Takahiro Sasaki

I am a professor at Keio University's Institute of Oriental Classics.
I am Lead Educator of the "Japanese Culture Through Rare Books" course.

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Travel Books: History in Europe and Japan (FutureLearn)

Jun 27th 2022
Travel Books: History in Europe and Japan (FutureLearn)
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Discover how travelling books sparked cultural exchanges between Europe and Japan, and how they live on in the digital era. Unlock the history of travelling books in Europe and Japan. Books are cultural artefacts that are easily transported and translated. As such, they have been important in fostering relationships [...]

The Art of Washi Paper in Japanese Rare Books (FutureLearn)

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The Art of Washi Paper in Japanese Rare Books (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the history, production and design of papers used inside Japanese rare books. Deepen your understanding of rare books and Japanese culture. The papers inside books can last hundreds of years if cared for correctly. This course will look at the history of papers used inside Japanese rare [...]

Japanese Culture Through Rare Books (FutureLearn)

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 Japanese Culture Through Rare Books (FutureLearn)
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Explore the important roles that books have played in the cultural history of Japan. A book is a tool for preserving words and images. Through books, an abundance of information, including the knowledge and experiences of the people of the past, has been handed down to the present. But [...]
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39.00 GBP