• Third Thursday Lectures
    16 April 2015
    Third Thursday Lecture

    Watching Women Fall in Japanese Hell Painting: Defining Sins and Punishments Specific to Women between the Twelfth and Sixteenth Centuries

    Caroline Hirasawa


  • Edo publishing workshop
    Friday 10 April 2015

    Ukiyo-e in Edo period publishing culture

    Organised jointly with Chuo University

    A one-day workshop to present new research from Japan, US, Europe and UK on the demand, types and distribution routes of ukiyo-e prints during the Edo period.

  • 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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    Sainsbury Institute signs a formal agreement with the University of Tokyo

    6 January 2015

    Another step to expanding and deepening our ties with Japanese higher education institutions

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    23 February 2015

    Friends Event

    Ainu Art and Archaeology

    Discover the distinctive culture of Ainu and its people from Japan’s northern island, Hokkaido

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    24 April 2015

    UK-Japan Lecture Series

    Japan’s True Love of Nature: Ecologies of Hope

    The six-part UK-Japan Lecture Series explores the historical upheaval, as it played out in the people’s understanding and experience of art, nature and the city

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  • 研究活動


  • 図書館

    リサ・セインズベリー図書館は図書、雑誌、展覧会図録、スライド、版画、地図 など、日本芸術・文化のほぼすべての領域を網羅しています。基礎レベルの一般用蔵書から高度な研究用蔵書までも含む幅広い構成になっています。

  • 所長よりご挨拶