September 22, 2020

Now online! 450 manuscript images of Vat Maha Tat Rasabovoravihan Collection in Luang Prabang, Laos – Al the images of 450 Manuscripts from the Vat Maha Tat Rasabovoravihan collection, Luang Prabang city, Laos have been uploaded on the DREAMSEA digital repository […]
August 3, 2020

Digitisation of Islamic Manuscripts from Solok, West Sumatra, has Started

The DREAMSEA program has started to digitize manuscripts from Solok Regency in West Sumatra. The mission started on 14 July and will continue until 12 August […]
July 8, 2020

Digitisation of Manuscripts from Cirebon Using a Health Protocol to Avoid Covid-19 Infection – DREAMSEA has resumed the digitisation of manuscripts from Cirebon after having halted the activity in early March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In […]
May 19, 2020

Book Review: Richard Fox, More than Words. Transforming Script, Agency, and Collective Life in Bali.

Richard Fox, More than Words. Transforming Script, Agency, and Collective  Life in Bali. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2018, 264 p. ISBN 9781501725357. Writing  and  […]
March 25, 2020

Global Pandemic, It’s Time to Read Old Manuscripts from Home!

At present, the world is facing a global pandemic due to the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). Herewith we express our deep concern and hope that […]
March 13, 2020

“Illustrated Manuscripts from Yogyakarta and the Attire the Figures on the Illustrations Wear”

Dr Dick van der Meij, DREAMSEA’s Academic Advisor and Liaison Officer was invited to deliver a lecture during the International Symposium on Royal Attire and Civilization […]
February 11, 2020

Thousands Southeast Asian Digital Manuscripts Now Available Online

Jakarta, DREAMSEA – At present, digitised pages of manuscripts from a variety of Southeast Asian cultures have been made available online. The public can read these […]
February 6, 2020

Gods, birds, and trees; Variation in illustrated Javanese pawukon manuscripts

Many libraries in the world preserve Javanese pawukonmanuscripts containing divinatory calendars based on the Javanese 30 seven-day wukucycle. Collections are found in the National Library of Indonesia in […]
February 6, 2020

The Ricklefs collection at Leiden University Libraries. Some material features

Manuscripts are not only about content. The leather bindings, the kinds of paper, and the ink used may tell us stories without words – material talks. […]
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