Dr. Annemarie Toebosch, Director of Dutch and Flemish Studies, published an article about Memorial Day in the Netherlands. Read the article at The Conversation site: https://theconversation.com/dutch-memorial-day-maintaining-colonial-innocence-by-excluding-people-of-color-116410.

An earlier version of this article was published on Indonesian Independence Day 2018 (August 17). The updates include a discussion of current attempts by the Netherlands to maintain a narrative of colonial innocence while continuing to exclude people of color.