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Workshop Abstracts

Abstracts for 'Timing Day and Night: Timescapes in Premodern Japan'
Theories of Time - Steineck

Raji Steineck (Zurich University) Theories of Time in the study of premodern Japan

Conch Shells and Ritual Sticks - Caniglia

Claudio Caniglia (SOAS) Conch shell and ritual sticks. Extraordinary and ordinary time during yamabushi practices

Timing Sleep in premodern Japan - Steger

Brigitte Steger (University of Cambridge) Timing sleep in premodern Japan

The Calendar and Hour System - Leinss

Gerhard Leinss (HU Berlin) The calendar and the hour system in Japan: a historical review

Drums, solar position, and paper reports - Buhrman

Kristina Buhrman (Florida State University) Drums, solar position, and paper reports: The expansion of early medieval beliefs about temporal orientation as seen in construction rituals and the 12th-century sato dairi.

Timing City Life in Edo Japan - Morishita

Morishita Toru (Yamaguchi University) Timing City Life in Edo Japan 日本近世における都市の暮らしと時間

Stopping the Sun in the Sky - Nicolae

Raluca Nicolae (Bucharest University of Economic Studies) Stopping the Sun in the Sky: Manipulating Time in Japanese Folktales and Legends

The Night in Japanese Fairy Tales - Petkova

Gergana Petkova (Sofia University) The Night in Japanese Fairy Tales

Birds of a Feather - Grafström

Ben Grafström (Akita University) Birds of a Feather: Ornithology, Rice Cultivation, and the Passing of Time in the Kōwakamai Fushimi Tokiwa

Telling time in the Diaries of Yoshida Kanemi and Bonshun - Kenney

Elizabeth Kenney, Kansai Gaidai University Telling Time in the Diaries of Yoshida Kanemi and Bonshun

Time in the Tea Ceremony - Decreux

Eric Decreux (Universite Orleans) Time in the Tea Ceremony

Temporal Behaviour in Japanese rural society - Schmidtpott

Katja Schmidtpott (FU Berlin) Temporal behaviour in Japanese rural society and the Local Improvement Campaign (1906-1918)

Space and temporality - Aso

Juliane Aso (FU Berlin) Space and Temporality in the Japanese Empire

Nightless Cities - Koch

Angelika Koch (University of Cambridge) Nightless Cities: Timing the Pleasure Quarters in Edo Japan

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