Concept of Museums the Process of Re-defining and Discussion in Japan
Webinar for Museum Workers

29 October 2021

During the last webinar for museum workers in 2021 Ms Hiroko Tsuboi-Friedman talked about how the definition and role of museums have been discussed and transformed in Japan.

Theme: Concept of Museums the Process of Re-defining and Discussion in Japan.

Date: 26 October 2021.

Speaker: Ms Hiroko Tsuboi-Friedman. She is an Expert Facility member of the UNESCO 2005 Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions. She supports the implementation and promotion of the Convention through workshops, lectures, and research projects focusing on areas such as cultural policy, the status of artists, freedom of expressions and social inclusion. She is a Deputy Director for International Affairs of the Science Council of Japan Secretariat and was a Senior Policy Researcher in charge of the international youth exchanges for cohesive society policies of the Cabinet Office. She is also a Co-Founder of Culture All Nippon (CAN), creating a platform connecting various stakeholders to support arts and culture. She serves as a Board member for the Kanagawa Prefecture's Arts and Culture Promotion Council and is a member of organisations including the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity (IFCCD). She holds a B.A. in Art History from Smith College, USA, and an M.Sc. in Sociology from Hitotsubashi University, Japan.

Previous Webinars

  • Evacuation and Emergency Rescue of Museum Collections and Objects (2021.02.11);
  • Inclusiveness in the Work of Museums (2021.02.25);
  • Travelling Exhibitions (2021.03.17);
  • Museum Labels: History, Methods and Approaches (2021.03.31);
  • Digitalization of Museums Collections and Procedures (2021.04.07);
  • The Work of ICOM Russia as a Tool to Strengthen the Museum Community (2021.04.09);
  • Digital Development of Museums and Libraries (2021.04.15);
  • Migration and Diversity as Part of Relevant Social Agenda in Museum Practices (2021.04.22);
  • Integrated Approach to Museum Inclusion (2021.05.13);
  • Textiles Conservation (2021.05.18);
  • Paper Conservation (2021.05.25);
  • Modern Multimedia Technologies that Attract, Educate and Entertain the Museum Visitors (2021.05.26);
  • How to Reach your Audience in a Creative Way? (2021.06.29);
  • Fighting Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Goods: the International Museum Communitys Engagement & ICOMs Actions (2021.08.19);
  • Illicit Traffic in Cultural Objects: Legislation, Conventions and Their Implementation (2021.09.16).

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