page Shared Cultural Heritage Programme The Netherlands works together with international partners, to preserve Shared Cultural Heritage worldwide for future generations. news May 22, 2019 New research guide on slavery in the former Dutch East-Indies A new research guide about slavery in the Dutch East-Indies between 1820 and 1900 is now available online. news May 22, 2019 iDiscover Colombo: an app that maps the soul of the city Celebrating local community, creative culture and shared heritage in the historic heart of the city. news May 21, 2019 Japan: Restoration works on European historical cemetery The Netherlands and the Russian Federation collaborated on the restoration of a century-old wall in the European historical cemetery in Nagasaki. news May 21, 2019 Russia: artefact that witnessed shared history of Russia and the Netherlands under restoration The memorial plaque to Nicolaes Witsen, installed by the Dutch community in Moscow in 1694, is currently being restored. news May 14, 2019 Indonesia: third edition of Capacity Building Training for Museum Professionals in Indonesia In April, the third edition of the training for Indonesian museum professionals took place in Malang and focused on exhibition narratives and design. news May 13, 2019 Lecture: International Programme for Maritime Heritage of the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands Leon Derksen presented the International Programme for Maritime Heritage and the ‘Search for the Kanrin Maru Shipwreck’ in Hokkaido (Japan) as a case study. news April 8, 2019 Australia: Maritime archaeology research on the Houtman Abrolhos Islands The Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands will participate in a new study on the Houtman Abrolhos Islands, together with its Australian partners. news May 22, 2019 USA: New-York Historical Society launches Women’s Curriculum On 8 March the New-York Historical Society launched the ‘Women & the American Story’ (WAMS) free curriculum. news February 19, 2019 New documentary: ‘How the Dutch Deal with Heritage’ A new documentary explores the Dutch experience of adapting built heritage to current needs.