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Farewell Lecure Marcel van der Linden 'Walking Fish. How Conservative Behaviour Generates and Processes Radical Change'

Tue, 2017-09-12 15:50

4 PM

Big changes are often the unintendend consequences of attempts to keep things as they are. This paradoxical mechanism, first described by the paleontologist Alfred Romer, is of relevance in many research areas, including the study of social movements.

 

Popup Cinema QRU: 'Moslimmigranten in Moskou'

Mon, 2017-09-11 14:49

QRU is een pop-up expo aan de Cruquiusweg 140 in Amsterdam-Oost.

In een loods van een voormalige locomotieven-fabriek verzorgt QRU deze zomer in de weekenden een cultureel programma.

Call for Papers 'The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past'

Fri, 2017-09-08 17:42

XII INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON LABOUR HISTORY organized by THE ASSOCIATION OF INDIAN LABOUR HISTORIANS and V.V. GIRI NATIONAL LABOUR INSTITUTE, 26-28 MARCH 2018 AT V.V. GIRI NATIONAL LABOUR INSTITUTE, NOIDA/New Delhi, INDIA

The broad theme for the conference is ‘The Future of Work in the Mirror of the Past’. The focus of the conference will be on the relation of technology with changing forms of work and work relations in the past and the present in the light of possible future trends.

Buchvorstellung "Streiten für eine welt jenseits des Kapitalismus"

Tue, 2017-09-05 09:30
Programm

18:00 Begrüßung
Dr. Wolfgang Jäger, Geschäftsführer der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

18:10 Einleitung
Prof. em. Dr. Helga Grebing, Berlin

18:25 Wie aktuell ist Sternberg für den DGB?
Reiner Hoffmann, Vorsitzender des Deutschen Gewerkschaftsbundes und
Vorsitzender des Vorstandes der Hans-Böckler-Stiftung

Event: Iran and the Russian Revolution in Archive and Storytelling

Thu, 2017-08-24 13:37

Time: 16:00

What: The 1917 Russian Revolution is frequently looked at from a Western perspective. Hundred years after the revolution the International Institute of Social History looks at the impact on Iran, Central Asia and the Caucasus. IISH researchers Touraj Atabaki and Gijs Kessler present archival materials from the Iranian and Russian collections of the institute. This will be followed by a storytelling performance by Sahand Sahebdivani of Mezrab cultural centre.

Filmpremière: Bouwen te midden van eenzaamheid

Fri, 2017-08-18 13:58

Bouwen te midden van eenzaamheid is een creatieve documentaire op basis van de getuigenissen van de Nederlandse architect Han van Loghem en zijn echtgenote Berthe Neumeijer over zijn werk in de Sovjet-Unie van de jaren twintig.

IISG-wandeling: Geluk in beton gegoten? Wandeling Betondorp

Fri, 2017-07-07 11:14

Geluk kun je bouwen. Of liever, een goed gebouwd huis, buurt of dorp draagt bij aan het levensgeluk.

Presentation Database Volunteers Spanish Civil War

Wed, 2017-06-28 14:39

Lidia Martinez and Lourdes Prades of the University of Barcelona will present (in English) the project SIDPRINT, a database on international volunteers in the Spanish Civil War.

The project is part of the European ERASMUS program. It relates to the collections of the IISH on the Spanish Civil War and the website Nederlandse vrijwilligers in de Spaanse Burgeroorlog (Dutch volunteers in the Spanish Civil War)

Everybody is welcome to join this presentation. The presentation starts at 2 PM.