• Third Thursday Lectures
    16 November 2017 | Third Thursday Lecture

    Recasting tradition: eighteenth-century Japanese picture-books by the Edo publisher Urokogataya

    Dr Laura Moretti

    Third Thursday Lectures bring a specialist to Norwich to deliver talks related to Japanese art and culture

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  • Job ad
    Job post

    Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Japanese Arts, Cultures and Heritage

    Deadline: 30 November 2017

    An exciting opportunity to join the Institute as Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Japanese Arts, Culture and Heritage.

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  • Winter Arch Prog
    Call for Applications

    British Heritage and Archaeology Winter Programme 2018

    Deadline: 15 December 2017

    Application is now open for a two-week, tailor-made programme designed to enable Japanese students to examine various aspects of cultural heritage and archaeology in the UK

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  • One hundred poems
    27 November | Talk

    Heaven’s Wind: Translation of Japanese Poetry and Prose

    Peter MacMillan and Angus Turvill

    Join us at The Hostry at Norwich Cathedral for a fascinating discussion on translating Japanese poetry and prose

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  • Tobunken
    Reference resource

    Tobunken-Sainsbury Institute Research Collections Database

    Art research database

    Information on Japanese art related publications in English, as well as on Japanese art exhibitions and Japanese film festivals taking place outside of Japan

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  • Annual report

    Annual Report 2015-16

    Sainsbury Institute

    Our annual report for 2015-16 academic year is now available

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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.

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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

    We would like to warmly welcome our new Fellows and Keio Librarian. We are also pleased to share our plans for the future and ways of expanding our research scope.

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