Our colleague, Spanish historian Almudena Rubio, located more than 500 negatives of Hungarian born photographer Kati Horna which were unknown so far. The Spanish newspaper El Pais published an interesting article about this extraordinary find.
Prof. Manon van der Heijden (University of Leiden) & Prof. Leo Lucassen (IISH) learned last week that NWO decided to fund their project Tolerant migrant cities? The case of Holland 1600-1900 in the NWO Open Competition - SGW. Of the 41 grants, a total of 13 projects fall within the Humanities. Three projects went to the KNAW Humanities Cluster.
Op 26 juni presenteerden IISG, de Vrije Universiteit en de Universiteit Leiden de uitkomsten van een meerjarig wetenschappelijk onderzoek dat deze vraag beantwoordt.
- Oral History project
- Three interviews with Lodewijk de Waal
Lodewijk de Waal (Rotterdam 1950) was chairman of the trade union FNV from 1997 to 2005.
Journalist Leonard Ornstein (VPRO) and IISH researcher Dennie Oude Nijhuis spoke with him about his time as leader of the FNV. Of course about his vision of the movement in that period. But they also asked him about more recent developments. Once again, this yielded wonderful material is included in the IISH collection and made available to researchers and anyone interested via the website. Interviews are in Dutch.
Every year around this time, Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek (CBS) publishes the number of strikes of the year before. 'In 2018, 28 times, in 2017 it was 32 times. There were about 67 thousand days of work lost less than a year earlier.' So we can read on the website of the institute.The number of strikes fell, while the number of strikers and suspended days was lower.
The IISH has an overview of the strikes that have taken place since 1372 Also for 2018, this unique historical series has been updated by IISH researcher Sjaak van der Velden. He promoted on the development of strikes in the Netherlands.
iPres 2019 is seeking submissions from software developers and vendors who would like to nominate software for the workflow-specific software category of the Great Digital Preservation Bake-Off, to be held as part of the iPRES 2019 conference at the Eye Filmmuseum in Amsterdam on 16 – 20 September.
The Global History of Work: Critical Readings provides an extensive reference collection which is essential for all students and scholars needing to gain a critical understanding of work and the history of work.
By Marcel van der Linden. (ed.)
We are proud to announce that our research director, Leo Lucassen, has been elected to the The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
When ‘Adjusted’ People Rebel: Economic Liberalization and Social Revolts in Africa and the Middle East (1980s to the present day)”
Het IISG en de FNV hebben een grote sprong voorwaarts gemaakt met het toegankelijk maken van het FNV-erfgoed. Het gehele archief van de federatie is nu via de studiezaal te raadplegen.