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LATIN AMERICAN LABOUR CONGRESS .  Work and Labourers – Past and Present La Paz, Bolivia – 2-8 May 2017On 2-8 May 2017, the Latin American and Caribbean Conference Trabajo y Trabajadores (“Work and... [News]
Video van de bijeenkomst op 23 maart in Pakhuis de Zwijger in de reeks #detoekomstvanwerk. Het IISG is partner van deze reeks,Dåår ook alles flex? - Toekomst van Werk 13 from Pakhuis de Zwijger on... [News]
"Conquerors, Employers and Arbiters: States and Shifts in Labour Relations, 1500–2000",  IRSH latest Special Issue (vol 61 no 24, December 2016), for example presents a research article on the... [News]
The International Social History Association (ISHA) published its December 2017 Newsletter (vol. 6 no. 1).CONTENTS:The Politics of History: A Global Family Story by Catherine HallLaudatio for... [News]
'Help the robots are coming!' or 'Robots take our jobs': the media are full of this kind of disturbing reports of robotics and the labor market. But there are other views on the arrival of robots in... [News]
Fall 2016, the IISH is the  principal program partner of Pakhuis Willem de Zwijger (Amsterdam) in the series ‘The Future of Work’. In this series the trends, practices and future of employment are... [News]
Donderdag 25 februari was de start van de reeks 'What's New?' waarin het IISG laat zien dat we meer kunnen leren van het verleden dan we denken. In elke aflevering wordt een actuele maatschappelijke... [News]
is the title of the new book by IISH’s honorary fellow Jan Breman. In this book Breman argues that the poor in India are getting more separated from the non-poor. The non-labouring poor are unable to... [News]
IISH researcher Richard Zijdeman is co-author of the number one most downloaded article in Historical Methods, a Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History. Zijdeman does research on... [News]
As of September 1st the Institute welcomes three new senior researchers:Bas van LeeuwenBas van Leeuwen studied Dutch Law, European Law, Economic History and Russian History at Utrecht University. His... [News]