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December 2019

Seminar | Pious moderns: Toward healthy progress | Chiara Formichi

December 11 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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In this talk, Chiara Formichi will illustrate how by asking the question of how (literate, engaged, middle/upper-class) Indonesians understood and deployed the concepts of modernity and progress, and how these intersected

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Farewell symposium Willem van der Molen | Towards a history of Javanese literature

December 12 - December 13

The ongoing decline in Javanese literary studies during the past decades has prompted quite a few efforts among students of Javanese to stop the tide, both in and outside Indonesia. The principle underlying such efforts is that Javanese literature is worth to be known and studied. In December 2019 an international symposium on Javanese literary history will be organized for Willem van der Molen on the occasion of his retirement as a researcher at KITLV, Leiden

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Oproep voor aanvragen | 10de subsidieronde Dr. Silvia W. de Groot Fonds voor jonge Caraïbische onderzoekers

December 16

Het Silvia de Groot fonds is bedoeld om jonge Caraïbische onderzoekers, bij voorkeur van Marron-afkomst, financieel te ondersteunen bij de voorbereiding van een wetenschappelijke publicatie over de

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Workshop | Suppressed songs, suspicious sounds: Popular music, archiving & cultural amnesia in Southeast Asia

December 16 @ 09:00 - 17:30
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This is a workshop on Southeast Asian popular music, and how popular songs often have provided room for otherwise suppressed sentiments, colonial trauma, or have facilitated hopes for the better.

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January 2020

Conference | Relocating Governance in Asia: state and society in South- and Southeast Asia, c. 1800-2000

22/01/2020 - 24/01/2020
Kamerlingh Onnes Building, RoomLorentzzaal (A 1.44), Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden,
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Over the last decades, the study of governance in Asia has increasingly expanded to include a focus upon non-state entities. Historians have realized that engagement with local intermediaries, civil society organizations, power brokers, and interest groups has been crucial to the day-to-day administration of European colonies and postcolonial states alike

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Registration open | Inward Outward Symposium | Critical Archival Engagements with Sounds and Films of Coloniality

24/01/2020 - 25/01/2020
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Mediapark Boulevard 1
Hilversum,
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The international symposium Inward Outward investigates the status of moving image and sound archives worldwide as they intertwine with questions of coloniality, identity and race.

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