Zwarte Hollanders
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Zwarte Hollanders

Did you know that The Netherlands recruited 3000 men in Elmina (now Ghana) in the 19th century and shipped them to Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia)?  These African soldiers lived in Java and Sumatra. They started a family with local women. Their offspring is called Zwarte Hollanders, Black Dutchies or Londo Ireng in Javanese. Today … Continue reading

One fine day in Leiden
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One fine day in Leiden

Siapa yang udah baca seri STPC Holland: One fine day in Leiden? Si penulis, Feba Sukmana itu temen gw. Pertama kali kenalan dengan Feba tahun 2009 waktu dia bekerja sebagai jurnalis di RNW (Radio Nederland Wereldomroep). Dia wawancara gw untuk acaranya Kawula Muda Eropa. Sayangnya rekaman wawancara itu udah ngga ada lagi (dead link).    … Continue reading