The Society for the Study of Japonisme, in the quest to enrich and enlarge upon the content of the Hatakeyama Symposium of 2018 (the eighth edition), organized and held the newly-titled “the Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium” on 5 October, 2019. The Organizing Committee, in wanting to maintain this trajectory, hereupon makes a call among the members of the Society for themes pertinent to the 2021 version of the International Symposium, to be held online, and featuring simultaneous interpretation. We encourage all of the members to peruse the following project plan and encourage applications with the succinct new theme.
Project Plan for the Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2021
Organizers: Society for the Study of Japonisme
Co-organizer: Ebara Hatakeyama Memorial Foundation
Date: Saturday 4 December, 2021 (tentative)
Venue: Online (tentative)
Following the great success of the second International Symposium of the Society for
the Study of Japonisme, held online in 2020 with simultaneous interpretation, courtesy of the cooperation of the Ebara Hatakeyama Memorial Foundation – we have decided to organize a further installment for 2021.
We will publish the contents, abstracts etc. on our homepage and in a forthcoming volume of Study of Japonisme. The presenters of paper will accordingly be allowed sufficient time to suitably draft and shape their papers, following referee assessments on our proceedings, enabling them to be suitably fit for publication in two languages, namely in Japanese and English. Presenters/ authors should declare, in their acknowledgements, whether or not their paper has been modified following the International Symposium 2021 Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium.
Organizing Committee: current until the General Meeting of the Society in March 2020
TAKAGI Yōko (Managing Director), HITOMI Nobuko (Secretary General), ISHII Motoaki (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of the Symposium), ENDŌ Nozomi (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of the Symposium), KŌMA Kyōko (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of Public Relation), NAKACHI Sachi (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of Accountant)
Notices for the call of themes of the the Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2021
We hereby make a call for themes for the Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2021. Please remit your name and draft outline (max. 150 words) of your proposal as an e-mail attachment, and send to the below-mentioned member of the Board in charge. For reference, and to provide some context, consider the list of the themes pertinent to the previous symposiums as listed below.
The Organizing Committee will take charge of the selection of theme and relay the outcomes to the Board of the Directors responsible for final decisions. Discussions at both at the Committee and the Board levels will be held in the Japanese language. Upon and subject to acceptance of any proposal within the orbit of your research, your assistance may thereafter be required by the organization.
Criteria for submissions: limited to the regular and the student members of the Society for the Study of Japonisme.
*Non member should submit the membership on your proposal, which will be formally accepted after the approval of your membership in the Board. For the detailed procedure, please see our homepage.
Expiring date: Sunday 16 May, 2021 (extended)
Please send to: ISHII Motoaki (Member of the Board of Directors in charge of the Symposium)
(For your reference)
List of the themes of the Hatakeyama Symposiums
- ed.: China and Japan in the West: Chinoiserie and Japonisme between 17th and 19th Century
5 November, 2011 Nezu Museum, Tokyo
- ed.: Japonisme in the United States: the evolution of the Cultural Exchange between Japan and America and the unknown great- SHUGYŌ Hiromichi
17 November, 2012 Toyo Bunko Museum, Tokyo
- ed.: Japonisme in Ink wash painting: transboundary ink painting and drawing
19 October, 2013 Teikyo University, Tokyo
- ed.: Complete sight of Japonisme: what happened from Whistler?
3 October, 2014 The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
4 October, 2014 Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto
- ed.: KOGEI and Japonisme: Modern Era revised through Industry and Art
28 November, 2015 Teikyo University, Tokyo
- ed.: Human Networks in Japonisme
22&23 October, 2016 Takushoku University, Tokyo
- ed.: Japonisme in the Twentieth Century
25& 26, November Teikyo University, Tokyo
- ed.: Japonisme and Women
6, October, 2018 Takushoku University, Tokyo
Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2019: Japonisme on the Move: Travel, Migration, and Other Movements of People across Places
5 October, 2019 National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
Society for the Study of Japonisme International Symposium 2020: Japonisme in Architecture
and Space: from the Late 19th Century to Today
10 October, 2020 Online