• Third Thursday Lectures Jan
    18 February 2016
    Third Thursday Lectures

    The Portrait, painted in 1916

    Atsushi Tanaka

    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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  • Ishibashi Lectures
    Lecture | 12 March 2016

    Ishibashi Lecture Series

    Japanese Gardens: To whom do they belong?

    This lecture series explores the popularity and progress of Japanese gardens found outside of Japan

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  • Annual Report
    News

    Annual Report (2013-14)

    Sainsbury Institute

    Our annual report from 2013-14 is now available for download

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  • Publications
    News

    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

    A belated happy new year from Norwich. Looking back a bit, last year was yet another busy and fruitful year for the Sainsbury Institute, and we found ourselves particularly engaged towards the end.

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