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

Seminars, Symposia, and Academic Conferences

Saturday, February 2 ~Sunday, February 3, 2013
《International Forum》Research on Materials Related to Japan around the Baltic Sea Area

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  • Date: Saturday, February 2 - Sunday, February 3, 2013
  • Venue: Conference Room 4, National Museum of Ethnology


Saturday, February 2, 2013
10:00 a.m. Opening
10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Opening Address 
Yoshio Sugimoto (National Museum of Ethnology)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. “The Japanese Collections at the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm”
Petra Holmberg (Curator, Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. "Collections of Japanese Arts and Crafts in Finland"
Minna Eväsoja (Adjunct Professor, University of Helsinki)
2:30 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Break
2:40 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. “Research Report on the Japanese Artifacts of the Museum of Cultures, Helsinki”
Yuki Konagaya (National Museum of Ethnology),
Mabumi Kojima (Professor, Kagoshima Immaculate Heart University)
3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:10 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Discussion
Yoshio Sugimoto, Hiroshi Shoji, Shiro Sasaki,
Masaki Kondo (National Museum of Ethnology),
Masaki Doi (Lecturer, Kyoto Bunkyo University),
4:45 p.m. Closing
Sunday, February 3
10:00 a.m. Opening
10:30~12:00 p.m. “Research Materials Related to Japan in the National Museum of Denmark”
Joan Hornby (Curator, National Museum of Denmark)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Comments
Josef Kreiner (Professor, Hosei University),
Hiroyuki Ito (Curator, Osaka Museum of History)
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. General Discussion
4:30 p.m. Closing Address