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CJS Noon Lecture Series | Japan's Policy for Protecting Cultural Properties:History, Current State and Challenges

Tadahito Tsutsui, Technical Official, Fine Arts Division, Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan
Thursday, October 20, 2016
12:00-1:30 PM
Room 1636 School of Social Work Building Map
Based on knowledge acquired through his years of service in the Kyoto Prefectural Board of Education and the Agency for Cultural Affairs - Japan, Tsutsui will discuss the current state of the system for protecting several types of cultural properties in Japan. He will also explain the history and challenges of Japan's policy for protecting them, in comparison with that of the U.S. and other countries.

Tadahito Tsutsui began his career in the Kyoto Prefectural Board of Education in 2007. He joined the Agency for Cultural Affairs of the Government of Japan in Tokyo on April 1, 2011. As a researcher, he studies about old Japanese paintings, especially the 17th century painter "Iwasa Matabei ," who is called "the Founder of Ukiyo-e."
Building: School of Social Work Building
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Asia, History, Japanese Studies
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures