Heidelberg University and Osaka University Joint Symposium

Japanese Studies in the Humanities: Aspects of Commoners’ Culture in the Edo Period

Messages

Dates

Thursday 10 to Saturday 12 December 2015

Programme

Thursday 10 December 2015

Venue: Institute for Japanese Studies, Heidelberg University, Akademiestr. 4-8, 2F, Room 109

14:00 - 18:00 Pre-symposium Translation Workshop Asa-Bettina Wuthenow and Kenji Mitani

Friday 11 December 2015

Venue: Internationales Wissenschaftsforum der Universität Heidelberg, Hauptstrasse 242

09:00 - 09:10 Opening Remarks Judit Árokay
09:10 - 09:30 Between Kinsei and Early Modern Times Kenji Mitani
09:30 - 10:30 History of Childhood and Childhood Images Michael Kinski
10:30 - 11:00 - Break -
11:00 - 12:00 Utai Culture and Popular Education in the Edo Period ​Kaoru Nakao
12:00 - 13:00 Terakoya and Oraimono: Finding Clues from Shunkyo Tenarai Shussei SugorokuYoichi Iikura
13:00 - 14:30- Lunch -
14:30 - 15:30Waka Poems in Women’s Travel Diaries from the Edo Period Judit Árokay
15:30 - 16:00 - Break -
16:00 - 17:00 Inoue Hisashi and Gesaku Literature Nora Bartels
17:00 - 18:00 Sanshō dayū – A Sermon Ballad in Early Edo Period Heidi Buck-Albulet

Saturday 12 December 2015

Venue: Institute for Japanese Studies, Heidelberg University, Akademiestr. 4-8, 2F, Room 136

09:00 - 10:00 Books and Readings of Commoners in Early Modern Japan Shoya Unoda
10:00 - 11:00 Hunger Aid and Town Society in the Eighteenth-Century Ōno Maren Ehlers
11:00 - 11:30 - Break -
11:30 - 12:30 An Aspect of the Social History of Human-Animal Relations during the Edo Period: Proximity to Farm Animals in the Daily Lives of Farmers Hans Martin Krämer
12:30 - 13:00 Summing up
13:00 - 13:10 Closing Remarks Akio Wada