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.
Occupation of Amsterdam University
On 17 May 1969, students occupied the administrative center of Amsterdam University called "Maagdenhuis". They demanded...
Leerdam Glass Factory
For Dutch people the glass industry in Leerdam is very well known, but strangely enough the knowledge about the history of...
Gustav Landauer and Margarethe Faas-Hardegger
The IISH recently received a magnificent collection of letters and postcards from the German writer, anarchist and editor of...
Politieke prenten Vietnam Oorlog
De Nederlandse kranten kennen een lange traditie van politieke prenten, tekeningen die commentaar leveren op het nieuws....
Miklos Kun Library
The Institute received this library collection (approximately 2500 items) from the well-known Hungarian historian Miklos Kun...
Helmut Klose, 'Vagabond'
Helmut Klose (1904-1987) was a German hobo and anarcho-syndicalist. He played a role in the film Vagabund by Gregor Gog/...
Kautsky archives reunited
In 1938, the Marxist theoretician Karl Kautsky and his wife Luise deposited their enormous archive at the IISH. It survived...
Ger Harmsen Papers
Ger Harmsen donated his archive in 2003 to the IISH. This collection shows the varied talents of its creator Ger Harmsen (...
Werkgroep Kairos
The Netherlands and South Africa have a longstanding, close and often turbulent bond. This is understandable, since South...
Nienke van Hichtum
Nienke van Hichtum (1860-1939) is the pseudonym of Sjoukje Troelstra-Bokma de Boer.In 1888 she married the Frisian...

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