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October 2019

Seminar | Racial narrations in the Malay Archipelago during the Greater East Asia war | Sandra Manickam

October 24 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This talk will focus on the racial ideas circulating during the occupation of Malaya and Sumatra during World War II. In attempts to forge a greater archipelagic community, local writers for Japanese-sponsored Malay newspapers and magazines made use of racial studies in order to inform readers of the other related races in the archipelago as well as to argue for closer connections between different peoples in what could be a future political entity

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November 2019

Publieksbijeenkomst | Onderzoek in uitvoering: Achter de schermen van het onderzoeksprogramma ‘Onafhankelijkheid, dekolonisatie, geweld en oorlog in Indonesië, 1945-1950’

November 2 @ 09:30 - 16:00
Nationaal Archief Den Haag, + Google Map

Op zaterdag 2 november 2019 organiseert het onderzoeksprogramma 'Onafhankelijkheid, dekolonisatie, geweld en oorlog in Indonesië, 1945-1950' een publieksbijeenkomst in samenwerking met het Nationaal Archief.

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Bronbeek-symposium 2019 | de Indonesische stem

November 3 @ 10:30 - 16:30
Museum Bronbeek, Velperweg 147
Arnhem,
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Op zondag 3 november 2019 vindt in Arnhem het Bronbeek-symposium plaats, het jaarlijkse evenement georganiseerd door Werkgroep Indisch-Nederlandse Letterkunde. Als thema is dit jaar gekozen voor De Indonesische stem.

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Seminar | The co-evolution of rural livelihoods with institutional environments: A historical analysis of coffee in Indonesia | Jeff Neilson

November 7 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Coffee was introduced to the island of Java through Dutch colonial networks at the close of the 17th century, where it thrived, allowing the VOC to quickly dominate global supply. The Indonesian islands have produced globally significant volumes of coffee ever since.

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December 2019

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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January 2020

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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