agenda November 23, 2017 Symposium Rethinking the Dutch East India Company? The National Archives, Leiden University and Leiden Asia Year invite you to the international symposium on the Dutch East India Company on 23 and 24 November. news September 13, 2017 Building digital bridges between Amsterdam and New York City Archival collections from Amsterdam and NYC, relating to the 17th century settlement New Amsterdam, are united in an online database ‘New Amsterdam Stories’ . news September 13, 2017 Australia: Virtual representation of the Batavia legacy You can now explore the legacy of the wrecked VOC ship Batavia through a new simulation app called ‘Beacon Virtua’. news September 13, 2017 Russia: upcoming Urban Heritage Strategies course in Rotterdam From 18 to 29 September, the RCE and IHS are organising a short course on Urban Heritage Strategies for Russian professionals in Rotterdam news September 7, 2017 Dutch papers virtually back home from the USA Dutch 17th-century documents from New Jersey are now on the website of the National Archives news September 13, 2017 Suriname: Renovation of Fort Zeelandia Renovations on the roof of Fort Zeelandia have started with the contribution of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Paramaribo. news September 13, 2017 New World – New Netherlands – New York The NY Historical Society has created classroom materials about the colonial period, based on sources that have never been translated and published before. news September 13, 2017 New Shared Heritage Documents online 30,000 digital images of the Archives of the States General have been added to the website of the National Archives news September 13, 2017 Suriname: ‘MuseumN8’, workshops on re-using cultural heritage In the context of MuseumN8 2017 in Paramaribo, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands organised two workshops on re-using shared cultural heritage. news June 15, 2017 South Africa: Footprint of Dutch South-African railway Structures have been discovered during search for traces of Dutch South-African railway company. news June 15, 2017 Australia: The World Ended on Mango Street A long-kept secret of a deceased grandmother who survived a Japanese concentration camp during WWII. news June 15, 2017 South Africa: Tracing South-African and Dutch history through the VOC Digitised and transcribed documentations of the daily lives of Dutch people in South Africa during the Dutch East India Company period are becoming available. news June 6, 2017 New round for Shared Heritage Matching Fund Four international projects receive contributions from the Shared Cultural Heritage Matching Fund. news June 15, 2017 Sri Lanka: Restoration of Wolvendaal church windows Window restoration project completed for Wolvendaal church, built in 1749 by the Dutch East India Company. agenda June 5, 2017 International visitors: heritage delegation USA From 5 to 9 June 2017, DutchCulture, RCE and CGNY will host a delegation from Albany, New York.