Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
Research Director, Sainsbury Institute and Project Curator, Department of Asia, The British Museum
Every Third Thursday of the month, the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures hosts a lecture on a topic related to the art and culture of Japan. Talks begin at 6pm (50-minute lecture followed by refreshments). Speakers are all specialists in their field and the talks are intended to be accessible to those with no prior knowledge of Japanese history.
Admission is free and all are welcome. Booking essential.
To book a seat email us at [email protected] or fax 01603 625011 up to two days before the lecture stating your name, number of seats required and a contact number. Unless indicated otherwise the lectures are held at the Norwich Cathedral Hostry (Weston Room), Norwich NR1 4EH. The Third Thursday Lecture series is funded by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation and the Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Charitable Trust.
About the Lecture
Please note that Sir Hugh Cortazzi’s scheduled talk on Thursday, 19 December, has been cancelled. Below is the revised programme for this Thursday’s event. We apologise any inconvenience caused.
A short introduction to Sir Hugh Cortazzi’s latest publication, A Miscellany of Japanese Sketch Books and Print Albums, 1840-1912, by Simon Kaner, Head of the Centre for Archaeology and Heritage, Sainsbury Institute and Head of the Centre for Japanese Studies, University of East Anglia.
Lecture “Anglo Japanese Connections: Tradition and Innovation Seen Through Japanese Ceramics Displayed at the British Museum” by Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere, Research Director, Sainsbury Institute and Project Curator, Department of Asia, The British Museum.
Lecture is to be followed by Q&A; refreshments and mince pies
Become a Friend and receive a complimentary copy of Sir Hugh Cortazzi’s latest book together with a set of Institute’s original greeting cards
Join ‘Friends of the Sainsbury Institute’ and receive a copy of A Miscellany of Japanese Sketch Books and Print Albums, 1840-1912 and a set of greeting cards on the night of the lecture. Copies of the book (£8.00 per copy) and cards (£2.00 each) will be available to purchase on the night.
For more information on Friends of the Sainsbury Institute and how to join, contact Keiko Nishioka at [email protected] or 01603 597 510, or visit: