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March 2021

Book presentation | Fluid jurisdictions: Colonial law and Arabs in Southeast Asia | Nurfadzilah Yahaya

March 22 @ 13:00 - 14:00

This wide-ranging, geographically ambitious book tells the story of the Arab diaspora within the context of British and Dutch colonialism, unpacking the community's ambiguous embrace of European colonial authority in Southeast Asia

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Atelier KITLV Webinar | Kucini, kallu, kakkus: Creolising India Across the Oceans | Ari Gautier & Ananya Jahanara Kabir

March 25 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Online event

Kucini (kitchen, from Portuguese ‘cozinha’); kallu (palm wine, Tamil); kakkus (toilet, from Dutch ‘kakhuis’): three words from Pondicherry Tamil that condense the impact of creolisation as transoceanic cultural process forged through encounter and collaboration, adaptation and resistance.

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Call for Papers | Colonial Asian history under fire. New perspectives of postcolonialism in the former empires due to BLM protests and discussions on slavery

March 31

For the upcoming Euroseas conference 2021, 7-10 September in Olomouc (Czech Republic) we, Esther Captain and Fridus Steijlen, organize a panel under the title ‘Colonial Asian history under fire’.

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April 2021

Webinar | Affect, ambivalence, and the upward mobility of matrifocality in a Caribbean context | Carla Freeman

April 21 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Online event

Something is going on with marriage around the world today. For women, in particular, this long idealized institution is being met with increasing skepticism, critique, and disavowal.

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Conference | Local voices: The uses of archaeological heritage in the Caribbean

April 27 - April 28
Online
Flyer event

This two-day multilingual interdisciplinary virtual workshop aims at building the foundation for a community of Caribbean experts in archaeology, museology and related disciplines, indigenous leaders and governmental agencies.

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Book talk | Islands in a cosmopolitan sea: A history of the Comoros | Iain Walker

April 29 @ 12:30 - 14:00
Zoom meeting

More information will follow soon.

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Book discussion | Towards a federal Indonesia | Tjalling Bouma

April 29 @ 14:30 - 16:00
Zoom meeting

More information will follow soon.

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May 2021

Le thinnai Kreyol & Atelier KITLV event | Thinnai Katcheri: Zouk is Medicine

May 7 @ 18:00 - 19:30
Online meeting

Ari Gautier and Ananya Jahanara Kabir in conversation with Madame Jocelyne Beroard of KASSAV’ and Dr Bonaventure Ndikung of SAVVY Contemporary.

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(Closed) Inward Outward workshop | Learning and unlearning: Rethinking archival practices

May 18 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Online meeting
Flyer event

Leading up to the Inward Outward symposium taking place October 12–15, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, KITLV and the Research Center for Material Culture (RCMC) are hosting a workshop for archive and museum practitioners and people working with institutional collections.

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Film screening & webinar | Cuba: Living between hurricanes | Jean Stubbs & Michael Chanan

May 20 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Online event

You are welcome to attend the webinar 'Cuba living between hurricanes: A conversation with Michael Chanan and Jean Stubbs'. Film: 'Cuba living between hurricanes; Climate, commodities and sustainability'

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