To celebrate this anniversary, the ILR launched various intiatives to highlight its history and its contributions to advancing academic research and informing policy debate at the global level in all fields related to the world of work.
The ILO (...) will edit and publish in French and English, and in such other languages as the Governing Body may think desirable, a periodical paper dealing with problems of industry and employment of international interest."– Part XIII of the Treaty of Peace of Versailles
Centenary launchA virtual event was organized on 12 July 2021 to mark the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Review (ILR). This event showcased the history of the ILR and its contributions to academic research and policy debate on the world of work at the global level. It was also an occasion to present the various initiatives planned to celebrate this important anniversary.
ILR Centenary Collection
The ILR Centenary Issues feature a selection of the most significant contributions that the ILR has made, at different points in its history, to the global debate on the theme in question. Each issue opens with an introduction written by its guest editor(s), providing context and commentary on the selected articles.
Delving into the past – Looking to the future, by Tzehainesh TEKLÈ
Historical perspectives on the International Labour Review 1921–2021: A century of research on the world of work,
by Dorothea HOEHTKER
ILR Centenary Issues
- Centenary Issue No. 1: Informality, Guest Editor: Ravi KANBUR
- Centenary Issue No. 2: Technology and employment, Guest Editors: Debra HOWCROFT and Jill RUBERY
- Centenary Issue No. 3: Women and gender equality, Guest Editor: Nancy FOLBRE
- Centenary Issue No. 4: Collective labour relations, Guest Editor: Gerhard BOSCH
- Centenary Issue No. 5: Labour law, Guest Editors: Ruth DUKES, Judy FUDGE and Guy MUNDLAK
- Centenary Issue No. 6: Development, Guest Editors: Jayati GHOSH and Uma RANI
- Centenary Issue No. 7: Poverty and inequality, Guest Editor: Gerry RODGERS