaries (PSR) (1902-1940) aimed for a revolution by the ‘labouring people’.In contrast to the...
Who lost the Russian Revolution?
100th anniversary of the Russian revolution:research, collections and events at IISH The Russian revolution of 1917 and the...
"Born a penny, die a penny"
Henny (* 1960) grew up in a working-class family in the Dutch province of Noord-Brabant. She left school at the age of 15 to...

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