US AND THE WORLD: multiple perspectives in the portrayal of the Surinamese: 1873-2013

WM Gallery Amsterdam, November 16th, 2013

In Us and the world: multiple perspectives in the portrayal of the Surinamese: 1873-2013, Anthropologists in Art delve into the period following the abolition of slavery, roughly from 1873 to the present. AiArt’s point of departure is how Surinamese society has been represented and has reinvented itself as the more recent arrivals of Javanese..
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Exposition: SLAVERY- visual arts incorporated?

Hiding in plain view: Dealing with the legacies of Dutch slavery

The politics around the commemoration of the abolishment of slavery

The year 2013 marks 150 years since the abolition of slavery in the former Dutch colonies. It's worth mentioning that the Dutch abolished slavery a while after the British (1833) and French (1848) and, only after much resistance.
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Suspended Histories at Museum van Loon – Pim Westerkamp

Presentation on Dutch colonial history in the East, especially the presence of slavery in the city of Batavia

As part of the upcoming exhibition Suspended Histories, Pim Westerkamp gave a short presentation on Dutch colonial history in the East, especially the presence of slavery in the city of Batavia. The presentation took place on the occasion of the vistit by the Indonesian artist Arahmaiani (1961) to the Van..
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Database: 150 years abolition of Slavery

Online dossier with titles published since 2003 on the abolition of slavery by the Dutch

To mark the 150th anniversary of the abolition, on 1 July 1863, of almost 200 years of slavery in the former Dutch colonies of Suriname and the Dutch Antilles, the Library, Documentation and Information Department of the African Studies Centre Leiden has compiled a web dossier on Dutch involvement in the transatlantic slave trade and..
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