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Seminar VU University Economic and Social History DepartmentProgram:16.00-16.05 opening & welcome16.05-16.35 book launch: Ulbe Bosma, The Sugar Plantation in India and Indonesia. Industrial... [Event]
Multatulitentoonstelling in IISGDe tentoonstelling toont een selectie van brieven, boeken, brochures, tijdschriften, politieke prenten en ander beeldmateriaal uit de collecties van het IISG en... [Event]
A freelance seminar on Blind Spots and Preoccupation in Dutch and Indonesian Historiography on Decolonization that revives the theme of Ignorance as discussed by Wertheim in his last Master's Course... [Event]
Symposium, boekpresentatie en de finissage van een kleine tentoonstelling met Multatuliana uit de collecties van het Persmuseum en het IISG.Het programma van het symposium:Dennis Bos: Welkom en... [Event]
BackgroundFollowing an aborted coup attempt in October 1965, the Indonesian military organized what turned out to be one of the most horrifying massacres of the twentieth century. More than half a... [Event]
SeminarThe Dark Side of DemocratizationDemocratisation in Indonesia and the Philippines comes with several problems. First, democratisation - and elections in particular - often comes with an... [Event]
Background and aimThe `First Conference on Indonesia's Modern Economic History, 1815-1990' was held at the Indonesian Academy of Sciences in Jakarta on 1-4 October 1991 (for proceedings see Lindblad... [Event]
The first socialist ever to set foot ashore the Dutch East Indies was Henri Hubertus van Kol (1852-1925). In 1876 Van Kol, who had been an early member of the First International, started his career... [Image gallery]
During the summer of 2001 the publicist and journalist Herman Keppy discovered two steamer trunks in a fully stacked room in the Dutch town of Alkmaar. The trunks contained the photo collection and... [Image gallery]
On April 5 2004, five years after the elections in 1999, Indonesia elected a new parliament and new regional councils. For about 147 million Indonesians qualified to vote this was the first time they... [Image gallery]

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