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December 2019

Farewell symposium Willem van der Molen | Towards a history of Javanese literature

12/12/2019 - 13/12/2019

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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Oproep voor aanvragen | 10de subsidieronde Dr. Silvia W. de Groot Fonds voor jonge Caraïbische onderzoekers

16/12/2019

Het Silvia de Groot fonds is bedoeld om jonge Caraïbische onderzoekers, bij voorkeur van Marron-afkomst, financieel te ondersteunen bij de voorbereiding van een wetenschappelijke publicatie over de

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Workshop | Suppressed songs, suspicious sounds: Popular music, archiving & cultural amnesia in Southeast Asia

16/12/2019 @ 09:00 - 17:30
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This is a workshop on Southeast Asian popular music, and how popular songs often have provided room for otherwise suppressed sentiments, colonial trauma, or have facilitated hopes for the better.

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LeidenGlobal Expert Talks: Hoe gaat Nederland om met haar koloniale verleden?

16/12/2019 @ 12:00 - 13:30

De LeidenGlobal Expert Talks is een nieuwe reeks lezingen die LeidenGlobal samen met de Eenheid Strategische Advisering en de Academie voor Internationale Betrekkingen organiseert. Verbreed en verdiep je kennis tijdens deze reeks inspirerende mini-colleges,gegeven door diverse experts. Deze tweede lezing uit de reeks zal gaan over de vraag hoe Nederland omgaat met haar koloniale verleden.

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Symposium Koninkrijksdag

16/12/2019 @ 14:00 - 18:00
Paleis Kneuterdijk Den Haag, + Google Map

Hare Koninklijke Hoogheid Prinses Beatrix der Nederlanden is maandagmiddag 16 december 2019 aanwezig bij een symposium ter gelegenheid van Koninkrijksdag bij de Raad van State in Den Haag. Het symposium staat in het teken van 65 jaar Statuut voor het Koninkrijk.

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January 2020

Workshop | Return to society. Demobilization and remobilization of former combatants: Historical perspectives from post-conflict Southeast Asia and Africa, 1945-present

January 20 - January 21
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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In the study of post-conflict transitions, a leading question has been how former soldiers and non-state combatants, previously engaged in violent conflict, can return to society, contribute to their respective communities, and reclaim their citizenship in times of peace.

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Conference | Relocating Governance in Asia: state and society in South- and Southeast Asia, c. 1800-2000

January 22 - January 24
Kamerlingh Onnes Building, RoomLorentzzaal (A 1.44), Steenschuur 25
2311 ES Leiden,
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Over the last decades, the study of governance in Asia has increasingly expanded to include a focus upon non-state entities. Historians have realized that engagement with local intermediaries, civil society organizations, power brokers, and interest groups has been crucial to the day-to-day administration of European colonies and postcolonial states alike

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Cancelled! Seminar | Singing in female voice: Trans* aesthetics and the Peranakan Operatic Necrography | Jun Kai Pow

January 23 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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The phenomenon of cross-gender acting is not novel in Southeast Asian cultural history. Since the early 1900s, local mixed-race men have taken on female roles in both Chinese opera and Malay bangsawan theatre.

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Inward Outward Symposium | Critical Archival Engagements with Sounds and Films of Coloniality

January 24 - January 25
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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Seminar | The death of the West, and the future of us all | Deborah Thomas

January 27 @ 14:00 - 16:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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In this talk, I will interrogate the afterlives of imperialism in the language of epochal shift, and I will position the endpoint of this shift as the death of the West, its models of sovereignty, and its conventions of knowledge production.

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