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.
Three Generations of Spanish Anarchists
In 2013 the collection department of the IISH inventoried the papers of three Spaniards whose personal biographies, although...
Eduardo Mondlane Foundation
"We have hesitated for a long time before we put all our thoughts on paper. After all, it’s much nicer to create the...
Paul Frölich - Autobiography
By the summer of 1935, the virgin IISH asked prominent socialists to write their political memoirs. Paul Frölich, who co-...
Provo and chronicler of the Sixties Movement in Amsterdam
The IISH owns a large collection on the sixties and seventies in Amsterdam: Provo, Roel van Duijn, Robert Jasper Grootveld,...
Aletta Jacobs on a Peace Mission in Berlin
No footage of the Dutch feminist and medical doctor Aletta Jacobs (1854-1929) was known until November 2013, when 20 seconds...
Argentinian Desaparecidos in ICFTU Archives
Several files from a recently received addition to the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) archives...
Dien Bien Phu
General Vo Nguyen Giap, who died in Hanoi on 4 October 2013, at the age of 102, was a brilliant military strategist. 'The...
Solidarity with Chile
Solidarity Campaigns with Chile were set up all over the Netherlands in response to the brutal overthrow of the democratic...
From Theresienstadt to Freedom
IIn the summer of 2013 the IISH received an interesting accrual to the papers of the Amsterdam psychiatrist Jacques Weijel (...
Ideals and Hardships in Siberia
In the 1920s the Dutch architect Han van Loghem and his wife Berthe Neumeijer traveled  to the Soviet Union, where they...

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