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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]
In 2002 the IISH Asia Department acquired a collection of 28 Indonesian posters created by Taring Padi, a group of Indonesian artists from Yogyakarta, Java.Since 1998 a group of young Indonesian... [Image gallery]
Labourers of the Machine Building Factory of Braat at Ngagel, a suburb of Surabaya (Java) upstream of the Kalimas River, receive their wages (c. 1926). At the wall cases full of identification badges... [Collection item]
This project is a concerted effort of several researchers at different universities and research institutions. The aim of the project is to reconstruct the national accounts of Java (1815-1939) and... [Project]
This project is a part of a wider research project entitled 'Strategies of Economic Development in the Twentieth Century: Europe and Asia' of the N.W. Posthumus Institute for Economic and Social... [Project]