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
To register send your name, email address, and telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org (telephone number +31 71 5353567) before 20 September 2017
During the seminar the walking guide can be purchased for 5 euros.
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