• Yoshida Campus

International Symposium: "University Museums: Collection, Museum Science, and International Network"

Fri 09 Jun 2017

Presented by the Kyoto University Museum, this international symposium features six presentations exploring museum collections, museum science, and international networks of university museums.

All those interested are welcome to attend.
  • Sunday 02 July 2017

  • Yoshida Campus

The Kyoto University Museum, 3F, lecture hall, Kyoto University Main Campus

(The program is conducted in English with no interpretation provided)


"Who cares about the natural history collections?"

Boris Krystufek (Slovenian Museum of Natural History, Slovenia)

"Natural history collections and university museums in Japan: recent advances and future perspective"

Naohide Nakayama (Kyoto University, Japan)

"New Lives: becoming a university museum after 200 years of independence"

Paul Callomon (Drexel University, USA)

"The next generation of natural history museums in the era of big data"

Kai He (Kyoto University, Japan)

"Current status of Lao's zoology collection and future mission"

Daosavanh Sanamxay (National University of Laos, Lao PDR)

"Role of museum specimens as science infrastructure and international network"

Masaharu Motokawa (Kyoto University, Japan)

General discussion

Symposium: free of charge

Admission to the Museum:
- Adults 400 yen
- High school and university students 300 yen
- Elementary and junior high school students 200 yen
Discounts available for groups of 20 or more

Admission is free for:
- Those with a disability certificate and one person accompanying the eligible individual
- Those aged 70 years and above
- Kyoto University students and employees
- Students of universities within Kyoto Prefecture (identification required)

Email name, affiliation, and contact email address to the Kyoto University Museum at:
um-symp2017* (replace * with @)

Saturday 01 July 2017

Saturday 1 July 2017

The Kyoto University Museum
Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo, Kyoto 606-8501 Japan
Phone: 075-753-3272
Email:um-symp2017* (replace * with @)

International Symposium: "University Museums: Collection, Museum Science, and International Network"
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