Students from Nagasaki East and Visser ‘t Hooft Lyceum visit SieboldHuis

Students from Nagasaki East Highschool (長崎東高等学校) and students from Visser ‘t Hooft Lyceum meet and become acquainted during a guided tour of the museum and exhibition “Japanese Nude” by Director Kris Schiermeier.

The schools are exploring the possibilities of developing a closer relationship. Both focus on bilingual education and have a significant international orientated curriculum.

16 highschool students from Nagasaki will homestay in Leiden

After the highly successful visit in 2014, this summer 16 students from Nagasaki will visit Leiden. From 19-22 August they will stay with members and host families of the Leidse Alumni Vereniging ‘ Van Hier tot Tokio”. On August 19, the students will be received at City Hall then visit Japan Museum SieboldHuis and the Museum for Ethnology. There they will have an opportunity to meet with high school students from Leiden. At the weekend they will stay with their host families.

10th International SIEBOLD collection working conference

This year the The tenth International Siebold collection working conference will be held on October 20-22, 2016, in Nagasaki, Japan.

In view of this occasion, we are now inviting abstracts that will be reviewed by the international Conference Committee. We will only consider contributions based on research of Siebold’s various Japan collections, or the lives of Siebold and his direct collaborators.

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