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.

IISH Staff | Kees Mandemakers - Photo by Martin van Welzen

IISH Fellow and dataverse win awards

13 September 2023 12:22

It's no secret that IISH Fellow Kees Mandemakers is dedicated to his field of expertise. However, it was a big surprise that his international colleagues from the European Society of Historical Demography (ESHD) wanted to put him in the limelight with a special award.

Redactie van het boek Staat en Slavernij. Foto: © Tessa Posthuma

State and Slavery

15 June 2023 17:00

Confronting study shows Dutch state’s involvement in colonial slavery and its continuing impact

The Dutch state was involved in colonial slavery in the Atlantic and Asian world in an intentional, systematic and sustained way. The impact and afterlives of this continue to affect the Netherlands and other countries all over the world.