ERC grant for SevenFrontiers project: The Global South in the Age of Early Industrial Capitalism

11 April 2024 12:00

Our lives would be unthinkable without the production of millions of tons of cotton, sugar, palm oil or soy. All these commodities are obtained at the lowest possible price with often destructive consequences for people and nature. The scale of the resulting environmental crises may be something of recent making, its mechanisms can be traced many centuries ago and are crucially part of the history of global capitalism.

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E-data & Research februari 2024 verschenen

29 February 2024 13:20

In het blad E-data & Research staan diverse artikelen over data en onderzoek in de alfa- en gammawetenschappen. Binnenkort valt het februari-nummer op de deurmat, deze editie is ook online beschikbaar via


Fellowship Prince Dr Sabbar Farman-Farmaian

28 February 2024 13:16

With the generous support of Farman-Farmaian Family, the IISH launches a new fellowship programme named the Prince Dr Sabbar Farman-Farmaian Fellowships for scholars who wish to use its collections for the study of social and economic history of 18-20 century of Iran, whether from a regional, national, or comparative and transnational perspective.

Aankondiging de Handen van Cruquiuseiland

Nu te zien! Film & presentaties: 'De Handen van het Cruquiuseiland'

27 February 2024 15:02

Cruquiuseiland maakte de laatste jaren een transformatie door van industrieterrein naar (luxe) woonwijk. Dit heeft ook gevolgen voor de Openbare Werkplaats die daar al jaren zit, die een professionele werkruimte biedt aan meubelmakers, metaalbewerkers en kunstenaars. Anna Dabrowska, filmmaker en buurtbewoner, maakte hier een korte film over.

Logo ESSHC 2025

Call for Papers ESSHC 2025

23 January 2024 13:54

The 15th European Social Science History Conference 2025  is organized by the IISHin co-operation with Leiden Universityin the Netherlands. The deadline for sending in your paper and session proposals is April 15, 2024



Götz Langkau 1935-2023

In Memoriam Götz Langkau (1935–2024)

11 January 2024 18:38

On 9 January 2024, we received the sad news that Götz Langkau had passed away. Although many people knew that he had not been doing well in recent years, the news came as a shock.