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Keynotes and Poster session Room: North Building, Conference Hall

8.45   Registration

9.15   Welcome Opening Address

9.20   Keynote Panel “The Power of Objects: Practices and Prospects of Object Based Learning”

Yohko Watanabe (Keio University Art Center/Keio Museum Commons, JP)
Andrew Simpson (UMAC/Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University, AUS)
Judy Willcocks (Central Saint Martins, London University of the Arts, UK)
Kathryn Eccles (Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, UK)
Moderator: Yu Homma (Keio Museum Commons, JP)

11.30   Lunch break

13.00   Session 1: Poster Session (Case Studies)

Moderators: Yu Homma (KeioMuseum Commons) and Kayoko Ichikawa (Keio University Art Center)

  • 13.00  A. Menegazzi, P. Zanovello (University of Padova)
    Step by Step: From Research to Education and Public Engagement in a University Museum:
    A Project at MSA, University of Padova, Italy
  • 13.05     H. Kitazato (TUMSAT), Y. Oki (TUMSAT),Y. Homma (Keio Museum Commons)
    Ukiyo-e Art Meets Natural History: Example of Hiroshige's One Hundreds Famous Views of Edo
    (Meisho Edo Hyakkei)
  • 13.10 T. Zhao (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University)
    Impact of Museum Culture Activities on Students' Cross-Cultural Communication Competency
  • 13.15 Fumi Matsuya (Keio Museum Commons)
    Treasures from Century Cultural Foundation:University Collection, Research and Exhibition
  • 13.20 Miho Kirishima (University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts)
    Bringing Life to Museum Collections: The Case of the University Art Museum, Tokyo University of the Arts
  • 13.25 M. Kluza, M. Pawłowska (Jagiellonian University Museum)
    Exhibition as a Result of Cooperation of Different Stakeholders: A Case Study of the Smoluchowski
    Biographical Exhibition

  • 13.30 Sayuri Tanabashi (Museum and Archives, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    New Challenge of the Museum in Tokyo Tech, A Science and Engineering University
  • 13.35 Eliane Muratore, Lígia Ketzer Fagundes (UFRGS)
    Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Museum (UFRGS Museum)
  • 13.40      M. Romashova, K. Punina (Perm State University)
    How to Return to the University: Cooperation Experience of University Museums and Endowment Fund
    (Case of Perm University)

13.45   Panel ‘What we think about Museum and Commons’

Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (Tokyo Institute of Technology/Atelier Bow-Wow)
Takami Matsuda (Keio University, Faculty of Letters/Keio Museum Commons)
Yohko Watanabe (Keio University Art Center/Keio Museum Commons)
Hiroshi Shigeno (Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology)

14.45   Coffee break

15.30-17:00   Session 2 and 3 Room: East Research Building

Session 2: Citizens and University Museum

Moderator: M. William Steele (ProfessorEmeritus, International Christian University)
East Research Building, G-SEC Lab

"Dinosaurs: Giantos from Argentina": An Exhibition as Meeting Point Between the University and the Municipality of Padova (Italy)

Mariagabriella Fornasiero, Letizia Del Favero (Padova University Museums)


Connecting Collections, Citizen Science, Education and Conservation

Koskela Tanja, Vuorinen Pirjo, Timonen Jonna (University of Jyväskylä, Open Science Centre/Museum)


Barrio Museo, University Museum and Community

Gustavo A. Oritz Serrano (Museum of Contemporary Art Bogotá)


Rural Outreach as a Mandate for State-Sponsored University Museums: Building Global Awareness through Technology and Empathy

Rachel M. Straughn-Navarro (Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas)



Session 3: Interdisciplinary Approach

Moderator TBA 

‍East  Research Building, 8F Hall

Performing Arts, Performing Art: Bringing Theater into the University Art Gallery

S. Hendler, S. Aronson-Lehavi (Tel Aviv University)


Developing University Collections Curatorial Approach

Patrizia Luzi (University of Florence)


The Stations of a Nation Project

Gerry Torres (Center for Campus Art of the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde Manila)


Critical Collage: University Art Galleries, Collection & Arts Based Inquiry Across Academic Disciplines

Laurie Dalton (Acadia University Art Gallery)



17.00          Break

17.15-18:45   Session 4 and 5 Room: East Research Building

Session 4:  University Museum Ethics

Moderator: Andrew Simpson (Honorary Fellow,Macquarie University)
East Research Building, G-SEC Lab


Melting Pot or Cauldron? Addressing Race Relations in American Art Museums Today

Jill Deupi, Billie Grace Lynn (University of Miami)

The Museum of the University of Rosario: Living and Virtual Museum and a Collection within Everyone's Reach

Margarita Guzmán Bejarano (Museum of the Rosario University)


The Post-Colonial Legacy in University Museums: Addressing the Spoils of Slavery at the University of Glasgow

Steph C. Scholten (The Hunterian, University of Glasgow)

Collection Legacies: Celebrating, Critiquing and Stimulating Global Thinking

Celka Straughn, Saralyn Reece Hardy (Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas)



Session 5: Student Engagement

Moderator: Miyuki Otaka
East  Research Building, 8F Hall


Putting Out the Welcome Mat: Innovative Student Engagement at the University Museum

Jill Hartz (University of Oregon), Barbara Rothermel (University of Lynchburg), Jamaal Sheats (Fisk University), John Wetenhall (George Washington University)



18:45   Closure of the first day


9.45-11:00   Session 6 and 7 Room: East Research Building

Session 6:  Future of University Museum

Moderator: Steph C. Scholten (Director, The Hunterian, University of Glasgow)
East Research Building, G-SEC Lab


Historical Scientific Instruments in the Collections of the University Museums in Poland: Research Project of the National Science Center Poland 2018-2020

E. Wyka (Institute for History of Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences/Jagiellonian University Museum)


University is a Museum

L. A. Lozovaya (Tomsk Polytechnic University)


Should the University Museums Be Only Museums?

Hugues Dreysse (University of Strasbourg)


Session 7: Object, Display, and Study Guide

Moderator TBA
East  Research Building, 8F Hall


Arranging Spaces of Relation(s): What Can Objects Do?

Lauren O'Neal (Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy)

Museum Display and Cultural Politics: Experimental Art Exhibition to Reexamine Museum Politics and Cultural Equality

Shikoh Shiraiwa (University of Helsinki)


Compartmentalization as an Effective Tool in Creating Study Guides for Exhibitions

Veronica C. Fuentes (Fundacion Sansó Inc.)



11.00   Closure/Lunch


13.00   Visits to University Museums in Tokyo
[Course A: Visiting University Museums] Historical Buildings of Meiji Gakuin University and Meiji Gakuin Historical Museum / Waseda University Aizu Museum /  Meiji University Museum

[Course B: Visiting Science Museums of Universities] Oishi Fossils Gallery of Mizuta Memorial Museum, Josai University / Intermediatheque (IMT) / Museum of Marine Science, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

[Course C: Visiting Cultural Institutions in Minato Area] Sengakuji temple / Ajinomoto Foundation For Dietary Culture / NHK Museum of Broadcasting

* For the detail of the tour, visit TOURS page.

18.00   Closing Reception Venue: Shibaura House (doors open at 17:30)