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Discussing the exchange of foods across the Eurasian Heartland through the Silk Route, with Dr. Eugene Anderson.

Interview

Interview with Hans Derks, Ph.D., whose new volume The Market and the Oikos, Vol. II was recently published.

Interview

Jingyi Li from New Books Network interviews Sven Saaler, author of Men in Metal: A Topography of Public Bronze Statuary in Modern Japan.

Guest Post

This article in Dutch was first published on Neerlandistiek, an online magazine for Dutch linguistics, literature and language proficiency that publishes daily contributions.

Interview

Farabi Fakih and Faizah Zakaria discuss the concept and range of authoritarian modernization, Sukarno’s Guided Democracy as a revolution, the formation of a military elite and the connection between Cold War technical aid and democratic decline.

As the Journal of Sufi Studies recently instated a new Editorial Board, we invited the new Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Alexandre Papas, for a discussion about his academic work in Sufi studies, his most recent publications with Brill, and the future of the journal.

George L. van Driem discusses his latest book The Tale of Tea on the podcast Tea, Mud and Hope.

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.

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.

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.