Early November 1954, the first Godzilla movie hit theatres in Japan. A cultural icon was born. 65 years later, is it time for Godzilla to ‘retire’? What shapes and roles had Godzilla had over the decades, what was his impact, … Lees verder

On November 1st and 2nd, Leiden University Libraries hosts the 12th International Siebold Research Conference. A great lineup of scholars will present their papers, and all presentations are open for the public. Follow this event for the final program, the … Lees verder

Zoals bekend waren de Nederlanders de enige Europeanen die tussen c. 1640 en 1854. Wat minder bekend is, is hoe de Nederlandse taal in deze periode in Japan werd gebruikt. Vertalingen van ongeveer 1000 boeken werden gemaakt van Nederlands naar … Lees verder