Arts and Science

18th Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.

Date: April 26–27, 2013
Venue: Japanisches Kulturinstitut, Cologne, Germany

Press Release of April 26, 2013 (in German)

Foto: Arne Meindl


Event report in NvC 02/2013 (in German)


Program

Friday, April 26

13:30–13:55   Welcome remarks
Hisashi Kato, JSPS Tokyo
Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus, Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V.
Kiyoshi Koinuma, Japanese Consulate General, Düsseldorf


Convener: Dr. Sarah Schlachetzki, Pädagogische Hochschule Zürich

13:55–14:15   Introduction

14:15–14:45   Kindai Bijutsu. The Reception of Western Concepts of Art in Japan around 1900
Jeanne Egloff, Univ. of Zurich, University Research Priority Program Asia and Europe
Abstract Egloff (152 KB)
Vortrag Egloff (1,3 MB)
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14:45–15:15   Double-Rabbit and Cockroaches. Sketches from the Bestiary of Transgenetics
Prof. Dr. Stefan Rieger, Bochum University, Institute for Media Studies
Abstract Rieger (75,3 KB)
Vortrag Rieger (157 KB)
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15:15–15:45   Q&A session

15:45–16:15   Coffee Break


Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn, Daimler AG

16:15–16:45   Elegant, avant-garde, cool: The idea of “Japanese Art”
Dr. Elisabeth Scherer, University of Düsseldorf, Institute for modern Japan
Abstract Scherer (135 KB)

16:45–17:00   Q&A session

17:00-17:15    Art forms and aesthetics in the sciences - self-organized structures                       
Prof. Dr. Stefan C. Müller, Universität Magdeburg

17:15-17:35    1st part: The music of the shakuhachi: Impressions from the past and present                       
Dr. Jim Franklin, master performer of the shakuhachi, based in Mainz


17:35-18:05    JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony                       
Prof. Dr. Carmen Schmidt, Osnabrück University                       
Dr. Seigo Shima, MPI for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg

18:05-18:25    2nd part: The music of the shakuhachi with Dr. Jim Franklin

19:30              Dinner

Saturday, April 27

Convener: Aki Beisler, Kommunikationsdesignerin

09:00–09:30  Media Art and Beyond : toward <Environmental Unconsciousness>
Yukiko Shikata, Independent Curator & Critic based in Tokyo
Abstract Shikata (91,8 KB)

09:30–10:00   Disciplinary interfaces in Art
Michael Saup, media artist, HfG Karlsruhe
Abstract Saup (23 KB)
Vortrag Saup (2,26 MB)
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10:00–10:30   Q&A session

10:30–11:00   Coffee Break


Convener: Dr. Wolfgang Staguhn, Daimler AG

11:00–11:30   Tradition and Progress in Ceramics – from art to modern material science
Prof. Fumio Shimada, Tokyo University of Arts
Abstract Shimada (92 KB)
Vortrag Shimada (7,6 MB)
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11:30–12:00   Arts and the Latest Scientific Findings in the Neurosciences and Psychology
Prof. Dr. Naoyuki Osaka, Kyoto Univ., Experimental Psychology at Dept. of Psychology
Abstract Osaka (32 KB)

12:00–12:30   Q&A session


12:30              Closing Remarks

12:45–14:00   Lunch

14:00–15:30   General Assembly of JSPS-Club

14:00              Guided tour 1: Museum of East Asian Art

16:00              Guided tour 2: Museum of East Asian Art
                       (only for participants of the General Assembly JSPS-Club)

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