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In memoriam Prof. dr. Frances Gouda (1950–2019)

Professor emeritus in Gender and (Post)Colonial History, Department of political science, University of Amsterdam

We are shocked and deeply saddened to have learned that our dear colleague and friend Frances Gouda has passed away.

Life is an unfoldment, and the further we travel the more truth we can comprehend. To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those that lie beyond. – Hypatia

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Not a single word on Dutch-Caribbean people

by Jeroen Dewulf

[Review of: The Postcolonial Low Countries: Literature, Colonialism, and Multiculturalism. Edited by Elleke Boehmer and Sarah De Mul. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012. 266 pp. Cloth $ 90.00.]

As the editors Elleke Boehmer and Sarah De Mul of The Postcolonial Low Countries rightly argue, little attention has traditionally been paid to Dutch-speaking areas in global analysis of the cultural legacy of Europe’s colonial policies. In this respect, the publication of a new volume that attempts to reach a broad range of scholars interested in the legacy of Dutch and Belgian colonial policies in the contemporary Low Countries and their former overseas possessions in Africa, Asia, and the Americas should be welcomed. read on…

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