Pursuing the

"From the Vaults" is the RIAS library and archives blog, in which we highlight remarkable historical persons and dates with documents from our collections.

W.E.B. Du Bois

An Academic Turned Journalist and Activist:
W.E.B. Du Bois’ Twenty-Four Years as Editor
of the "Crisis: A Record of the Darker Races"

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Latest news

On 10-11 October 2019 the RIAS is holding the conference "Futures of Food" together with Food Delta Zeeland and the HZ University of Applied Sciences (Vlissingen). 

The RIAS invites applications for a Short-Term Research Fellowship. 

On Thursday 24 October 2019, Professor James Kimble will present the Fall Roosevelt Lecture on "Roosevelt, Rockwell, and the War of Ideals: The Struggle for the Four Freedoms in History and Memory" at the RIAS.

Interested in an internship and do you want to acquire experience in an academic institute? The RIAS has an internship available in 2020 for the following periods: 1 January-31 March; 1 April-30 June; 1 July-30 September; 1 October-31 December.

In the mid 1990s the Roosevelt Institute (RI) in New York established the Roosevelt Foundation for the Study of the United States at Moscow State University (MSU).

Empire Ascendant, by our postdoctoral researcher Cees Heere, will be out with Oxford University Press in December 2019.