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.
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 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.