[rohrpost] Art and Science - 18th Japanese-German Symposium, 26–27 April 2013, Köln

Andreas Broeckmann broeckmann at leuphana.de
Mon Feb 18 15:27:45 CET 2013

Art and Science - 18th Japanese-German Symposium

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

April 26–27, 2013
Köln, Japanisches Kulturinstitut


--- Preliminary program ---

Friday, April 26

13:30–13:55   Welcome remarks

13:55–14:15   Introduction

14:15–14:45   What is "Art"? - A Reflection of Cultural Differences in 
Aesthetic Concepts
               Jeanne Egloff, Univ. of Zurich
               University Research Priority Program Asia and Europe

14:45–15:15   The history of Science in Germany and Japan (history of 
science with respect to art)
                         Prof. Dr. Stefan Rieger, Bochum University, 
Institute for Media Studies

15:15–15:45   Q&A session

15:45–16:15   Coffee Break

16:15–16:45   Art in Japan Today: Between Tradition and Postmodernism
                         Dr. Elisabeth Scherer, University of 
Düsseldorf, Institute for modern Japan

16:45–17:00   Q&A session

17:00–17:45   Art Performance / Presentation

17:45–18:15   JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony
                         Prof. Dr. Carmen Schmidt, Osnabrück University
                         Dr. Seigo Shima, MPI for Terrestrial 
Microbiology, Marburg

19:30              Dinner

Saturday, April 27

09:00–09:30  Media Arts: Contemporary Art Production in Japan
                        Yukiko Shikata, Independent Curator & Critic 
based in Tokyo

09:30–10:00   Design and art: disciplinary interfaces
                         Michael Saup, media artist, HfG Karlsruhe

10:00–10:30   Q&A session

10:30–11:00   Coffee Break

11:00–11:30   Tradition and Progress in Ceramics – from art to modern 
material science
                        Prof. Fumio Shimada, Tokyo University of Arts

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

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 walking tour 1: "Japan in Cologne"

16:00              Guided walking tour 2: "Japan in Cologne" (only for 
participants of the General Assembly JSPS-Club)