March 3, 2021

Dutch Caribbean heritage goes digital

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From The Daily Herald St Maarten ~ Documents up to 1954 widely accessible ~ LEIDEN–The Dutch Caribbean Digital Platform of the Leiden University and the University of Curaçao with more than half a million scans that were made of old books, magazines, articles, manuscripts, newspapers, photos, maps and charts went online on Saturday. With only […]

Impartial check confirms St. Maarten survey fraud

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By Suzanne Koelega From The Daily Herald LEIDEN–An independent check carried out on the request of the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies KITLV has confirmed that St. Maarten interviewers have committed fraud during the local survey for the large Confronting Caribbean Challenges study. The results of the check done by a […]

KITLV Opinion Survey in the Dutch Caribbean, irregularities on St. Maarten

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From Saba – News Between September and November 2015, the KITLV executed a large-scale opinion survey on all six Caribbean islands of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. On each island, a random sample of addresses was drawn to be visited by a locally-recruited interviewer. KITLV researcher Dr. Wouter Veenendaal organized and supervised the survey, closely […]

Indonesian and Caribbean collection transferred from KITLV-KNAW to Leiden University

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With effect from 1 July 2014, the KNAW is transferring management of the extensive collections on Indonesia and the Caribbean previously held by the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV-KNAW) to Leiden. ‘The University has struck gold with this extensive collection.’ The agreement was signed on 30 June by the KNAW, […]