Reports on Educational Activities by Year

June 26, 2014

The 5th Reading Komonjo Workshop at Ruhr-Universität Bochum: "Edo Japan as Seen by Siebold and His Peers (I)"

Conducted by National Museum of Japanese History (Kurushima, "General Coordinating Team")

Host institution: Department of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Venue: Department of Japanese History Reading Room, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Organizer: National Museum of Japanese History (Kurushima, "General Coordinating Team")
Co-organizer: Seinan Gakuin University (Educational Incubator Program: International Research Exchange in Practice and Archiving Overseas Documents, Ukiyo-e, and Books; program coordinator: Katsunori Miyazaki)

Participants:

Japan / From Seinan Gakuin University: Katsunori Miyazaki, Takaaki Yasutaka, Ayumi Inamasu, Daichi Abe, Yoshihiro Matsunobe, Narumi Takei; Other attendees: Atsuko Ebihara, Michiko Uno

Germany / From East Asian Studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Prof. Dr. Regine Mathias, Dr. des. Jan Schmidt, Prof. Dr. Sven Osterkamp, and around 20 graduate and undergraduate students

Presenters and Titles:

1. Keisuke Matsunobu (undergraduate senior, Seinan Gakuin University), "The Chikuho Mountains that Siebold and His Peers Witnessed: My Homeland Chikuho and the History of Mining"

2. Daichi Abe (undergraduate senior, Seinan Gakuin University), "Courtesans and the Dutch in Maruyama, Nagasaki"

3. Takaaki Yasutaka (curator, Seinan Gakuin University Museum), "Tatooing in Edo: Sentencing and Punishment"

4. Sven Osterkamp (professor, Faculty of East Asian Studies, Ruhr-Universität Bochum), "Manuscript Texts in the Bürger Collection at Ruhr-Universität Bochum: Yoshio Gonnosuke's 下頽咨英吉利言語小引"

5. Michiko Uno (editor-in-chief, Karansha Publishing, Fukuoka), "Practicum: Creating Senryu Poetry in Edo Japan" 

(Text: Miyazaki)


Ruhr-Universität Bochum Library entrance
 


Workshop participants
 


Prof. Sven Osterkamp

Takaaki Yasutaka (curator, Seinan Gakuin University Museum)