Interview

In a discussion with Jingyi Li, Christopher Joby discusses his latest book The Dutch Language in Japan (1600-1900). It is the first book-length account of the knowledge and use of the Dutch language in Tokugawa and Meiji Japan.

Podcast

In the second episode of our short series In Chains, we speak with Dr. Alexis Jonathan Martig, Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta, Instructor at MacEwan University, and author of the article “Slaving Zones, Contemporary Slavery and Citizenship: Reflections from the Brazilian Case”.

Podcast

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.

Video

Domenico Ingenito, Paul Losensky and Jane Mikkelson discuss the recently published Beholding Beauty. Saʿdi of Shiraz and the Aesthetics of Desire in Medieval Persian Poetry.

Interview

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.

Interview

In celebration of the publication of the first volume in Brill's new Handbook of Sufi Studies, we joined Alexander Knysh, Editor-in-Chief, for a discussion about the popularity of Sufism in the West, the relation of Sufi studies to adjacent disciplines, and the directions that the Handbook series will take in the future.

Interview

In this New Books Network podcast, Ana Beatriz Ribeiro discusses Modernization Dreams, Lusotropical Promises, her book with Candela Marini.

Guest Post

Tytus Jaskułowski über eine Freundschaft, die von gegenseitigem Misstrauen und gegenseitiger Kontrolle geprägt wurde - und damit keine war.

Guest Post

Guest post by Kay Etheridge, Gettysburg College; with translations from German by Michael Ritterson.

Interview

In recognition and celebration of the publication of Remembering May Fourth, we joined the book’s editor Carlos Yu-Kai Lin. We were fortunate to receive insight into the deep cultural and political history that arose from May Fourth and continues to influence Modern China.