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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.

Event details of The Suriname experiment in the 1930s
Date 16 March 2018
Time 16:00 -17:00
Location Aula - Lutherse kerk
Room Location

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

Aula - Lutherse kerk

Room Location

Singel 411
1012 XM Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.