online talk: robert van gulik and chinese culture

On 25th March, an online talk offers a journey into Chinese culture, by discovering the legendary Dutch writer, scholar and diplomat Robert van Gulik’s (1910-1967) passion for Chinese art. In particular the talk is dedicated to the Judge Dee Illustrations and Sources from the Asian Library at Leiden University.

The upcoming presentation will be the third Online talk of “Robert van Gulik and Chinese Culture, Refined Enjoyment of Elegant Leisure”, a series of events organized by the China Cultural Center Den-Haag to celebrate Robert van Gulik’s 110th anniversary.


  • Lin Fan – Lecturer, Chinese Art and Material Culture, Leiden University
  • Marc Gilbert – Curator of Chinese Special Collections, Asian Library, Leiden University Libraries

Date and time: Thursday 25th March 2021 h. 13:00 – 14:00 CET

Join via zoom:, Meeting ID: 297 070 4667

Facebook live streaming:

image: from the FB page of the event.

PAGODE – Europeana China is co-financed by the Connecting Europe Facility Programme of the European Union, under GA n. INEA/CEF/ICT/A2019/1931839