Independence, Decolonization, Violence and War in Indonesia, 1945-1950 is a joint research programme of the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV), the Netherlands Institute of Military History (NIMH) and the NIOD, Netherlands Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. Read more ›
08-10-2019

Public seminar:
Research in progress. Behind the scenes of the research programme  Independence, Decolonization, Violence and War in Indonesia, 1945-1950

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19-09-2019

On Saturday November 2, 2019 a public meeting will take place at the National Archives (The Hague).

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16-09-2019
Over the past weeks, researcher Remco Raben travelled through parts of East Java, in an explorative search for local voices from the revolutionary period of Indonesia. He shares some of his experiences in this blog. 
Blog
13-09-2019

On July 14, 2019, the Federatie Indische Nederlanders (FIN, a federation for Dutch people with roots in the former Dutch East Indies) published an Open Letter with objections against the research programme.

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11-07-2019

On June 20, 2019, in Amsterdam Public Library the conference Comparing the wars of decolonization: Extreme violence during reoccupation and counter-insurgency, 1945-1975 took place.

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20-05-2019

Conference 'Comparing the wars of decolonization: Extreme violence during reoccupation and counter-insurgency,
1945-1975'
 Thursday 20 June 2019 Amsterdam Public Library (OBA)

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