Wayne Modest is appointed professor (by special appointment) at the Faculty of Humanities at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU) as of the 21st of October 2016. Modest, director of the Research Center
De Dirk van Ecklezing, georganiseerd door de Historische Vereniging Oud Leiden, wordt dit jaar op zondag 12 november gehouden. Gert Oostindie spreekt dan in de Lokhorstkerk over 'Sporen van slavernij in Leiden'.
Utopia articulates dreams of a better life and anticipations of the future; as social dreaming, utopia combines communal and imaginative experimentation. Even if the word is invented in Europe in 1516 by More
The Syair Tabut, or ‘Poem of the tomb effigies’, is a recently rediscovered Malay-language, Jawi-script narrative poem on Muharram in 1864. In this talk, we explore the literary, linguistic, and performative
Lecture by Fadzilah Yahaya (National University of Singapore). During World War One and its immediate aftermath, members of the Arab diaspora were singled out from amongst Muslim colonial subjects by British
In Indonesia registration of Muslim marriages has been a controversial issue since the colonial era. Many Muslims consider state interference in marriage practices as an inadmissible intrusion upon religious life and
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Professor Anand Yang's visit as a 2017 GLASS scholar will begin with the interfaculty roundtable called 'Transregional Asia: Methods and Challenges'. During this session, scholars with varied regional and disciplinary interests will reflect, critique and make sense of the challenges involved in doing transregional research on Asia.
The photography scene in Southeast Asia has developed regionally since the early days of the camera. The flourishing commercial photographic studios in the region (thanks to the success of colonial enterprises)
Op donderdag 7 december, de Internationale dag van de Mensenrechten, geeft Henk Schulte Nordholt een lezing in de Bibliotheek Deventer: 'Indonesië: Ontwikkelingen in de schaduw van een autoritair verleden'. Toegang: € 5,- voor leden van de bibliotheek, € 7,50 voor niet-leden. Kaartverkoop via de website: https://www.obdeventer.nl/…