Tag Archives: Southeast Asia Library Group

Report from the SEALG Annual Meeting 2018, Leiden

(30 November 2018) The Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asia Library Group 2018 took place on 5-7 July 2018 in the Vossius Conference Room at Leiden University Library (UBL) in Leiden, the Netherlands, and was organised by Doris Jedamski and Marije Plomp. Participants from France, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom attended the […]


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Southeast Asia in the British Pathé Film Archive

(23 April 2015) British Pathé was once a dominant feature of the British cinema experience, says the Southeast Asia Library Group, SEALG.  Before the advent of television, millions around the globe came to movie theatres for their weekly dose of filmed news. British Pathé is considered to be the most comprehensive newsreel archive in the world and […]


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SEALG Annual Meeting at the 7th EUROSEAS Conference, Lisbon, 2-6 July 2013

The Southeast Asia Library Group Annual Meeting 2013 will take place in Lisbon in collaboration with the 7th EUROSEAS Conference at the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Lisbon, Rua Almerindo Lessa (Ajuda University Campus). The conference will be held from 2 to 6 July 2013. The complete list of the conference panels, […]


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An illuminated Malay Qur’an

(12 March 2013) An exquisite illuminated Qur’an (Or.15227), dating from the 19th century and originating from the East Coast of the Malay peninsula, is the first Qur’an manuscript in the British Library to be digitised in its entirety. The manuscript was displayed in the British Library’s Sacred exhibition in 2007, and also featured in the […]


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Everyday life in Java in the late 18th century: Serat Damar Wulan

(21 March 2013) The Southeast Asia Library Group, SEALG has announced the newly-digitised Serat Damar Wulan (MSS.Jav.89) one of the loveliest Indonesian manuscripts in the British Library, with a treasury of illustrations depicting Javanese society in the late 18th century. Pages from the Serat Damar Wulan were also reproduced in colour in the British Library […]


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