European Association of Japanese Resource Specialists

2014 EAJRS conference in Leuven

Dear EAJRS members, The next annual conference of the EAJRS will be held in Leuven, Belgium, 17 – 20 September 2014. At the Faculty of Arts of the University of Leuven. A special session will be devoted to Protection, Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Properties.

We are now accepting registrations and proposals for presentations. You can download the application form here.
Information on how to get to Leuven and where to stay.

Program 1.0.1:

Wednesday 17 September
09:00- Registration
Ground floor Faculty of Arts
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:20 Opening
11:20-12:00 Yasue, Akio
Gakushuin Univerisity
Safeguarding Japanese documentary heritage in Europe : a preservation consultant's view
12:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Noguchi, Sachie
Columbia University in the City of New York. C.V. Starr East Asian Library
Conservation of Shitamoe no Ezōshi (Shitamoe Monogatari) manuscript scroll held by C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
[コロンビア大学C.V.スター東亜図書館所蔵「下燃絵草紙」 (下燃物語)写本の保存]
14:30-15:00 Failla, Donatella
Museo d'Arte Orientale "Edoardo Chiossone", Genoa
Japanese painting reborn : 20 years of restoration at the Chiossone Museum of Japanese Art, Genoa
15:00-15:30 Nakamura, Haruko
Yale University Library
The tale of the Japanese folding screens : a journey from Japan to Yale (and back)
15:30-16:00 Coffee
16:00-16:30 Koyama, Noboru
Cambridge University Library
Digitisation and conservation of early Japanese books at Cambridge University Library : how to solve the problems caused by additional western bindings
[ケンブリッジ大学図書館所蔵日本語古書のディジタル化と保存:どのようにして追 加された西洋式の製本から生ずる問題を解決するのか]
16:30-17:00 Yabuta, Yutaka and Fujioka, Mai
Kansai University
[Five theaters in Dotonbori in Osaka and a stage carpenter]
17:00-17:30 Yamaguchi, Satoshi
University of Tokyo. Historiographical Institute
[The Preservation of Paper Cultural Properties in the aftermath of the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake of 2011 : On-Site Rescue Operations and the Handling of Documents Used as Underlining in Doors and Screens]
18:00- Gagaku performance (Kitanodai gagaku ensemble), Central library
Reception, East-Asian Library
Thursday 18 September
09:00-09:30 Yamada McVey, Kuniko
Harvard University. Harvard-Yenching Library
A study of falconry manuscripts held in the Harvard-Yenching Library
09:30-10:00 Nakamura, Sumiko
Independent scholar
[Remanufacturing of the composition in the "Hyakunin-isshu-e-shō" by Utagawa Toyokuni Ⅲ]
10:00-10:30 Noguchi, Setsuko
Princeton University. East Asian Library and the Gest Collection
Space for reflection and education : case study of sugoroku collection at Cotsen Children’s Library, Princeton University
[時代の反映と教育の場としての空間: プリンストン大学Cotsen Children’s Libraryにおける双六コレクションを中心とした一考察]
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-11:30 Cryns, Frederik and Egami, Toshinori
International Research Center for Japanese Studies
[Ietsuna, Yoshimune and the rediscovery of Dodonaeus, a critical review]
11:30-12:00 Feng, Haiying
Tsinghua University. Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
[Shirakaba-ha in resources]
12:00-12:30 Takahashi, Nanako ; Tytler, Izumi and Hasunuma, Ryuko
National Institute of Informatics ; University of Oxford. Bodleian Japanese Library ; Japanisches Kulturinstitut Köln. Bibliothek
Report on the latest development of NII’s services and User discussion session
14:00-14:30 Imanishi, Yuichiro
National Institute of Japanese Literature
[Beyond Kokusho sōmokuroku]
14:30-15:00 Matsuda, Yasuyo
Yamaguchi University
日本人による著作物の分析 : 古代より幕末まで:国文学研究資料館「日本古典籍総合目録データベース」(2013年12月19日時点) 著作レコード468,560件の解析結果報告
[Analysis of the works by Japanese people]
15:00-15:30 Coffee
15:30-16:00 Ohtsuka, Yasuyo ; Todd, Hamish ; Hirano, Muneaki and Matsuo, Hiroko
British Library ; National Archives of Japan. Japan Center for Asian Historical Records
アジア歴史資料センターと大英図書館の試み : 共同ウェブサイト「描かれた日清戦争~錦絵・年画と公文書~」の制作・公開における「課題」をめぐって
The Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895 : as seen in prints and archives : a joint project between the Japan Center for Asian Historical Records (JACAR) and the British Library
16:00-16:30 Béranger, Véronique
Bibliothèque nationale de France
The project of website about French-Japanese relations (until 1920s) at the BnF
16:30-18:30 Excursion
University of Leuven. Central library
Library and Japanese donation to the University of Leuven after WW I
19:00- Traditional dinner
Friday 19 September
08:30-11:30 Vendors workshop
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:30-12:00 Ashina, Fumi
National Diet Library
[How to use original documents of modern Japan : background knowledge for historical research, methods of decipherment of Kuzushi-ji]
12:00-12:30 Yokohata, Yukiko
University of Leuven. Japanese studies
[Japanese antisemitism and policy towards the Jews]
12:30-13:00 Ichikawa, Yoshinori
Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. Maison du Japon. Bibliothèque
13:00-14:30 Lunch
14:30-15:00 Shigehara, Toru
Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foudation
[Digital collection on Shibusawa Keizo : a new reading experience]
15:00-15:30 Koide, Izumi
Shibusawa Eiichi Memorial Foundation
Business archives as resources for research on Japan
15:30-16:00 Rocha, Fabiano
University of Toronto Libraries
The Growing Collection of Japanese Canadian Redress Materials at the University of Toronto Libraries
16:00-16:30 Coffee
16:30-17:00 Tatsumi, Yukako
University of Maryland. College Park
The Gordon W. Prange Collection : an archive of everyday life in occupied Japan, 1945-1949
[ゴードン W. プランゲ文庫 : 占領期日本における日常生活の記録1945-1949]
17:00-17:50 Berlinguez-Kōno, Noriko and Delrue-Vandenbulcke, Laure
University of Lille 3 ; Lille City Library
The circulation of knowledge in the nineteenth century : some observations from the books in the Léon de Rosny Collection of Lille City Library
[十九世紀世界における知の交流の一類型- リール市図書館所蔵レオン ド・ロニー文庫内の書物三冊に関する一考察]
18:30- Board meeting
Saturday 20 September
09:00-09:30 Hánová, Markéta
National Gallery in Prague
Japanese cultural legacy in central Europe
09:30-10:00 Kyburz, Josef
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Japanese Buddhist art in European collections
10:00-10:30 Bestor, Victoria
NCC Japan
EAJRS and NCC 25 years together and apart : envisioning new technologies for collaboration.
[EAJRS とNCC のこれまでの25年間と新しいコラボレーションへの展望]
10:30-11:00 Coffee
11:00-12:30 General assembly
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-17:00 Excursion
Royal Museum of Art and History. Brussels
Ukiyo-e collection