Shared Cultural Heritage News September 2016
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News September 2016

This newsletter is produced by DutchCulture in close cooperation with the Cultural Heritage Agency and the National Archives of the Netherlands. It highlights activities of the Shared Cultural Heritage Programme.
Father and son in Kota Tua, Jakarta. Part of series Heritage in Transition by Isabelle Boon
Shared Cultural Heritage exhibitions this autumn: don’t miss them!
This autumn, several exhibitions of Shared Cultural Heritage will be on view in different locations in the Netherlands. All of these projects have been supported by the Shared Heritage Matching Fund.
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map of the Southern Continent (1767)
Australia: unique magazine to be presented: Boemerang
The unique magazine ‘Boemerang’ will proudly be presented at the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam on October 5.
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Revealing the information plaque at the Dutch Cemetery in Nagasaki, Japan.
USA: New Amsterdam stories, digital links
On September 8, the New York City Municipal Archives and the Stadsarchief Amsterdam announced the launch of a unique online cooperation. Guided by scholars from the New Netherland Institute (Albany, NY), this new project will make original documents found in both archives available to the general public for the first time.  
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Imagined bird's-eye view of Deshim's layout and structures
South Africa: Award of Excellence for book on shared Dutch built heritage
On September 2, the book “Eclectic ZA Wilhelmiens: A shared Dutch built heritage in South Africa” was honoured with the prestigious Award of Excellence by the South African Institute for Architecture (SAIA). The editors are Karel Bakker, Nicholas Clarke and Roger Fisher. 
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Brazil: successful exchange of knowledge between IPHAN and RCE
In early September, IPHAN policy officer Beatriz Otto de Santana returned to Brazil after a three-month exchange of knowledge with the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE).
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Indonesia: Jakarta Heritage Academy officially launched
On August 19 and 20, the Jakarta Heritage Academy, a new training programme on urban heritage conservation, was launched in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Shared Cultural Heritage: National Archives presents Country Pages
Between August and December 2016, the National Archives of the Netherlands will be launching ten different Country Pages. Each of these pages gives a quick overview of the archives and resources on shared cultural heritage that are available for a particular country. The Country Pages that have been published so far are on BrazilIndonesia and United States of America. Forthcoming Country Pages are: Suriname, Sri Lanka, South-Africa, Japan, Australia, Russia and India.
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