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Successful Asia Day on Indonesia

Leiden University Libraries is looking back at an exciting Asia Day with a focus on Indonesia: interview about the Dutch colonial war in Indonesia, a roundtable with experts about Indonesian politics, economy and the Euro-Indonesian relationship, a keynote lecture about Malay manuscripts and digitization, a pop-up exhibition of Indonesian manuscripts, and demos on digital scholarhip by using IIIF and the georeferencing of digitized maps via crowdsourcing. Thanks to all the speakers, panelists and a wonderful audience.

Welcome by Kurt De Belder, University Librarian.
Interview with Gert Oostindie (KITLV/Leiden University) on the colonial war.
Indonesia Today: Prospects and problems, Investing in the future A panel discussion on political, societal, economic and environmental topics, moderated by Henk Schulte Nordholt (KITLV/Leiden University).
Lecture on the Malay manuscript tradition by Mulaika Hijjas (SOAS, University of London).
Pop-up exhibition with a selection of highlights from the Indonesia collections.

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