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Upcoming TAASA Events

Conversations 3: Transnationalism in Porcelain Ceramics

Sun, Sep 20, 2020

Two Zoom talks will take us on a pilgrimage of sorts with Edmund de Waal and examine how Korean porcelains inspired Yanagi Soetsu's formulation of mingei theory.

A Taste for the Exotic: The Samurai and a World of Commodities

Mon, Oct 5, 2020

Drawing on the AGSA exhibition Samurai, this lecture will present the continuing interest in foreign commodities during a period when Japan is often described as ‘closed’.