Gert Oostindie spoke of the contemporary significance of the colonial past at the seminar 'Indonesia and the Netherlands: a joint future'.
PhD Researcher Grace Leksana reflects on the speech by Gert Oostindie at the seminar 'Indonesia and the Netherlands: a joint future'.
With the Congo Commission, Belgium took a different path from the Netherlands, which had its colonial past in Indonesia investigated by three institutes. What does this mean for dealing with a fraught history?
Our selection of recent university press publications from all over the world that deal with the Low Countries.
A lifetime after the end of the colonial era, Dutch Indies literature still plays off colonial myths and realities against each other, and finds words for painful, half-forgotten things.