This is a list of coming events at the IISH.

Poster Rosa Luxemburg 2024

Ontmoet Rosa Luxemburg

5 March 2024 16:00 - 25 July 2024 17:00

Twaalf kunstenaars belichten het leven en werk van deze denker in een expositie op het IISG. 

Palestine in Focus II

Palestine in Focus - Reproductive warfare and 'the right to life' in Palestine

2 May 2024 16:00

“They make death, and I am the labour of life”. These are the words of Palestinian political prisoner Walid Daqqa (1961-2024), written in the voice of his unborn child, Milad, who was conceived of sperm smuggled from Ayalon prison. Daqqa's statement is an insistence on life, and the labour that makes it possible, in the face of the death-making worlds of Israeli settler colonialism. 

Book presenation Görkem Akgöz

Book Presentation - Görkem Akgöz: In the Shadow of War and Empire

16 May 2024 15:00

This year, Görkem Akgöz published In the Shadow of War and Empire. Industrialisation, Nation-Building, and Working-Class Politics in Turkey in open access. Her book offers a site-specific history of Ottoman and Turkish industrialisation through the lens of a mid-century cotton factory in the “Turkish Manchester,” the name chosen by the Ottomans for the industrial complex they built in the 1840s in İstanbul.

Palestine in Focus III

Palestine in Focus - Settler Colonialism: Past and Present

29 May 2024 16:00

At a time of heightened destructive violence in Palestine, with an endless bombardment and genocide happening over Gaza, Noura Alkhalili will situate current and past events of displacement, erasure, fragmentation, and enclosures as part of a wider Zionist settler-colonial project.

Vrouw in Fabriek

Labour Inspection in a Global Context

10 October 2024 09:00 - 11 October 2024 17:00

The Conference "Labour Inspection in a Global Context: Balancing the Interests of Employers and Employees" will focus on the history, presence and future of these two groups, and will be held on 10 and 11 October 2024 at the International Institute for Social History.