The Contemporary Social History Archives (ASKI) is the leading Greek archival institution for the history of political and social movements, with a particular emphasis on the history of the Greek Left. Founded in 1992 as a non-profit organization and located in the center of Athens, ASKI holds the most comprehensive collection of archives relating to Greek social history. ASKI is involved in numerous public history projects and activities (publications, workshops and conferences, radio programs, historical walking tours) that enrich historical awareness and the collective memory of social, political and ethnic groups.


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Service provider : Contemporary Social History Archives  

The preservation of printed material, oral testimonies, visual and archival collections is a pivotal activity of ASKI. These collections elucidate the historical trajectory of the Greek Left, the labor movement and progressive politics from the 19th century to the present day.

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Text (9,944), Document (6,580), Serial publication (1,917), Newspaper issue (1,589), Announcement (1,518), Letter (1,410), 2D Graphics (1,381), Photo (1,078), Report (534), Literary work (383), Periodical (328), Poem (316), Speech, Lecture (286), press release (247), Leaflet (236), Telegram (229), Print (210), Printed material (200), Table (147), Conference item (136), Book (115), Poster (112), Catalogue (105), Program (84), Article (63), Partial document (59), Newspaper part (54), Ephemera (49), Drawing (44), Chart (43), Sound Recordings (40), Song (40), Legal document (31), Diary/Notebook (29), Short story (25), Play (23), Cultural event (23), Intangible cultural heritage (23), Event item (18), Clipping (16), Study (16), Interview (12), Card (10), Cartographic Material (8), Score (5), Scores (5), Book part (3), Sketch (1), 3D Αrtefacts and Realia (1), Biography (1), Fiction (1), Map (1), Album (1)