International Workshop 'Thinking about Kyoto's Textile Industry from the End of the Edo Period to the Meiji Period from the Perspective of J-InnovaTech' held on Nov 4, 2022
On November 4, 2022, the Art Research Center (ARC) welcomed the research project team of J-InnovaTech--led by Prof. Aleksandra Kobiljski--to an international workshop hosted by the FY 2022 ARC-iJAC international joint research project 'A Digital Archive Connecting Modern Design and Industry: Towards a New History of Machine Textile Printing in Modern Kyoto' (project leader: Aya Ueda).
Prof. Kobiljski is a researcher affiliated with the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and director of the Centre de recherches sur le Japon at the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS) as well as deputy director of the UMR Chine-Corée-Japon (CCJ-EHESS).
Currently, she is conducting the J-InnovaTech project 'Beyond Eureka: The Foundations of Japan's Industrialization, 1800-1885', which was awarded a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant in 2018.
The international workshop was chaired by Prof. Keiko Suzuki, Deputy Director of the Art Research Center (ARC). During the workshop, researchers from both sides exchanged opinions on the history of the textile industry in Kyoto in the 19th century and discussed future research cooperation.
Date: November 4 (Fri), 15:20-19:00
Place: Soshikan SO405, Kinugasa Campus, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto
Organizer: International joint research project 'A Digital Archive Connecting Modern Design and Industry: Towards a New History of Machine Textile Printing in Modern Kyoto' (「新しい近代京都機械捺染史構築に向けて―近代デザインと産業史をむすぶデジタル・アーカイブを一助として―」), adopted by the International Joint Digital Archiving Center for Japanese Art and Culture (ARC-iJAC)/ Project leader: Aya Ueda (Part-time Lecturer, Kwansei Gakuin University and Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts)
Co-organizer: International Joint Digital Archiving Center for Japanese Art and Culture (ARC-iJAC), Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University
Please note that this was a non-public event.