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Yannick Expat-Life Research Jakarta

Wanted: Dutch Expats for Research on Expat Life in Post-Colonial Indonesia

Hello Latitudes.nu readers. My name is Yannick Wassmer, and I am a 24-year old 'Dutch' student. I'm currently finishing my masters degree in Intercultural...

Taru Martani in 1918 – Cigar van Java, Company Profile book

Taru Martani: A Story of Cigars and Indonesia

By: Reza Daffi While its liking of cigarettes is no longer a secret, the fact that Indonesia produces (and consumes) cigars remains less renowned. One of the...

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Timor Leste: a Country Colonized and Neglected

By: Ed Caffin This year, South East Asia’s youngest state celebrated its tenth anniversary. The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste was colonized for centuries,...

Petualangan Sherina

A Short Guide to (New) Indonesian Cinema

By: Reza Daffi Indonesian cinema seems to mirror developments in Indonesian society. During colonial times most movies had Dutch involvement on one level or the other....

Photographing a photographer, By: Dalih Sembiring

Photography in Indonesia – Modern Times

By: Dalih Sembiring This is the second installment of our photography in Indonesia series. In this series, we look at photography in Indonesia, a phenomenon that has...

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Malaysia Independence Day: Hari Merdeka

The independence of the Federation of Malaya from British colonial rule in 1957 is celebrated on 31 August. The first Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tunku Abdul Rahman,...

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Singapore Independence Day: Hari Kebangsaan

9 August 1965 the Republic of Singapore was born. Until that time Singapore had been a part of a succesion of local empires. It started out as a trading post of the East...

Portrait of a baboe and the children in her care 1934, By: Collection Tropenmuseum

Photography in Indonesia – History in the Making

By: Dalih Sembiring Photography is as capricious as life itself. From the mere concept of a pinhole camera to the invention of the Daguerreotype; from black-and-white...

Restaurant 'De Poentjak' in The Hague, By: Photocapy

Indo’s and Moluccans in the Netherlands

The Dutch population counts approximately 16,5 million people. Roughly 1 million are from Indonesian descent. Most of them Indo-Europeans and Moluccans who have lived...

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Spirits of the Bokor mountain, Cambodia’s Mountaintop Casino

By: Willy van Rooijen At the beginning of the last century, the French built a hotel and casino on top of the Bokor Mountain in the south of Cambodia. Today, the...