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Trude Dijkstra is a lecturer in early modern history at Leiden University, the Netherlands and Tiele-stichting research fellow in bookhistory. She studied history, art studies and bookhistory at the University of Amsterdam, where in 2019 she defended her dissertation on Chinese religion and philosophy in Dutch printwork, 1595-1700. In 2021, she will stay at the Warburg Institute London with a Niels Stensen postdoctoral fellowship, where Trude will study representations of Chinese medicine in Netherlandish printwork.
- Recent Publications
The Chinese Imprint. Printing and Publishing Chinese Religion and Philosophy in the Dutch Republic 1595-1700, Leiden: Brill, forthcoming.
‘A Chinese Philosopher in European Dress. The Review of the First Latin Translation of Confucius (1687) in the Philosophical Transactions’, in T.Weststeijn (ed.), Foreign Devils and Philosophers. Cultural Encounters between the Chinese, the Dutch, and Other Europeans, 1590-1800, Leiden: Brill, 2020.
‘”Tot Eeuwige Memorie de Druckerye-Konste”. Simon de Vries’s Discourse on the Chinese Art of Print’, Quaerendo 48.3 (2018).
‘Constructing Confucius in the Low Countries’, Zeventiende Eeuw 32.2 (2016) [with T.Weststeijn].
Also see https://leidenuni.academia.edu/TrudeDijkstra
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- Netherlands, China, France
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- 17th century, 18th century, Early Modern
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- Book History, Libraries & Archives, Literary History, Medicine, Religion