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June 2019

Conference | Comparing the wars of decolonization: Extreme violence during reoccupation and counter-insurgency, 1945-1975

June 20 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Amsterdam Public Library (OBA) Amsterdam, + Google Map

During this conference, the NIAS theme group Comparing the Wars of Decolonization will present its preliminary results. This project engages in comparative research in order to learn more about causes, forms

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International workshop | Art, material culture and the Dutch empire: Dirk Valkenburg and his worlds | Limited reserved seats for KITLV members

June 21 @ 09:30 - 17:45
Museum Volkenkunde – Gerbrandtszaal Leiden, + Google Map

This program focuses on the visual and material culture of Dutch colonialism in the early modern period, especially in relation to the Atlantic world. It takes as starting point the works of Dutch artists such as Frans Post (1612-1680), Albert Eckhout (1607-c.1666) and Dirk Valkenburg (1675-1721), whose oeuvres represent some of the earliest moments of Dutch colonial encounter in the Atlantic world and offer a range of visual tropes about life under Dutch colonialism.

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Seminar | Natural resource management in Maluku as well as the implications for the environment of indigenous people | Revency Vania Rugebregt

June 25 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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To protect the marine tenure in future, the key word that should be adhered to is the integrated management and sustainability. Thus it is necessary for legal tools that can give legitimacy tot he existence, structure, powers and functions of traditional governance institutions, including “kewang” on the island of Ambon and Lease Islands, which is collectively responsible for preserving the coastal environment fort he welfare of society at large.

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Seminar | The tenacity of colonized patrilineal societies in preserving their customary law: The cases of North Tapanuli and Bali | Sita Thamar van Bemmelen

June 26 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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The overarching theme of my book Christianity, Colonization, and Gender Relations in North Sumatra (2018, KITLV/Brill) is the interaction between two external agents – a German Missionary Society

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Algemene Ledenvergadering & Publieksmiddag | Duiken in (post)koloniale biografieën en archieven

June 28 @ 12:45 - 18:30
Migratie Museum, Hogezand 42
Den Haag,
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De Publieksmiddag 2019 van de Vereniging KITLV stelt verhalen en biografieën centraal die gekoppeld zijn aan de diverse koloniale geschiedenissen van Nederland.

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Publieksmiddag | Duiken in (post)koloniale biografieën en archieven

June 28 @ 14:00 - 18:30
Migratie Museum Den Haag, + Google Map

De Publieksmiddag 2019 van de Vereniging KITLV stelt verhalen en biografieën centraal die gekoppeld zijn aan de diverse koloniale geschiedenissen van Nederland.

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July 2019

Seminar | Migrants, minorities, and populists in Asia | Tom Pepinsky

July 4 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Populists in East and Southeast Asia generally refrain from invoking anti-migrant and anti-minority sentiments as part of their mobilizational strategies. This differentiates them from “exclusionary”

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Boekpresentatie | Tales of Southeast Asia’s Jazz Age | Peter Keppy

July 5 @ 17:00 - 18:30
Spui 25, Spui 25-27
Amsterdam, 1012 XM
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In de jaren twintig brak in Zuidoost-Azië een wervelwind los van theater, muziek en creativiteit. Massaconsumptie en moderniteit, maar ook hernieuwde emancipatie bloeiden op in Nederlands-Indië en de Filippijnen. SPUI25 viert de Jazz Age in een theatrale, kritische boekpresentatie met feestelijke borrel. Het boek Tales…

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Seminar | The gamelan and the mango tree: Javaneseness and the senses in Suriname | Emily Hansell Clark

July 9 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This seminar draws from archival and ethnographic dissertation research on the historical construction and present-day performance of Javanese ethnicity in Suriname and the Netherlands. I focus on the musical tradition of the gamelan, an ensemble of pitched percussion instruments that traveled along with indentured laborers from Java to Suriname in the period of 1890-1939.

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Seminar | Nurturing Indonesia: Medicine and decolonisation in the Dutch East Indies | Hans Pols

July 11 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Through their studies, their medical practice, and their participation in the Association of Indonesian Physicians, Indonesian physicians in the Dutch East Indies developed and articulated a strong professional identity

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