At Saint Petersburg State University, translation studies and interpreting are important subjects within the study of Dutch language and culture.
Birney's throat-grabbing novel 'The Interpreter from Java' about the colonial past in the Dutch East Indies highlights the lasting consequences of a civil war in a penetrating way.
The fourth and final stage of our cycling trip on the Via Belgica takes us from Heerlen to Cologne.
A lifetime after the end of the colonial era, Dutch Indies literature still plays off colonial myths and realities against each other, and finds words for painful, half-forgotten things.
The Low Countries' view of the United States has gradually changed from admiration to sadness and frustration.