The Heinz Kaempfer Fund cordially invites you, your partner and your friends to participate in a symposium on a variety of topics in Japanese lacquer art. Lectures will be given by leading experts in the field from both Europe and Japan. The symposium will be organized in conjunction with the exhibition Modern Japanese Lacquerware in the Japanmuseum SieboldHuis in Leiden.
12:15-13:00 Registration at the desk of the Museum Volkenkunde, Leiden
13:00-13:05 Welcome by Jan Dees, chairman Heinz Kaempfer Fund
13:05-13:35 Julia Hutt: On the Origin of Inrō
13:35-14.05 Menno Fitski: The Amsterdam Chest or the Batavia Chest?
14.05-14:35 Dave van Gompel: Between Progress and Preservation:the Difficult Future of Japanese Lacquer
14:35-15:05 Coffee/tea break
15:05-15:35 Monika Kopplin: Japanese Chinoiseries in French Lacquer Furniture
15:35-16:05 Yoshie Itani: A Reevaluation of Yamazaki Kakutarō
16:05-16:30 Panel discussion
16:30-16:55 Closing ceremony
16:55-17:00 Closing Remarks by Arisumi Mitamura
Venue: Grand auditorium on the first floor of the Museum Volkenkunde, Steenstraat 1, Leiden, Tel. 088 0042803
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