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2024.02.14

To Communicate and To Connect Japanese History:The Past and Future of the Historiographical Institute, the University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo New York Office will host a hybrid two-day event, “To Communicate and To Connect Japanese History” by the Historiographical Institute (HI) of the University of Tokyo, on February 15th and 16th.

 

HI is a research institution for studying historical documents that span Japan’s pre-modern history from ancient times to the Meiji Restoration.

 

https://www.hi.u-tokyo.ac.jp/en/

 

 

This will be HI’s first event in New York.

They will introduce their activities and give two lectures.

(See the details below)

Historical materials (reproductions) and Japanese paper samples relating the lectures will also be on display.

 

The event will be lecture-style, including Q&A, and held in Japanese. A Japanese-English interpreter will join onsite the second day.

 

Please join us for this rare opportunity to learn about Japanese Historiography and meet the researchers.

To Communicate and To Connect Japanese History

THE PAST AND FUTURE OF THE HISTORIOGRAPHICAL INSTITUE, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO

 

Dates:

Day1 Thursday, February 15th, 2024

   Japanese only, with English subtitle for online attendees

Day2 Friday, February 16th, 2024

   Japanese with English interpretation

 

Time (for both days):

6:00-8:00PM(EST)   Doors open at 5:30 PM

 

Venue:

The University of Tokyo, New York Office

145 West 57th Street, 21st Fl., NY 10019

 

Program:

Opening remarks

  Yosuke Onoe (Professor of  Old Documents and Diaries Department)

 

Studies of “the Battle of Nagashino (Nagashino Kassen)” at the Historogiographical Institutes, the University of Tokyo.

  Hikaru Kaneko (Professor of Medieval Materials Department)

 

Restoration techniques of historical materials and their research

   Akihiko Takashima (Technical Specialist of Conservation Laboratory)

 

A reception will follow at 8:00-9:00 (EST) on both days. Free admission.

 

 

Pre-registration required for both onsite/online attendees.

Please register from this site:

https://forms.gle/bjVkw42qsBkSVoz88

 

We look forward to seeing you!