Frankfurt, 27-28 June 2014

The Southeast Asia Library Group together with the Library of Southeast Asian Studies at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University are pleased to invite you to this year’s Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asia Library Group in Frankfurt/Main (Germany), 27-28 June 2014.

The meeting will take place at the Bockenheim Campus and will include a Southeast Asian Studies Library tour with access to the closed stacks, as the library is affiliated with the main University Library.

Adopting last year’s format, we will have the presentation of selected papers on library and archive related issues on the first day, followed by the actual Annual General Meeting on the second day.


SEALG invites proposals for papers on any theme relating to collections, archives and the library work as well as recent developments in the field of South East Asian Studies.

A paper presentation should not exceed 30 minutes (including time for questions/discussuion). Paper abstracts should be no more than 200 words and must include a title, author’s name and affiliation, as well as contact details.

Please submit your paper proposal including abstract to Holger Warnk (email: or  Jana Igunma (email: or Doris Jedamski (email: not later than by 31 January 2014.

We encourage submissions from library and archive staff as well as from scholars and graduate students.

Publication of a paper will be possible in the SEALG Newsletter which is online on the SEALG homepage . Depending on the number and quality of the papers a printed publication in form of a monograph might be an option.

For further details and registration, please contact:

Holger Warnk
J.W.Goethe-University, Southeast Asian Studies,
Senckenberganlage 31, 60325 Frankfurt/M, Germany
Phone & fax: 0049-69-798-28445

Everyone will be most welcome and participation will not be restricted to library or archive staff. Please help circulate both this invitation and the Call for Papers. The Southeast Asia Library Group is looking forward to meeting you in Frankfurt.

Alte Oper (opera house) in Frankfurt

Alte Oper (opera house) in Frankfurt