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.
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...
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...

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