14 Dec Harry Poeze tells about his research on Tan Malaka in Indonesian media
In the short film ‘Surat-surat Tan Malaka’ (Tan Malaka’s letters) KITLV researcher Harry Poeze tells about the life of Tan Malaka at the exhibition ‘Surat Pendiri Bangsa‘ (Letters from the Founding Fathers) at the National Museum in Jakarta. This exhibition shows personal letters from Sukarno, Hatta, Haji Agus Salim, Sutan Sjahrir, Ki Hadjar Dewantara, RA Kartini, John Lie, and Tan Malaka. With this exhibition historian and curator Bonnie Triyana wants to invite people, and especially younger generations, to experience how to obtain facts directly from primary sources.
An interview with Harry Poeze about his research and biography on Tan Malaka also appearred in Beritagar.