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INAGA Shigemi
Specialized Field(s) Comparative literature and culture, history of cultural exchange
Current Research Themes Utsushi and Utsuroi: Metempsychosis and Passage (ed.) is published in 2019. Modernity in Japanese Art and the Outside is currently being aired at the Open University of Japan. Recent publications include Kaizoku shikan kara mita Sekaishi no saikōchiku (Pirate’s View of the World History, ed.) and Sesshoku zōkeiron (Haptic Plastics).
Keywords for Research Modernism, Japonism, orientalism, cross-cultural communication

Education

1979
B.A., University of Tokyo
1981 M.A., University of Tokyo
1988 Docteur ès Lettres, l'Université Paris VII (Nouveau Régime)

Professional Experience

1988 Assistant, Faculty of Liberal Arts, The University of Tokyo
1990 Associate Professor, Mie University
1997
Associate Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
2004 Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
2016 Professor, Deputy Director-General, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
2018 Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
2021 Professor Emeritus, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
2021 Visiting Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies

Degree(s)

1988 Docteur ès Lettrés, l'Université Paris VII (Nouveau Régime)

Achievements

Books
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Co-authored Books
  • ・ (編著), A Pirate’s View of World History: A Reversed Perception of the Order of Things From a Global Perspective, International Symposium no.50, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, August 2017
  • ・ (共編著)Philippe Bonnin, Nishida Masatsugu et Inaga Shigemi eds., Vocabulaire de la spatialité japonaise, CNRS Éditions, January 2014
  • The 38th International Research Symposium: Questioning Oriental Aesthetics and Thinking: Conflicting Visions of “Asia” under the Colonial Empires, International Research Symposium Proceedings 38, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto, 31 March 2011
  • ・ (ed.) , Artistic Vagabondage and New Utopian Projects: Transnational Poïetic Experience in East-Asian Modernity (1905-1960) :Selected Papers from the XIXth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Seoul, 2010, Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative Literature, August 15-21, 2010, Cung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea, 2011
  • (共編著)モノ学・感覚価値研究会アート分科会編, 『物気色(モノケイロ)』, 美学出版, 東京, 2010年12月01日
    ( (co-ed.), Monokeiro, Bigaku-shuppan, Tokyo, 1 December 2010 )
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Articles
  • ・ You Say Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité? Japanese Critical Perceptions of the Idea of Europe: A Preliminary Reflection for the Regeneration of Universal Humanism, (Vladimir Biti, Joep Leerssen, and Vivian Liska eds.)The Idea of Europe: the clash of projections Volume: 37, Brill, March 2021, pp.121-135
  • ・ A.K. Coomaraswamy and Japan: A tentative overview, (Madhu Bhalla ed.)Culture as Power: Buddhist Heritage and the Indo-Japanese Culture as Power: Buddhist Heritage and the Indo-Japanese Dialogue, Routledge India, December 2020, pp.119-132
  • ・ 「Distance Reading, Migration of the Meaning and Metempsychosis through Translation: Is “World Literature or Global Art” Possible? -Comparative Literature and Art in the Context of the Globalization-」, 荒木浩編『古典の未来学―Projecting Classicism』, 文学通信, 2020年10月, pp.836-849
  • ・ Cultural Gap, Mental Crevice, and Creative Imagination: Vision, Analogy, and Memory in Cross-Cultural Chiasms, (Tanehisa Otabe, Manfred Milz,Masanori Tsukamoto, Carole Maigné, James Kirwan, Gunter Gebauer, Sean J. McGrath eds.)Journal of Aesthetics and Phenomenology (online) Volume.6(2019), Taylor & Francis, June 2020, pp.167-184
  • ・ Weg (Dō) – Rahmenlosigkeit – Verlauf: Eine Reflexion auf ‚Japanisches‘ in der Kunst, Yasuhiro Sakamoto, Felix Jäger, Jun Tanaka(Hrsg.) eds. Bilder Als Denkformen: Bildwissenschaftliche Dialoge Zwischen Japan Und Deutschland. Berlin, De Gruyter, June 2020, pp.127-144
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  • ・ Genèse et préhistoire des écosystèmes: « l’être vers la vie » géologique et « le milieu » proto-biologique, (AUGENDRE Marie, LLORED Jean-Pierre, NUSSAUME Yann eds.) La mésologie, un autre paradigme pour l’anthropocène?, Hermann, April 2018, pp.265-273
  • ・ Kuki Shūzō and the Idea of Metempsychosis: Recontextualizing Kuki’s Lecture on Time in the Intellectual Milieu Between the Two World Wars, Japan Review No. 31, November 2017, pp.105-122
  • ・ A Pirate’s View of the History of Art Commerce: Beyond an Oceanic View of Civilizations, A Pirate’s View of World History: A Reversed Perception of the Order of Things From a Global Perspective International Symposium, no.50, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, August 2017, pp.107-125
  • ・ Western Modern Masters Measured on the East-Asian Literati Template: Hashimoto Kansetsu and Kyoto School Sinology, Art/Histories in Transcultural Dynamics: Narratives, Concepts, and Practices at Work, 20th and 21st Centuries, August 2017, pp.31-46
  • ・ Crossing the Borders between the Living and the Dead: An Insight into Knowledge Transfer and Issues of Post-War Reconciliation, 世界の日本研究 2017 :国際的視野からの日本研究, May 2017, pp.348-358
  • ・ 「超越視覺文化的觸覺感知:重新定義博物館學中的 「現代性」以調整 數位化的全球尺度模型 Haptic Sensations Beyond Visual Culture: Redefining “Modernity”in Museology so as to Readjust the Digitized Global Scale Model」, 『現代美術 MODERN ART』北雙特刊 TAIPEI BIENNAL 2016 第183号 中華民國105年 季刊・12月出版, 臺北市立美術館発行, 2016年12月, pp.62-75
  • ・ Japonisme et École Rimpa: autour de Louis Gonse, Théodore Duret, Ninagawa Noritane, S. Bing, Roger Marx et Claude Monet, Édo retrouvée : Le collection Tronquois, miroir des arts du Japon, de Rinpa à Mizoguchi, 31 March 2016, pp.311-331
  • ・ A “Pirates' View” of Art History, Review of Japanese Culture and Society vol. XXVI, Josai University, December 2014, pp.65-79
  • ・ Between Revolutionary and Oriental Sage: Paul Cézanne in Japan, Japan Review No.28, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 2015, pp.133-172
  • ・ La vie transitoire des formes – Un patrimoine culturel à l'état d'eidos flottant, (Sous la direction de Jean-Sébastien Cluzel et Nishida Masatsugu) Le Sanctuaire d'Ise -- Récit de la 62e Rreconstruction, Mardaga, 2015, pp.145-155
  • ・ Do japonismo ao medievalismo: a formação da estética oriental e a crise da cultura urbana moderna, (Andrea Yuri Flores Urushima, Raquel Abi-Sâmara, Murilo Jardelino da Costa organização) Modernização urbana e cultura contemporânea: diálogos Brasil-Japão, Terracota, São Paulo, 2015, pp.69-83
  • ・ Hokusai controversé―La réception de son oeuvre en France entre 1860 et 1925, (Jean-Sébastien Cluzel éd,)HOKUSAI - Le vieux fou d'architecture, 2014, pp.75-89
  • ・ 「西欧モデルニテに対峙する日本の伝統工藝:アンリ・フォシヨンの両大戦間期の考察を導きに」, 三浦篤編『往還の軌跡:日仏芸術交流の一五〇年』, 三元社, 2013年11月, pp.122-134
    ( Arts et métiers traditionnels au Japon face à la Modernité occidentale (1850–1900): A l’écoute d’Henri Focillon ? quelques observations préliminaires, Trajectoires dÅfallers-retours: 150 ans dÅféchanges artistiques franco-japonais, November 2013, pp.122-134 )
  • ・ Japanese Philosophers Go West: The Effect of Maritime Trips on Phylosophy in Japan with Special Reference to the Case of Watsuji Tetsurō (1889-1960), Japan Review No.25, 2013, pp.113-144
  • ・ Kegon/Huayan 華厳 View and Contemporary East Asian Art: A Methodological Proposal, Cross Sections Vol. 5, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 20 March 2013, pp.2-25
  • ・ 「일본 미술에서의 양」 , 『문화로 읽는 십이지신 이야기・양』 2013년 1월, 서울・도서출판 열림원, 2013年01月, pp.98-109
  • ・ Yukio Yashiro(1890-1975) between the East and the West in Search of and Aesthetic Dialogue, (Krystyna Wilkoszewska ed.) Aesthetics and Cutures, Universitas, Krakow, 2012, pp.43-59
  • ・ Crossing Axes:Orientalism and Occidentalism in Modern Visual Representations of Manchukuo (1931-1945) , Evgeny Steiner ed., Orientalism/Occidentalism: Languages of Cultures vs. Languages of Description., 2012
  • ・ Crime, Literature and Religious Mysticism: The Case of the Japanese Translator of Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses, Manfred Schmeling and Hans-Joachim Backe eds., From Ritual to Romance and Beyond: Comparative Literature and Comparative Religious Studies, Proceedings of the ICLA Conference at Jacobs University, Bremen, August 6-8, 2008, Königshausen & Newmann., 2011, pp.45-58
  • ・ Philosophy, Ethics and Aesthetics in the Far-Eastern Cultural Sphere: Receptions of the Western Ideas and Reactions to the Western Cultural Hegemony, Shigemi Inaga ed., The 38th International Research Symposium: Questioning Oriental Aesthetics and Thinking: Conflicting Visions of “Asia” under the Colonial Empires 38, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 2011, pp.31-45
  • ・ What the Son Inherited from his Father? Preceded by a Brief Introduction to the Noguchi Legacy as a Working Hypothesis, Shigemi Inaga ed., Artistic Vagabondage and New Utopian Projects: Transnational Poi¨etic Experience in East-Asian Modernity (1905-1960) :Selected Papers from the XIXth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Seoul, 2010, Expanding the Frontiers of Comparative Literature, August 15-21, 2010, , Cung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea, 2011, pp.57-77
  • ・ 「Exploring Visual and Material Culture in Japan」, 『Cross Sections』Vol.3, 京都国立近代美術館, 2010年, pp.102-109
    ( Exploring Visual and Material Culture in Japan, Cross Sections Vol.3, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, 2010, pp.102-109 )
  • ・ Translation, (James Elkins, Zhivka Valiavicharska and Alice Kim eds.,)Art and Globalization, Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010, pp.23-35
  • ・ The Impossible Avant-Garde in Japan, Does the Avant-Garde Exist in the Third World? Japan’s Example: A Borderline Case of Misunderstanding in Aesthetic intercultural Exchange, doxa, 2010., Norgunk Publishing House, Istanbul, 2010, pp.82-89
  • ・ The Interaction of Bengali and Japanese Artistic Milieus in the First Half of the Twentieth Century (1901–1945): Rabindranath Tagore, Arai Kanpō and Nandalal Bose, Japan Review No. 21, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 31 August 2009, pp.149-181
  • ・ La Rencontre du Japon et de l’Europe, Images d’une découverte, Publications orientalistes de France, 2008
  • ・ Japanese Encounter with Latin America and Iberian Catholicism (1549-1973), The Comparatist, 2008, pp.27-35
  • ・ Images changeantes de l’art japonais, JTLA, 2006, pp.73-93
  • ・ 「日本美術像の変遷:印象主義日本観から東洋美学論争まで」, 『美術史論壇』第18号, 韓国美術研究所, 2004年, pp.171-197
  • ・ Sister Nivedita and her Kali the Mother, The Web of Indian Life and Art Criticism: New Insight into Okakura Kakuzo's stay in India, Japan Review Nr.16, 2004, pp.129-159
  • ・ Either Useful or Useless: Reviving Inventiveness, The 7th Kitakyûshû Biennale, Kitakyûshû Municipal Museum, March 31, 2004, pp.13-19
  • ・ Claude Monet between Impressionism and Japonism., Monet and Japan, National Gallery of Australia, 2002, pp.64-76
  • ・ Cognition Gaps in the Recognition of Masters and Masterpieces in the Formative Years of Japanese Art History 1880-1900, Historiography in Conflict, Japanese Hermeneutics: Current Debates on Aesthetics and Interpretation, University of Hawaii Press, 2002, pp.115-126
  • ・ Additional Recommendations for the Dialogue among Civilizations, International Conference on the Dialogue of Civilizations, United Nations University, Tokyo. , 2002
  • ・ Okakura Kakuzô's Nostalgic Jorney to India and the Invention of Asia, Susan Fisher(ed.) Nostalgic Jorneys, Literary Pilgrimages Between Japan and the West, Institute of Asian Research, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2001, pp.119-132
  • ・ Confession and Exposure: Nagasawa Mitsuo's Adult Video Actresses and Japan's Male Intellectual Consciousness, Love and Sexuality in Japanese literature, Proceedings of the Midwest Association for Japanese Literary Studies Vol.5, 1999, pp.19-45
  • ・ Between Revelation and Violation: The Ethics of Intervention, Shigemi Inaga(ed.) Crossing Culutural Borders: Toward an Ethics of Intercultural Communicaton-Beyond Reciprocal Anthropology, IRCJS, 1999, pp.125-138
  • ・ Negative Capability of Tolerance: The Assassination of Igarashi Hitoshi, The Condition of Reciprocal Understanding, A Centennial Conference, International House, The University of Chicago, Sep.12-17, 1992, 1995
Other Publications
  • ・ Les Yeux clos d'Odilon Redon à Tōru Takemitsu: d'un œil à l'autre, ou le rêve en transmigration et l'apparition de l'esprit, (Sarah Burkhalter & Laurence Schmidlin, éd.) The Postcard Dialogues, art&fiction, December 2020
  • ・ Obituary: Tôru Haga (1931−2020)Nécrologie : Tôru Haga (1931−2020), AILC-ICLA NEWSLETTER No.4, International Comparative Literature Association , September 2020, pp.10-12
  • ・ 「[シンポジウム評] ジョン・ラファージュと東洋的霊性への開眼:初期北米ジャポニスムの一局面」, 『ジャポニスム研究』第38号, 2018年12月
    ( [Thoughts on a Symposium] John La Farge and the Awakening to Eastern Spirituality: An Aspect of Early North American Japonisme, Studies in JaponismeNo. 38, December 2018 )
  • ・ 「インターネット双方向的同窓会Nichibunken Interactive Alumni創設にむけての個人的提言」, 『Nichibunken Newsletter』, 2016年12月
    ( Toward a Nichibunken Interactive Alumni Networdk : A Personal Proposal, Nichibunken Newsletter, December 2016 )
  • ・ Bengali Sketches: Following Taikan and Shunsō to Mukul Dey’s Legacy, Nichibunken News LetterNo.78, March, 2010, pp.2-5
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  • ・ Art and Globalization, Pennsylvania State University Press., State College, 2010
  • ・ 「学会予稿集」, 『동아시아 미술의 근대와 근대성』, 2009年11月07日, pp.219-250
  • ・ The Interaction of Bengali and Japanese Artistic Millieus in the First Half of the Twentieth Century, Japan ReviewNo.21, 2009, pp.149-181
  • ・ The Proceedings of the East Asian-South American Comparative Literature Workshop 2007, 18th Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Teizukayama gakuin University, 2008
  • ・ Japanese Encounter with Latin America and Iberian Catholicism (1549-1973), The Comparatist, 2008, pp.27-35
  • ・ Is Art History Global?, Routledge, 2007
  • ・ Beyond Border, Japanese Studies in the 21st Century, Warsaw University, 2007
  • ・ Culture and Translation, Academic Sinica, 2006
  • ・ Images changeantes de l’art japonais, JTLA, 2006, pp.73-93
  • ・ First International Conference on Literature and Religion, Chungnam National University, Daejon, Korea, 2005
  • ・ Sister Nivedita and her Kali the Mother, The Web of Indian Life and Art Criticism: New Insight into Okakura Kakuzo's stay in India, Japan ReviewNo.19, 2004, pp.129-159
  • ・ Either Useful or Useless: Reviving Inventiveness, The 7th Kitakyûshû Biennale, Kitakyûshû Municipal Museum2010/03/31, 2004, pp.13-19
  • ・ Japanese Hermeneutics, Current Debates on Aesthetics and Interpretation, University of Hawai'i Press, 2002
  • ・ Monet and Japan, National Gallery of Australia, 2002
  • ・ Claude Monet between Impressionism and Japonism, In Monet and Japan, National Gallery of Australia, 2002, pp.64-76
  • ・ Cognition Gaps in the Recognition of Masters and Masterpieces in the Formative Years of Japanese Art History 1880-1900, Historiography in Conflict, In Japanese Hermeneutics: Current Debates on Aesthetics and Interpretation, University of Hawaii Press, 2002, pp.115-126
  • ・ Additional Recommendations for the Dialogue among Civilizations, International Conference on the Dialogue of Civilizations, United Nations University, Tokyo, 2002
  • ・ Dodonaeus in Japan, Leuven University Press, 2001
  • ・ Return to Japan from Pilgrimage to the West, Aarhus University Press, 2001
  • ・ Okakura Kakuzô's Nostalgic Jorney to India and the Invention of Asia, Nostalgic Jorneys, Literary Pilgrimages Between Japan and the West, Institute of Asian Research, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2001, pp.119-132
  • ・ Confession and Exposure: Nagasawa Mitsuo's Adult Video Actresses and Japan's Male Intellectual Consciousness , Love and Sexuality in Japanese literature, Proceedings of the Midwest Association for Japanese Literary StudiesVol.5, 1999, pp.19-45
  • ・ Between Revelation and Violation: The Ethics of Intervention, Crossing Culutural Borders: Toward an Ethics of Intercultural Communicaton-Beyond Reciprocal Anthropology, IRCJS, 1999, pp.125-138
  • ・ Negative Capability of Tolerance: The Assassination of Igarashi Hitoshi, In The Condition of Reciprocal Understanding, A Centennial Conference, International House, The University of Chicago, Sep.12-17, 1992, 1995
Presentations, Symposiums, Lectures etc.
  • ・ (コメンテーター), Day 2:The 7th International Interdisciplinary Japan Studies Graduate Workshop, The 7th International Interdisciplinary Japan Studies Graduate Workshop, The Interdisciplinary Japan Studies Graduate Workshop, on line, 20 March 2021
  • ・ (Commentator and Organizer), Graduate Conference in Japanese Studies 2020, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University / Consortium for Global Japanese Studies, 大阪大学大学院文学研究科、「国際日本研究」コンソーシアム, Osaka University Nakanoshima Center, Lecture Room 301, on line, 20 December 2020
  • ・ (招聘講演), How to measure “unique” or “universal”?: A comparative approach to the Japanese studies, “Unique or Universal? Japan and its Contribution to World Civilization”, International Conference to 100 Years of Japanese Studies at the University of Warsaw, Poland, 23 October 2019
  • ・ (招聘講演), Utsushi and Utsuroi: Metemphychosis and Transition, Jikihitsu: the Signiture of the Artist: The Presence of Japanese Tradition in Contemporary Polish Art, The Association of Polish architect, Poland, 10 June 2019
  • ・ (発表), Comparison in Crisis or Crisis in Comparison?, Modern Japan in the Comparative Imagination, Durham University, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 9 May 2019
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  • ・ Heritage Management as an Act of Compensation, International Transdisciplinary Symposium on Advanced Studies, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, 8 February 2017
  • ・ (討論者), Japanese Studies Down Under: History, Politics, Literature and Art, the 23rd Nichibunken International Symposium, The Humanities Division, University of Otago, New Zealand, 24 November 2016
  • ・ (シンポジウム, 招待基調講演), Toward a Social Design in the Era of Globalization’ a New Task of the Design History, International Conference on Design History and Design Studies (ICDHS), Taipei, 27 October 2016
  • ・ (招待討論者), Making Trans/national Contemporary Design History, Transnational Roundtable, International Conference on Design History and Design Studies (ICDHS), Taipei, 26 October 2016
  • ・ (基調講演), 「Haptic Sensations Beyond the Visual Culture: Redefining “Modernity” in Museology so as to Readjust the Digitalized Global Scale Model」, 台北ビエンナーレ, 台北市立美術館, 2016年09月11日
  • ・ (招待講演), 「刻印と反復::森村泰昌における世界美術とその作者・石川九楊の 『中国書史』における筆跡と歴史を考察の出発点に」, スーパーグローバル大学創成支援事業「国際日本学拠点」国際シンポジウム 『文化生産者としての〈作者〉』, 早稲田大学, 2016年07月26日
    ( eals and Repetitions: Representations of World Art and Artists in the Works of Yasumasa Morimura and Handwriting and History in Kyuyo Ishikawa’s History of Chinese Calligraphy, Rethinking the Author as an Agent of Cultural Production, Waseda University Top Global University Project: Global Japanese Studies International Symposium, 26 July 2016 )
  • ・ (Chair of the Session), Amateurism and the Art of Calligraphy in Postwar Japan, AAS-in-Asia Congress, Doshisha University, 24 June 2016
  • ・ (International Symposium, コメンテーター), Thinking Takehisa Yumeji: Toward a New Perspective, 21 March 2016
  • ・ (シンポジウム, 発表), Théodore Duret, son voyage, sa collection, ses amitiés avec le Japon, Autour de la collection japonaise d'Emmanuel Tronquois 2, Les Echanges culturel entre le Japon et la France , 21 November 2015
  • ・ (シンポジウム, Comment), The 22nd Nichibunken International Symposium, Co-organized by Nichibunken and Harvard University "The Lost Two Decades and the Transformation of Japanese Society", Nichibunken and Harvard University, Boston, 13 November 2015
  • ・ (Keynote Speech), Global Perception of the Modernity in Question: How to Redefine “Modernity” in Retrospect :So as to Readjust the Digitalized Global Scale Model, CIMAM 2015 Annual Conference, How Global can Museum be?, The National Art Center, Tokyo, 7 November 2015
  • ・ (International Meeting, 発表), How the Kôrin and the Rimpa School became a world bland?: Toward an Aesthetic Grobal Strategy around “utsushi”and “yosooi”, Say about“Technology and Value of Brand, Marine Science Institute, Jeju National University, Jeju, Korea, 15 October 2015
  • ・ (International Conference, 発表), Heritage Management as an Act of Compensation from Hiroshima to Fukushima, Wounds, Scars, and Healing: Civil Society and Postwar Pacific Basin Reconciliation, University of Sydney, Sydney, 30 September 2015
  • ・ (International Conference, 発表), Kuki Shūzō and the Idea of Metempsychosis: On the Fringe of Theosophical Thinking, Theosophy Across Boundaries, Heidelberg Center for American Studies, Curt und Heidemarie Engelhorn Palais, Heidelberg, Germany, 24 September 2015
  • ・ (発表), La Réceptacle et la transposition: en préambule, Colloque international: Berceau du temps, Passage des âmes, Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, 23 January 2015
  • ・ (Organizer), Exposition: Réceptacle du passage ou La Vie transitoire des formes et ses empreintes, Colloque international: Berceau du temps, Passage des âmes, Maison de la culture du Japon à Paris, 20 January 2015
  • ・ (発表), Heritage Management as an Act of Compensation: A New Insight into Knowledge Transfer, Session VII: Access to Knowledge, A German-Japanese Colloquium: Knowledge Transfer Across Borders: Integrative Approaches, Old Observatory, Göttingen, 14 January 2015
  • ・ (発表), Metabolisme biologique selon le Sanctuaire d'Ise: patrimoine culturelle en etat d'eidos flottant, De la matérialité a l’immatérialité: La reconstruction vicennale au sanctuaire d’Ise, De la Galerie Colbert, Paris, 25 September 2014
  • ・ Toward The Pirates' View of Commercial Transaction, “I HAVE” Knowledge Service International symposium, Say about “Technology and Value of Brand”, Jeju, 29 May 2014
  • ・ (発表), 「移ろいゆく形の生命:古寂びを帯びる《束の間》:フランスから見る伊勢神宮」, 日仏シンポジウム『ルーツとルーツの対話』, 皇學館大學, 2014年03月11日
    ( La vie transitoire des forms: un moment qui prend de la patine:une petite réflexion sur le sanctuaire d’Ise, Colloque franco-japonais Díalogue racines contre racínes, Université Kōgakkan, 11 March 2014 )
  • ・ (発表), Expressionism and Qiyun Shengdong/Kiin Seidô Reevaluating the Ming-Qing Dynasties Chinese Painting in Modern Japan Hashimoto Kansetsu and Kyoto School Cinologists 1910-1930, Art/Histories in Transcultural Dynamics, Late 19th to Early 21st Centuries, ベルリン自由大学, 5 December 2013
  • ・ ICLA Session La Traduction entre "Misreading" et Creation, 09:00-10:30, Paris-Sorbonne, 24 July 2013
  • ・ ICLA Session La Traduction entre "Misreading" et Creation, 11:00-12:30, Paris-Sorbonne, 23 July 2013
  • ・ ICLA"From Distant Reading to Deistant Reading: Between the Original and Translations: The Case of the Tale of Genji(Le Dit de Genji), Paris-Sorbonne, 23 July 2013
  • ・ Maison de la Recherche, ICLA Executive Council Meeting, Sorbonne, Paris, 16 July 2013
  • ・ The Changing Taste for Japanese Crafts in the West (1867-1910), Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 7 June 2013
  • ・ The Transfiguration of Paul Cézanne in Modern Japan and China (1913-1934): An Investigation into the Crossroads of Occidentalism and Orientalism, ICLA 国際比較文学会 workshop Intersections, Interferences, Interdisciplines: Literature With Other Arts, the University of Chicago, 6 September 2012
  • ・ (Discussant), Nichibunken’s Overseas Symposium Rethinking “Japanese Studies”from Practices in the Nordic Region「日本研究」再考-北欧の実践から The section of Japanese Studies and the Asian Dynamics Initiative, The University of Copenhagen, 22 August 2012
  • ・ Cultural Gap, Mental Crevice and Creative Imagination: Vision, Analogy and Memory in Cross Cultural Chiasm: A Challenge to Occidental Epistemology and Revisions of some Basic Prerequisites, Creativity And Imagination, Wasan Island, Canada, 17 July 2012
  • ・ (Invited Discussant), Piracy, the Indian Ocean, and Art History, Toronto, Canada, 21 March 2012
  • ・ (Discussant), Panel 101, Old Capital, New City: Art and Design in Twentieth-Century Kyoto, Association for Asian Studies(AAS) Annual Conference , Toronto, Canada, 15 March 2012
  • ・ (Invited Speaker), Japanese Philosophers go to the West: Effects of Maritime Trip to the Philosophy in Japan, International Conference, Japanese Philosophy as an Academic Discipline: Research and Teaching, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 10 December 2011
  • ・ Translating the Fracture of Fracturing the Tranlation?: Questions in the Western Reception of Japanese Art and Poetics, Otemae Intercultural Symposium "Translating/Comparing Poetry, Media Library CELL, Otemae University, 18 November 2011
  • ・ (発表), Reception of Hokusai in the West: from Philippe Burty to Henri Focillon (1862-1925) with special focus on “Manga Jasienski”, Symposium Hokusai in context Asia, Japanisch-Deutsches Zentrum Berlin, 14 October 2011
  • ・ (発表), Symposium International Exhibitions and Asia: From Shanghai to Shanghai, and Beyond, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 30 September 2011
  • ・ Rabindranath Tagore and Japan : From Bengali Art Renaissance to Criticism of Japanese Nationalism, Asia after Tagore, the Legacy of Rabindranath Tagore: A Two-Day International Seminar organized by the Friends of the Kern Institute (VVIK), University of Leiden, the Netherlands, 23 September 2011
  • ・ “Fracturing the translation or translating the fracture? Questions in the Western Reception of Non-Linear Narratives in Japanese Arts and Poetics,", ICLA, London, 16 September 2011
  • ・ (発表), Yashiro Yukio (1890-1975) between the East and the West in Search of an Aesthetic Dialogue, Aesthetics in the World, First Polish-Japanese Meeting, Cracow, Poland, 23 May 2011
  • ・ [Discussant] Session 411, New Visual Interface in Modern Japan : Art Magazines from 1900 to 1960, AAS-ICAS Joint Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii, 31 March 2011
  • ・ [講演]Okakura Tenshin and the Indian Intellectuals: An Aspect of Indian-Japanese Cultural Exchange at the Beginning of the 20th Century, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 17 December 2010
  • ・ (発表), Philosophia, Ethica and Aesthetica in the Far-Eastern Cultural Sphere: Receptions of the Western Ideas and Reactions to the Western Cultural Hegemony, Questioning Oriental Aesthetics and Thinking: Conflicting Visions of “Asia” under the Colonial Empires, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 8 November 2010
  • ・ [主催]国際研究集会「東洋の自己イメージと西洋からの期待:落差と葛藤」, 国際日本文化研究センター , 2010年11月08日
    ( Questioning Oriental Aesthetics and Thinking: Conflicting Visions of “Asia” under the Colonial Empires, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 8 November 2010 )
  • ・ 「ブリコラージュ:Scraptureに向けて」, 国際シンポジウム「アート・表象・世界:彫刻家エル・アナツイのアフリカ」展に即して」, 国立民族学博物館, 2010年10月30日
    ( Bricolage: Toward a Scrapture, A Proposal of a New Concept, El Anatsui, Art, World and representation: Thinking from the Art of El Anatsui, National Museum of Ethnology, 30 October 2010 )
  • ・ Crossing Axes: Occidentalism and Orientalism in Modern Visual Representations of the Manchuguo (1931-1945), International Conference, “Orientalism /Occidentalism: Languages of Cultures vs. Languages of Description”, Russian Academy of State Service under the President of the Russian Federation, Moscow, 23 September 2010
  • ・ The Noguchi Legacy, Between Patriotism and Internationalism: Artistic Vagabondage of Yone and Isamu Noguchi- from Poetry to Sculpture, The XIXth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Workshop, The Noguchi Legacy: Between Patriotism and Internationalism—Artistic Vagabondage of Yoné and Isamu Noguchi: From Poetry to Sculpture in Conflict between the East and the West, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, 19 August 2010
  • ・ Question of Oriental Aesthetics: antithesis to Design?, International Conference Forgotten Japonisme, TrAIN Research Centre, University of the Arts London, International Conference at the Sackler Centre, V&A Museum, London, 9 July 2010
  • ・ (学会, 発表), Paul Ce´zanne in Japan: Between Revolutionary and Oriental Sage - Appreciations, Impacts and Collections,, Russia and the Global Ce´zanne Effect, 1900-1950, International Academic Conference devoted to the Global Influence of Paul Ce´zanne, Boris Yeltsin Presidential Library, Saint-Petersburg, Russia, 26 March 2010
  • ・ (シンポジウム), The Interaction of Bengali and Japanese Artistic Milieus in the First Half of the Twentieth Century (1901-1945) : Rabindranath Tagore, Arai Kanpo^, and Nandalal Bose「ロビンドラナート・タゴール、荒井寛方、ノンドラル・ボース:20世紀前半のベンガルと日本との美術交流の一駒から」, 日文研第一六回海外シンポジウム 『アジア新時代の南アジアにける日本像‐インド・SAARC諸国における日本研究の現状と必要性』, New Delhi, India, 3 November 2009
  • ・ Distance Reading-Migration of Meaning and Metempsychosis through Translation, Old Margins and New Centers/Anciennes frontières et nouveau centres: The Legacy of European Literatures in a Global Age/L’héritage littéraire européen dans une ère de globalisation, Bruxelles, 26 August 2009
  • ・ Philosiphia, Ethica and Aestetica in the Far-Eastern Culutural Sphere:Reseptions of the Western Ideas The Second International Congress on Reciprocal Knowledge, International Transculture Conference, Goa, Pondicherry, and Delhi, 17 October 2005
  • ・ Freedom in Suffering and Freedom of Suffering, The First International Conference for Literature and Religion in Korea, Daejeoung, 29 June 2005
  • ・ Arts and Crafts in Japanese Context, Manggha Center for Japanese Art, Krakov, 31 October 2004
  • ・ Kim Soun, Tsuchida Bakusen and Kajiyama Hiroyuki : Social Reception of Literary Text and Question of Visual Literacy in Cross-Cultural Transmission, Nordic Association of Japanese and Korean Studies, 21 August 2004
  • ・ Okakura tenshin and India: An Intellectual Exchage in Modernizing Asia, International Comparative Literature Association Hongkong Congress, 12 August 2004
  • ・ Use and Abuse of Images in Japanese History Textbooks and the History Textbooks Controversy 2000-2001, Histoiography and Japanese Conscionsness of Value and Norms, IRCJS, 30 October 2002
  • ・ Mediators, Sacrifice and Forgiveness: Laurens van der Post's Vision of Japan in the P.o.W.Camp, International Comparative Literature Association Pretoria Congress, 2000
  • ・ The Making of Museums and Collections in Modern Japan, Interpreting Asian Cultures in Museums, Displays, Activities, Strategies, International Workshop, The British Museum/The Museum of Mankind, London, 2000
  • ・ Rethinking Okakura Tenshin as the Inventor of Oriental Art History, Association for Asian Studies, Boston, 1999
  • ・ Disclosing Double Mirror: Further Analysis in Nagasawa Mitsuo's Adult Video Actress in the light of Judith Herman's Traum and Recovery, Visions, Revisions, Incorporations, Theorizing Gender, the Body and the Visual in Contemporary Japanese Popular and Mass Culture, Montréal, Canada, 1999
  • ・ Édourad Manet's Posthumous Struggle for Glory, New York City, 1999
  • ・ (講演会), Confession and Exposure: Nagasawa Mitsuo's Adult Video Actress and Japan's Male Intellectual Consciousness, 7th Midwest Association of Japanese Literary Studies, West Lafayette, 1998
  • ・ Reconsidering the Mingei Undo as a Colonial Discourse: The Politics of Visualizing Asian Folk Craft, 1998
  • ・ Rethinking the Urban Mass-Culture in 1920's and 30's in Japan, Zürich, 1998
  • ・ (講演会), Reinterpretation of the Western Linear Perspective in 18-19th Century Japan: A Case of Cultural Translation, Translation of Culture and Culture of Translation, Leuven, 1998
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