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Third Thursday Lecture
Every Third Thursday of the month, the Sainsbury Institute hosts a lecture on a topic related to the art and culture of Japan. Talks begin at 6pm (50-minute lecture followed by refreshments).
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Conference 20 - 22 May 2015
This conference explores the role of the museum in relation to human engagements with the sea and major water courses such as lakes, lagoons and large river systems.
Seminar with Yuko Hasegawa
Thursday 10 July 2013 4–5.15pm
Emerging Sociopolitical Art after 3/11. A seminar organized by the Norwich University of the Arts, Japan Foundation, and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures.
2014 Arthur Batchelor Lecture
Thursday 6 March 7pm
Bones in Transit: Early Modern Knowledge and the Vocabulary of Cannibalism. Professor Rose Marie San Juan. History of Art Department, University College London.
Study Day - Questioning the Masterpiece
Friday 21 February
On the occasion of the major exhibition, Masterpieces: Art and East Anglia, held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the University of East Anglia, this study day will interrogate notions of artistic value by focussing on the very concept of the ‘masterpiece' and interrogating it from different perspectives.
2013 Martindale Lecture
26 November 18.30
The Sainsbury Institute for Art is delighted to announce that the 2013 Martindale Memorial Lecture will be given by Prof Bronwen Wilson of the University of East Anglia.
Washi: The Art of Japanese Paper
11 March – 20 April 2013
Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures have been working together with Norwich University of the Arts and Kew Gardens on an exhibition on 19th and 21st century Japanese paper (washi) in Norwich, UK. There are also associated conference, talks and exhibitions of modern paper art inspired by washi. Please find the information below.
Martindale Lecture by Professor Brendan Cassidy
Tuesday 11 December 6pm
This year's lecture will be given by Professor Brendan Cassidy from The University of St Andrews on The Cult of Raphael in Britain: from the Tudors to the Victorians.
Evening lectures on university museums in Japan
Thursday 25 October 2012 6pm
Organised as part of the conference Discovery, Display and Debate: New Agendas for University Museums by the Sainsbury Institute for Art*, University of East Anglia, and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Meet Your Manga Writer
Monday 5th March - Saturday 10th March 2012
During the exhibition Kingdom of Characters, manga writer Christina Plaka will join us for a series of related events.
Robert Sainsbury Lecture
16th Nov 2011
The Inaugural Robert Sainsbury Lecture entitled, ‘Art in a Global Perspective' will be given by Neil MacGregor and will relate to the British Museum and Sainsbury Centre collections. The event marks the formal launch of the Sainsbury Institute for Art (SIfA), a new venture based at the Sainsbury Centre. MacGregor has been the director of the British Museum since 2002 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Letters by the University of East Anglia (UEA) in 2009.