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

Highlights

Here you will find web presentations that are intended to highlight a special collection, a particular aspect of a collection, or a new acquisition.
Bangladesh Posters
Messages of Hope and OutragePosters are important as visual chronicles of history. In Bangladesh, a country with an...
Newspaper Aman-e Afghan
The journal Aman-e Afghan was first published in the Persian language in Kabul on 30 March 1920 under the editorship of...
Frank van der Goes and Willem Witsen
The IISH received a small but interesting supplement to the papers of the Dutch Marxist and socialist Frank van der Goes in...
Sozialistische Monatshefte
During the Second World War the archive of Sozialistische Monatshefte, in the possession of the IISH since 1939, was seized...
Sal Santen
Sal Santen (1915-1998) was both a revolutionary and a novelist. As his literary body of work was mainly autobiographical,...
Radical 'zines' from Indonesia
In 2012 the IISH acquired a collection of Indonesian radical zines, issued in the period 1999-2005, the first years after...
Karel Roskam, Africa Expert
Recently, the institute acquired the archive of publicist, radio commentator, and South Africa expert Karel Roskam.Roskam...
Entrepreneur in the Golden Age
One brilliant character from the Golden Age is well represented in the collections of IISH/NEHA: the “modern” businessman...
Posters from Mozambique
On 25 June 1962 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, several indigenous Mozambican liberation movements united in the Frelimo (Frente...
Henriette Roland Holst
Henriette Roland Holst (1869-1952) was one of the few Dutch socialists with an international reputation. She owed this...

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