ZA COM MR-AAO-359
Working Group Kairos [Werkgroep Kairos] (Kairos Study Group) : [Part 2]
- 1970-01-01 - 2004-12-31 (Accumulation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
The IISH holds a substantial collection covering the period 1971-2005. It contains newspaper clippings, meetings, correspondence, annual reports and papers concerning the attitude of political organisations, churches and companies towards South Africa.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The Working Group Kairos was founded in 1970 in support of the Christian Institute in South Africa. Its main focus was on human rights violations and to raise support for sanctions and disinvestments and campaigned against Shell. It worked especially in the Christian community in the Netherlands and was instrumental in the foundation of the Shipping Research Bureau (SRB). It was renamed Stichting Kairos (Kairos Foundation), date unknown.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Werkgroep Kairos was renamed Stichting Kairos (Kairos Foundation), date unknown.