Professor ISHIGAMI Eiichi of the Historiographical Institute, University of Tokyo, will present a workshop and lecture on March 26-27 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Workshop “Historical Materials and Research on Premodern Japan” will be conducted on Monday, March 26 at 1 PM in Lucy Ellis Lounge (1080 Foreign Languages Building; note that this workshop will be conducted in Japanese). The Lecture “Historical Materials on Ancient Japan: The Shosoin Monjo Collection and Todaiji Temple in the 8th Century” (English-language) will be presented at the same site on Tuesday, March 27 at 2 PM. Both of these events are open to the public.
Professor Ishigami is the former Director of the Historiographical Institute and the Leader of the Japan Memory Project as well as an internationally recognized scholar of early Japanese history, archival studies, and archival practice. He is the author of numerous books and articles, including works such as Ritsuryo kokka to shakai kozo (The Ritsuryo State and Social System) and Nihon kodai shiryogaku (Historical Materials on Ancient Japan), and was awarded the prestigious Kadokawa Prize for his two-volume work Kodai shoen shiryo no kisoteki kenkyu (Essential Studies of Historical Materials on Early Estates) in 1998.
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2014 Foreign Languages Building
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