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July 2018

Seminar | The invisible and in-between: Islamic montage in KITLV’s ‘Recording the Future’ archive | James Hoesterey

July 26 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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There is nothing quite like KITLV’s ‘Recording the Future’ (RtF) documentary archive of contemporary Indonesia. Focusing mostly on 2007 footage from Al-Muttaqien Islamic school in Central Java

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August 2018

Seminar | The Making of Military Modernization: Indonesian State Formation from 1950-1965 | Farabi Fakih

August 2 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Reuvensplaats 2, room 2.01,

Indonesian state underwent profound change as a result of decolonization, none more significant than the early independence period until the rise of the New Order Developmental State. The presentation

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Seminar | Reimagining Law and Empire: The International Red Cross in Indonesia and Indochina, 1945-1949 | Boyd van Dijk

August 16 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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It is widely accepted among scholars that empires framed their colonial wars as “police actions” or “emergencies” in order to evade international interference, even though the International Committee of the Red Cross

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September 2018

Seminar | “Coarse”: Haunted female hybridity and clonophilia in visual culture | Lenore Bell

September 4 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This project will chronicle and analyze of the trajectory of mixed-race women in the history of postcolonial visual culture, specifically advertising. In the contemporary moment, the mixed-race woman is presented as a harbinger of progress and a natural outcome of racial amicability.

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Publieksbijeenkomst | Dekolonisatie of rekolonisatie? Over het belang van persoonlijke verhalen, de noodzaak van meerstemmigheid en de onvermijdelijkheid van begripsverwarring.

September 13 @ 19:30 - 22:00
Pakhuis de Zwijger, Piet Heinkade 179
Amsterdam,
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Precies een jaar geleden ging het onderzoeksprogramma 'Dekolonisatie, geweld en oorlog in Indonesië 1945-1950 van start'. Wat is de stand van het onderzoek? Met welke vraagstukken en prangende thema’s hebben de onderzoekers te maken? Welke impact heeft de oorlog tot op de dag van vandaag in Indonesië en Nederland?

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Asia Day – Indonesia | Registration is closed

September 14 @ 12:30 - 18:30
Academy Building and the University Library,

A year ago on 14 September 2017, Queen Máxima performed the opening ceremony of the Asian Library of Leiden University. A unique programme of events on Asia was offered during the day, including lectures

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Symposium | Panji stories in manuscripts and performance

September 21 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Leiden University Library and Lipsius Building,

Panji stories are among the most popular works of Indonesian literature, art and theatre. To celebrate the recent Unesco-recognition of this important genre, the Leiden University Library and KITLV will hold a one-day symposium in Leiden on 21 September 2018 exploring Panji stories in manuscripts,…

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October 2018

Seminar | Courtrooms of conflict: The (un)certainty of law in colonial Java | Sanne Ravensbergen

October 4 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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In colonial Java, pluralistisch law courts (landraden and ommegaande rechtbanken) were the only sites where the representatives of most regional European and non-European power structures came together

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Workshop | Academic research in a decolonizing world: Towards new ways of thinking and acting critically? | Registration closed

October 8 - October 9

What do concepts of ‘de/coloniality’ and ‘postcolonial’ mean for current critical scholarship? During this two-day workshop, organized by the KITLV and Leiden University we will explore why and how this question matters to scholars today. Together with two internationally renowned keynote speakers; dr. Priyamvada Gopal and prof. dr...

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Lezing | De “Molukse kwestie”, wat is dat eigenlijk? | Fridus Steijlen

October 15 @ 19:00 - 22:30
Podium Zuidhaege, Theatercafe, Zuidhaege 2
Assen,
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Als er over Molukkers in Nederland wordt gesproken praat men wel over "de Molukse kwestie". Maar wat is dat eigenlijk en wat is de geschiedenis van Molukkers in Nederland? In zijn lezing staat Fridus Steijlen stil bij die geschiedenis én de integratie van Molukkers.

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