Museum Volkenkunde

Steenstraat 1, Leiden



Universiteit Leiden

3 March - Kunisada Symposium

On the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Society for Japanese Arts a symposium on the Japanese print designer Kunisada (1786-1865) will be organized by the Heinz Kaempfer Fund.

– 12:15-13:00 Registration at the desk of the Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden, with coffee or tea
– 13:00-13:05 Welcome by Jan Dees, chairman Heinz Kaempfer Fund
– 13:05-13:20 Chris Uhlenbeck (chairman of the day): Setting the stage
– 13:20-14.05 Andreas Marks: Edo’s publishing world at the time of Kunisada
– 14.05-14:40 Robert Schaap: The ‘copy & paste’ tradition and Kunisada
– 14:40-15:10 Coffee/tea break
– 15:10-15:55 Paul Griffith: The world of Kabuki at the time of Kunisada
– 15:55-16:30 Henk Herwig: Mitate-e, Kunisada’s surprise prints
– 16:30-17:00 Panel discussion
– 17:00-19:00 Festive reception with a word of welcome by Henk Hoogsteden, chairman of the Society for Japanese Arts


For details and registration please click here.