At Saint Petersburg State University, translation studies and interpreting are important subjects within the study of Dutch language and culture.
Birney's throat-grabbing novel 'The Interpreter from Java' about the colonial past in the Dutch East Indies highlights the lasting consequences of a civil war in a penetrating way.
The fourth and final stage of our cycling trip on the Via Belgica takes us from Heerlen to Cologne.
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.
‘Postcolonial Mirror’ and ‘New Colonial Reading List’ are two new important books on Dutch East Indies literature. Both editions aim at a complete revision of the existing image.
The Low Countries' view of the United States has gradually changed from admiration to sadness and frustration.