Race to the bottom?

Family labour, household livelihood and consumption in the relocation of global cotton manufacturing, ca. 1750-1990

Image courtesy: Zeeland Auctioneers

News

EHS Annual Conference 2021

Faheem Rokadiya, Corinne Boter and Sarah Carmichael take part in the upcoming EHS Annual Conference 2021. Their presentation is scheduled…

ESSHC: Relocation or Resilience?

This year, the ESSHC will be held online. Our team participates. If you are attending, please join us on Wednesday…

Events

Dutch Textiles in Global History: Interconnections of Trade, Design, and Labour, 1600-2000

This workshop aims to address the following questions: How has the Dutch textile industry been influenced by its global connections and, vice versa, how have Dutch textile exports influenced other regions? How did the Dutch connect to or disconnect from differentiated textile markets and consumption tastes, for instance by linking, transferring and imitating designs and values of certain products? How did other players on the world market respond?