Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations

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The Call for Papers for the 2017 IALHI-conference is open until 30 June 2017. The conference theme is: Digital Dreams: Information Technology, Social History Research and the Future of Archives,... [Event]
IALHI, the International Association of Labour History Institutions, is organizing its 48th annual conference in Gent, Belgium on 6-9 September 2017.The conference theme is: Digital Dreams:... [Event]
Studiemiddag over reclame en visuele cultuur in de Lage Landen Programma (pdf) [Event]
Boekpresentatie ter gelegenheid van de publicatie van Ernest Mandel. Rebel tussen droom en daad Organisatie: The International Institute for Research and Education (IIRE) en IISG Voordrachten door Dr... [Event]
During the more than four years of occupation of Belgium in the Second World War, there appeared hundreds of illegal publications in that country. Three of them were published by the 'Independent... [Image gallery]
In February 2008 a large ancient metal crate arrived from Belgium full of papers dealing with the Fourth International and Ernest Mandel. Ernest Mandel's papers had been deposited at the Institute... [Collection highlight]
Vanmiddag werden in Londen de uitkomsten gepresenteerd van een Europees onderzoek naar antisemitisme en immigratie. Naast Nederland werd ook onderzoek gedaan in België, Duitsland, Frankrijk en het... [News]
Henri (Hendrik) De Man (1885 – 1953) was the leader of the Belgian Workers Party BWP in the interbellum period and a leading socialist theoretician. He promoted the idea of "planisme" with his Labour... [News]
The IISH research project ‘Coin Production in the Low Countries, fourteenth century to the present’ by Jaco Zuijderduijn, Rombert Stapel and Jan Lucassen makes available data on mint production in... [Project]
The data of the research project Coin Production in the Low Countries, 14th century-present is visualized in the application in tables, charts and maps.You can search, filter and export these... [Project]