Front of Takoradi Railway Station

Grant to Stefano Bellucci by the British Library Endangered Archives Programme

13 November 2018 18:19

Stefano Bellucci, senior researcher and collector for Africa at the International Institute of Social History, has been awarded a grant by the EAP for a pilot project for the preservation and digitisation of the workers’ files of the Takoradi Railways (now part of the Ghana Railways Corporation).


Festival of the Uprising draws hundreds of participants

21 October 2018 14:36

The Festival of the Uprising which was organized by the IISH on Saturday 13 October in the context of the Month of History, attracted more than 300 visitors. It was the first time that the institute organized a festival. But probably not the last time, said organizer and communication advisor Machteld Maris.

IISH Media | Leo Lucassen debates popuation growth on Buitenhof TV with Paul Scheffer (23-09-2018) | Source: Buitenhof TV

Leo Lucassen debates population growth in the Netherlands

23 September 2018 11:12

Leo Lucassen, Research director of the IISH and author of the book Vijf eeuwen migratie with his brother Jan Lucassen, debated with Professor Paul Scheffer in Buitenhof TV on migration and population growth in the Netherlands.