IISH News Service, 8 December 2008

New items on the IISH website in November 2008

IISH News Service December 8, 2008
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New items on the IISH website in November 2008:

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/news/erc-grant.php[/url]
The European Research Council has awarded a grant to IISH research fellow Marco van Leeuwen for the research project "Towards open societies?".

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/archives/en/files/j/10748477.php[/url]
The inventory of the archive of the youth organization of the Dutch Social Democrats is now available online. See also the more than 3,000 other archival descriptions.

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/news/sadiqi-researchfund.php[/url]
The Centre for Iranian Documentation and Research (CIDR) at the IISH established the Dr Sadiqi Research Fund for scholars undertaking projects on the social history of Iran.

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/news/houshang-keshavarz.php[/url]
Amir Houshang Keshavarz life-time Research Associate of the IISH.

[url]http://www.persmuseum.nl/waldemarpost/[/url]
The Dutch Press Museum exhibits drawings by Waldemar Post, published in 'de Volkskrant' and 'HP/De Tijd'. (in Dutch)

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/news/vangerwendegoey.php[/url]
On 17 November, the first copy of the book 'Ondernemers in Nederland. Variaties in ondernemen' was presented to the Dutch minister of Economic Affairs. ('Dutch text')

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/publications/978-90-04-166837.php[/url]
New publication: Marcel van der Linden, 'Workers of the World: Essays toward a Global Labor History'. Also published: Ronald van Raak and Sjaak van der Velden (ed.) 'Socialisten - Mensen achter de idealen'.

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/news/yadvashem.php[/url]
On 17 November 2008, professor Nicolaas Posthumus, the founder and first director of the IISH, posthumously received the Yad Vashem medal.

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/news/iiav-iisg.php[/url]
IISH signed a collaborative agreement with the International Information Centre and Archives for the Women's Movement (IIAV). (Dutch text)

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/publications/978-90-5260-320-9.php[/url]
New publication: Sjaak van der Velden (ed.), '125 jaar Marx. Denken over zijn betekenis voor de 21e eeuw'..

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/research/postcolonialimmigration.php[/url]
Workshop 'Postcolonial Immigration and Identity Formation in Europe since 1945' on 7-8 November, to discuss the findings on the contemporary history of postcolonial migrants in the Netherlands with experts working on other countries.

[url]http://www.iisg.nl/collections/fai.php[/url]
The inventory of the archive of the Federacion Anarquista Iberica (FAI) is now available online. Read more on the history of the FAI.

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Upcoming events: [url]http://www.iisg.nl/news/[/url]


12 - 13 December 2008
Cancelled! Workshop: "A Social History of Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry, 1908-2008"In: IISH

13 - 15 December 2008
Conference: Collecting Sources for Social History: who, how, where?In: IISH


22 januari 2009
Eighteenth Meeting of the Friends of the IISH A detailed programme will be announced at a later date

27 January 2009
Lecture by Marjolein Dekken: 'Working Women in the Production and Trade of Alcoholic Beverages, 1500-1800'Starting time: 15:00

Until 9 January 2009
Exhibition: Children of Burma : photographs by Rob van Spanning - 'Dutch text'

Until 8 March 2009
Exhibition: "Waldemar Post. The Last Illustrator"
In: Persmuseum - 'Dutch text'

Until 29 March 2009
Exhibition: "PROTESTEER! Actieaffiches vanaf 1965" - posters from IISH collections
In: Verzetsmuseum, Amsterdam

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