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Title:Revitalising 'stamverwantschap': the role of the 'Nederlands Zuid-Afrikaanse Werkgemeenschap' on Dutch-Afrikaner relations in the twentieth century
Author:Slaa, Bernard
Year:2013
Periodical:South African Historical Journal (ISSN 0258-2473)
Volume:65
Issue:4
Pages:504-525
Language:English
Geographic terms:South Africa
Netherlands
Subjects:Afrikaners
Dutch
international relations
associations
kinship
Link:https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/02582473.2013.786752
Abstract:In the last decades, the concept of 'stamverwantschap', or the special relationship between the Dutch and Afrikaner nation, has become out of vogue. This article tries to revitalize the concept by looking at its persistency over time, even during the apartheid era. The Nederlands Zuid-Afrikaanse Werkgemeenschap (NZAW, Dutch South African Working Community), founded in 1963, played an important role in maintaining the old idea of 'stamverwantschap' as a principle to stand up for each other's nation, even until the present day. Although the organization lacked influence at the governmental level, it succeeded in keeping the Dutch-Afrikaner relation alive by focusing on exchange programmes for journalists, politicians, students and teachers, while propagating a 'critical dialogue' to reform apartheid. Notes, ref., sum. [Journal abstract]
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