SEALG Annual Meeting 2024 in Frankfurt 

Southeast Asia Library Group (SEALG) 
Frankfurt, 27 – 29 June, 2024 
J.W.Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main 
Bibliothek Sprach & Kulturwissenschaften (BSKW)  
Rostocker Str. 2 
60323 Frankfurt 

Programme

Thursday, 27 June 2024

14.00 – 16.00     Guided tour in the closed stacks of the Weltkulturenmuseum [SEALG / BSKW Members & Paper Presenters Only]

Friday, 28 June 2024

9.30 – 10.30       Library tour in BSKW (Bibliothek Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaften)

10.45 – 18.00     Paper presentations

10.45 – 12.15     1st Session [Chair: Holger Warnk]

Aisha Othman (Head of BSKW): Welcome address [virtual presentation]

10.45 – 11.15      Karina Bolasco (Organisation Committee Philippines, Guest of Honour Frankfurt Book Fair 2025, Manila): Strengthening Philippine Studies via the Frankfurt Book Fair Guest of Honour Program in 2025 [virtual presentation]

11.15 – 11.45      Nurenzia Yannuar (Universitas Negeri Malang): Managing a University Library in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities [virtual presentation]

11.45 – 12.15      Sara Buttler & Ernst Kullmann (Members of the Student Council of Southeast Asian Studies, Frankfurt University: Run through the Jungle: Students on Frankfurt’s Southeast Asian Studies Library

12.15 – 13.00     Lunch break

13.00 – 14.30     2nd Session [Chair: Marije Plomp]

13.00 – 13.30     Elena Clariza (University of Hawai’i at Manoa): Papers of the Philippine Underground Movement: Digital Repatriation & Providing Open-Access to the Global Filipin@ Community

13.30 – 14.00     Lucia Obi & Natalie Przeperski (International Youth Library Foundation, München): The International Youth Library in Munich: History, Mission and (Southeast Asia) Collections [virtual presentation]

14.00 – 14.30     Jana Igunma (British Library, London): Jataka Illustrations in Thai Manuscripts: An Exhibition of Digitised Manuscripts from the British Library at Thammasat University, Bangkok

14.30 – 14.45     Coffee Break

14.45 – 16.15     3rd Session [Chair: Elena Clariza]

14.45 – 15.15     Susann Leonhardt (Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsmedien / Georg Eckert-Institut, Braunschweig): Collecting and Providing Textbooks and Educational Media from all over the World

15.15 – 15.45     Annabel Teh Gallop (British Library, London): Qur’an Manuscripts from Southeast Asia in European Collections [virtual presentation]

15.45 – 16.15     Emily Zinger (Cornell University, Ithaca): The Southeast Asia Digital Library: Collaboration as Sustainability

16.15 – 16.30     Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00     4th Session [Chair: Jana Igunma]

16.30 – 17.00     Marije Plomp (Leiden University Libraries): Unpacking the Asian Library: Strategies and Challenges in Managing Colonial Collections at Leiden University Libraries

17.00 – 17.30     Syukri Rizki (Hamburg University): Acehnese Manuscript Acquisition during the Dutch Occupation

17.30 – 18.00     Virginia Shih (University of California, Berkeley): My Multi-faceted Academic Journey in South Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Taiwan in the Post-pandemic Era: Discovery and Serendipity [virtual presentation]

19.00 –               Dinner

Saturday, 29 June 2024

10.15 – 13.00     SEALG Business Meeting

  1. Minutes and reports from the members & participating libraries
  2. Election of the Committee
  3. Next SEALG meeting 2025
  4. Connecting with CORMOSEA
  5. Fund raising
  6. Miscellaneous

13.00                  End of Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting will take place in hybrid form to allow colleagues who cannot travel to Frankfurt to participate. For more information, registration, meeting points and Zoom links (for virtual attendance), please contact Holger Warnk

Bibliothek Sprach & Kulturwissenschaften, J.W.Goethe Universität Frankfurt am Main