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

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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.

Interview

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.

Interview

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

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.

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 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 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.