A couple of weeks ago, as part of a holiday in the Balkans, my girlfriend and I visited the Dalmatian island of Hvar in the Adriatic Sea. According to our guidebook, Hvar is “a perfect getaway for people who want to enjoy...

President Jokowi is a source of inspiration for future new leaders in the districts of Indonesia. A friend of mine on the island of Sumba in Eastern Indonesia tried to register as an independent candidate for the December ...

KITLV congratulates Tom Hoogervorst and David Kloos who received a Veni grant (max. 250.000 Euro) from the Dutch Organization of Scientific Research (NWO). Veni is part of the NWO’s so-called ‘Incentives Scheme’....

A new article by KITLV researcher Jessica Roitman and former KITLV researcher Han Jordaan in the TSEG/the Low Countries Journal of Social and Economic History. After the island of St. Eustatius was sacked by the ...