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January 2020

Seminar | Landscape of mobility: The complexities of internal migration in Maluku, Indonesia | Simona Sienkiewicz

January 30 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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The social and cultural impact of internal migration in Indonesia remains a poorly researched topic. Influx of people from other islands violates ethnic and religious balance, forcing both immigrant and host communities to renegotiate their positions and identities.

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February 2020

Symposium | Historical Archaeology in the Lesser Antilles

February 3 @ 14:00 - 17:00
Van Steenis, Einstein weg 2
2333 CC Leiden,
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The symposium 'Historical Archaeology of the Lesser Antilles' is organized on occasion of the defense of Cameron Gill, NEXUS1492 affiliated PhD researcher. Cameron’s research, titled Brimstone Sea

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Seminar | Ivan Kats, the Congress for Cultural Freedom, and the Obor Foundation: ‘Cold War Culture’ in Indonesia | Giles Scott-Smith

February 4 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Ivan Kats is a little-known figure in international history, yet his skills as editor, networker, fundraiser, and cultural troubadour have left their mark on modern Indonesian culture.

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Symposium | Talking out loud: Towards an interdisciplinary approach on postcolonial and decolonial thoughts

February 28 @ 10:00 - 17:45
Van Steenis Building, Room F1.04, Leiden University

As veritable tools against the colonial discourses and methodologies postcolonial and decolonial thoughts play an important role in academic debates. With the emergence of postcolonial and decolonial thoughts, researchers from various disciplines propose to look at the world differently through a critical perspective, by rejecting the dominant theories and methodologies.

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March 2020

REGISTRATION CLOSED! CHANGE OF TIME & LOCATION | Book launch / Symposium | The Politics of Heritage in Indonesia: A Cultural History | Marieke Bloembergen & Martijn Eickhoff

March 3 @ 16:00 - 17:30
Museum Volkenkunde, Steenstraat 1
Leiden,
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On Tuesday 3 March 2020 the book presentation of The Politics of Heritage in Indonesia: A Cultural History will take place at Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden. The book, written by Marieke Bloembergen (KITLV) and Martijn Eickhoff (NIOD) is the result of the project Sites, Bodies and Stories: The Dynamics of Heritage Formation in Colonial and Postcolonial Indonesia and the Netherlands, funded by NWO.

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Indian Ocean Masterclass | Indian Ocean histories of animals and spirits | Teren Sevea

March 9 @ 13:00 - 16:00
Lipsius 307, Leiden University

This class examines the history of charismatic megafauna and ‘religious economies’ of the early modern and modern Indian Ocean. It begins by discussing early modern and modern animal economies, paying attention to economic, political and religious developments and the circulation of animals, healers, trainers, mahouts, animal spirits and spirit mediums.

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Seminar | How peace prevails: Insurgent cohesion and fragmentation in Indonesia and the Philippines | Yuhki Tajima

March 10 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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In the aftermath of separatist wars, why do some peace agreements succeed while others fail? The existing literature focuses on incentive problems, proposing that they can be solved with external guarantors or the emergence of winning internal coalition

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Indian Ocean Lecture | Tales of flying Sufis: Singapore Islam and Sufism across the Oceans | Teren Sevea

March 10 @ 16:00 - 17:30
Lipsius 206, Leiden University

This paper aims to clarify and define the distinctive characteristics of Islam and Sufism in the Indian Ocean through focusing on an oft-neglected Islamic port city, Singapore, in one of the most important eras of Indian Ocean connectivity

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CANCELLED! Public panel discussion | Citizenship and nationhood: Prospects for president Jokowi’s second term

March 14 @ 14:00 - 18:00
Leiden University, Lipsius Building, room 019, Cleveringaplaats 1
Leiden,
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In August 2019, Indonesia witnessed the largest street protests since the fall of President Suharto in 1998. Thousands of Indonesians, many of them students, took to the streets to protest against corruption, growing authoritarianism and human rights abuses.

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CLOSED SESSION: PhD defense | Child marriage as a choice: Rethinking agency in international human rights (Bali, Indonesia) | Hoko Horii

March 18 @ 16:15 - 17:00
Academy Building, Leiden University, Rapenburg 73
Leiden,
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In the recent international campaigns against child marriage, there is a puzzle of agency: while international human rights institutions celebrate when girls exercise their agency not to marry, they do not recognize their agency to marry.

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