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Prof Dr. Jan Luiten van Zanden (UU) will be awarded the Pierson Medal. On October 17th the foundation Mr. N.G. Pierson, in cooperation with the Erasmus University Rotterdam, organize a symposium on... [News]
'The Sugar Plantation in India and Indonesia; Industrial Production, 1770–2010', the latest book of IISH staff member and professor of 'International Comparative Social History' at Amsterdam Free... [News]
A television series, an exhibition in Amsterdam Museum: In the Netherlands the Golden Age is everywhere.One brilliant character from the Dutch Golden Age is well represented in the collections of... [News]
The research project 'Plants, People & Work: the Social History of Cash Crops in Asia' received a 500,000 euro grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (N.W.O.) It fits... [News]
Op 17 november heeft de minister van Economische Zaken Maria van der Hoeven uit handen van A. Rinnooy Kan bij de SER in Den Haag het eerste exemplaar ontvangen van: Jacques van Gerwen en Ferry de... [News]
Danielle van den Heuvel was awarded the Thirsk-Feinstein Dissertation Prize at the annual conference of the British Economic History Society (28 - 30 March 2008).She received the prize, 1000 pound,... [News]
Jan Luiten van Zanden is one of the winners of the NWO/Spinoza Award for 2003, as announced today by the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). The award is the highest honour for... [News]
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) awarded a grant of € 530.000 to launch a grand project on the social history of Labour in the Iranian Oil Industry. The NWO award enables a... [News]
The Figuerola Prize 2007 for the best paper published in 'European Review of Economic History' 2005-2006 was awarded to Jan Luiten van Zanden (IISH) and Maarten Prak (Utrecht University) for their... [News]
De stichting CPNB organiseert de boekenweek 2005 met verschillende organisaties, waaronder het IISG. Het Instituut is mede-organisator op dinsdag 15 maart 2005. Het thema van die dag is Handel en... [News]