The ITH serves as an institutional platform facilitating collaboration between labour historians around the world. With membership to the ITH, researchers and activists can send a strong signal for the importance and the global institutionalisation of the research field.
Individual members are invited to: participate in the ITH Conferences on a reduced fee; purchase the ITH Conference Volumes at a discounted price; attend the ITH General Assembly; actively contribute to and initiate ITH activities; contribute to the semiannual electronic ITH Newsletter; etc.
Institutional members are invited to: participate in the ITH Conferences on a reduced fee; co-decide on topics and programmes of ITH Conferences and other ITH activities; attend and vote in the ITH General Assembly; contribute to the semi-annual electronic ITH Newsletter; etc. They also receive a free copy of the ITH Conference Volume.