2nd くずし字 workshop

24-26 March 2014

Following the successful series of NIJL/EAJRS Kuzushiji workshops held in Oxford (29 June - 1 July 2011), Leuven, Zurich, Bonn, and Paris respectively, we are now planning to hold a second Oxford workshop at intermediate level, using 歴史資料 as texts. The workshop will be led by Prof Yuichiro Imanishi (Director of the National Institute of Japanese Studies), supported by Prof Koichi Watanabe (NIJL,日本近世史、アーカイブス学専門).

The goal of the workshop is to gain practical knowledge of and first-hand experience in the reading of hiragana-majiribun of the Edo period, at intermediate level.

Date: 24th - 26th March 2014

Venue 会場案内 (1): Oriental Institute, University of Oxford, Pusey Lane, Oxford OX1 2LE (map)

Target audience: Scholars, graduate students, librarians, and curators

Level of teaching: intermediate

Programme: 前半は今西祐一郎教授の指導のもとに江戸時代の書籍目録など版本を教材にしてひらがな交じり文の読解訓練を行う。使用教材として、1600年代後半の寛文年間から出版されてきた版本書籍目録を取り上げ、その総合的な紹介・解説を受けた後、目録中のくずし字で書かれた和書の部分の読解訓練を行う。また天保7年に出版された、「近代名家著述目録」という著者別目録の、序文と跋文も読む予定。 後半は渡辺浩一教授担当で、江戸期の高札(基本型として5例取り上げる。ひらがな交じり文)の紹介・解説を受け、読解訓練を行う。また宗門人別帳(住民基本台帳及び戸籍としての役割を担う基礎情報)を読む。

Registration is now closed

Participation in the workshop is free, but registration is required. The number of participants will be limited to a maximum of 20.

If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please apply by sending an email to izumi.tytler@bodleian.ox.ac.uk by 15 February 2014 with the following information:

  • Your name
  • Email address
  • Affiliation
  • Job title/status
  • Area of specialization/research

Please include also a short statement about how the workshop is relevant to your work/research, and previous training experience in kuzushiji, if you have any.



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