6 search results for “ de colonisation” in the Staff website
Carolina Pereira De Queiroz Monteiro
email@example.com | +31 71 527 2727
firstname.lastname@example.org | +31 71 527 2727
Faculty of Humanities
email@example.com | +31 71 527 2654
Raising the colonial debate: ‘You have to create a story that’s easy to understand’
How can we best tell the current generations about some of the darkest parts of our past? To answer this question, researchers from Leiden are working with the Gedeeld Verleden, Gezamenlijke Toekomst foundation on public programmes about the Dutch history of slavery.
Dutch armed forces were willing to accept high casualties in Indonesia
The decolonisation war in Indonesia was violent partly because the Dutch military operated on the conviction that ‘an uprising had to be forcibly suppressed.’ This what historian Christiaan Harinck from the KITLV discovered in his PhD research.
Royal honour for Gert Oostindie
Gert Oostindie, Professor of Colonial and Postcolonial History, has been made an Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau. He was awarded the royal honour by Leiden mayor Henri Lenferink after giving his valedictory lecture, ‘The future of the colonial past’, in the Academy Building of Leiden University…