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.
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...
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...
Angelica Balabanova
For many years, Angelica Balabanova (c. 1878-1965) played a key role in the European social democrat network. In 1919 she...
Communal Landownership and Production Associations
Vereniging Gemeenschappelijk Grondbezit (GGB) [Association for Communal Land Ownership] was founded by the Dutch writer and...
In Memoriam : the February Strike
On 25 February 2016 the seventy-fifth anniversary of the February Strike will be commemorated in front of the synagogue and...
Child Labour - Photos made by Maya Pejić
Child Labour in the 1980's - Photos made by Maya PejićMaya Pejić (*1935) began her career as a photographer in 1966. She...
Penny-wise Housewives Keeping Account
A frugal and virtuous housewife was supposed to keep a record of her expenditure in a household account book. It enabled her...
Argentinian Anarchist Newspapers
The collection of Latin American Anarchist Newspapers contains almost a thousand journals, mostly collected by Max Nettlau (...

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