• Japanese Culture Group

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August 4, 2011

"Shunga Books and Prints in Context" Web Exhibition

We have launched a new exhibition entitled “Shunga Books and Prints in Context,” which can be viewed at the following site:


–Ishigami, PD

July 24, 2011

Photographing at the Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe


Starting from today until August 5th, I will be taking photographs of the Japanese ceramics and bamboo art at the Hamburg Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe located in Hamburg, Germany.

–Maezaki, PD

July 21, 2011

Early Modern Enpon Comprehensive Database has been updated

I have updated the Early Modern Enpon Comprehensive Database (Ishigami, PD). I added information kindly provided by Mr. Timothy Clark, mostly on items stored in American art museums and private collections.

At present, one can search through 2995 entries.


July 16, 2011

Presentation at the international symposium "Japanese Consciousness and International Consciousness"

The following research presentation was made at the international symposium “Japanese Consciousness and International Consciousness.”

Title: “International consciousness in shunga: creating and seeing shunga”

Presenter: Aki Ishigami

Date: July 16~17, 2011

Location: Hosei University, Ichigaya campus, Sotobori Building

July 10, 2011

Photographing Japanese ceramics at the National Museum of Scotland


From today until July 15, I will be taking photographs of the Japanese ceramics at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.

–Maezaki, PD

June 18, 2011

Presentation at conference on the migration of overseas Japanese

I presented at the June conference for the “Project on the Forced Removal, Incarceration, and Repatriation of Overseas Japanese During World War II and the Post-War Reconstruction of Japanese Society” hosted by the Ritsumeikan Global Innovation Research Organization (R-GIRO).

Title: “Kyoto’s Modern Ceramics Abroad: The Overseas Activities of Japanese People Involved in Ceramics”

Presenter: Shin’ya Maezaki

Location: Campus Plaza Kyoto

Time: 12:30~

–Maezaki, PD

June 12, 2011

55th Ritsumeikan University Conference for Japanese Literature

Takaaki Kaneko of the Japanese Culture Research Group made a presentation at the 55th Ritsumeikan University Conference for Japanese Literature.

Title: “Double-Page Woodblocks: Bound-Pocket Books (Fukuro toji) and Glued Books (Decchōsō)”

Presenter: Takaaki Kaneko

Date: June 12, 10:00am~

Location: Ritsumeikan University, Seishinkan Hall, Room 534

June 11, 2011

2011Spring Conference of the Society for Early Modern Japanese Literature

The 2011Spring Conference of the Society for Early Modern Japanese Literature was held for three days from June 11th through the 13th at Nihon University’s 100th Anniversary Memorial Hall. A member of the Japanese Culture Research Group presented at this conference as below:

Title: The Loyal Samurai (Taiheiki Chūshin kōshaku) and Water Margin (Suikoden)

Presenter: Ping Zhou

Date: June 11, 15:15~15:45

Place: Nihon University, 100th Anniversary Memorial Hall 2F Auditorium

June 11, 2011

Lecture for the Oshio Municipal Community Center educational lecture series

I gave the following lecture in Himeji, as part of the Oshio Municipal Community Center educational lecture series.

Title: “The Life and Art of Seifū Yōhei III”

Location: Oshio Municipal Community Center, Shio no sato Plaza

Time: 13:30~

–Maezaki, PD

June 3, 2011

Entries added to the Basket Bamboo Database

I added 94 new entries to the Basket Bamboo Database.


Flower basket in the shape of a storage chest for armor and arrows, by Tanabe Chikuunsai II

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