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.
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.
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.