Kotenseki: Deciphering Chester Beatty Collection
The National Diet Library recently held a webinar entitled Libraries and UN SDGs: IFLA supporting the libraries to achieve the SDGs, in which IFLA President Barbara Lison talked about the IFLA's strategy, examples of initiatives taken by libraries in some countries, and international cooperation from the perspective of achieving the SDGs.
A video of the webinar is now available on the NDL’s YouTube channel.
Date: 3 days: 21-23 April 2021, 10:30-15:50 (Central Europe Summer Time)
Instructors: Professor Yamamoto Kazuaki, first 5 sessions on 古典籍. Associate Professor Ōta Naohiro, last 4 sessions on 古文書.
Committee Members: Akira Hirano, Naomi Yabe Magnussen, Izumi Tytler (adviser)
Format: ZOOM (supported by Oslo University). 3 sessions a day. 70 minutes a session. Each session had lecture part and practise part.
Introduction to Premodern Japanese Books for Art Historical Research
- Overview of the History of the Book in Japan
- Main Types of Book Binding
- Book Format Conversion
- History of Printing in Japan (Temple Prints and Gozan-ban)
- The Relationship between Manuscripts and Prints