Issue 22 Spring 2018

Dear Friends,

Welcome to the Spring 2018 edition of our e-magazine. In this edition, we look at some of our recent developments including new appointments. We are delighted to feature the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asian Art in Hungary and one of our Sainsbury Fellows’ research project on Alice in Wonderland in Japan. Our Librarian provides interesting insights into a collection of Edo period area maps we recently received from Sir Hugh and Lady Cortazzi, and our Database Officer picks out some wonderful Japanese art exhibitions happening outside of Japan over the next few months.

Springtime and a fresh start As well as being a sight of great beauty, the cherry blossoms of …Read More

Edo kirie zu area maps by Owariya During the Edo period (1615-1868), some 64% of Edo city (present day central Tokyo) …Read More

Amanda Kennell and Alice in… Japan? Today, we are surrounded by more media than humans have been at …Read More

Quarterly Research Update Now that the clocks have moved forward to summer time and spring blooms are out …Read More

Buitenzorg Villa then and now: Japanese art at the Ferenc Hopp Museum of Asiatic Arts, Budapest Ferenc Hopp, …Read More

Japanese art exhibitions to catch during spring to summer With winter finally behind us, spring has sprung in …Read More