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Shared Cultural Heritage News December 2016
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News December 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
South Africa, Australia, Netherlands: 'Vêrlander, Orphans of the VOC' exhibitions
As of 17 December, the exhibition ‘Vêrlander, Orphans of the VOC’ is showing in: Bloemfontein, South Africa; Geraldton, Australia; and Hoorn, the Netherlands.
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map of the Southern Continent (1767)
Australia: Dutch contribution to Australian Wooden Boat Festival 2017
The Shared Cultural Heritage Matching Fund is supporting the Dutch contribution to the Australian Wooden Boat Festival (10-13 February) on Tasmania, Australia.
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Revealing the information plaque at the Dutch Cemetery in Nagasaki, Japan.
USA: New York’s Dutch roots in new exhibition 
The exhibition ‘New York at Its Core’ opened in November 2016 at the Museum of the City of New York. 
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Imagined bird's-eye view of Deshim's layout and structures
Shared Heritage: reading tips for the cold winter months
Those beautiful books have been published in 2016 with the support of the Shared Cultural Heritage Matching Fund. Great reading tips on Surinamese Boeroes, the first Dutch migrants in Brazil, architecture in Indonesia and more.  
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Imagined bird's-eye view of Deshim's layout and structures
RCE: Shared Heritage highlights of 2016 
The Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) is looking back on a successful 2016. This overview of inspiring projects includes workshops on museum collections in South Africa, a toolkit for research into Indonesia's built heritage and the inventorying of a Dutch shipwreck in Japan. 
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Imagined bird's-eye view of Deshim's layout and structures
National Archives: 2016 projects in facts and figures
2016 has almost come to an end. Time to itemise the activities of the Shared Heritage team of the National Archives of the Netherlands in facts and figures, among which the digitisation of as much as 309 meters of archives. 
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Australia: closer cooperation on maritime archaeology
On 29 November, closer Dutch-Australian cooperation was announced to further enhance research on maritime archaeology and underwater heritage management.
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Japan: from reviving to connecting
2016 was an exciting year for shared heritage in Japan, whether an exhibition on adaptive reuse, the active former Dutch Trading Posts or the exchanges via the Holland-Kyuhsu project. These and more have created a strong foundation and direction for upcoming Shared Heritage activities in 2017-2020. 
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DutchCulture | Heritage increases visibility, strengthens coherence and supports Shared Cultural Heritage. It aims to achieve this through a number of instruments among which a matching fund. If you have questions or remarks or would like to contribute to the newsletter, you can reach us at heritagedesk@DutchCulture.nl.

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