Academic workshop | 9.30 am – 6 pm | Friday 10 April 2015
Ukiyo-e in Edo period publishing culture
Jointly organised by
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures and Chuo University
As part of the academic exchange initiatives betwen the Sainsbury Institute and Chuo University since last year, a one-day academic workshop will be held in Norwich on Friday 10 April 2015.
The workshop will bring established scholars from Japan, US, Europe and UK to present new research on the demand, types and distribution routes of ukiyo-e prints during the Edo period.
The papers will be delivered in either English or Japanese.
The workshop is open to scholars, specialists and students with good working knowledge of English and Japanese. Seats are limited. Please contact Kaz Morohashi at the Sainsbury Institute by 30 March to book your place.
The workshop will be held at the Sainsbury Institute, 64 The Close, Norwich NR1 4DH. It is jointly funded by the Sainsbury Institute and Chuo University
About the Workshop
Ronald Toby (Illinois University) | “‘Chōsenjin’ and ‘Tōjin’ in pre-modern Japan”
Ellis Tinios (Leeds University) | “Adapting Chinese books for the Japanese market: a study in bibliographic translation”
Christian Dunkel (Berlin Library) | “Publishing and re-publishing long-time bestseller: the case of miyako meisho zue”
Laura Moretti (Cambridge University) | “Japanese early-modern ephemera: the world of kobanzuke”
Matsumura Masako (Hiraki Ukiyo-e Museum) | “From small and large surimono to nishiki-e”
Matthi Forrer (Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden) | “The meaning of illustrated books in the printing culture”
Suzuki Toshiyuki (Chuo University) | “Distribution routes of ukiyo-e”
Richard Bowring | Discussant