10.00 a.m. Jurgis Elisonas, The Japanese, the Others, and the Itinerary to the Eternal City. Sixteenth-Century Jesuit Views of Mission Peoples East of the Cape.
11.00 a.m. Ernst van den Boogaart, The Representation of the Diversity of Asian Mores by the Brothers De Bry: India Orientalis Volumes 1-4.
1.30 p.m. Edwin Van Kley, Perceptions of Asian Religious Diversity in Seventeenth-Century Dutch Literature.
2.30 p.m. René Barendse, Intelligence and Intelligence Gathering in the Arabian Seas in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century.
Coffee & Tea
4.00 p.m. Joan Pau Rubiés, Orinetal Despotism and Western Orientalism: Botero to Montesqieu.
Saturday, 29 September 2001
10.30 a.m. Peter Rietbergen, Nihon or Japan? European Perceptions of Japan, ca.1600-ca.1800.
11.30 a.m. Walter Demel, The Images of the Japanese and the Chinese in Early Modern Europe: Outward Appearance, Customs and Skills. A Sketchy Comparison of Different Accesses to the Cultures of the Far East .
12.30 p.m. Ernst van den Boogaart, Conclusion and discussion
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