Gerry van Klinken is emeritus professor of Southeast Asian history at the University of Amsterdam, honorary research fellow at KITLV Leiden, honorary professor at the University of Queensland. He has written extensively about citizenship and middle classes in Indonesia. The current paper is part of his “coming out” in a new project on the history of climate change governance in Asia.
Ivo Smits, Professor of Arts and Cultures of Japan at the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS). His field of expertise comprises literature and film in Japan. His research focuses on early medieval classical texts in both classical Japanese and classical Chinese.
Doreen Müller, Lecturer Japanese Art and Material Culture, Leiden University. Müller is an historian of the visual arts and material culture of Japan. Her research addresses the interaction of images and text in the narrative scroll tradition and in printed media in early modern Japan.
David Kloos, senior researcher at KITLV. He is interested in religion, gender, violence, colonialism, knowledge formation, visual methods, and the social and political aspects of climate change.
This seminar is a hybrid event and will be held in the conference room of KITLV (room 1.68) and online via Zoom, on Tuesday 14 March, from 15.30 – 17.00 PM (CET).
If you want to join this seminar on location, please register via: [email protected].
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Gust of wind – Manga, 1820. Artist: Katsushika Hokusai.