• Third Thursday Lectures
    17 December 2015
    Third Thursday Lectures

    Manga Now at the British Museum

    Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere

    The Third Thursday Lecture Series bring specialists in the field of Japanese art and culture to give talks on their research

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  • Lecture and Conference-Adrian
    Lecture and Conference
    3-4 December 2015

    Art in the Age of the Global Environment

    Featuring Fram Kitagawa

    Discover Fram Kitagawa\\\\\\\'s vision of socially engaged and environmentally conscious contemporary art that has brought hundreds of Japanese and international artists to the mountains of Niigata and the islands of the Seto Inland Sea

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  • Exhibition-Maufe
    3-11 Deceember 2015

    One Thing Leads to Another – A Ceramic Journey

    Sue Maufe

    Discover the artist’s journey from making 5000 Dogu figurines for a project in 2010 to working in Japan, and her growing interest of ancient ceramics, geology and archaeology

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  • Publications

    New Publications

    Recent books by Sir Hugh Cortazzi,
    Richard Pearson, Nancy Broadbent Casserley, John Szostak, and others

    The Sainsbury Institute actively promotes the publication of research findings developed through our fellowship programme, co-organized exhibitions and other scholarly activities.

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  • Fellowships

    Visiting research fellows play an integral part in the research culture of the Sainsbury Institute and its partner institutions. They work on their own projects and contribute to various seminars and conferences. The closing date for application for the 2013-14 Fellowships is 1 March 2013.

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  • Research

    Research networks are at the heart of the Institute’s mission and strategy, forming the basis for our world-class projects. The Institute’s various projects draw on this international network, bringing scholars from around the world together to explore major research themes.

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  • Library

    The Lisa Sainsbury Library holds books, journals, exhibition catalogues, slides, prints, maps and other materials relating to all aspects of Japanese arts and cultures. Its basic level collections include general introductory works and key reference materials in English and Japanese.

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  • Executive Director’s Message

    Koin ya no gotoshi: Time flies away like an arrow. We have entered the month of August, more than half way through 2015, the year of the sheep in the traditional Chinese calendar. What does this year hold for the future of the field of the humanities?

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