In the first episode of our short series called 'In Chains', we speak with Dr. Raphaël Lambert, Professor at the Department of British and American Cultural Studies, Kansai University, Kyoto. Prof. Lambert is the author of the Brill book Narrating the Slave Trade: Theorizing Community.
In this discussion hosted by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Publishing Perspectives, three experts, including Brill's Acquisitions Editor Abdurraouf Oueslati, discuss how we got to this point of English-language dominance in academic publishing and what can be done to elevate more Arabic scholars and topics in international discourse.
In this podcast for New Books Network, Francesco Quatrini discusses his latest book Adam Boreel (1602-1665): A Collegiant's Attempt to Reform Christianity with Crawford Gribben, professor of history at Queen’s University Belfast.
We caught up with Geert Jan van Gelder, editor and translator of the 150th volume in Brill's Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1: The Near and Middle East book series, to talk about his love for Arabic literature, the translation of the work, as well as a few historic crime stories.