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EVENT INFORMATION (OPEN LECTURES)

Open lectures are held three times a year in the entrance hall. Speakers are university professors and specialists who deal with subjects related to the museum's exhibitions and its activities. Admission is free, all are welcome to attend.


  • Yuasa Museum Lunchtime Talk
  • This will be the Museum's first Lunchtime Talk!
    We will be inviting professors to share their stories on ICU.
  • Title: "ICU - My Story"
  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Naoki Onishi, Professor Emeritus, International Christian University
  • Host: Dr. Robert Eskildsen, Director of Yuasa Museum, Professor, International Christian University
  • Date/Time: September 28 (Tue), 2021, 12:15–13:00
  • Place: Online via ZOOM Meeting
  • Lecture will be in Japanese.
  • Free, but registration is required.
  • Registration Form
  • Poster of the Yuasa Museum Lunchtime Talk

PAST OPEN LECTURES

  • 112th Open Lecture
  • Title: "Archaeology at the International Christian University"
  • Lecturer: Prof. Toru Hayashi, Part-time Lecturer, International Christian University
  • Moderator: Dr. Robert Eskildsen, Director of Yuasa Museum, Professor, International Christian University
  • Date/Time: May 29 (Sat), 2021, 14:00–15:30
  • Place: Online via ZOOM Webinar
  • [POSTER]
  • Lecture will be in Japanese.
  • Free, but registration is required.

  • 111th Open Lecture
  • Title: "Depictions of Disease in the Late Edo Period"
  • Lecturer:  Dr. M. William Steele, Professor Emeritus, International Christian University
  • Date/Time:  January 30 (Sat), 2021, 14:00–15:30
  • Place:  Online via ZOOM Webinar
  • Lecture will be in Japanese.
  • Free, but registration is required.
  • [Our webinar recording now available on ICUOpenCourseWare!]

  • 110th Open Lecture
  • Title: "Collecting Japanese Art in the US—Its Development in the 20th Century"
  • Lecturer:  Dr. Yukiko Shirahara, Visiting Professor, International Christian University
  • Date/Time:  October 31 (Sat), 2020, 14:00 – 15:30
  • Place:  Online via ZOOM Webinar
  • Lecture will be in Japanese.
  • Free, but registration is required.
  • Related to the 115th Special Exhibition, "Exploring Hidden ICU Collections" [Gallery Tour Video in English]

  • 109th Open Lecture
  • Title: "Memories of Ritual Prayer on Miyako Island” Live Talk Session"
  • Panelists:
    Dr. Sachiyo Fujita-Round, Visiting Associate Professor, International Christian University
    Dr. Robert Eskildsen, Director of Yuasa Museum, Professor, International Christian University
  • Date:June 13 (Sat), 2020 14:00~14:45
  • Location: Online via ZOOM Webinar
  • Talk will be in Japanese.
  • Admission Free, but registration is required.
  • [Our webinar recording now available on YouTube]

PAST OPEN LECTURES ARCHIVES

[PAST OPEN LECTURE ARCHIVES]