KITLV Publications

KITLV Publications are all the books published by Brill Academic Publishers in collaboration with KITLV. Only members of our Vereniging/Association are able to order their books through KITLV. In addition to the usual discount on KITLV books, they will receive a 25% discount on all books published by Brill. In addition, KITLV members can order a MyBook version of KITLV books, see the information below. Brill’s MyBook program gives members the option to purchasea print-on-demand paperback copy of books of their choice. MyBook is an affordable paperback copy of a Brill publication intended for personal use. MyBook is printed on demand and has a generic cover. It is not possible for non-members to acquire a MyBook and KITLV members can only acquire the cheaper books via KITLV. The current price of a MyBook is € 30.25 including tax and excluding shipping from KITLV to the customer. The members’ discount of 25% is not applicable to MyBook publications. For more information, please contact Ellen Sitinjak: ln.vl1532013496tik@k1532013496ajnit1532013496is1532013496.

Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde/Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia (BKI)

Published since 1853, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde/Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences of Southeast Asia (BKI) is an interdisciplinary journal on Southeast Asia, with a strong focus on Indonesia. In 2007, it was rated ‘A+’ by the Asian Studies Association of Australia (ASAA). This is a full Open Access journal, which means that all articles are freely available, ensuring maximum, worldwide dissemination of content.

New West Indian Guide (NWIG)

Published continuously since 1919, the New West Indian Guide (NWIG) is the oldest scholarly journal on the Caribbean, featuring English-language articles in the fields of anthropology, art, archaeology, economics, geography, geology, history, international relations, linguistics, literature, music, political science and sociology, and includes the world’s most complete review section on Caribbean books – covering some 150 books each year. NWIG is a peer-reviewed journal and regularly publishes contributions by authors from Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, England, Germany, Guyana, the Netherlands, Suriname, the United States, and Venezuela, as well as every part of the insular Caribbean.


This page provides an overview of the books and journals published by Brill Academic Publishers in collaboration with KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies.

Brill Academic Publishers

As of 1 January 2013 the production, distribution and sale of books by KITLV (including Verhandelingen en Caribbean Series) and the publication of our journals BKI and NWIG are the responsibility of Brill Publishers. Both journals are fully sponsored by the Learned Society KITLV, and therefore charges for Open Access publishing are waived.