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Public Exhibitions

ILCAA occasionally holds special exhibitions for the general public, to display the Institute's collection of rare materials on the languages and cultures of Asia and Africa, and also the results of research about such materials.

Exhibition Présence Africaine: “A Forum, a Movement, a Network”

  • Date/Time: Thu 17 Aug 2017 – Thu 31 Aug 2017
  •    11:00–17:00
  •    (Closed on weekends)
  • Details:
  • The exhibition concentrates on photographs and pictures related to the periodical on black culture, Présence Africaine, which was published in 1947 in Paris and had a significant influence on the anti-colonial movements in Africa and the Caribbean. It was originally exhibited at Musee du quai Branly in Paris from November 10, 2009 to January 31, 2010 as “Présence Africaine, une tribune, un mouvement, un reseau” and has been exhibited in some countries in Africa. This will be the first exhibition in Asian countries. We will trace the path of trans-regional black culture movements through the collection, which constitutes 25 panels, including a sketch (reproduction) by Picasso.
  • Leaflet (8.7MB)
  • Language: Japanese and French
  • Admission: Free
  • No pre-registration is needed.
  • Jointly sponsored by ILCAA Joint Research Project “Présence Africaine: Towards New Political and Cultural Perspectives”, Grant-In-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (Principal Investigator:Moriyuki HOSHINO (The University of Tokyo) #17H02328), Grant-In-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research (Principal Investigator: Yutaka SAKUMA (ILCAA) #17K18480) and Core resarch program “The potential value of indigenous knowledge in managing hazards in Asia and Africa: Anthropological explorations linking micro-macro perspectives 2”
  • Venue: 1F, ILCAA

Past Exhibitions

tibet2017

Photo exhibition: Central Kalahari Hunter-Gatherers in 1960s and 1970s

Thu 6 Jul 2017 – Fri 28 Jul 2017
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/images/exhibition/aa_jirotanaka_poster1.pdf
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/images/exhibition/aa_jirotanaka_poster.pdf
tibet

Exhibition “Yak, Milk and Women -- Life of Tibetan Pastoralists”

10 May 2017 (Wed.) – 21 May 2017 (Sun.)
http://lingdy.aacore.jp/en/news/ex-pastoralists-10-21-may-2017.html
tibet

Exhibition “Wisdom and Works of Tibetan Pastoralists”

13 February 2017 (Mon.) – 11 March 2017 (Sat.)
http://tibetanpastoralists.blogspot.jp/ (in Japanese)
jiroose

Jiro Ose Photo Exibition: Places and Peoples Afar, Close to Home and Heart

5 December 2016 (Mon.) - 20 January 2017 (Fri.)
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/images/exhibition/jiroose.pdf (in Japanese)
typewriters

Typewriters for Asian scripts

12 May 2014 (Mon.) - 20 June 2014 (Fri.)
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/asiatypewriter2015/ (in Japanese)
nakamura

“How humans produce nature: the heterogeneous and the universal―Kyoko Nakamura Japanese painting exhibition

24 January 2015 - 7 February 2015
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/html/nihonga-exb2015/
anniv50

The Fifty Years of ILCAA and the Fields seen by its Staff

1 October 2014 - 26 December 2014
http://anniv50.aa-ken.jp/
holyland

The Holy Land in Tranquility

12 May 2014 - 20 June 2014
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/paleb2014/eng/
pema

Literature and Filmmaking in Modern Tibet / Pema Tseden Film Festival

5 December 2013 - 11 December 2013
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/documents/sympo_ws/filmtibet201312.pdf
asobu

Field-Worker and the World of the Children in Africa

19 November 2013 - 8 December 2013
http://coe.aa.tufs.ac.jp/kikanjinrui/gallery/
asobu

Exploring the Lands of the Middle East by Overlaying Old Maps on Google Maps

25 March 2013 - 31 May 2013
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/mapex2013/
asobu

Field-Worker and the World of the Children in Africa and Asia

14 November 2011- 2 March 2012
http://coe.aa.tufs.ac.jp/kikanjinrui/gallery/
dream

Studio Photography as a Dream Machine: Studio Photographers in Kenya 1912-2001

19 November 2010 - 23 November 2010
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/dream-machine/
dream

Studio Photography as a Dream Machine: Studio Photographers in Kenya 1912-2001

22 June 2010 - 31 July 2010
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/dream-machine/
egypt

Fertile Nile Valley 1848: Prisse d’avennes’s Lithographs of the Characters, the Costumes and the Modes of Life

24 March 2010 - 28 May 2010
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/egypt/en/index.html
kanji2

KOKIJITEN Exhibition: Shirakawa Shizuka and the World of East Asian Letters and Culture

7 January 2009 - 17 January 2009 (venue: Ritsumeikan University)
http://www.ritsumei.ac.jp/acd/re/k-rsc/sio/sympo.html#koukijiten
komoji

The fascinating World of Chinese Paleography

2 July 2007 - 10 August 2007
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/komonji/
afghan

Splendid Afghanistan 1848: James Rattray’s Lithographs of the Costumes and the Scenery

29 October - 30 November, 1 - 14 December 2007
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/afghan/index_e.html
kanji1

KOKIJITEN Exhibition: Wonder World of Kanji and East Asian Scripts

13 February 2006 - 23 March 2006, 9 April 2006 - 20 April 2006
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/kanji/
pagan

Old Bagan: a visit to the land of numerous pagodas

21 November 2006 - 26 January 2007
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/oldbagan/
taiwan2

Languages and Cultures of Formosan Peoples in the 1930’s: from the Ogawa-Asai Collection

21 September 2006 - 12 December 2006 (Venue: National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka)
http://www.minpaku.ac.jp/museum/exhibition/taiwan/
taiwan1

Taiwan Aboriginal Peoples and Their Languages in the 1930’s: Text, Sound and Images from the Ogawa-Asai Collection

15 April 2005 - 28 April 2005
http://www.gicas.jp/taiwan/
arabic

A Voyage of Arabic Script: Lines and Dots

24 November 2004 - 22 December 2004
http://www.gicas.jp/a-moji/
athabas

Athabascan revival Exhibition

16 February 2004 - 19 March 2004
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/athabascan/
ajia_moji

Asian Script Cosmos: A Voyage of Indic Scripts

28 June 2002 - 2 August 2002
http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/i-moji/


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