The VOC Heritage in Asia: The Dutch Burghers of Ceylon exhibition,features the social interaction in the VOC settlements in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka).The research is based on authentic documentation from primary sources. The Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) has left a huge reservoir of information which is found in archival collections in the Netherlands, Indonesia,Sri Lanka and South Africa. The aim of our project is to document the rich history of the former Dutch/European community in a series of exhibitions. The exhibition travels to five destinations;each exhibition is different. The exhibition is complemented by a comprehensive encyclopaediawhich is divided into two segments – the historical contents and the family summaries Ceylon Dutch Burgher Exhibition Zie ook deze link.
VOC Heritage in Asia: The Ceylon Dutch Burghers
Melbourne, Australia 8th–12th June, 2019