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.
The Socialist Revolutionary Party
The Party of Socialist Revolutionaries (PSR) (1902-1940) aimed for a revolution by the ‘labouring people’.In contrast to 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...
Revolutionary Street Art in Russia
The Russian Revolution opened up new windows on art“Henceforward, Art will no longer live in … palaces, galleries, salons,...
New Guinea, Rugged and Humid
Not long ago, the eastern border of the Netherlands was to be found in New Guinea, the country of the Papuans, at a...
Ewald Vanvugt, Traveller, photographer, and publicist
Ewald Vanvugt's archive and photographs collection which he has donated to the IISH over the years, were recently made...
CLAT-Netherlands: A Christian solidarity movement
Recently, both the archive and the library of CLAT-Netherlands were made accessible for research, having been donated to the...
Wim de Wit: A Dutch engineer in the Soviet Union during the Stalin era
In spring 2016 the Institute received from de Wit’s family a useful addition of 0.25 m. to the Wim de Wit archive. Wim de...
CPN Leader Marcus Bakker as a Family Man
Marcus Bakker (1923-2009) is well known as the parliamentary face of the Communist Party in the Netherlands (CPN). Even his...
Highly Skilled German Migrants in Turkey
In Hitler’s Germany, scholars lost their jobs because they were Jewish or otherwise undesired.Turkey, on the other hand, was...
1936-1939, the Revolution Betrayed
Traduccion español: La Revolución traicionada.They were left with no other choice. Just before the end of the Spanish Civil...

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