[ISHMap-List] Isles of Gold Revisited workshop announcement

Radu Leca lecaradu at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 23:08:51 CET 2016

Dear all,

Apologies for cross-posting. I am happy to invite you to an exciting
workshop in celebration of Sir Hugh Cortazzi's collection of historical
maps of Japan. Attendance is free of charge, but please register in advance
- the details will soon be available on the SISJAC website.

Isles of Gold Revisited:  New Approaches to the Study of Early Modern Maps

SISJAC, Norwich and British Library, London, 28-30 June 2016

28th June 14:00 Opening Remarks: Sir Hugh Cortazzi, Akira Hirano and Radu

14:30 Panel 1: The Conflation of World Views on Japanese Maps.

          Chair and Discussant: Richard Bowring.

          Max Moerman: The Actuality of Buddhist Maps of the World in the
Early Modern Period.

          Angelo Cattaneo: Maps of Japan in the Nanban Century.

          Elke Papelitzky: The 1671 ‘Map of Myriad Countries’.

29th June 10:00 Panel 2: Regional and Urban Perspectives.

          Chair and Discussant: Peter Kornicki.

          Uesugi Kazuhiro: The Strategy of the Map Makers – Historical
Geography of the Kyoto Maps in the Early Modern Era.

          Radu Leca: Maps of Kyushu on Ceramic Dishes in the Nineteenth

          Richard Pegg: Mapping Edo in the mid-Nineteenth Century.

29th June 13:30 Panel 3: The Variety of Images of Japan

          Chair and Discussant: Timon Screech.

          Miyoshi Tadayoshi: The Overseas Adventures of Ryūsen’s Map of

          Marcia Yonemoto: One ‘Country’ or Many? Pre-national Nomenclature
in Tokugawa Japanese Maps.

           Jason Hubbard: Crossfertilization: Japanese and Western
Interrelationship in the Early Mapping of Japan.

           16:00 Concluding Discussion

30th June 14:00 Viewing of a selection of Japanese maps, Map Room, British

Best wishes,

Radu Leca

Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellow

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Culture
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