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November 2018

Workshop | Moral politics of nationhood: Constructions of sexual, political and religious others in contemporary Indonesia

November 1 - November 2
Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Leiden University

Almost twenty years after the start of Reformasi, the democratic reforms that followed the stepping down of the authoritarian president Suharto, Indonesia faces a rapidly shrinking space for religious diversity, sexual difference, and critical social movements.

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Change of location | Seminar | Burdens of proof: Photographic archives from the Dutch military actions in Indonesia (1945-1949) | Susie Protschky

November 8 @ 15:30 - 17:00
P.J. Veth building University of Leiden, room 1.01, Nonnensteeg 3
Leiden, Netherlands
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There is to date only a limited scholarship on photographic sources from the Dutch military actions during Indonesian’s War of Independence (1945-9), and what exists almost entirely neglects perhaps the largest

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Seminar | Criminalising and emancipatory trends in family law in Indonesia and other muslim majority countries

November 15 - November 16
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Looking at legal developments related to family law in Indonesia and other Muslim majority countries, we see two simultaneous trends developing. On the one hand there is an increasing tendency on the part of many states to criminalise sexual behaviour considered in contravention of Islamic law, such as pre- and extramarital sex and LBGT-relations.

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Seminar | Women’s political pathways in Southeast Asia | Nankyung Choi

November 22 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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While Southeast Asian women’s socioeconomic status and formal political rights have improved significantly in recent decades, women remain under-represented in the region’s political institutions

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Seminar | Where do islands begin and end? Containing ‘the island’ in Eastern Indonesia | Elena Burgos Martinez

November 29 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Seaweed feels expanding deep at sea. Are they part of the island, are they part of the sea, who owns them, what are they? These fields mirror kinship relations, matrices that regulate sociality and conviviality.

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Studiemiddag | Onopgemerkte partners? Religie en koloniale geschiedenis in Indonesië in de twintigste eeuw

November 30 @ 13:00 - 16:15
Museum Bronbeek, Velperweg 147
Arnhem,
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Op vrijdagmiddag 30 november 2018 belegt Museum Bronbeek in Arnhem een studiemiddag over de structurele verwevenheid van de kerken, zendings- en missieposten met de (koloniale) overheid

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Book launch & discussion | Unmarked graves: Death and survival in the anti-communist violence in East Java, Indonesia | Vanessa Hearman

November 30 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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The anti-communist violence that swept across Indonesia in 1965–66 produced a particularly high death toll in East Java. It also transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of survivors, who faced decades of persecution

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December 2018

Opening Overview Exhibition ‘Heritage on the Move’ | LeidenGlobal

December 3 @ 17:00 - 18:00
Oude UB Building, Rapenburg 70
Leiden,
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Travelling heritage highlighted in interdisciplinary photo exhibition. Today, heritage and migration go hand in hand more than ever before. For many reasons, people move around the world, and

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Seminar | Sharia embedded: The bureaucratization of Islam in Brunei and Singapore | Dominik Müller | Drinks afterwards!

December 4 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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What happens when Islam becomes translated into the language of contemporary state bureaucracy? How do bureaucratic schemes of Islam diffuse into society? What roles do state attempts of governing religion

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Book launch | Modern times in Southeast Asia, 1920s-1970s | Susie Protschky & Tom van den Berge

December 13 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This book reveals how everyday experiences of being ‘modern’ (c. 1920s-70s) indexed continuity and change in the transition from colonialism to independence and after in Southeast Asia. In the Philippines

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