21 November 2019 ABIE Netherlands: ABIE Netherlands Festive Season Dinner
Let’s kick off the festive season in style!
We have a special evening planned for you, with fabulous food, wines, speakers and SURPRISES to get into the Christmas spirit!
As a Christmas gift to our members, the dinner will be offered at a special rate of €50.
Guest Speaker: Nonja Peters
GUEST SPEAKER: Nonja Peters, Visiting Professor, University of Amsterdam
Nonja Peters is an anthropologist, historian, museum curator, social researcher and public speaker. Her interests include the transnational movement of people (forced and voluntary), ethnicity, class, gender, racism, sense of place, identity and belonging, immigrant entrepreneurship and the digital preservation of immigrants’ cultural heritage. She has a special interest in Dutch maritime, military, migration and mercantile connections with Australia and the South East Asian and Pacific Regions.
She is initiator/innovator, researcher and curator of permanent and travelling museum exhibitions on migration, Dutch history and identity in Australia and creator of multicultural festivals. Is author of seven books, numerous book chapters, journal articles, conference proceedings, TV documentaries, lectures, panel discussions, government reports and a website (www.daaag.org) – on migration and resettlement. In 2003, she was awarded a Centenary medal, and in 2006, a Knighthood: Ridder In de Orde van Oranje Nassau ‘by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands for outstanding service in preserving the heritage of Dutch and other migrants to Australia, and fostering bilateral relationships’.
Venue: Pulitzer Hotel Amsterdam Address: Prinsengracht 323, 1016 GZ Amsterdam Date: Thursday 21 November Time: 7 pm Cost: €50 for members, €89 for associates
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