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Presentation Jan Breman

“Colonialism as Racism”

Prof. Jan Breman is an Honorary Fellow at the International Institute for Social History (IISH) in Amsterdam. He is the author of many works on Indonesian social history and also India. His work has focused on the impact of both colonial and contemporary policy on poverty and the struggles of the poor. The title of his talk at the seminar ‘Colonial Legacies Today’ at IIRE was ‘Colonialism as Racism’, in which he focused on the historical background in particular.