18 Sep Short history of the Professor Teeuw Award 1991-2015
On 27 August this year, the Professor Teeuw Awards were awarded for the last time. In Jakarta, anthropologist and archeologist Hedi Hinzler and translator, editor and publisher John McGlynn received the prestigious prize in recognition for their significant role in advancing the appreciation of Indonesian culture and intercultural understanding. Over the years, they have brought a wide range of cultural creations and interpretations to an international audience.
To mark this last award the Teeuw Foundation has published a booklet that offers a short history of the Teeuw Award and written portraits of all the laureates of the last twenty-five years: Professor Teeuw Foundation 1991-2015: Awarding the creative and scholarly in the cultural exchange between Indonesia and the Netherlands.