Excited and proud to share great news! The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of the six proposals retained for preparing large scale research initiatives to be strategically developed in the next decade. Both IISH and Huygens ING (partners in the KNAW Humanities Cluster) are closely involved in this project.
Op 14 februari 2019 heeft Rosa Kösters de Scriptieprijs van de vakbeweging 2018 gewonnen. Rosa deed onderzoek naar de transformatie van werkvloerverhoudingen in de jaren zeventig en tachtig bij Philips en Hoogovens.
The International Social History Association (ISHA) published its December 2018 Newsletter (vol. 7 no. 1).
Rosa Luxemburg & Karl Liebknecht - commemorating 100 years
Manuel Tabuenca Gutierrez is the son of CNT member Manuel Tabuenca Peña (Zaragoza, 1913- Mexico 1980). He was just 12 years old when the social revolution erupted in Barcelona in 1936.
Stefano Bellucci and Andreas Admasie, our Collection Development staff members for Africa, have been setting up three digitization projects in Ethiopia and Zambia.
De Volkskrant-IISG Geschiedenisprijs 2018, de prijs voor de beste MA-scriptie voor geschiedenis, is op 6 december 2018 uitgereikt tijdens een feestelijke bijeenkomst in het Internationaal Instituut voor Sociale Geschiedenis in Amsterdam.
CBG Center for family history and the IISH have joined forces. They have been doing that for a while, but now we can share some special result, both for scientists as for the general public.
In 2019 fifty years after the first issue of Suck, the complete archive of the Bill Levy Collection will be accessible at the IISH.
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).
With sadness, the IISH received the news of the death of Wim Kok (80). In what now appears to have been his last year of life, we worked with him to record his memories of his trade union period.