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In 1930s Suriname a dire economic situation and unemployment caused social unrest. In contrast to other Caribbean colonies, in Suriname this led to a conservative backlash or counter movement. In her inaugural lecture, Rosemarijn Hoefte focuses on the discrepancy between Dutch colonial policy and the growing consciousness surrounding Surinamese identity in the 1930s.

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Date 16 March 2018
Time 16:00 - 17:00

R. Hoefte, professor of the history of Suriname since 1873 in a comparative perspective: Koloniale stuiptrekking: Het experiment Suriname in de jaren 1930.

Aula - Oude Lutherse kerk
Aula - Oude Lutherse kerk

Singel 411
1012 XM Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.