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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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KITLV at ICAS

July 15 - July 19
Leiden

Exciting times in Leiden this week, with the 11th International Convention of Asia Scholars (15-19 July) starting tomorrow. Wondering what our Indonesia researchers will be up to this week? Search for “KITLV”

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August 2019

Lezing | Als de vrouwen het reveille zullen blazen! Vrouwenkiesrecht in Suriname? | Rosemarijn Hoefte

August 23 @ 16:30
Boekhandel Godert Walter, Oude Ebbingestraat 53
Groningen,
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Op vrijdag 23 augustus wordt het nieuwe nummer van het tijdschrift Historica bij Godert Walter gepresenteerd. Historica viert ‘100 Jaar Algemeen Kiesrecht’ in 2019 met deze speciale uitgave over de strijd voor vrouwenkiesrecht. In de geschiedschrijving kreeg deze strijd weinig aandacht en zelfs voor het juiste herdenkingsjaar in 2019 moest worden gestreden!

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September 2019

Seminar | ‘A Woman to Warm My Heart’: Low-Wage Mainland Chinese Migrant Men, Thrift and Desires for Intimacy | Sylvia Ang

September 3 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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While work on gender and migration has grown significantly, it has mostly addressed the experiences of female migrants; the experiences of male migrants are still understudied. Even less attention has been paid to male migrants and their heterosexuality. This paper is interested in Chinese masculinities, which in the migration literature have been discussed largely in relation to migration to the West.

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Seminar | A humanist studies a Thai policeman (1898-2006) | Craig Reynolds

September 4 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Abstract Craig Reynolds has just completed a biographical study of an unusual southern policeman, which explores the relationship between religion and power in Thailand during the early twentieth century when parts of the country were remote and banditry was rife. Khun Phan (1898-2006), known as…

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Farewell lecture and symposium Henk Schulte Nordholt | Decolonization in question: Revisiting citizenship, colonial imaginations, and violence

September 5 - September 6
Museum Volkenkunde, Steenstraat 1
Leiden,
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Dear friends and colleagues, in September this year, Henk Schulte Nordholt will retire from academia after four decades of passionate teaching, research, and administration, a period in which he energized the study of Indonesia, in the Netherlands, in Indonesia, and well beyond.

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EuroSEAS Conference 2019 | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

September 10 - September 13
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

The European Association for Southeast Asian Studies (EuroSEAS) will hold its 10th conference from 10 to 13 September 2019 at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. As an international and multi-disciplinary organisation

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