Conference Archive

Here we keep the minutes of earlier conferences avaliable. From all the way back in 1981 with the first conference in Leiden, The Netherlands. Also, from 2009 on some of the member's and vendor's presentations can be found.

2017: The Thirty-seventh annual EASL conference in Olomouc (6–8 September 2017)Minutes
2016: The Thirty-sixth annual EASL conference in Zürich (7-9 September 2016)Minutes
2015: The Thirty-fifth annual EASL conference in Oxford, (9-11 September 2015)Minutes

EASL Members presentations:
Shenxiao Tong (Edinburgh University Library) “Open Access Resources”
Charles Aylmer (Cambridge University Library): “Latest developments in Cambridge”
Sun Xianbin (Institute for the History of Natural Sciences, Beijing): “Source of the History of Sciences in China”
Presentations of Chinese special collections in Europe:
Thomas Tabery, The Chinese collection of the Bavarian State Library: visibility and accessibility
Renate Stephan, Cataloguing and describing the Chinese rare books in the Bavarian State Library, Munich
Lucia Obi, Yao manuscripts in Munich
Koos Kuiper, The archives of the Chinese Council in Batavia (1776-1968)
Roger Greatrex, Materials for the study of Chinese law in Lund
Delphine Spicq, Recounting the imperial embassy to Tibet: a scroll in Mongolian script written in 1809
Bent Lerbæk Pedersen, ”Square word” Chinese special collection in Copenhagen
Cordula Gumbrecht, Digitisation in Berlin and Krakow
Marc Gilbert, Cultural Revolution documents in the Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon
David Helliwell, The value of rubbish

Shanghai Library: “The North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and Hong Lists (1850~1951)” [video presentation]
Seth Curley (Vista Goosuu): “Chinese Culture Digital Distribution”
Jeff Strandberg (East View): “New Chinese Studies Resources from East View”
Lu Ming (CNPIEC): “CNPIEC’s services”
Guo Liyan (CNKI): “Make China Knowledge Easier to Understand”
Wang Xiaosen (China Data Center, Univ. Michigan): “New Development of China Data Projects”
Ru Jing (CIBTC / Apabi / Cypress Book): “Chinese Databases & VAS through CIBTC and Apabi • Nationwide Digital Reading”
Tom Derrick (Adam Matthews): “Unique Digital Primary Source Collections for Exploring Chinese History”
Denise Che (Wisers): “The Greater China Information Gateway”
Jason Dai (Wanfang Data): “Enriched Knowledge Service Platform”
Cai Mengdi (Paths Scholar): “Books about China from China”
Albert Hoffstädt (Brill): “Brill Online Resources on East Asia”

2014: The Thirty-fourth annual EASL conference in Stockholm, (3-5 September 2014)Minutes

Members Presentations:
Examination papers, Delphine Spicq (Collège de France, Paris)
New Allegro catalogue, Joshua Seufert (Bodleian Library, Oxford)
An update on the Serica project, David Helliwell (Bodleian Library, Oxford)
New joint library system in Switzerland – some problems, Marc Winter (Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, East Asian Studies, Zurich)
Mongolian Prints and Manuscripts in Tibetan Language kept in the Naprstek Museum in Prague, Helena Heroldová, (Naprstek Museum, Prague)
Thesises of Institut of East Asian Studies in digital repository of Charles University, Katarína Feriančíková, (Charles University, Prague)
Report on the IFLA conference 2014, Marc Gilbert (Bibliothèque Municipale de Lyon)
The situation of the Chinese catalog at the Goethe University Frankfurt – a brief review, Fung On Lui (University Library Frankfurt am Main)

China Data Center
Wanfang Data

2013: The Thirty-third annual EASL conference in Leiden, (4 -6 September 2013)Minutes
2012: The Thirty-second annual EASL conference in Paris, (4 -6 September 2012)Minutes

EASL presentations:
Project presentation, David Helliwell, Oxford
From 9 to 1: not being a countdown, Hanno Lecher, Heidelberg
Cataloguing and digitising Chinese rare books and manuscripts at the Bavarian State Library, Thomas Tabery, Munich
Collaborative Chinese collection development at the University of California, Ying Zhang and Cathy Chiu, Irvine California
EACS presentations:
Find & Access: Looking for and into Chinese materials in Europe, Matthias Kaun, Berlin
The Changing landscape of Chinese digital resources, Martina Siebert, Berlin
Digitisation of collections on East Asia in European libraries, Thomas Tabery, Munich
Yongle Dadian for the iPad: The Chinese "holdings" in the universal library of the Internet Archive, Marc Winter, Zurich
WorldCat, HEIDI & Co.: observations on their basic principles and differences, Anne Labitzky-Wagner, Heidelberg
Ancient books, new resources: Online access to the Ancient Chinese Collections at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Nathalie Monnet, Paris

2011: The Thirty-first annual conference at Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague, (7 to 9 September 2011)Minutes

EASL Members Presentations:
Books about China in scanned card catalogue of the National Library and infoportal, Katarína Feriančíková, Prague
Retro-conversion of the Chinese card catalogues of the Bavarian State Library, Thomas Tabery, Munich
Bibliothèque des Langues et Civilisations, Soline Suchet (Bulac), Paris
Evaluation of late-Qing databases and Minguo Periodicals, Martina Siebert (Beitu, Dacheng, Shanghai tushuguan), Berlin
The online publications of the EFO, Barbara Bonazzi, Paris
The development of si bu fenlei fa, Marc Winter, Zurich

2010: The Thirtieth annual conference, Lyon, (8 to 10 September 2010)Minutes

EASL members presentations:
The Chinese special collection of John Rylands Library, Xiaomei Holder, Manchester
The Xixia Avatamsaka Sutra, Delphine Spicq, Paris
A recently discovered gem : Tongren tu san zhong, David Helliwell, Oxford
E-resources of Asian Studies: survey results and discussion, Inga-Lill Blomkvist Copenhagen
Digital Initiatives on China by Hong Kong universities (i.e. free, open access databases from Hong Kong), Angela Ko, Hong Kong

What can CNKI help EASL, CNKI (Joyce Zhang)
CNKI to boost European Sinology & China Statistical Yearbook Database, CNKI (Newman Yan) and China Statistical Yearbook Database
Founder Apabi – new resources, new platform, and new services, Apabi (Li Jing)
Maximizing Knowledge with Minimal Budget and Space, EastView (Teresa Cheng)
National Index to Chinese Newspapers & Periodicals : a secondary document database, Shanghai Library (Lin He)
Innovation of Knowledge & Service, Airiti Inc (Connie Hsiao)
The New Allegro utf-8, (Klaus Lehmann)

2009: Twenty-ninth annual conference, Venice, (9 to 11 September 2009)Minutes

EASL Members Presentations:
China and the West 1245-2000, University of Zurich
Digital Libraries in Taiwan, Feng Yi, Institut d'Asie Orientale, France
綱 鑑甲子圖–, David Helliwell, Bodleian Library, UK
陞官圖 –, David Helliwell, Bodleian Library, UK
Johnston Collection, Sue Small, SOAS, UK
Johnston Collection II, Sue Small, SOAS, UK
Johnston Collection - Statistics, Sue Small, SOAS, UK

Vendors' presentations: Beijing Rare Books, CNKI, EastView, Shanghai Library

2008: The twenty-eighth annual conference at the Institute of Asian Studies/Chinese Department, University of Vienna, (10 to 12 September 2008): Minutes
2007: The twenty-seventh annual EASL conference at the Old Bishop's House, University of Lund, (12 to 14 September 2007): Minutes
2006: The twenty-sixth annual EASL conference held at the Oriental Centre of the Russian State Library Moscow, (14 to 16 September 2006): Minutes
2004: The twenty-fifth annual EASL conference at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, (14 to 16 September 2005): Minutes
2004: The twenty-fourth annual EASL conference in the Wolfson Suite of the Main Library of the University of Edinburgh, (8 to 10 September 2004): Minutes
2003: The twenty-third annual EASL conference in the Bavarian State Library, Munich (18 to 20 September 2003): Minutes
2002: The twenty-second annual EASL conference in the Maison de l'Asie in Paris, (18 to 20 September 2002): Minutes ⇒ EASL Paris 2002 Photo Impressions
2001: The twenty-first annual EASL conference in the Royal Library of Copenhagen, (5 to 7 September 2001): Minutes
2000: The twentieth annual EASL conference in the library in the Centraal Faciliteitsgebouw of Leiden University, (20 to 22 September 2000): Minutes
1999: The nineteenth annual EASL conference in the library of the Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici of the Instituto Universitatio Orientale, Naples, (22 to 24 September 1999): Minutes
1998: The eighteenth annual EASL conference in the East Asian History of Science Library in the Needham Research Institute at Cambridge, (9 to 12 September 1998): Minutes
1997: The seventeenth annual EASL conference in the Oost-Aziatische Bibliotheek of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, (10 to 13 September 1997): Minutes
1996: The Sixteenth annual EASL conference in Heidelberg, (11 to 14 September 1996): Minutes
1995: The Fifteenth annual EASL conference in Zürich, (6 to 9 September 1995): Minutes
1994: The Fourteenth annual EASL conference in Prague, (8 to 10 September 1994): Minutes
1993: The Thirteenth annual EASL conference in Rome, (9 to 11 September 1993): Minutes
1992: The Twelfth annual EASL conference in Paris, (10 to 12 September 1992): Minutes
1991: The Eleventh annual EASL conference in Vienna, (5 to 7 September 1991): Minutes
1990: The Tenth annual EASL conference in Leiden, (6 to 8 September 1990): Minutes
1989: The Ninth annual EASL conference in Stockholm, (7 to 9 September 1989): Minutes
1988: The Eighth annual EASL conference in Berlin, (31 August to 2 September 1988): Minutes
1987: The Seventh annual EASL conference in London, (27 to 29 August 1987): Minutes
1986: The Sixth annual EASL conference in Turin, (30 August 1986): Minutes
1985: The Fifth annual EASL conference in Berlin, (5 to 7 September 1985): Minutes
1984: The Forth annual EASL conference in Tübingen, (8 to 9 September 1984): Minutes
1983: The Third annual EASL conference in Paris, (4 to 8 July 1983): Minutes
1982: The Second annual EASL conference in Cambridge, (3 to 4 July 1982): Minutes
1981: The First annual EASL conference in Leiden, (7 to 12 September 1981): Minutes