Transnational Institute Archives
Total size 14.3 m.
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Founded in 1973, initially as the international program of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Washington DC; continued later as a non-profit world-wide fellowship of committed scholar-activists: researchers, scholars, writers and journalists; its areas of focus include militarism, conflict, poverty, social injustice, underdevelopment, North-South relations and environmental pollution; its centre is in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
The archive includes also the papers of the TNI Washington. General correspondence 1973-1988; agenda, minutes and discussion papers concerning meetings of the Planning Board 1974-1987 and fellows meetings 1984-1988; correspondence of Eqbal Ahmed, founder of the TNI, 1973-1975; correspondence with and articles, progress reports and research papers from the fellows and associate fellows, among others Tariq Ali, Anthony Barnett, Susan George and Fred Holiday 1973-1988; documents concerning research proposals, projects, seminars and conferences 1974-1989; background information and other documentation on the studies 1973-1991.