Call for Papers: Mutual Images 8th International Workshop

RYUKOKU UNIVERSITY (KYOTO, JAPAN) 5-8th June 2020 Japanese Pilgrimages: Experiences and motivations behind cultural and spiritual peregrinations from and to East Asia Pilgrimages are a phenomenon as old as humanity with relevant consequences in the social, economic and cultural lives of countries and regions. On an individual level, there are many motivations behind the pilgrim…

Newsletter: Spring 2019

Dear readers, We are delighted to present you the first MIRA Newsletter. We have gone a long way since 2013 when two young graduate students decided to organize a workshop. Since then, MIRA co-hosted events in Japan and Europe on an annual basis, published five issues of the Mutual Images Journal, and worked with an…

Call for Applications: MIRA 1st International Summer School

UNIVERSITY OF MESSINA (MESSINA, ITALY) 16-19th July 2019 Mediated and cultural representations in East Asia, Italy and Europe Mutual Images Research Association, and DiCAM—Department of Ancient and Modern Civilisations, University of Messina invite applications for the 2019 Mediated and cultural representations between East Asia, Italy and Europe Summer School, to be held at the University of Messina…

Call for Papers: Mutual Images 7th International Workshop

UNIVERSITY OF VIGO, PONTEVEDRA CAMPUS (VIGO, SPAIN) 3-4th June 2019 Painting East: Artistic relations between Japan and the West (Artists, aesthetics, artworks) Nowadays, intense influences between cultures are commonly associated with new technologies and globalisation. However, when it comes to art, the new millennium is but the last step in a long process of hundreds…