Kunisada symposium

03-03-2017 12:15 - 19:00
Museum Volkenkunde
Address: Museum Volkenkunde, Steenstraat, Leiden, Netherlands

The Heinz Kaempfer Fund cordially invites you to partake in a symposium in
connection with the exhibition ‘Kunisada, imaging drama and beauty’, now
on view at the Japanmuseum SieboldHuis in Leiden. The symposium will be
concluded with a festive reception, hosted by the Society for Japanese Arts,
to celebrate its 80th anniversary.


Programme (Language: English)
12:15-13:00 Registration at the desk of the Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden,
with coffee or tea
13:00-13:05 Welcome by Jan Dees, chairman Heinz Kaempfer Fund
13:05-13:20 Chris Uhlenbeck (chairman of the day): Setting the stage
13:20-14.05 Andreas Marks: Edo’s publishing world at the time of Kunisada
14.05-14:40 Robert Schaap: The ‘copy & paste’ tradition and Kunisada
14:40-15:10 Coffee/tea break
15:10-15:55 Paul Griffith: The world of Kabuki at the time of Kunisada
15:55-16:30 Henk Herwig: Mitate-e, Kunisada’s surprise prints
16:30-17:00 Panel discussion
17:00-19:00 Festive reception with a word of welcome by Henk Hoogsteden,
chairman of the Society for Japanese Arts


Venue: Grand auditorium on the first floor of the Museum Volkenkunde,
Steenstraat 1, Leiden, Tel. 088 0042803

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