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Conjuring Futures

Culture and Decolonization in the Dutch Caribbean, 1948–1975

Chelsea Schields

This article explores the history of the Foundation for Cultural Cooperation between the Netherlands, Suriname, and the Netherlands Antilles (Sticusa), asking how cultural institutions partook in the process of decolonization. Analyzing the perspectives of Sticusa collaborators and critics in the Caribbean, I argue that cultural actors saw decolonization as an opportunity to reorient cultures toward an emergent world order. In this process, they envisioned a range of horizons, from closer integration with Europe to enhanced affinity with the broader Americas. By the 1970s, however, these horizons narrowed to the attainment of national sovereignty, and Sticusa’s cultural experiment ended as a result.

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The Return of N'Guyen Van Binh

Exile and Injustice in the French Empire, 1866–1876

Geoff Read

the colony immediately. He hoped, therefore, that they could be redirected from France to the Antilles to find work. 14 Conditions on the voyage were harsh. As the maritime prefect in Toulon complained, the prisoners arrived in his care in “a

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Decolonising Borders

Re-imagining Strangeness and Spaces

John Sodiq Sanni

black person] in Antilles to illustrate the challenges that colonised blacks face regarding language. He observes that ‘The black man has two dimensions: one with his fellows, the other with the white man. [The black person] behaves differently with a

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« Nous ne voulons pas de Blancs dans le pays »

l'insurrection des populations de la Haute-Sangha et la pacification de l'espace rebelle (1928–1931)

Patrick Dramé

émergente », art. cit. 46 Ministère de la guerre, Manuel à l'usage des troupes employées outre-mer. Deuxième partie. Fasc. 2 : Afrique Occidentale et Équatoriale. Antilles et Guyane , Paris, Charles-Lavauzelle et Cie, 1937. 47 CHETOM, 15 H 54, Dossier