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Henk Schulte Nordholt

Henk Schulte Nordholt - Winternachten 2002 - foto Serge Ligtenberg
Henk Schulte Nordholt - Winternachten 2002 - foto Serge Ligtenberg

(1953, De Bilt). Studied history at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam, graduated 1998 on a study of the history of Bali (Indonesia). Since 1985 he works at the Amsterdam University, from 1995 as a member of the department of Modern Asian History.

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  • Winternachten 2002

    Wingewest van het geweten 2

    With: André Brink, Cynthia Mc Leod, Frank Martinus Arion, Henk Schulte Nordholt, Henk van Woerden, Michaël Zeeman

    In 1998 Winternachten organized a panel-discussion with the same title. During that meeting writers Frank Martinus Arion and Adriaan van Dis formed a committee for the erection of a national slavery-monument. In june 2002 the monument will be unveiled. Time for a second panel-discussion with the writers involved. For whom will this monument be? Do the Dutch have any idea of their history of slave-trading? Is this only a monument for the descendants of the slaves, now living in The Netherlands. A dicussion on historic awareness and the influence of colonial history on the national identity of the Surinamese, Antillians, Indonesians, South-Africans and the Dutch. With writers taking part from the different countries, and the audience participating in the discussion. Moderator was Michaël Zeeman. Dutch spoken.