Conferences and seminars

7-8 August 2009. Seminar on Sites, Bodies and Stories at the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta. [Link]

13-14 August 2009. Seminar on physical and cultural anthropology and biomedical research at the Eickman Institute for Molecular Biology in Jakarta [Link]

13-15 January 2011. Conference at the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta, with international experts from Indonesia, the UK, India, Germany, Malaysia, Australia and the Netherlands, discussing the key concepts of (post)colonial heritage dynamics related to archaeological sites, human bodies and human remains, or intangible heritage and performing arts. This will result in a project publication. In connection to this event, MA and PhD students at UGM presented their work to the international experts. [Link]

17 January 2011. Expert meeting on human remains at the Eijkman Institute for Molecular Biology in Jakarta.

4 November 2011. A seminar was organized on colonial films on scientific explorations in geography, tropical medicine, physical anthropology and other science-related topics.

8 December 2011. Ewa Domanska, Adam Mickiewicz University Professor in Theory and History of Historiography in Poznan, Polen, and Associate Professor at the Anthropology Department at Stanford University, USA, was invited to present a lecture in Amsterdam (Spui 25) on “Necros – on the Dead Body, Materialism, Empiricism and Vitalism”. She gave a masterclass for PhD students at VU University, including the PhD candidates of SBS, on 9 December, followed by an ‘interactive’ exploration of the Tropenmuseum exhibition “Death Matters”.