The Art of Reopening the ‘Opening of Japan’

Panel 1 – The Art of Reopening the ‘Opening of Japan’

Christopher Bush
“The Highest Political Art”: Japonisme’s Geopolitical Aesthetic
Maki Fukuoka
Squaring the Experiences with the Opening
Toshio Watanabe
The Birth of a Modern, Alternative and Transnational View of Landscape in Meiji Japan
This talk is part of the “Reopening the ‘Opening of Japan’” Two-day international graduate conference to mark the 150th anniversary of the Meiji Ishin at the Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies, University of Oxford. For our full list of speakers, please see