Moving Art Between East Asia and the West (Zurich, 7-9 Mar 13)

University of Zurich, March 7 - 09, 2013

International Symposium
Moving Art Between East Asia and the West

7.3.-9.3.2013
University of Zurich
Room KOL-G-217
Rämistrasse 71
8006 Zürich


MARCH 7
17:00-17:30
REGISTRATION

17:30
Introduction Speeches and Opening Remarks
Prof. Dr. Hans Bjarne Thomsen (University of Zurich)
His Excellency Ryuhei Maeda,the Ambassador of Japan in Switzerland
Dr. Michaela Reichel (Director, Textilmuseum St. Gallen)

18:00
Keynote Address

Professor Timon Screech (SOAS)
Moving Screens in the Early Edo Period: Edo, Sunpu, Kyoto and London in
1613-15

followed by a reception (Obere Mensa)


MARCH 8
8:30-9:00
REGISTRATION

9:00-11:00
PANEL 1: EUROPE AND EAST ASIA
Panel Chair: Jeanne Egloff, lic. phil. (PhD Fellow University of Zurich,
University Research Priority Program Asia and Europe)

Prof. Dr. Hans Bjarne Thomsen (University of Zurich)
Early Swiss Collections: Chief Surgeon Dr. Ulrich Meyer and the
Entangled Histories of His East Asian Objects in Winterthur

Prof. Dr. Filip Suchomel (Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in
Prague)
The Pathways and Destinies of Selected Far Eastern Artworks from Czech
Collections

Marie Kakinuma, M.A. (University of Zurich)
Paul Klee and Objects of East Asia


11:00-11:20
Coffee Break


11:20-13:20
PANEL 2: JAPANESE OBJECTS IN THE WEST, PART 1
Panel Chair: Dinah Zank, M.A. (PhD Fellow University of Zurich,
University Research Priority Program Asia and Europe)

Prof. Dr. Akira Takagishi (University of Tokyo)
The Amewakahiko Narrative Handscroll in the Museum of Asian Art, Berlin
and the Tosa School of the Muromachi Period

Prof. Dr. Kaori Hidaka (National Museum of Japanese History)
East Asian Lacquers in Western Collections

Prof. Dr. Jun‘ichi Okubo (National Museum of Japanese History)
Aspects of Japanese Woodblock Print Exports of the Bakumatsu and Meiji
Periods, Including the Influence toward Japonisme

Prof. Dr. Satomi Yamamoto (Kyoritsu Women‘s University)
The Shuhanron emaki in the Collection of the Bibliothèque nationale de
France: Buddhist Precepts and Food as Depicted in Medieval Japanese
Paintings


13.20-14.30
Lunch Break


14.30-16.30
PANEL 3: JAPANESE OBJECTS IN THE WEST, PART 2
Panel Chair: Sabine Bradel, M.A. (Assistant, University of Zurich)

Prof. Dr. Kazuto Sawada (National Museum of Japanese History)
Japanese Textiles that Traveled to the West: Examining the Basic
Principles of Textile Research

Dr. Yuki Ikuta (Mie Prefectural Museum of Art)
Katagami: Crossroads of Things, People, and Cultures

Dr. Miki Sakuraba (National Museum of Japanese History)
Historical Japanese Porcelain Collections in the West


16.30-17.00
Coffee Break


17.00-19.00
PANEL 4: SWISS MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS, PART 1
Panel Chair: Sara Gianera, B.A. (University of Zurich)

The Burgdorf Völkerkunde Museum and the KGOA Project. Roundtable
Discussion on Burgdorf and Its Collection

Alexandra Küffer, lic.phil. I. (Director, Völkerkundemuseum Burgdorf)
The Burgdorf Collection and Its History
Student Research Team Members:
Cénit De Sousa, B.A. UZH
Rebeca Gomez Morilla, B.A. UZH
Stephanie Santschi UZH
Anna Herren UZH
Natasha Fischer-Vaidya UZH
Fabienne Pfister UZH

Individual Presentations and Introduction to the Association to support
the Burgdorf Collection


MARCH 9
9:00-11:00
PANEL 5: Swiss Museums and Collections, Part 2
Panel Chair: Dr. Julia Orell (Assistant, University of Zurich)

Jeanne Egloff, lic. phil. (PhD Fellow University of Zurich, University
Research Priority Program Asia and Europe)
A Legacy of the Swiss Embroidery Boom - The Japanese Collection of the
Museum of History and Ethnology in St. Gallen

Michèle Grieder, lic. phil. (University of Zurich)
East Asian Textiles in the Textile Museum of St. Gallen

Simone Jenni (University of Zurich)
Hans Spörry‘s Netsuke Collection in the Bern Historical Museum

Brigitte Huber, lic. phil. (PhD Fellow University of Zurich)
Views of the Kabuki Theater: The Print Collection at the Cabinet d‘arts
graphiques, Musée d‘art et d‘histoire de Genève


11:00-11:20
Coffee Break


11:20-13:20
PANEL 6: Swiss Museums and Collections, Part 3
Panel Chair: Simone Griessmayer, M.A. (Assistant, University of Zurich)

Natasha Fischer-Vaidya (University of Zurich)
A Collection of Generations: Inrô and Netsuke of a Swiss Family

Stephanie Santschi (University of Zurich)
Capturing the Moment Over Three Hundred Years: The Rieder Collection of
Japanese Woodblock Prints

Alina Martimyanova, B.A. (University of Zurich)
Chinese Culture and Swiss Missionaries. Stories Uncovered by a Forgotten
Collection in Basel

Philippe Dallais, lic. phil. (University of Zurich and Musée
d’ethnographie de Neuchâtel)
Report on the Aimé Humbert and the Japan Illustrated Project

General Discussions


Reference:
CONF: Moving Art Between East Asia and the West (Zurich, 7-9 Mar 13). In: H-ArtHist, Mar 6, 2013 (accessed Oct 24, 2014), <http://arthist.net/archive/4802>.

Contributor: Christof von Waldkirch

Contribution published: Mar 6, 2013

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