International Institute of Social History
The IISH conducts advanced research on the global history of work, workers, and labour relations and to this end gathers data, which are made available to other researchers as well. Research The IISH carries out and stimulates scholarly research. It is a respected meeting place for researchers from all over the world and organizes conferences, symposia and international research projects. The institute publishes research results through international academic publishers. The International Review of Social History is published for the institute by Cambridge University Press and appears three times a year, plus one supplement. Collections The institute holds over 3,000 archives, more than 1,000,000 printed volumes, and an equivalent number of audio-visual items, in total ca. 50 kilometer. The largest part of the collections is accessible without any restrictions.