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.
Rosa Luxemburg as stickler
Eight letters from Rosa Luxemburg have recently emerged from an addition to the archive of Sozialistische Monatshefte, sent...
White Coal
In the French Alps the water bubbles and rushes very rapidly. In 1869 Aristide Bergès, a paper manufacturer, had an idea to...
Holiday at last
After years of discussion and consideration, the Dutch diamond workers union ANDB and the employers agreed upon a general...
CNT Cantabria after Franco
In 2012 the IISH received the intesting archive of the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT) Federación Regional...
Joop and Jaap Wolff, no 2 en 3 in the CPN
Paul de Groot ranks as the number 1 leader in the history of the Dutch Communist Party. The brothers Joop and Jaap Wolff no...
Co-founder of the Indonesian Communist Party
In 2013 the IISH received a small accrual to the papers of Raden Darsono Notosurdirdjo. Darsono was co-founder of the Partis...
Itineraries of Das Kapital
Das Kapital endured a turbulent journey before arriving safely at the International Institute of Social History in 1938. It...
'The words I used were worse'*
Louise Michel’s speech of 3 June 1886: what did she really say?In the short biography of Louise Michel by Hélène Saudrais on...
Royals and the Grumbling People
Anti-Orangist feelings are traditional in Dutch society, as well as the royal house and the Orangists themselves.When...

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