The Society for the Study of Japonisme has held the annual Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium since 2019, previously held as the Hatakeyama Symposium from 2011 until 2018. The Organizing Committee welcomes proposals from members for the theme of the upcoming 2022 symposium to be held as the following:
Organizer: Society for the Study of Japonisme
Co-organizer: Ebara Hatakeyama Memorial Foundation
Date: Saturday 12 November 2022
The program and the abstracts for papers will be uploaded on the Society’s homepage and will also be published in the 2022 issue of Studies in Japonisme (no. 42). Presenters are also encouraged to submit an expanded version of their presentation for the peer-reviewed Studies in Japonisme, and if accepted for publication, are expected to acknowledge that the paper was originally presented at the 2022 Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium, co-organized with the Ebara Hatakeyama Memorial Foundation.
Organizing Committee (until the theme is selected):
HITOMI Nobuko (Managing Director), MURAI Noriko (Secretary General), TANAKA Atsuko (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of the Symposium), FUJIHARA Sadao (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of the Symposium), KOMA Kyoko (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of Public Relation), MITANI Rika (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of Accountant)
Call for Themes for the Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2022
We hereby make a call for themes for the Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2022.
Please send your name and the summary of your proposed theme for the symposium (max. 150 words) as an e-mail attachment to the email address specified below. Please also find the list of past symposia for your reference.
The Organizing Committee will select the theme, and the Board of Directors will approve the selection in June. If your proposal is selected, you may be asked to assist the planning and execution of the symposium itself. Please note that all communication within and between the Committee and the Board will be held in Japanese only.
Proposal submission is limited to the regular and the student members of the Society for the Study of Japonisme. Non-member must become a Society member at the time of one’s proposal submission for the proposal to be considered. All membership must be approved by the Board of Directors. For information on how to become a member, please visit the Society’s homepage.
Submission deadline: Sunday 17 April 2022
Please send your proposal to: Society for the Study of Japonisme (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
List of Themes from the Past Hatakeyama Symposiums:
2011 China and Japan in the West: Chinoiserie and Japonisme between the 17th and the 19th centuries (11/5, Nezu Museum, Tokyo)
2012 Japonisme in the United States: the evolution of the cultural exchange between Japan and America and the unknown great- SHUGYO Hiromichi (11/17, Toyo Bunko Museum, Tokyo)
2013 Japonisme in ink wash painting: transboundary ink painting and drawing (10/19, Teikyo University, Tokyo)
2014 Complete sight of Japonisme: what happened from Whistler? (10/3, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; 10/4, Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art)
2015 KOGEI and Japonisme: modern era revised through industry and art (11/28, Teikyo University, Tokyo)
2016 Human networks in Japonisme (10/22-23, Takushoku University, Tokyo)
2017 Japonisme in the 20th Century – its Diffusion and Change (10/25-26, Teikyo University, Tokyo)
2018 Japonisme and Women (10/6, Takushoku Universty, Tokyo)
2019 Japonisme on the Move: Travel, Migration, and Other Movements of People across Places (10/5, The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo)
2020 Japonisme in Architecture and Space From the Late 19th Century to Today (10/10, online)
2021 Japonisme and Eastern Thoughts (Religion, Philosophy, Aesthetics) (12/4, online)