- Department: Research
Rosa Kösters (1993) studied history at the University of Amsterdam (cum laude). As a Junior Researcher at the IISH she conducts research into the recent history of changing labour relations (as a result of globalization, automation and flexibilisation), collective actions and trade unions in the Netherlands (1970-present).
For her research master thesis on the transformation in work and workfloor solidarities at Philips and Hoogovens in the 1970s and 1980s, Rosa won the Dutch Thesis Award for Studies of the Labour Movement 2018 . She participated in the IISH and FNV project Exploring the recent History of Labour Union Practices in 2017 and is co-author of Precaire Polder.