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New TSEG: The Agro-Food Chain

Tue, 2017-02-21 10:03

Five case studies in the latest issue of TSEG (vol 13, 2016, no 4) unravel and analyse the connections and interdependencies between economic actors, knowledge institutions and the State in the agro-food chain.
For instance, Marijn Molena examines the early years of the Friesian Dairy School and offers a case study of how knowledge institutions were integrated into a regional economic cluster.

All Review Articles of TSEG vol 13 no 4:

Cum Laude voor IISG-onderzoeker

Mon, 2017-02-06 15:12

Op 25 januari 2017 promoveerde IISG-onderzoeker Rombert Stapel cum laude aan de Universiteit Leiden op zijn onderzoek naar de totstandkoming van een unieke vijftiende-eeuwse Middelnederlandse kroniek over de geschiedenis van de Duitse Orde.

Pledge of non-cooperation with Trump's Executive Order on Immigration

Tue, 2017-01-31 17:52

On Friday 27 January, President Donald J. Trump signed an Executive Order on Immigration effectively banning people from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen entry to the United States. Both in its presuppositions and its consequences, the Executive Order is discriminatory against the inhabitants of the countries concerned.

As members of the scientific community in the Netherlands, we sign this pledge of non-cooperation with the Executive Order. Our concern goes out to all persons who are now barred from entering the United States on discriminatory grounds.

Many IISH Posters in South Africa Exhibition Rijksmuseum

Mon, 2017-01-23 13:35

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum will be presenting a major exhibition spotlighting the relationship between South Africa and the Netherlands.

Drama in Archives (3)

Wed, 2017-01-18 10:24

With many IISH archives digitized and accessible online, any interested observer can experience the drama and romance behind archival documents from the comfort of their favourite armchair.

Video Gig Economie

Tue, 2017-01-10 14:46

Wordt Nederland kampioen kruimelbanen? Bekijk de video van de avond over de 'Gig Economie op 17 december in Pakhuis de Zwijger, Amsterdam. Met o.a. IISG-onderzoeker Dennie Oude Nijhuis.

De avond werd georganiseerd binnen de reeks De Toekomst van Werk, waar het IISG partner van is.

 

IRSH Special Issue

Tue, 2016-12-27 09:55

"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 Rōmusha by Takuma Melber.

NWO Grant voor onderzoek naar vroegmoderne diversiteit

Tue, 2016-12-20 16:33

Het IISG en de Universiteit Leiden krijgen 750.000 van NWO voor het project Veerkrachtige diversiteit. de regulering van raciale en religieuze diversiteit in het Nederlands wereldrijk, 1600-1800.

Grant for Major Research Project

Mon, 2016-12-19 12:37

A grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has been awarded to the research project RESILIENT DIVERSITY: THE GOVERNANCE OF RACIAL AND RELIGIOUS PLURALITY IN THE DUTCH EMPIRE, 1600-1800. This joint research project from Leyden University (Catía Antunes) and the International Instute of Social History (Matthias van Rossum, Ulbe Bosma) will run for a period of five years, starting as of June 1st, 2017. From the abstract in the application form:

€450.000 for the digitization of CNT/FAI archives

Mon, 2016-12-19 11:54

The sole remaining archive of a respectable size of the Spanish Civil War is housed at the IISH. It concerns the papers of the anarchist trade union CNT/FAI (1934-1939), that had a large following. In Spain and in all countries, like the Netherlands,  from where volunteers joined the International Brigades, many surviving relatives are searching for their lost family members.

de Volkskrant-IISG Scriptieprijs 2016 uitgereikt

Thu, 2016-12-08 11:29

Marlisa den Hartog won gisteravond de Volkskrant-IISG Scriptieprijs voor Geschiedenis 2016 voor haar scriptie The Pleasure that is taken in bed, waarin zij de wereld  van seksuele verlangens, daden en identiteit i

ESSHC 2018 - Call for Papers

Wed, 2016-12-07 12:38

The call for papers for the 12th European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC) in Belfast (4-7 April 2018) is out. Please apply if you're interested.

ISHA Newsletter

Mon, 2016-11-28 16:59

The International Social History Association (ISHA) published its November 2016 Newsletter (vol. 5 no. 1).

KNAW kent IISG en NIDI € 500.000 toe voor migratieonderzoek

Fri, 2016-11-25 10:43

Het Onderzoeksfonds van de Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW) kent het IISG en het Nederlands Interdisciplinair Demografisch Instituut (NIDI) 500.000 euro toe voor het onderzoeksproject ‘Het multiculturele drama in perspectief: 40 jaar levenslopen van migranten en niet-migranten in Nederland’, geleid door prof. Leo Lucassen (IISG) en prof. Helga de Valk (NIDI).

Rosa Manus, a Jewish Dutch Feminist

Mon, 2016-11-21 14:42

Rosa Manus (1881-1942). The International Life and Legacy of a Jewish Dutch Feminist uncovers the life of Dutch feminist and peace activist Rosa Manus, , co-founder of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, vice-president of the International Alliance of Women, and founding president of the International Archives for the Women’s Movement (IAV) in Amsterdam, revealing its rootedness in Manus’s radical secular Jewishness.

Team Clariah wins Audience Award at Hackalod 2016

Thu, 2016-11-17 15:33

Team Clariah, consisting of Marieke van Erp (VU) and Richard Zijdeman (International Institute of Sociel History ) participated in the National Library's HackaLOD on 11-12 November.