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Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures

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'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 6 pm (50-minute lecture followed by refreshments). Speakers are all specialists in their field and the talks are intended to be accessible to those with no prior knowledge of Japanese history ... Admission is free and all are welcome. Booking essential. To book a seat email us ...'
Online Lectures & Talks
Occasional podcasts offered.
Named Lectures & Talks
Toshiba Lectures in Japanese Art
Norwich Cathedral Hostry (Weston Room), Norwich, NR1 4EH, Eastern,
Historic County
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The Institute is also based at SOAS in London.
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31 March 2015
'The Sainsbury Institute was founded in 1999 through the generosity of Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury to promote knowledge and understanding of Japanese arts and cultures. As it approaches its tenth anniversary the Institute has formulated a renewed mission statement, which not only reflects the benefactors' intentions and is grounded in their original vision, but aims to expand its intellectual horizons.

'The mission of the Sainsbury Institute is to be an active source of and conduit for innovative research: positioning, revealing and interpreting the arts and cultures of the Japanese archipelago from the present to the past in regional, European and global contexts.'
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