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Imagined Communities in Cyberspace*.

By Kathryn Pentecost ©2013  ‘Communities can be distinguished, not by their falsity/genuineness, but by the style in which they are imagined’. (Benedict Anderson, 1991:6) On 17 August 1945, after over three hundred years of Dutch colonial rule, (and several years of the British interregnum 1811-1816), Indonesia was proclaimed ‘merdeka’ (independent) by Sukarno and Hatta, and…

Photo Seeks Family.

An attempt to find the rightful owners of 335 photo albums from former Dutch East Indies, has resulted in 9 families getting their albums back. Check the following website in Dutch: http://www.fotozoektfamilie.nl We translated the first part: Your help is needed in our search for the rightful owners of the family albums! You can help…

Happy New Year

We want to wish the Indo community a wonderful New Year! Our 2013 New Year’s wish is that together: 1.      we continue to uphold and honor the legacy of our parents and grandparents by actively keeping Indo culture and history alive through education and raising awareness. 2. we show the world that there is strength and…

Tamara Fieldings Wajang World.

Tamara Fielding was recently featured in an article in the Jakarta Globe, titled ‘Taking Wayang to the World Stage. You can find the article here:  http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/arts/taking-wayang-to-the-world-stage/524694. Tamara will be going to the Indo Heritage Fest August 11, 2012.  

Petition About WWII Backpay and Damage Reparations in the Former Dutch East Indies.

The Indisch (Indo) Cultural Center in collaboration with the Indisch (Indo) Platform calls on Dutch Indonesian (Indo) people to sign a new petition about the so-called “Indo Issue” relating to WWII compensation.  67 years after the Japanese capitulation, the Dutch Government still refuses to compensate Indos for the damage they have suffered during the war.  WWII German…