agenda November 23, 2017 Symposium: Rethinking the Dutch East India Company? The National Archives of the Netherlands and Leiden University invite you to the symposium ‘Rethinking the Dutch East India Company?’ on 23 and 24 November. news October 23, 2017 Australia: Uiver Collection listed as State Heritage The Uiver Collection of the Albury Heritage Trust has been added to the State Heritage List of New South Wales. news October 25, 2017 Sri Lanka: Sounding heritage The Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands has provided advice on the restoration of two pipe organs in Galle and Colombo. news October 25, 2017 USA: Connecting Dutch Heritage in the Hudson River Valley Eighty heritage specialists participated in a working meeting on ‘Connecting Dutch Heritage in the Hudson River Valley Corridor’. news October 23, 2017 Japan: Dutch trading post Dejima revived and reconnected The Main Gate Bridge on Dejima will be reopened on 24 November in Nagasaki, a great way to close the Holland-Kyushu year. Princess Laurentien will be present. news October 25, 2017 South Africa: Conservation workshops at the SAMA Conference Professionals from the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands and the Reinwardt Academy give workshops to South African museum professionals. 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 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 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 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.