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
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
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Culture
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