Euro-Japanese Archaeological Exchanges from the 19th Century to Today


10月25日2014年 | 1.30-4pm

Tokyo National Museum, Heiseikan Auditorium, 13-9 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

(Doors open at 13:00; with simultaneous translation)

This Ishibashi Foundation Lecture series bring senior scholars from Europe and Japan together to explore how scholarly and artistic inspirations of Japan and Europe influenced each other since the 19th century to the present day.

Watch the Ishibashi Foundation Lecture 2014


Part 1 – Lecture 1
What the Foreign Specialist William Gowland Saw in the Burial Mounds
Simon Kaner
Head, Centre for Archaeology and Heritage, Sainsbury Institute


Part 1 – Lecture 2
Molecular Archaeology: Investigating Diet, Food and Cuisine from Stonehenge to the Jōmon?
Oliver Craig
BioArCh, Department of Archaeology, University of York


Part 2 – Discussion
Moderator: Shirai Katsuya, Chief Curator of Archaeology, Curatorial Research Department, Tokyo National Museum

Programme

Lecture 1 | 1.30-2.10pm
What the Foreign Specialist William Gowland Saw in the Burial Mounds
Simon Kaner
Head, Centre for Archaeology and Heritage, Sainsbury Institute

Abstract

Lecture 2 | 2.10-2.50pm
Molecular Archaeology: Investigating Diet, Food and Cuisine from Stonehenge to the Jōmon?
Oliver Craig
BioArCh, Department of Archaeology, University of York

Abstract

Panel Discussion ‘Euro-Japanese archaeological exchanges’ | 3.00-4.00pm
Moderator: Shirai Katsuya, Chief Curator of Archaeology, Curatorial Research Department, Tokyo National Museum

About the Lecture Series

The Sainsbury Institute is delighted to present the Second Ishibashi Foundation Lecture Series in Tokyo this October, sponsored by the Ishibashi Foundation and co-organised by Tokyo National Museum. Senior scholars from Europe will share their research with the Japanese audience and illustrate the current status of Japanese archaeology and cultural heritage studies in Europe and also how Japanese art and antiquities are studied and displayed in European museums. Lectures will be given in English and simultaneously translated into Japanese. This Lecture Series aim to offer new perspectives in the studies of Japanese arts and cultures and contribute to the promotion of scholarly and artistic exchange between Europe and Japan.

Poster

Information

Admission to the event is free. Please note that a ticket is required to enter the museum on the day. Seats will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis (250 places available).

For more information, contact:
Email: [email protected]
Tel: +44 (0)1603-597510 | Fax: +44 (0)1603-625011

For other enquiries, contact:
Tokyo National Museum
Tel: 03-5777-8600 (recorded message)

Organisers
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Tokyo National Museum

Earthenware flame pot, Japan, c. 3000 BC.. Nagaoka Municipal Science Museum, Niigata Prefecture, Japan

Watch the Ishibashi Foundation Lecture 2013

Speakers:

Professor Paul Greenhalgh

Director, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts (video: begins at 4.11 mark)

Professor Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere

Research Director, Sainsbury Institute; Curator, The British Museum (video: begins at 58.22 mark)

Moderator:

Professor Osano Shigetoshi

Dean, Faculty of Letters and Graduate School of the Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo

Presentation slide notes and credits
Credits (Nicole Rousmaniere’s presentation slides)

Slides 1 (far right), 13 and 41 (left): Jomon period ‘flame’ and ‘crown’ pots excavated from Iwanohara site and exhibited at the British Museum, Nagaoka Municipal Science Museum.

Slides 1 (far left), 36, 38, 39, 40 and 41 (right): Hosono Hitomi; Large feather leaves bowl, Hosono Hitomi, 2013. Bisque porcelain. 2013,3010.1. Presented by the Art Fund. © The Trustees of the British Museum.

Slides 33, 34 and 35: Maeta Akihiro

Erratum: White porcelain pot by Maeta Akihiro shown in slide 35 is not owned by the British Museum.