About

The International Cooperative Project
“Analyzing the Historic Photographs of Mongolia"

This project is supported by the JSPS KAKENHI Grant Number JP17H000897, which is lead by Yuki Konagaya, Professor of National Museum of Ethnology in Japan.

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Project Workshops

1st International Workshop
November 7-8th, 2017
National Museum of Ethnology, Japan

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  1. Y. Konagaya (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan) "Purposes and overview of the project"
  2. A. Bareja-Starzyńska (University of Warsaw, Poland) "Polish Expeditions to Mongolia in the turn and early 20th century"
  3. A. Birtalan (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary) "Heritage in Hungary for Mongolian study"
  4. S. Chuluun (Institute for History and Archeology, MAS, Mongolia) "Overview of Mongolian photo collections in Mongolia"
  5. D. V. Ivanov (Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, Russia)  "An Overview of the Photo Collections of the Peter the Great Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography (the Kunstkamera), RAS"
  6. A. Maekawa (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan) "Reframing Mongolia – Analyzing Historic Photographs of Foreign Missionaries and Expeditions to Mongolia"
  7. M. F. Matveeva (Russian Geographical Society, Russia) "Archive of the Russian Geographical Society: Photo Collections of Mongolia"
  8. A. M. Michalewicz (Kurakov Archive, Poland) "Overview of Mongolian photo collections in Polish Archive"
  9. A. Ohno /Yang Haiying (Shizuoka University, Japan) "Introduction of materials stored in Belgium"
  10. T. I. Yusupova (Institute for the History of Science and Technology, RAS, Russia) "The Expeditions of the Russian Geographical Society to Mongolia, at the Turn of the Twentieth Century"

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2nd International Workshop
December 15th, 2018
The Kozlov Memorial Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

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  1. Y. Konagaya (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan) "Information about the Photo Project"
  2. A. Bareja-Starzyńska (University of Warsaw, Poland) "Tagging to the photos of W. Kotwicz’s collection"
  3. A. Hotta (Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan) "A case study of classifying photographs: The photo collection of Inner Mongolian Expedition in 1939 by K. Imanishi and M. Morishita"
  4. H. Karashima (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan) "Photography and Anthropology"
  5. A. Maekawa (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan) "Annual Progress Report"
  6. A. Ohno /Yang Haiying (Shizuoka University, Japan) "Pictures and Manuscripts related to the Ordos Mongol in Belgium, C.I.C.M"
  7. N.Stanulevich (Director of P. Kozlov’s Museum, Russia) "Introduction to the Mongolian photographs in the Museum’s collections"
  8. K. Suzuki (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan) "Utilization possibility of old photographs for Mongolian vegetation studies"
  9. T. I. Yusupova (Institute for the History of Science and Technology, RAS, Russia) "Photos of P. Kozlov’s Mongolian expedition in the book “Mongolia and Mongols” "

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3rd International Workshop
November 28-29th, 2019
National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

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  1. Y. Konagaya  (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan)  “Findings from researches in 2018 and 2019”
  2. A. Bareja-Starzyńska and O. Inoue (University of Warsaw, Poland and Shimane University, Japan) “Recent Development on Tagging Photographs of Prof. W. Kotwicz in the Archive of Science of PAS and PAAS in Cracow”
  3. A. Birtalan (Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary) “Mongolian Heritage in Hungary”
  4. C. Braae (National Museum of Denmark) “Haslund-Christensen and beyond: The photographic heritage of Danes in Mongolia from 1920-1939”
  5. S. Byrne (Documentation of MongolianMonasteries Project) “The Royal Geographical Society: a resource tracing 500 years of geographical discovery and research”
  6. S. Chuluun and Tatiana Yusupova (Institute for History and Archeology, MAS, Mongolia and Institute for the History of Science and Technology, RAS, Russia)“Expedition photographs of Russian researchers in the institute of history and ethnology Mongolian academy archives as sources on the history of the exploring of Mongolia”
  7. H. Karashima (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan) “Exploring the photographic techniques and the subjects of photographs up until the 1930's in Mongolia”
  8. A. Maekawa (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies, Japan) Progress of the project website
  9. K. Takizawa and BaiGali Toba (Nagasaki University and J. F. Oberlin University、Japan) “Digitization and analysis of the Joel Eriksson Collection”