PLACE

Auditorium, TokyoMetropolitanArt Museum
8-36 Ueno-Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN


-- PROGRAM --

December 1 (Wed.)

9 : 00` 9 : 45    Registration
9 : 45`10 : 00    Opening Address  Norio Suzuki
(Director General of National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo)

Keynote Lecture

10 : 00`11 : 00
Michael Mantler  (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Methods of Quantitation in X-Ray Analysis of Objects in Art and Archaeometry

Keynote Lecture

11 : 00`11 : 40
Yoshitaka Ariga  (Tokyo National University of Fine Art and Music, Japan)
The Study of Fine-Arts History and the Newest Scientific Method

11 : 40`13 : 00    Lunch

Session I :
<Non-Destructive Analysis by X-Ray Instruments>


13 : 00`13 : 40
Marie-Claude Corbeil  (Canadian Conservation Institute, Canada)
On miniaturized equipment and microsamples: XRF and XRD at CCI

13 : 40`14 : 20
Shoji Hirai  (Musasi Institute of Technology, Japan)
Chemical Properties and Reuse of Old Iron Nails for Roofing Tiles

14 : 20`14 : 50    Coffee Break

14 : 50`15 : 30
Yoshimitsu Hirao  (Beppu University, Japan)
Chemical Composition of Cultural Objects and their Technique -Application of X-Ray Fluorescence Method-

15 : 30`16 : 10
Gyu-Ho Kim  (Kongju National University, Republic of Korea)
Application of Scanning Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Korean Museum

17 : 00`19 : 00   Reception  (Restaurant of TokyoMetropolitan Museum)

December 2 (Thu.)

Session II :
<In-situ Analysis of Cultural Objects>


9 : 40`10 : 20
Andreas G. Karydas  (Institute of Nuclear Physics, Greece) ,H. Brecoulaki, B. Bourgeois, Ph. Jockey
In Situ X-Ray Fluorescence Analysis of Raw Pigments and Traces of Polychromy on Hellenistic Sculpture at the Archaeological Museum of Delos

10 : 20`11 : 00
Izumi Nakai  (TokyoUniversity of Science, Japan), Akiko Hokura, Takashi Sanada, Takashi Sawada
Portable X-Ray Fluorescence and Powder Diffraction Analysis of Archaeological Artifacts at Excavation Sites in the Middle East

11 : 00`11 : 40
Jose L. Ferrero  (Universidad de Valencia, Spain), Clodoaldo Roldan
Instrumentation, Methodology and Software Developed for Non-Destructive Study by EDXRF of Cultural Objects

11 : 40`13 : 00    Lunch

13 : 00`13 : 40
Yasuhiro Hayakawa  (National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo, Japan), Seiji Shirono
X-ray Fluorescence Analysis of Mural Paintings in the Takamatsuzuka Tumulus

13 : 40`14 : 20
Seiji Shirono  (National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo, Japan), Yasuhiro Hayakawa
Image production of the Mural Paintings of the Takamatsuzuka Tumulus

14 : 20`14 : 50    Coffee Break

14 : 50`15 : 30
Shingo Hidaka
  (National Museum of Ethnology, Japan)
Material Research of Onna-Norimono by using a Portable XRF

15 : 30`16 : 10
Ming-shue Cheng  (National Center for Research and Preservation of Cultural Properties, Taiwan)
The Analysis of the Painting of Jeng Cherng-Gong and the National Flag of The Republic of Taiwan Collected in the National Taiwan Museum


December 3 (Fri.j

Session III:
<Application of Non-destructive Analysis>


 9 : 40`10 : 20
Shuji Ninomiya  (Tokyo Gakugei University, Japan)
Research on the Environmental Influence on Materials of Cultural Properties: From the Viewpoint of The Non-Destroying Investigation by X-Ray Analysis of Cultural Properties

10 : 20 `11 : 00
Bo-Ming Su (The Conservation Institute of Dunhuang Academy, P. R. of China)
The Problem of Analysis on Dunhuang Wall Paintings.

11 : 00`11 : 40
Susumu Shimoyama  (Kibi International University, Japan)
Non-Destructive Analysis Blue Colouring Matters Found in Traditional Japanese Ukiyo-e Prints

11 : 40`13 : 00    Lunch

13 : 00`13 : 40
Yohsei Kohdzuma  (National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Nara, Japan), Takayasu Koezuka
Non-Destructive Analysis of Archaeological Objectsby Laser Raman Spectroscopy

13 : 40`14 : 20
Naoto Yoshida  (National Research Institute for Cultural Properties, Tokyo, Japan)
Possibility of Non-Destructive Dye Analysis by UV-Visible Spectroscopy

14 : 20`14 : 30    Coffee Break

14 : 30`15 : 30    Overall Discussions

15:30                     Closing Address

PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION
Presentation will be spoken only by guest speakers. Discussions are open to all participants. Proceeding of the symposium will be published afterwards. 

LANGUAGE
English and Japanese are the official languages at the symposium. Simultaneous interpretation will be available for participants.

RECEPTION

All those who have registered are invited to the reception from 6pm, on December 1 (Wednesday).