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The Sea Otter and Glass Beads: Trade of Indigenous Peoples of the North Pacific Rim

The Sea Otter and Glass Beads



Events Related to the Special Exhibition
Minpaku Lectures
14:00 - 15:30 (admission at 13:30)
NME Auditorium (Limited 450 people, in the order of arrival)
September 15, 2001, Sat.
  "Trade and art of indigeous peoples in the North Pacific rim"
  Lecturer : Kazuyoshi Ohtsuka (Professor of NME)

October 20, 2001, Sat.
  "The Kitamaebune-boat and voyage"
  Lecturer : Satoshi Matsuki (Professor Emeritus of Kobe University of Mercantile Marine)

November 17, 2001, Sat.
  "Politics and economy of Santan trade - Hokkaido, Sakhalin and the Amur river region in East Asia"
  Lecturer : Shiro Sasaki (Associate Professor of NME)

December 15, 2001, Sat.
  "The sea otter and totem poles - Trade of indigenous peoples in the Northwest coast of North America"
  Lecturer : Nobuhiro Kishigami (Associate Professor of NME)


 
Travelling Seminars related to the Special Exhibition
October 14, 2001, Sun.
  "Trade on the circum-Japan Sea in the perspective of the Japan Sea Study"
 
Place : Sky Hall, JR Toyama Station Tower (Toyama City)
Organizer : NME, Toyama Promotion Council of Study of the Japan Sea

October 27, 2001, Sat.
  "The world of trade in the Northern region"
 
Place : Historical Museum of Hokkaido Auditorium (Sapporo City)
Organizer : NME, Historical Museum of Hokkaido

November 25, 2001, Sun.
  "The world of sea-mammal hunting and trade"
 
Place : Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples (Abashiri City)
Organizer : NME, Hokkaido Museum of Northern Peoples

 
Lecture for Minpaku Associates
14:00 - 15:00
Seminar room No. 5
October 6, 2001, Sat.
  "Trade in the North Pacific rim - Indigenous peoples and the commodity economy"
  Lecturer : Kazuyoshi Ohtsuka (Professor of NME)

 
Lecture for Minpaku Associates in Tokyo
14:30 - 16:00 (open at 14:00)
Tokyo Art Theater, Ikebukuro (limited 80 people, in the order of arrival)
November 9, 2001, Fri.
  "The Sea Otter and Glass Beads : Trade of indigenous peoples in the North Pacific rim"
  Lecturer : Kazuyoshi Ohtsuka (Professor of NME)