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Exchanging Cultural Information on Islands west of Sumatra

Exchanging Cultural Information on Islands west of Sumatra

Since the mid-19th century, mainly European researchers and collectors have gathered materials and documentation about the island of Sumatra. This project aimed to synthesise the available information on objects, photos and archive materials in European museums and make them easily available for the island populations and for the people in Indonesia and Asia. Objective Exchange […]  Read More

View of Sarong Kebaya exhibition, Peranakan Museum, 2011

Sarong Kebaya : Peranakan Fashion and its International Sources Exhibition

The Peranakans are descendants of foreign traders who settled in Southeast Asia and assimilated certain aspects of local, Southeast Asian culture. This exhibition explores the sarong kebaya – a favoured fashion of Peranakan women for generations. The kebaya is a open tunic fastened with the help of brooches worn with a batik sarong or tubular […]  Read More

ASEMUS Executive Meeting, 2002

ASEMUS Executive Meeting, 2002

The meetings were held in conjunction with the first conference of the ASEMUS-programme in Leiden, the Netherlands. The main topics covered at the meetings included updates on the preparations for the planned conferences and workshops, future programmes, funding and the ASEMUS website.   Read More

Asia-Europe Marketplace of Museums Conference

Asia-Europe Marketplace of Museums Conference

This workshop gathered 60 museum scholars and professionals from 20 ASEM countries to define the agendas of the workshops planned up to 2004.  Read More

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