Seminar and launch at Brill Publishers

Friday 22 September 2017

Seminar and launch at Brill Publishers

SJA members are cordially invited to attend a seminar on East Asian book history at the Brill offices in celebration of the official opening of Leiden University’s Asian Library and the publication of Brill’s Walking Guide to Asian Leiden

Date: 22 September 2017

Location: Brill office, Plantijnstraat 2, Leiden

Language: English

To register send your name, email address, and telephone number to (telephone number +31 71 5353567) before 20 September 2017

During the seminar the walking guide can be purchased for 5 euros.


12:30-13:00 registration

13:00-13:20 welcome and introduction

13:20-13:50 Anne Sytske Keijser (Leiden University): Translating Chinese literature today

13:50-14:20 Dr Ellis Tinios (Leeds University): An introduction to Edo period books of illustrations

14:20-14:40 Inge Klompmakers (Brill): Asia in Leiden and Brill’s Walking guide to Asian Leiden

14:40-15:10 coffee/tea break

15:10-16:10 Dr Laura Moretti (University of Cambridge): Early-modern Japanese picture books for children?

16:10-16:40 Dr Ellis Tinios (Leeds University): Adapting Chinese books for the Japanese Market

16:40-16:45 concluding remarks

16:45-18:00 drinks

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