11 experts (in total), 50 objects! Everyone learns about the VOC, but who were the resistance heroes on the plantations in our colonial history? What do you know about the Indonesian rice table, invented by the Dutch? Follow the new Volkskrant series ‘Our colonial past in 50 objects’ where 50 stories are available for a year from and are written by 50 different authors, from young historians to well-known writers. Read more about the opening essay, first window and colophon.