Shared Cultural Heritage News April 2016
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News April 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
Brazil: closer cooperation between IPHAN and RCE 
On April 11, IPHAN and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) have signed an agreement for enhancing their cooperation. 
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map of the Southern Continent (1767)
Indonesia: The People Behind the Seawall
On April 13, the exhibition ‘The People Behind the Seawall’ was opened by the Dutch Ambassador at the Erasmus Huis in Jakarta, Indonesia. 
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Revealing the information plaque at the Dutch Cemetery in Nagasaki, Japan.
Sri Lanka: exhibition on Dutch adaptive re-use  
On April 27 the travelling exhibition ‘Adaptive re-use in the Netherlands’ will open in  Colombo. 
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Imagined bird's-eye view of Deshim's layout and structures
USA: Black Heritage Tours goes  New York State
This spring, the first pilot tours will be launched  in preparation of the new Black Heritage Tour through New York State in June. 
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Australia: Dutch Masters to Sydney
To celebrate the 400th anniversary of the first Dutch contact with Western Australia, the photography exhibition ‘Dutch Masters of Light’ opened on 17 March  in Sydney.
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a building that once belonged to the Netherlands South Africa Railways
Australia: Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties 
Maritime archaeologists and the National Archives of the Netherlands are cooperating in ‘Shipwrecks of the Roaring Forties’. 
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