Thursday September 14 2017
Symposium East Asian Book History at Brill
Symposium East Asian Book History at Brill in celebration of the publication of Brill’s Walking Guide to Asian Leiden
On the occasion of the opening of Leiden University’s Asian Library on 14 September 2017 and Leiden Asia Year 2017, Brill will publish a walking guide on Asia(n history) in Leiden. This walking guide will be launched at Brill on Friday 22 September with a symposium on East Asian book history.
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
Date: 22 September 2017
Location: Brill office Leiden, Plantijnstraat 2, Leiden
Registration: send your name, email address, telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org before 20 September 2017 (telephone number of Wendy Logeman is +31 71 5353567)