Mutual societies and the labour movement

Kloosterman, Jaap
September 1990
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Fall90, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p5
Academic Journal
The article reports that the International Association of Labor History Institutions (IALHI) will organize an exhibition and a conference on the history of mutual societies and their relation to the labour movement in Paris, France. The conference will be held in Paris in May 1992. A working paper by Marcel van der Linden introducing the topic has been produced and copies may be obtained either directly from IALHI or from the International Secretary of the Society. IALHI has requested publicity for the event and encouragement to specialists in the field to participate, both of which are gladly endorsed.


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