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Symposium “Art of the 19th Century: in Germany and Japan” on Sunday, May 8

One of the focuses of the 'Naojiro Harada Retrospective’ exhibition is the cultural exchange between Germany and Japan in the late 19th Century. From what sort of historical and social contexts can we retrace footsteps of this first Japanese art student in Munich (1884-86) today? Hear researchers present their individual perspectives and venture comparison.

Date: 8 May 2016, 13:00-16:00
Venue: Auditorium, The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama

Shigemi Inaga (Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies)
Dr.Birgit Jooss (Art historian and Archivist, designated Director of the documenta Archive, Berlin)
Dr.Wolfgang Schamoni (Professor, Heidelberg University)
Atsushi Tanaka (Visitor researcher, National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo)

Language: Japanese (German simultaneous interpretation provided)
Organizer: The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama

Program schedule:
Welcome and Introduction: Tsutomu Mizusawa (Director, The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama)
Panel Discussion & Question-and-Answer
Closing Remarks

No booking needed
Admission: Free
Capacity: 50
First-come-first-served basis.

[Venue and Inquiries]
The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
2208-1, Isshiki, Hayama, 240-0111 Kanagawa

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