005 Cultural Heritage Lives on Today

2010.12.15


December 2010
005 Cultural Heritage Lives on Today


Cultural heritage is a legacy passed down from past generations, comprising treasures that serve as symbols of each country or region. The recent movement to utilize this legacy for the enrichment of our daily lives has attracted much interest. But how can we forge links between cultural heritage and contemporary society to create new outlooks for the future?


Top Story
The New Museology (Museum Studies)
Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
Junichi Shioda

Contributed Article
Museum of Archaeology Kaman-Kalehöyük: Excavation Strengthens Ties between Countries
Sachihiro Omura,
Director of Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology, Middle Eastern Culture Center in Japan


Serialized Essay
Tomohiro Maekawa: On Being a Resident Playwright in UK 005
Tomohiro Maekawa
Playwright and director

Behind the Scene
The Japan Foundation, Beijing:LThe Japan Foundation, Beijing's Lecture Series on Prefectures in Japan For In-depth Understanding of the Charm of Localities
The Japan Foundation, Beijing

The Japan Foundation, Mexico:Kabuki: Encounter with 400 Years of Tradition
The Japan Foundation, Mexico

The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris:Japanese Cinema: Discovering of an Unknown Continent
The Japan Cultural Institute in Paris

Japan's Quest for a Harmonious Society: A "Universal Fashion" Show in Uzbekistan and Russia
Hana Fujiwara
Europe, Middle East and Africa Section
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Dept.
The Japan Foundation

The Japan Foundation Awards (2010): Rediscovering Japanese Culture and Its Attraction from the Viewpoint of Award Winners
Yukiko Ono
Information Center
The Japan Foundation

The Japan Foundation, Bangkok:Japanese Contemporary Plays Inspire Thai Theater-goers and Performers
The Japan Foundation, Bangkok

The Japan Foundation, Sao Paulo:Dairakudakan Temputenshiki Performance in Brazil
The Japan Foundation, Sao Paulo

The Japan Foundation, Cairo:Japanese Film Festival "Hiroshima" in Cairo
The Japan Foundation, Cairo

Social Entrepreneurs from Japan Leap into the World--Dispatching Social Entrepreneurs to the "Regional Social Enterprise Knowledge & Partnership Symposium: Social Enterprise for a Sustainable Future in Asia"
Yokota Yuki
Europe, Middle East and Africa Section
Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Dept.
The Japan Foundation






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