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Das Kapital fully digitized

Tue, 2017-09-12 16:43

IISH digitizes unique copy of Marx’s Capital
Exactly 150 years ago, on 14 September 1867, the first volume of Karl Marx’s Capital was published. Capital remains one of the most influential books in world history. The International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam possesses a unique first edition, containing Marx’s own handwritten corrections and marginals. This edition has now been fully digitized, and has been made available to the general public through the Institute’s website.

Das Kapital digitaal

Fri, 2017-09-08 16:27

Op 14 september 1867 verscheen het eerste deel van Das Kapital van Karl Marx. Het behoort tot de meest invloedrijke boeken uit de wereldgeschiedenis. Het Instituut beschikt over een uniek exemplaar van de eerste druk, waarin Marx zelf correcties en aantekeningen in de kantlijn aanbracht. Dit exemplaar is vanaf nu volledig gedigitaliseerd beschikbaar en voor publiek toegankelijk via de website van het instituut.

Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk bijzonder hoogleraar aan Radboud Universiteit

Mon, 2017-08-28 17:10

Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk is met ingang van 15 juni 2017 benoemd tot bijzonder hoogleraar Comparative History of Households, Gender and Work aan de Radboud Universiteit.

Report of 3rd International Conference in Economic and Social History

Tue, 2017-08-01 16:06

Between 24 and 27 May 2017 the 3rd International Conference in Economic and Social History “Labour History: production, markets, relations, policies (from the late Middle Ages to the early 21st century)” was held in Ioannina, Greece.

The latest Special Issue of TSEG is out!

Tue, 2017-07-18 09:40

Inequality has become a hot topic of debate recently, both on a global and on a national scale. The latest Special Issue of TSEG/ the Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History offers a much needed historical perspective to this debate. It explores how inequality in the Low Countries can be measured for different time periods.

Memorandum of Understanding IISH and ITUC-Africa

Mon, 2017-07-03 16:56

On 30 June 2017 the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) and the IISH signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration on archival preservation.

Tijdschriften IISG online beschikbaar in Delpher

Tue, 2017-06-27 11:29

Het IISG doet al jaren mee met het Metamorfoze-programma van de Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB) om belangrijke Nederlandse kranten en tijdschriften te conserveren en digitaliseren.

Report: Latin American Labour Congress

Wed, 2017-06-21 17:05

LATIN AMERICAN LABOUR CONGRESS Work and Labourers – Past and Present 

La Paz, Bolivia – 2-8 May 2017

In Memoriam Peter Waterman

Mon, 2017-06-19 16:31

On June 16 Peter Waterman (1936 - 2017) passed away. He was journalist, trade union activist, historian and social scientist. After being active i n the international trade union movement, he studied at ISS in The Hague.

Long term preservation with Archivematica

Mon, 2017-06-12 14:30

IISH has chosen the digital preservation system Archivematica to improve the ingest and long-term preservation of its digital collections. After a careful appraisal of various systems we started at the end of March with the implementation of Archivematica. We expect to have a beta version for born-digital archives at the end of June, after which the digitized collections and research data will follow.