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  • Covid has brought misery and suffering, the lockdowns have caused anger and frustration. Once in a while, though, the pandemic and the restrictive measures have had advatageous effects. For example, Hawé Setiawan, a friend of KITLV researcher Tom van den Berge...

  • There is a long tradition of academic words being derived from Greek and Latin. In fact, some common words – such as neuroscience, metadata, and heteronormative – consist of one Greek and one Latin element...

  • KITLV is looking for six postdoc candidates for the project 'Island(er)s at the Helm: Co-creating sustainable and inclusive solutions for social adaptation to climate challenges in the (Dutch) Caribbean'....

  • Artikel door Esther Captain over het publieke debat over de film 'De Oost' in het tijdschrift Checkpoint. Het artikel verscheen eerder in Het Parool van 27 mei jl. Het publieke debat over de speelfilm ...

  • An advance article in the New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids (NWIG) by Manuel Barcia: 'White cannibalism in the illegal slave trade'. NWIG is published by Brill ...

  • If you visit the Banda islands in the Moluccas by boat, the first you see when walking from the harbor is the Hatta-Sjahrir college. Named after Mohammad Hatta and Sutan Sjahrir, two of the founding ...

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