The National Museum of Ethnology (Minpaku) is a research center for ethnology and cultural anthropology.

Seminars, Symposia, and Academic Conferences

Monday, May 19, 2014
International Colloquium "Art and Anthropology"
Core Research Project "Anthropological Studies of Materiality" / “Anthropology of Cultural Heritage: Communities and Materiality in Global Systems”

  • Date: Monday, May 19, 2014
  • Venue:Conference Room 4, National Museum of Ethnology
  • Inquiries: 10-1 Senri Expo Park, Suita, Osaka 565-8511, Japan
    e-mail: afpro [at]


Time Contents
1:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Kenji Yoshida (Professor, National Museum of Ethnology)
“Opening Remarks:  Between Art and Anthropology”
1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Anthony Shelton (Director, Museum of Anthropology, The University of British Columbia)             
“Art, Aesthetics and the Anthropological Imagination: Practice and Theory”
2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Tea break
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. General Discussion (All participants)