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September 2019

Seminar | Mediating historical continuity: Transgender feminine visibility in Indonesia, 1968 | Ben Hegarty

September 19 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Indonesia’s waria (people who perform transgender femininity) claim that something remarkable happened in Jakarta in 1968: they moved from obscurity to hyper-visibility. Marshalling the tools of feminine expertise

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Oratie | Het Midden Oosten en religieus gezag in Indonesië | Nico Kaptein

September 20 @ 16:15 - 17:15
Academy Building, Leiden University, Rapenburg 73
Leiden,
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Het College van Bestuur van de Universiteit Leiden heeft prof. dr. N.J.G. Kaptein benoemd tot hoogleraar met als leeropdracht 'Islam in Zuidoost Azië'. Nico Kaptein zal het hoogleraarsambt aanvaarden met het uitspreken van zijn oratie getiteld 'Het Midden Oosten en religieus gezag in Indonesië'

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October 2019

KITLV is closed on 3 and 4 October

October 3 - October 4

KITLV is closed on 3 and 4 October because of Leids Ontzet (Relief of Leiden).

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Publieksmiddag University of Curaçao | Bevindingen van twee NWO programma’s

October 6 @ 16:00 - 18:00
University of Curaçao
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Call for presentations | Inward Outward Symposium: Critical Archival Engagements with Sounds and Films of Coloniality

October 7
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Mediapark Boulevard 1
Hilversum,
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The symposium Inward Outward investigates the status of moving image and sound archives as they intertwine with questions of coloniality, identity and race. Archives, assumed to be containers of memory, are vested with a particular power to constitute and define who is and who is not included in (his)stories.

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Seminar | Writing Empire Across the Indies: Towards a Comparative Analysis of Colonial Literatures on British Malaya and the Dutch East Indies, c. 1780-1930 | Marijke Denger

October 10 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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Abstract In postcolonial studies, the focus has traditionally been on colonised subjects and on the wide-ranging impact that European imperialism has had on non-Western societies. However, in the face of the resurgence of nationalism, it is as pertinent as ever to also ask what colonisation…

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Roundtable discussion | The politics of researching language(s): Ownership and co-producing knowledge

October 23 @ 13:00 - 15:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This roundtable explores the complexity of the dynamic between linguists, the speakers they work with, and the languages they study in the context of language documentation and linguistic analysis.

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Seminar | Racial narrations in the Malay Archipelago during the Greater East Asia war | Sandra Manickam

October 24 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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This talk will focus on the racial ideas circulating during the occupation of Malaya and Sumatra during World War II. In attempts to forge a greater archipelagic community, local writers for Japanese-sponsored Malay newspapers and magazines made use of racial studies in order to inform readers of the other related races in the archipelago as well as to argue for closer connections between different peoples in what could be a future political entity

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Seminar | Developing enclaves in Indonesia: Ali-Babas, Law and Urban Land Acquisitions | Santy Kouwagam

October 31 @ 15:30 - 17:00
KITLV, Room 138, Reuvensplaats 2
Leiden,
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For the last three decades, Indonesia has been experiencing a rapid urban development. Private developers have built independent new towns with its own infrastructures for basic and public needs such as water and electricity, and often completed with its own schools, hospitals and security forces

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November 2019

MoMat Lunch Seminar | Typhoon Politics: In honour of Professor Gerry van Klinken – Retiring Professor by Special Appointment in the ‘Social and Economic History of Southeast Asia’

November 1 @ 12:30 - 14:30
University of Amsterdam

Typhoon Politics: In honour of Professor Gerry van Klinken – Retiring Professor by Special Appointment in the ‘Social and Economic History of Southeast Asia’ at MoMat.

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