As part of research programme ‘Independence, decolonization, violence and war in Indonesia, 1945-1950, three books will be presented on Tuesday 3 October 2023 at the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam. The event will largely be in Dutch. 



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The presentation was broadcast via a livestream and is available to watch back here


13.00                          Doors open

13.30 – 13.35             Welcome by Ben Schoenmaker (NIMH)

13.35 – 13.55             Presentation ‘Brute Force’ by Azarja Harmanny

13.55 – 14.15             Interview ‘Stumbling in the Dark’

Wim Manuhutu talks with Rémy Limpach

14.15 – 14.45             Questions from the audience

15.15 – 16.00             Panel discussion about ‘Tales of Violence’

Geertje Mak, Yulia Pattopang and Floribert Baudet discuss Remco Raben and Peter Romijn’s book (moderator: Wim Manuhutu)

16.00 – 16.20             Questions from the audience

16.20 – 16.30              Closing remarks by Diana Suhardiman (KITLV) and Martijn Eickhoff (NIOD)

16.30 – 17.30              Drinks

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