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IISH Lecture Series

4 hours 44 min ago

The IISH research department presents her lecture series for the academic year 2018 - 2019. In principle, seminars take place every first Tuesday of the month. The seminar is open to the public, but with regard to accommodation, we would like you to register with


His Majesty the King visits KNAW Humanities Cluster and NIAS

Wed, 2018-08-29 11:59

Foto: Milette Raats

His Majesty the King visited four leading research institutes of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) on Wednesday, August 29, 2018.

Exhibition in Beijing receives 2 million visitors

Thu, 2018-08-16 14:26

Exhibition in Beijing showcasing original Marx documents from the IISH receives 2 million visitors.

Money, Currency and Crisis - Bas van Leeuwen

Wed, 2018-07-25 13:33

Money, Currency and Crisis
In search of Trust, 2000 BC to AD 2000
Edited by R.J. van der Spek and Bas van Leeuwen

Money is a core feature in all discussions of economic crisis, as is clear from the debates about the responses of the European Central Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States to the 2008 economic crisis.

IISH research gets the highest rating in evaluation

Wed, 2018-07-18 16:17

The scientific research of the International Institute for Social History in Amsterdam has been assessed as excellent by an international evaluation committee. Both in the field of academic leadership, impact and the scale of output. In the Committee's view, the IISH works on extremely relevant themes such as social inequality, labor relations, globalization and migration. The institute, according to the evaluation report, is a key global player in the field of labor history. 

The Sources of ’68 - ALHI's 2018 Annual Conference

Fri, 2018-07-06 15:24

The International Association of Labour History Institutions (IALHI) aims to connect member institutions and to facilitate the exchange of expertise in order to preserve, and promote the access to, and the use of, their respective collections. 

Migratie: de stand van zaken (door Leo Lucassen)

Wed, 2018-06-20 13:27

Het zal u niet ontgaan zijn, onze directeur onderzoek, Leo Lucassen heeft een drukke week. Er verschenen verschillende publicaties van zijn hand. Hier een overzicht.