Isles of Gold Revisited: Study of Early Modern Maps (London, 28-30 Jun 16)

SISJAC, Norwich and British Library, London, June 28 - 30, 2016
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Isles of Gold Revisited: New Approaches to the Study of Early Modern Maps

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

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
Century.

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
Japan.

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
Library.

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Reference:
CONF: Isles of Gold Revisited: Study of Early Modern Maps (London, 28-30 Jun 16). In: ArtHist.net, Feb 14, 2016 (accessed Feb 19, 2020), <https://arthist.net/archive/12224>.

Contributor: Radu Leca, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Culture

Contribution published: Feb 14, 2016

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