Conference ‘The greater Taisho period: 1900 - 1940 Years of irony and paradox’

Date Thursday 10 January - Saturday 12 January 2013
Time 09:00 – 21:00 hrs
Faculty Humanities
Location Klein Auditorium
Rapenburg 73

Taishō is a fascinating period, and in appearance a paradoxical one, with rapid modernization going hand-in-hand with a deeply felt sense of nostalgia. This exciting three-day conference on the arts of the Taishō period promises to be a great opportunity to delve into the intricacies of Taishō, and will include sessions on painting, prints and the decorative arts.

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